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Blairgowrie HotelsWest Freuchies Bed and Breakfast Glenisla by Blairgowrie Scotland
West Freuchies B & B provides first class accommodation in Kirkton of Glenisla close to the border of Perthshire and Angus, Scotland.

Eileen and Oliver welcome you to their STB Four Star bed and breakfast at Glenisla in the Angus Glens, by Perthshire.

Nestling in mature grounds and surrounded by panoramic Scottish countryside, West Freuchies stands amongst the hills and forests of the beautiful and spectacular valley that is Glenisla - on the borders of East Perthshire and Angus.

Glenisla is centrally located to access the extensive range of outdoor pursuits and visitor attractions that are available in Tayside, Perthshire and Aberdeenshire.

In the vicinity are the towns of Kirriemuir, Forfar, Blairgowrie and the cities of Perth and Dundee.

West Freuchies Accommodation

We currently offer three spacious bedrooms. Two are en-suite and the third has a private bathroom.
All are furnished to superior standards. There is an attractive guest sitting room which affords magnificent views of the Glenisla countryside.

At West Freuchies the spacious and comfortable, guest bedrooms are tastefully furnished with subtle colours and luxury fabrics and furnishings creating a calm, relaxing ambience. All three are available as either double or twin, versatility afforded by our super-king sized zip and link beds.

All have a colour TV, welcome tray and hairdryer. We have a flexible approach to guest's requirements - extra bedding is provided as standard.
Both first floor bedrooms, with their charming coombed ceilings, enjoy spectacular views over the Isla glen, surrounding hills, heather clad moors and the Glenisla Forest. Both benefit from modern, well appointed en-suite shower rooms.

Our third bedroom is on the ground floor to facilitate easy access. The room has part-panelled walls and two, south facing, windows overlooking our extensive landscaped grounds. Nearby bird feeders, attracting many species in large numbers, add to the spectacle.
Adjacent to the bedroom door is its luxurious private bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle.

Relax in our large and comfortably furnished residents' sitting room. For your enjoyment there is a large TV and video library also a selection of games and books. A comprehensive selection of reference books and brochures covering the wildlife and local area walks, tours and attractions ensures our guests are always well informed. A drinks chilling cabinet is also provided for your convenience.
In fine weather you could sit out on the sitting room’s sunny balcony and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the area.

Things to do and places to see:
- We have direct access to Glenshee, Braemar and Royal Deeside. Local activities include fishing / angling from boat or banks.
- Try horse riding and pony trekking.
- Play on world class golf courses.
- Walk the Cateran trail.
- Explore Scottish Castles such as Blair Atholl, Glamis and Scone Palace. Visit whisky distilleries. Discover central, east and north Scotland.
- Four Star Skiing Accommodation Near Glenshee, Perthshire.
- Glenisla is only 17 miles from the popular skiing resort of Glenshee, so West Freuchies is the perfect base for skiers.
- You will be assured of first class, four star accommodation, a warm welcome and a comfortable and relaxing stay in our Scottish family home.

Easily accessible from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen, the house and landscaped grounds are set in tranquil countryside in the heart of Scotland.

The scenic setting is perfect for walking the Perthshire Hills, the Angus Glens and the Cateran Trail - a circular walk taking in Blairgowrie Glenisla and Glenshee.

Anglers will enjoy the fishing challenges of the rivers Tay, Isla and Ericht also the Lintrathen and Backwater reservoirs - all within easy reach. Take time out to explore the Whisky and Castle Trails.

Perthshire and Angus are renowned for golf. There are over 12 excellent golf courses plus a floodlit driving range all within a few miles.

West Freuchies offers the best in Scottish hospitality and service to our visitors Tourists, Walkers, Golfers, Anglers, Hunters/stalkers, Horse riders, Cyclists, Motorcyclists, Wildlife and people with an interest in Wildlife can all be assured of a warm and friendly stay.

West Freuchies Facilities

At West Freuchies, our aim is provide an enjoyable and informal atmosphere throughout the house and grounds:-
· A drying room for outdoor wear and boots is available
· Ample provision of parking space
· A choice of breakfast menus which include traditional Scottish favourites, using local produce when available
· Take advantage of Eileen’s highly regarded, home cooked evening meals when available.
· We are not licensed, but residents are welcome to consume their own 'tipple'
· Well-behaved dogs are welcome by prior arrangement
· The small village of Glenisla is situated about half a mile from the house where the Glenisla Hotel provides excellent lunchtime and evening meals at reasonable prices.
· A more extensive range of shopping/eating facilities can be found at Alyth, about 10 miles to the south. The cities of Dundee (25 miles) and Perth (30 miles) are within easy driving distance - if you fancy some city culture
· Guests are requested not to smoke within the house

Walkers can benefit from the many routes available to suit all ages and levels of ability. The experienced walker can enjoy the challenge of the local Cateran Trail - a long distance staged route which follows in the steps of the marauding clans and cattle thieves of the Highlands. For the real enthusiast, hill walking and climbing abound. Of the 284 Munros (mountains over 3000 feet) in Scotland, 12 or more can be found in the vicinity of Glenshee about 16 miles north of Glenisla.

For those with an interest in Wildlife and Bird watching, the nearby Loch of Lintrathen is an internationally important wetland reserve for wintering wildfowl. In summer, ospreys have been known to fish the loch. These birds of prey can be observed nesting at the Loch of the Lowes by Dunkeld. There is a wide range of wildlife and different species to regularly spot in the surrounding area - including red squirrels and deer.

The Cyclist can choose between travelling on the relatively traffic-free roads that wind through breathtaking scenery or the numerous forest tracks and mountain trails.

Horse riding can be arranged at the nearby Glenmarkie riding stables.

Golfers have the choice of over 40 courses in Perthshire and Angus. These include several championship courses, St Andrews, Carnoustie and Rosemount (Blairgowrie), to name but three. We can make the necessary arrangements for booking a day's play.

Anglers can obtain permits to fish for brown trout and salmon on the many rivers, lochs and reservoirs in the area. The countryside also proves ideal for Stalking, Hunting and Shooting opportunities.

In winter, Downhill Skiing/Snow Boarding takes place on the slopes of Glenshee and Glenisla has its own Cross Country Ski Trails.

History and Scottish Heritage stands all about. Notable castles, stately homes and places of historical interest are located throughout the region and are open to the public during the summer months.
- Visit Glamis Castle (Home to the Earls of Strathmore and a royal residence since 1372)
- Scone Palace (Where Scottish Kings were crowned)
- Blair Castle (Ancient seat of the Dukes of Atholl with the only private army still in the UK)
- Fasque House (Home of the Gladstone family)
- Dunkeld Cathedral (Early centre for Scottish Christianity)
- Kirriemuir (The birthplace of J. M. Barrie )
- Angus Folk Museum in Glamis (Showing how country folk lived in years gone by)
- Meigle Pictish Museum (with its display of ancient carved stones)
- Corgarff Castle (which played a prominent role in the Jacobite uprisings of 1715 and 1745) and, of course, Balmoral Castle (our present Queen's Scottish royal residence).

Directions to West Freuchies, and Freuchies Mill Glenisla:
From Perth or Dundee in the South travel to Blairgowrie then take the A926 East to the small town of Alyth. Ignore the left turn into the town itself but continue on to the roundabout which follows and take the second exit signed B954 Glenisla.
From the roundabout to Glenisla is about 10 miles and the route is well signed. Just before reaching the village look out for the River Isla alongside the road on your left and, shortly afterwards, our sign at the start of a Forestry Commission road on the right. Follow this road for half a mile ignoring turnings to right and left. The entrance to West Freuchies is on the right hand side flanked by large stone pillars.

From the North, coming from Aberdeen/Royal Deeside, take the A93 from Braemar, signposted Blairgowrie. Just past the Spittal of Glenshee, watch out for the B951 junction on the left. Follow that road through Glenisla village (Glenisla Hotel is on your left).
The road bends to the right and sharply to the left before exiting the village. Take the next turn sharply left where the West Freuchies sign is positioned and follow the Forestry Commission road for half a mile. West Freuchies B&B stands on the hillside offering panoramic views of Glenisla, the surrounding Perthshire hills and distant peaks of the Grampian Mountains.
Safe Journey!

Email West Freuchies enquiries & reservations: bookscotland@madbookings.com