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Erigmore- Pet and Family Friendly Retreat in Perthshire

Erigmore is a beautiful countryside retreat within Central Scotland. It’s a perfect escape from city life. It’s just an hour from both Glasgow and Edinburgh. Did you know that, the site where Erigmore is located was made famous by Shakespeare’s Macbeth? The site is Birnam Wood. The picturesque village of Birnam and Dunkeld town are just a few minutes from Erigmore. Erigmore also borders the magnificent River Tay.

Sir John Everett Millais the famous Pre- Raphaelite painter once owned the Grand Victorian Baronial Mansion which is now Erigmore house. Erigmore house is located at the Centre of the estate. The house and its estate now offer a unique holiday experience with apartments, cottages and holiday homes for hire.

Erigmore’s facilities

  • 40ft Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool bath
  • Cosy lounge bar

Erigmore’s Lodges

A few years ago, we stayed at one of Erigmore’s spacious lodges for a couple of days. It was an amazing and serene place.

Erigmore Lodge Features

  • Master bedroom with en-suite
  • 2 extra good sized bedrooms
  • Open plan kitchenette with a spacious lounge
  • Breakfast bar
  • Spacious bathroom, toilet and shower room
  • Balcony with garden chairs offering breath-taking countryside views
  • Ample parking space
  • WiFi

Equipment in Erigmore Lodges

  • Washing machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven and hob
  • Refrigerator
  • Vacuum cleaner and floor care
  • Fully furnished

The lodges range in size but are all designed to favor families and pets. It’s important to note that smoking in the lodges is forbidden.

Attractions near Erigmore

Newtyle Beat

This is a fantastic fishing location which consists of two miles of the River Tay. Common fish here are the sea trout and salmon.

Highland Offroad

Enjoy quad treks and 4×4 Land Rover experience at Highland Offroad. The attraction also offers young off-roader adventures for 11-17 year olds in the beautiful Dunkeld scenery.

Highland Safaris

The guided tours by Highland Safaris are a fantastic way to see the stunning Perthshire scenery and varied wildlife.

Nae Limits

Enjoy a countryside stroll overlooking the River Tweed. Scotland’s premier outdoor Centre offers over 14 water based and land based adventure activities. River tubing, quad biking, clay pigeon shooting and white water rafting- there’s something for every adrenaline junkie at Nae Limits.

We enjoyed every minute of our stay at Erigmore. The fresh country air, beautiful scenery, the attractions and the lodge we stayed in were nothing less than enchanting.


Croft Farm and Celtic Cottages- Pet and Family Friendly Resort in Pembrokeshire

Croft Farm & Celtic Cottages

For lovers of fresh country air like me, the Croft Farm & Celtic Cottages in Pembrokeshire are the place to go. They are located just 4 miles from the sea in West Wales. Nearby attractions include: Poppit Sands Beach (3.5 miles), Dyfed Shire Horse Farm (3.6miles) and Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park (4.7 miles).

Some of the property’s amenities

Property Amenities

Free Parking, free high speed WiFi, game room, family and kid friendly children’s activities, self-serve laundry and laundry service, gym and work-out room and indoor play area for toddlers and children. They also include:

Pets are allowed
Indoor and out door swimming pools
Garden hot tubs

Room features include: fire-place, microwave, refrigerator and flatscreen TVs. Room types are: family rooms, non-smoking rooms and suites.

If you fancy waking up on a farm to the cock- a- doodle- doo of a rooster, this is the place to go. Feeding farm animals is a winsome experience and all family can participate in doing that at Croft Farm & Celtic Cottages.

Some Croft Farm animals

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