Crieff

17 miles from Perth City Centre

Crieff is an attractive market town in Strathearn, an area of Perthshire known for its beauty and its abundance of things to do.

In Crieff there are many local galleries offering paintings and sculpture by Scottish artists, and the Crieff Visitor Centre makes and sells Caithness Glass. A visit to the nearby Innerpeffray Library, founded in 1680 as Scotland’s first free public lending library, is also a must.

For outdoor fun and adventure, there’s so much to choose from. You could explore the stunning Drummond Castle Gardens, among the finest formal gardens in the country. Or visit the Buchanty Spout or Deil’s Cauldron waterfalls nearby.

The legendary Crieff Hydro Hotel, set in 900 acres of beautiful Perthshire countryside, offers practically any activity from horse-riding to Segway-trekking, aerial adventures to archery. You could also juts relax in their spa and enjoy their local cuisine. MacRosty Park near the centre of Crieff is great fun for a stroll with kids and dogs.

And Scotland’s oldest distillery, Glenturret, is on the outskirts of Crieff and welcomes thousands of tour visitors a year, all keen to find out how the signature malts and blends are created – and to meet the distillery cats, of course!

WELL WORTH A VISIT

Here’s a few of our favourite attractions from in and around Crieff which are great for both visitors and locals alike. Or if you fancy making a day of it, make sure to have a look at our Crieff Day Out itinerary

Crieff Hydro Hotel

Crieff Hydro has been at the heart of Perthshire for 150 years. With great room and spa facilities, fantastic activities and delicious cuisine there is something for everyone!

 

MacRosty Park

Macrosty woodland park is home to an impressive collection of mature trees such as Douglas fir and noble fire. The park is an ideal location for a family day out with the kids and dogs.

 

Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre

With 50 different species of animal, a whole host of activities for all ages both indoors and out – Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre is the ideal place for a fun family adventure! 

 

Buchanty Spout

Buchanty Spout is one of the most amazing sights to see salmon leaping at the waterfall in order to reach their spawning grounds at the river head.

 

Glenturret Distillery

Established in 1775 by John and Hugh Drummond, Glenturret was the first of various distilleries drawn towards the pure waters of Turret Burn.

Innerpeffray Library

Travel back in time to the 17th century and lose yourself in the history of Scotland’s oldest free, public lending library. A museum where you can literally touch the past.

Crieff Visitor Centre

Crieff Visitor Centre is a popular visitor attraction in the heart Perthshire countryside on the outskirts of Crieff and the home of the world-renowned Caithness Glass.

 

Drummond Castle Gardens

Explore the stunning Drummond Castle Gardens. One of Europe’s and Scotland’s most important and impressive formal gardens.

Walks & Trails

There’s plenty of brillaint walks and trails around Perthshire to help you explore Scotland’s diverse wildlife. Take a look at some of our favourites here!

Over to you!

Now you know about all the brilliant things to see and do in Crieff, it’s now over to you to get exploring! In case you aren’t familiar with Perthshire, here’s a map to help you find all of the places mentioned above.

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