Glen Lyon - Grandeur and beauty in the heart of Scotland

Local Area



Glen Lyon has been described as Scotland’s longest and loveliest glen. Stretching for over 30 miles, it was once home to over 2,000 people. Today, the Glen’s residents number fewer than 100.

Nearby outstandingly attractive historic Arts and Crafts village of Fortingall village some seven miles west of Aberfeldy, and equi-distant to the property which is home to some highly unusual thatched cottages, an excellent hotel (Fortingall hotel restaurant has been awarded two AA rosettes), an attractive church, and the ancient Fortingall Yew, believed to be 5,000 years old and one of the oldest living things on earth.

The glen opens out towards the hamlets of Innerwick, where footpaths have been developed that lead to sensational views up and down the glen, and Bridge of Balgie, where there is a well-known tearoom, craft shop and the glen's post office, that have long been popular with walkers and cyclists and only 3.5 miles from Craigeanie Farmhouse.

Aberfeldy is our local small market town and the heart of all that goes on in the Upper Tay Valley.

Kenmore is an extremely attractive planned village situated some 6 miles west of Aberfeldy with shops and place to eat and drink.

Pitlochery is a delightful Victorian town nestling in the Perthshire Highlands amidst some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe, Pitlochry has been a popular holiday resort for over a hundred years. Famous for its Festival Theatre, salmon ladder and woollens shops, Pitlochry is centrally placed for exploring the scenic beauties of the Perthshire Highlands.

The little town of Dunkeld is one of Perthshire's gems. Nestling beneath thickly-wooded hills, its Cathedral and beautifully restored 17th Century buildings have an air of timeless tranquillity.