Just some of the things to do in Errol and beyond!
Nearby: you could be visiting relatives or friends locally, attending a wedding, here to play golf ... or perhaps you're ready to take the plunge .....
Skydiving: local skydiving is available at Errol airfield! www.paragonskydiving.co.uk
Polo: playing polo (or spectating) in Errol Park Estate www.scottishpolo.com
Horse Riding: another possibility (just a mile’s canter away!) www.inchcoonansequestrian.co.uk
Local Walks: Having snuggled in at the Nest you might want to take in some local walks. A diverse landscape makes The Nest a perfect place from which to explore whilst savouring some fresh air. Look out for deer, red squirrels, kingfishers etc., whilst following an assortment of informative sign-posted paths. These straightforward circular routes lead from the cottage down to a wooded bank at the edge of the River Tay, at first above reed beds and later above the watery tidal flats. Read More: www.walkhighlands.co.uk
Local amenities: just a 5 minute walk to the local pub, shops, pharmacy and children's playpark etc.,
Cairn O'Mohr Winery: A circa 2-mile walk. There are tours on offer at the winery when you can also sample some delicious and desirable fruit wines & cider along with local Scottish produce to purchase and enjoy www.cairnomohr.com
The Pickled Peacock (cafe at Cairn O'Mohr Winery)
Current (Sept 2021) opening times: Mon-Fri 10.00-17.00hrs & Sat 10.00-19.00hrs https://www.facebook.com/PickledP/
Antiques: if you delight in antiques there’s opportunity to while away a whole day between two major centres just 10 mins drive through the countryside...
Rait (3.6 miles) www.raitantiquescentre.co.uk
Abernyte (7miles) www.scottish-antiques.com
Glendoick Garden Centre (award winning and 3.5 mls away - just off the A90) with an extensive range of plants, trees & gifts, plus delicatessen and cafe: glendoick.com
A short journey of just 10 miles will find you in the centre of either Perth or Dundee.
PERTH: mutiple attractions include Perth Theatre and Concert Hall www.horsecross.co.uk
There are some wonderful art galleries, museums, libraries, beautiful gardens and places of historic interest, not to mention a range of eateries and leisure opportunities in Perth: culturepk.org.uk / theblackwatch.co.uk / www.nts.org.uk/visit/places/branklyn-garden
scone-palace.co.uk is an iconic venue with so much to offer
Perth leisure pool for a swim/the health suite or Dewars Centre for some skating or curling: liveactive.co.uk or perthcurling.com
https://food.list.co.uk/places/restaurants/outdoor-dining/location:Perth(56.3954,-3.4353)/ will help you find somewhere special to eat in Perth City!
DUNDEE: numerous opportunities include the well known Dundee Rep www.dundeerep.co.uk
Galleries and museums include:
The new V&A Museum (officially opening 15th Sept 2018... though early membership will facilitate advance entry to the superb exhibitions there-in) www.vandadundee.org
The Discovery - relive some magical moments exploring Scott of the Antarctic's truly amazing ship www.rrsdiscovery.com
www.themcmanus-dundee.gov.uk (fine art and natural history abounds!)
www.verdantworks.com (decribed as one mill with many stories, from a jute producing age!)
www.leisureandculturedundee.com/mills (takes you to the UK's first public purpose built observatory)
www.dca.org.uk (houses two contemporary art galleries, a two-screen cinema, a print studio, a visual research centre and a café bar)
More fun & leisure at:
leisureandculturedundee.com is where you'll find more about the Olympia pool (fabulous fun with waves and flumes)
dundeesciencecentre.org.uk (exhibitions, a cafe plus so much more ....committed to lifelong learning with 'hands on' experiences .. a definite for the kids!)
https://food.list.co.uk/places/restaurants/location:Dundee(56.4631,-2.9796)/will help you find somewhere special to eat in Dundee!
tayandearntrust.org and taysalmon.co.uk both provide interesting and helpful information and will link you to Willowbank Activity Centre (fishing and outdoor adventures) located just below the Friarton Bridge as you travel west into Perth or for a boating trip (down the Tay from Perth to the V&A) started 2017 and info for 2018 awaited…
Leave your car at The Nest and take one of the regular buses to either city and for beach lovers the east coast is but a short drive away!