Just a few things to keep you amused…
You'll never want to leave (so we have been told many times)! Whether you come to to Alexander House for a day, a weekend or stay even longer – there is so much to see and do.
Foodies will be indulged with top-notch dining options. Golf enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice, adrenaline junkies have countless adventures right on the doorstep, or maybe you’d prefer to relax in a wonderful spa environment?
Take your pick from what the local area has to offer... click on the links below to find out more.
To help you get your bearings....
Glasgow - 1 hour by train/driving and Edinburgh - 1 hour by train/driving
Guide to local drive times: Stirling (20 mins), Perth (20 mins), Crieff (15 mins), and Aberfeldy (1 hour)
FROM FINE-DINING TO FISH N’ CHIPS!
Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles, Auchterarder (2 * Michelin)
The Stratearn at Gleneagles, Auchterarder (2 Rosettes)
Duchally House Hotel - 2 miles across fields, (5 mins drive)
Tormaukin, Glendevon (10 mins drive or 7 miles walk across the back hills)
The Chocolate Galley - Café – just the best chocolate possible, perfect for a winter warmer or an iced milk shake in the summer!
Auchterarder 70 (bespoke craft beer and luxury bar snacks) at Gleneagles, Auchterarder
Delivinos, Auchterarder - Takeaway Italian thin based pizzas, delicious Deli Boards, and eat in pasta, deli and pizzas. Open evenings too.
Corbie and Cheip – delicious snacks, delicious delicatessen and fabulous wines
Sheray Punjab, Auchterarder - will deliver to Alexander House for numbers over 10 on a weekend only and does both Indian food and pizzas from the wood-fired oven.
Sugar & Spice - delicious pastries and cakes
SPA & PAMPERING
A FEW ROUNDS OF GOLF…
Gleneagles - We can book golf for you, up to a year in advance.
Crieff - Ferntower t: 01764 652909
Glenisla t: 01828 632445
OUTDOORS & ADVENTURE
Bushcraft & Adventure Walking - Do It Outdoors: Walks in the Ochils, and then to Ben Vorlich Walk. Ian, our local survival expert can teach you how to survive in the wilds of Comrie, or equally arrange a party for the children.
Scotland Shooting - Clay Shooting (20 minutes drive). We are happy to arrange a clay shoot for anyone staying at Alexander House. Please just email us your requirements or contact Scotland Shooting direct for more information.
Highland 4x4 Safaris - both children AND adults love these safaris! And take the opportunity to stop at look at the Queen's View along Strathtummel at the same time.
Perthshire Off Road - for 4x4 and quad adventures a plenty!
Willowgate Activity Centre - Team Building / Hen Do Activities
A SPOT OF RETAIL THERAPY?
SIGHTSEEING, CASTLE & GARDENS
Although fixtures do not start until 21st April, there is often Polo being played. Contact the racecourse for details.
Ghost Tours - Stirling Ghost Walk
Drummond Castle Gardens - 15 mins drive away.
Find out more at: Historic Scotland
CLASSIC CARS & TOURING
WHISKY & GIN TASTING
The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery, Scotland's oldest distillery
Strathearn Gin - spend a morning learning how to make gin