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"Good Points: Clean, tidy, comfortable, spacious room. Wine and strawberries were left in our room at the request of my husband to celebrate our 6th wedding anniversary.
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"The small town of Alyth is situated in Perthshire, Tayside at the foothills of the Grampian Mountains, close to the Angus Glens, Kirriemuir and Forfar and within half an hour ..." More
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The ancient parish of Alyth is in the Perth and Kinross area of Scotland situated 11 miles west of Kirriemuir in Angus and 5 miles north-east of Blairgowrie on the southern slopes of the hills of the Forest of Alyth.
The small burgh dates back to c1100 although possibly earlier as the remains of a large vitrified fort on Barry Hill are believed to be the place where Queen Guinevere was imprisoned by the Pictish King Mordred.
Alyth was an important market town by 1760, when the Losset Inn was built, and the town was hosting several fairs every year. During the 1800’s Alyth grew with its textile industry and the railway arrived in 1861.
Surrounded by rolling hills and picturesque scenery Alyth is an idyllic town, a popular tourist destination and an ideal base to tour the Blairgowrie area attractions, there are a variety of holiday accommodation, shops and places to eat out.
Historically interesting features include the Packhorse foot-bridge spanning the Alyth Burn built c1550, the Mercat Cross dating back to 1607 and the Parish Church built in1839 with an interesting Pictish cross-slab in the vestibule.
There is a folk museum with exhibits of the life and heritage of Alyth and at neighbouring Kirriemuir is the J.M. Barrie’s Birthplace and Peter Pan Experience.
The Old Brewhouse
Alyth Health Centre
Alyth Golf Club
Pub and Bar
Airlie Street Bar
Losset Inn & Public House
Alyth Primary School
Robertson & Black A & R
Places to Stay near Alyth
Originally built as a Coaching Inn, and as the Village's principal Coffee House, by James Sandy in 1772, the Alyth Hotel sits in the Market Square of the picturesqe Highland ... More
Tigh Na Leigh
Tigh Na Leigh is a small guest house that is big on hospitality, great food and quality service. With only 5 luxurious bedrooms in the main house, we are able to give our guests every ... More
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Old Stables B&B
STB Four Star - Glenturret, Award Winning 'Best Bed and Breakfast & Warmest Welcome in Perthshire.' Member of Scotland's Best B&Bs.Set in its own private gardens, Old Stables has three ... More
Lands of Loyal Hotel
The impressive Victorian mansion was built in the 1830's, commissioned by sir William Olgilvy who on his return from Waterloo chose Loyal Hillas the site for this magnificent home. This ... More
The Old Cross Inn & Restaurant
The Old Cross Inn & Restaurant is a family-owned business run by husband and wife team, Claire and Liam Leask.
The inn is in a Victorian-built sandstone building in the heart of Perthshire, amidst some glorious ... More
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Dalmunzie Castle Hotel
Dalmunzie is a stunning quintessential Lairds Manor House, turreted in the Scots Baronial style and standing proudly at the head of a 6500 acre estate dating back to 1510. Enjoying magnificent mountain scenery, we are ... More
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Ivybank Guest House
This family run guest house rests within a large garden, offering a quiet haven within the picturesque region of Perthshire. Comfortable, clean and fresh bedrooms benefit from the Ivybank's non-smoking ... More
The Angus Hotel
A warm welcome to The Angus Hotel, Blairgowrie’s premier leisure hotel and one of only 4 hotels in Perthshire with a modern, fully-equipped leisure club and indoor swimming pool.
Relax and unwind ... More
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