Forter Castle was originally built in 1560 by ther Ogilvys of Airlie as a fortified house, and was destroyed in 1640 by the Duke of Argyll. The castle has been completely restored using traditional materials. Katharine Pooley, designer has transformed the interior of the castle into one of luxury and comfort.
There are many adventures to be had during your stay at the castle and we have recommended some entertainment for you:
Enjoy the local trails from horseback. Lessons are also available. If has been a while since last you rode, you can even book a ''pre-ride'' massage in advance at the Health Spa.
Scotland is definitely the ‘mecca’ for golf enthusiasts. Choose from any one of the famous greens locally.
Nae Limits - Throughout Greater Perthshire - Not for the faint of heart, Nae Limits provides; Kayaking, Whitewater river trips, Canyonning, cliff-jumping, and abseiling/climbing.
Glenmarkie Health Spa & Beauty Care - Glenisla. Why not treat yourself? From massage, to cellulite treatments, to nails, this spa can help you unwind after some active sight-seeing, and prepare you for your night out.
Aberfeldy Distillery – Home of ‘Dewar’s’ and ‘Aberfeldy’. A warm welcome awaits with multi-lingual tours combined with a history steep in tradition.
Scotland's Highland Games are renowned the world over as a unique event combining skills, culture, music and real Scottish hospitality. While the games still contain a very competitive, the spectacle of Highland dancing and pipe bands combined with the tradition and excitement of the occasion make the Games a real highlight for any visitor lucky enough to be in Scotland at the right time.
Scone Palace Perthis was awarded the Sandford Education Award in 2001 in recognition for their efforts of the interpretation of local and national heritage for children. Certainly a must-see for the whole family.
The Crieff Visitor Centre: under one roof you can view and experience the making of traditional whisky flagons, table ware and collectable glass paperweights.