Old Stables Award Winning Bed and Breakfast
self catering courtyard holiday homes Alyth PH11 8BT
Walk from Alyth
bed breakfast holiday accommodation, Blairgowrie,
Walk the Cateran trail, from Old Stables
a five night serviced walk of
Perthshire and Angus glens Tayside
Commence the circular walk of The Cateran Trail at Old Stables, Alyth.
The advantages being: -
Your car will be in our off road car park which is overlooked by the house and self catering property.
You will not require to transport your luggage every night.
You will receive a discount for a three night stay. If possible
I will offer a room with a bath.
Claim your Cateran Trail souvenier mug at the discounted price of £6.00.
I will assist you in booking the other four nights accommodation if you wish.
Travel from home and stay overnight at Old Stables before starting your walk.
||Catch a bus/taxi to
Blairgowrie then walk to
Bridge of Cally where you stay overnight
||Walk to Kirkmichael and stay.
||Walk to Spittal of Glenshee and stay somewhere overnight.
Walk to Kirkton of Glenisla and stay somewhere overnight.
|| Walk to Old Stables Alyth and stay.
||Walk to Bridge of Cally on The Cateran Trail
catch a taxi back to Old Stables and stay overnight.
Cateran Trail Commemorative mugs available at Old Stables b&b Alyth
Have you, family or friends walked the Cateran Trail?
There is now a fine china commemorative mug available at the cost of £9.50 plus p&p
From Old Stables, Losset Road, Alyth PH118BT.
Rambling Accommodation in Heart of Scotland
Cateran Trail Commemorative mugs available at Old Stables.
commence the walk from Old Stables, bed and breakfast accommodation
Blairgowrie Perthshire bordering Angus Glens Scotland uk
Walk Auld Alyth. An historic walk of Alyth with a leaflet
the ancient part of Alyth and Alyth Den S.S.S.I.
The Cateran Trail - a fully waymarked circular route.
Signposts, stiles and bridges marked with the Trail logo and direction arrows allow for easy route identification.
The Trail can be walked in one go - over 4 or 5 days - or in stages.
It follows old drove roads, ancient tracks and minor roads and passes through farmland and forests.
Passing through farmland to Bridge of Cally, a tiny hamlet the Cateran Trail enters Strathardle, a lush Highland
glen. It has three villages, Ballintuim, Kirkmichael and Enochdhu where you will find accommodation.
At Enochdhu the Trail heads north towards Glenshee a wild highland area with spectacular mountain peaks.
The track crosses a bealach or pass between the hills at An Lairig.
Dinner bed and breakfast accommodation is available at both Inveredrie and Glenkilrie b and b.
Spittal of Glenshee is popular with walkers and Munro baggers and has accommodation.
Leaving Glenshee, Cateran Trail follows the Shee Water past Dalnaglar Castle.
At this point there is a choice of routes around Mount Blair, either a new off road section via Little Forter and higher up
Glen Isla to Loch Shandra or quiet single tracks roads by Drumore Loch into the lush farmland of Glen Isla.
There is accommodation in two excellent bed and breakfast at West Freuchies and another Purgavie close to the
hotel at Glenisla. Dinner by prior arrangement.
Trail then winds through forests and farmland to the historic and picturesque burgh town of Alyth
with its Arthurian legends.
It is said that Queen Guinevere was held captive by King Mordred at his fort on
nearby Barry Hill.
The route passes over Alyth Hill and on to open moorland by the massive standing stones of Heatheryhaugh.
From where it is back to Bridge of Cally and on to a start point at Blairgowrie.
Walk from Alyth to Bridge of Cally, Glenshee. Kirkmichael, Glen Isla, Alyth.
Ramblers welcome to stay for a night or two in superior accommodation at Old Stables bed and breakfast,
where Eileen and Bll will be happy to make dinner reservations on your behalf at a local restaurant in hotels,
Indian restaurant or chinese
carryout in Alyth. Pack your lunch - local shops open from early to late.
Leave your car in our private car park and stay also on your final night before heading for home.
Alternatively you may walk from Old Stables
Walk Auld Alyth
From the Market Square to the home of inventor James Sandy, Alyth Folk Museum,
the 15th century Pack Bridge,
then an old Drovers Inn of 1760AD, up Toutie Street to the Market Cross before
reaching the Auld Arches
(site of 6th then 13th century Church.) Woolmarket then Trodlem an Old Drovers road.
The Den O'Alyth S.S.S.I. where you may wish
to take a walk for an hour or more.
On your return is Alyth Parish Church, Monks Wynd, the site of a 17th century
Inn and 18th Century Jute Mill
(which now houses a car restoration business.)
Along Pitnacree to the Boer War Memorial, the town Millennium clock and garden
and the Town Hall.
Download a walk Auld alyth Leaflet