Kinloch House Hotel
Perthshire, Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
At a Glance
A welcoming family-run country house hotel, packed with character
In the restaurant try contemporary Scottish dishes created using fresh, local produce
Discover the Perthshire area with a visit to Glamis Castle or try golf or fishing nearby
The hotel's 25 acres of woods and parkland are perfect for exploring
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It is very difficult to predict the weather in the United Kingdom - in the summer from May to late September is generally seen as the most pleasant time to visit. Rainfall is difficult to predict - but the UK does not receive as much as many are led to believe! In the winters, temperatures do fall, but there is nothing better than finding a remote pub with a roaring fire to sit beside after a long walk in the country.
To start planning your holiday to Kinloch House Hotel
A beautiful 19th-century country house, Kinloch House Hotel is a perfect home away from home in the Perthshire countryside. Surrounded by palaces, castles and golf courses, Kinloch House has plenty to offer, both within its walls and further afield.
Located in 25 acres of grounds in the heart of the Perthshire countryside, Kinloch House Hotel is a beautiful property dating back to 1840. This family-run hotel is full of character and is in the perfect location for trying a variety of outdoor activities, while only 90 minutes from the city of Edinburgh.
With just 18 rooms and suites, Kinloch House Hotel offers a peaceful getaway just outside the town of Blairgowrie. Rooms are decorated in a classic style, with antique furnishings used throughout, and many offer lovely views of the surrounding countryside.
Dining at Kinloch House Hotel takes place in the bright dining room, and meals are created using the freshest local produce. The hotel's own garden supplies fresh vegetables and herbs to create classic Scottish dishes with contemporary touches. Elsewhere in the hotel, warm and comfortable lounges create a welcoming atmosphere and are the perfect spots to relax with a drink or a book borrowed from the library. After a day spent exploring the area, sit back by the log fire and unwind with one of the bar's delicious Scottish malt whiskies.
Although it could be tempting to spend all your time relaxing in the hotel, the surrounding area offers a huge variety of activities. From outdoor pursuits such as fishing, golf and cycling to discovering the history and culture of the region, Perthshire has something for everyone.
All 18 rooms and suites at Kinloch House Hotel are spacious and furnished lovingly with antiques, finished off with Egyptian linens, down feather pillows and freshly cut flowers. Light floods in from the large windows which command views over the gardens and countryside beyond. Modern amenities complete each room with flatscreen TVs and heated towel rails, while in the bathrooms Arran Aromatics toiletries are provided.
Children of all ages are welcome at Kinloch House Hotel, however there are no specific childcare facilities.
The bar lounge, with its big open fireplace is a perfect place to unwind with a glass of whisky or a rich coffee. With attentive service and a friendly ambience, dining at Kinloch House Hotel is a pleasant experience. The menu makes the most of local game, freshly-caught fish and Aberdeen Angus Beef, changing daily to keep dishes fresh and exciting.
Rich with rolling hills and fascinating history, Perthshire provides ample opportunity for outdoor pursuits and delving deep into Scotland's past. Try your hand at salmon fishing or golf, follow one of many cycle routes or slip into your walking boots and enjoy one of many trails in the surrounding area. For a spot of culture, a number of castles and old country houses, such as Glamis Castle, are within easy reach and make for a fascinating excursion.
Gwen Nicol (Staff)
The Kinloch House Hotel is a Relais & Chateaux Hotel tucked in the Perthshire hills in bonnie Scotland. The hotel is a traditional country house hotel with warm hospitality, delicious cuisine and a fantastic location for exploring the region. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and very traditional in decor. Nearby you will find amazing rivers to fish, hills to climb, castles and gardens to explore and the stunning scenery of the Cairngorms National Park. The Kinloch House is exactly what you would expect from a luxury Scottish country house hotel; it is formal yet relaxed, warm and inviting.
Cairngorms reindeer adventure
Head to the hills of the Cairngorms National Park in search of the only wild reindeer herd in the UK. Accompanied by your expert guide, you'll meet the ranger and the reindeer, before a picnic lunch and a lesson in bush craft skills.
Culloden is an evocative place. The site of the last battle on British soil, and the last stand of an ancient royal dynasty whose lineage dates to the Dark Age Kingdom of Dalriada, a visit to Culloden battlefield is a must for keen historians.
Explore the Cairngorms
The Cairngorms is the largest National Park in the United Kingdom and home to a quarter of Scotland's native forest, a third of the UK's land above 600 meters and a quarter of the rare and endangered species in the British Isles.
Guided tour and tasting at Glenturret Distillery
Tour the Glenturret Distillery to discover the intricate process of making whisky and taste the end result paired with locally made fudge.
The fun and spectacle of the Highland Games, one of Scotland's most quintessential experiences, makes a wonderful day out and offers a great chance to meet the locals. Events like tossing the caber, tug of war and highland dancing are bound to enthral.
Loch Ness cruise from Fort Augustus
Search for the mythical Loch Ness Monster during a cruise across the impressive loch. Take in the beautiful views as you cruise across the water, before landing at Urquhart Castle and exploring its ancient ruins.
Private Luxury Cruise on Loch Ness
Step aboard a luxury motor cruiser to enjoy an exclusive boat trip along Loch Ness. Your charming local hosts will regale you of stories of the loch and its many mysteries, as well as giving a delightful insight into the local life of Inverness.
Red Deer Photo Stalking
Experience the wonder of Scotland's Highland wilderness as you get up close to Britain’s largest and most magnificent land mammal, the red deer, in the company of an experienced stalker.
Stirling Castle & the Trossachs
Stirling Castle is one of the most important castles in Scotland’s history. It has witnessed the
crowning of many Scottish Kings and Queens, and the earliest parts of the building date back as far as the 15th and 16th centuries.
The Cairngorms by mountain bike and canoe
Discover the Cairngorms National Park with your knowledgeable guide, exploring by canoe and mountain bike. Make your way across one of the park's most beautiful lochs before continuing by bike on the other side towards a barbecue lunch.
Magnificently positioned above Loch Ness, the ruins of Urquhart Castle has stood for well over a thousand years. Visiting Urquhart Castle offers superlative views and a fascinating history from St Columba to the seventeenth century when it was blown up.
Location & directions
Perthshire, Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
Kinloch House Hotel is located near the town of Blairgowrie in Perthshire.
How to get there
International flights from the US, Canada and Europe arrive directly into Glasgow and Edinburgh airports in the summer, with UK connections landing at all Scottish airports including Inverness and Aberdeen. Kinloch House Hotel is an approximately one-and-a-half hour drive from Edinburgh International Airport.
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