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Distillery & Brewery Tours

Famous Grouse Experience

This is the distillery tour for the Glenturret distillery in Crieff. See first hand how Glenturret single malt is made before learning how they marry whiskies to make Scotland's favourite whisky - The Famous Grouse. There are a number of different tours and prices to choose from.

You may be interested in these tours:

Bell's Blair Athol distillery - Pitlochry

Edradour distillery - Pitlochry

Moulin Brewery - Pitlochry

The Scottish Liqueur centre

Auchinggarrich Wildlife centre - Comrie

Auchinggarrich is a Wildlife centre with 70 animal species in enclosures with covered walkways. There are a number of activities including: Animal feeding, indoor play barn, mini golf, tractor circuit, hatching and handling area, milking the cow, pony rides, indoor soft play barn, outdoor play area, fishing ponds and a coffee shop.

Camperdown Wildlife Centre

Located within the beautiful Camperdown Country Park, the centre is home to over 50 species of animals, birds and reptiles, many of which are threatened or endangered in the wild. Highlights include wolves, snowy owls, ring-tailed lemurs, marmosets and European brown bears.

Golf at Gleneagles

Gleneagles has remained famous for its world class golf courses: the King's Course, Queen's Course and PGA Centenary Course, previously known as the Monarch's Course. There is also a nine-hole course called the Wee Course and a Golf Academy which opened in 1994. The Jack Nicklaus designed PGA Centenary Course opened in 1993 and hosted the Ryder Cup in 2014.

Other Golf Courses and Driving Ranges in Scotland

Scone Palace occupies a unique position in the history of Scotland as it was once the place where the Kings of Scotland (including Macbeth and Robert the Bruce) were crowned. Scone Palace is the rightful home of the celebrated Stone of Scone - also known as the Stone of Destiny.

The gardens of Scone Palace feature Moot Hill, a mound within the grounds. Moot Hill was said to have been created by pilgrims each one carrying a boot full of soil to the site as a gesture of fealty (pledge of allegiance) to the king. A replica of the Stone of Scone sits on Moot Hill, where coronations occurred.

Sensation - Dundee

Sensation in Dundee is a hands-on interactive science and discovery centre that focus mainly on the life sciences, and in particular the senses. There is also a focus on robotics, and a practical exploration of science learning. Daily shows include: Keyhole Surgery, Science on the Spot, MindBall, Looking for Life Planetarium show and Solar System show.

At the centre you can enjoy dramatic science demonstrations, see yourself in infrared, Morph yourself into an ape, Investigate a crime, try keyhole surgery and perhaps take part in a science show. The centre has been designed to support the curriculum of 3-18 year olds.

Abemethy Ardeonaig Adventure Centre

Abemethy Ardeonaig Adventure Centre Activities include: Sailing, archery, hill walking, rafting, high ropes, gorge walking.

Free Spirits Whitewater Rafting

Free Spirits Whitewater Rafting Activities include White water rafting, canyoning, abseiling, cliff jumping, mountain biking.

Dundee Ice Arena

Dundee Ice Arena caters for all levels of skater on it's Olympic sized rink. You can learn to skate, figure skate or speed skate. Other activities include Curling and Ice Hockey. The ice rink has a disco and light show on Wednesday & Friday 7-9pm and Sunday afternoon. There is a cinema in the same complex.

RRS Discovery - Dundee

This is your chance to go on board Captain Scott's ship the RRS Discovery to see how he and the crew lived, what they ate and witness their hardships and triumphs. Find out the essential design features that allowed RRS Discovery to survive the extreme polar conditions. Discovery Point is filled with audio-visual shows, computer-based multimedia and displays of the actual artifacts of the crew.


T in the Park - Strathallan Castle, Perthshire

Pitlochry Boating station and Cafe

Salmon fishing onLoch Faskally. Loch Faskally gets on average 5500 salmon passing through its waters each year, which makes it a fantastic loch for salmon fishing.

Scotland’s Nuclear Bunker

 Scotland had a Nuclear bunker that was kept secret for over 40 years. The bunker was capable of sleeping 300 people in 6 dormitories. The bunker is the size of two football pitches, one on top of another, 100 foot underground. The tunnel entrance was hidden beneath an innocent looking Scottish farmhouse.

Today, the bunker is open for viewing. Visitors can now walk down the 150m entrance tunnel and through the hermetically sealed 3 ton blast proof doors to explore the living quarters that contained a BBC studio, Chapel and 'hot bed' dormitories.

Leisure Facilities

Perth Leisure pool

Lochee Leisure pool - Dundee

Olympia Leisure pool - Dundee

Horse Riding Schools




Walking / Cycling / Riding

Things to do Scotland - Tayside

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