Glenisla Activities

birds in west freuchiesWhether you want an action packed holiday or a tranquil retreat, Glenisla and the surrounding area can offer it all. From hiking and rambling to snow boarding and fishing, the self-catering mill is conveniently located to access a wealth of activities and attractions.

Walking/Rambling - Walk all or parts of the renowned 'Cateran Trail' a 64 mile circular route, across Perthshire and Angus, which boasts some of the loveliest scenery in the area. For the enthusiastic hill walker there is an abundance of Munros and Corbetts to 'bag' in the vicinity.

Cycling - The area is perfect for cyclists of all abilities. Whether cycling on the quiet roads or exploring the network of forestry trails starting from the gates of the property. Well maintained, modern trail bikes, provided by Glentrek, can be hired here at a reduced rental for our guests.


Horse Riding - Horse Riding/Pony Trekking can be arranged at the local Glenmarkie Riding Centre, just three miles away.

Golfing - There are over 40 golf courses across Perthshire, Angus and Fife including several championship courses at St Andrews, Carnoustie and Rosemount. We can make the necessary arrangements on your behalf.

Anglers - There are many rivers, lochs and reservoirs in the area, for which you can obtain permits to fish for brown trout and salmon.

Skiing/Snow Boarding - During the Winter months you can try your hand at both downhill skiing and snow boarding on the slopes at Glenshee. Cross country skiing is possible on Glenisla's forestry trails when conditions allow.

History/Scottish Heritage - Castles, stately homes and places of historical interest are located throughout the region. Glamis Castle, Scone Palace and Blair Castle to name but a few. There is the conservation village of Dunkeld with its famous ancient cathedral and nearby Hermitage and many popular walks which are all well worth a visit. Also in the area:- The Salmon Ladder at Pitlochry, the Queen's View at Loch Tummel and the Soldier's Leap at Killiecrankie. After these you may wish to visit the Edradour Whisky Distillery where you can take a tour of Scotland's smallest distillery and sample a dram.

Contact us, if you wish, to find out more about the surrounding area and what you can do while you are on holiday here.