Local Area

Local Area

You will find an abundance of seasonal flora and fauna at the Inn on the Tay and within the surrounding area, Bluebell wood is pictured above, a secret spot. Just ask Josie for directions.

Festivals And Events

Perth Concert Hall has a popular program of events while more locally Pitlochry Festival Theatre has an excellent reputation for musicals, comedy, ceilidhs and concerts.

Perthshire has a packed programme of events for all ages. Events include; The Scottish Game Fair at Scone Palace, The Perth Show, Blair Castle International Horse Trails and Country Fair, The Glenfiddich Piping and Fiddling Championships, Perth Festival of Arts, Aberfeldy Music Festival and The Enchanted Forest in Pitlochry – which is a especially popular event, selling out quickly every year.

The Water Of Life

Highland Perthshire has a rich and proud history of whisky distilling. Take in our very own whisky trail along the Perthshire Tourist Route and sample the local distilleries; Dewars of Aberfeldy, Bells, Edradour – Scotland’s smallest distillery, Dalwhinnie and the Famous Grouse Experience in Crieff.

If this all sounds a little too strenuous these fantastic whiskies are all available for you to sample from our gantry, served to you as you relax by our wood burning stove in the confines of a huge leather armchair.

The Highland Chocolatier – Experience

The Highland Chocolatier is an artisan gourmet craftsman. The company is located across the road from the Inn and supplies Michelin and 5 star chefs with the outstanding Cocoa Dusted Velvet Truffle which was awarded the coveted ‘Scotland Food and Drink Excellence, Food Service Product of the year’ in 2014.


Escape the hustle and bustle of the city center high streets and relax amidst the glorious surroundings and the numerous local arts and craft shops and galleries.

The Watermill

is Situated in the heart of Aberfeldy, Perthshire and is a unique combination of award-winning bookshop, gallery, cafè and design-led home-ware, on three floors of a converted oatmeal mill.


is the Watermill’s partner business. Here you will find an inspiring collection of decorative accessories and essential items for your home and unique pieces of vintage furniture.

Spirit of Wood

is situated in a beautiful location in Highland Perthshire.

There are four spacious showrooms full of high quality furniture.
Many items can be made to measure or you may have your own designs commissioned.

Windows Gift Shop

in Aberfeldy is a treasure trove of original Scottish and British Crafts, Gifts and Jewellery 
from the Heart of the Highlands.

Aberfeldy Art Gallery

is a busy gallery spread out over 4 rooms, exhibiting contemporary and fine artists’ work. In 2003 the gallery expanded into the area of fine art paintings, and over the past 5 years has shown works by some of Scotland’s best known artists.


Birks Cinema

The 101 seat cinema offers up-to-date movies, including 3D, it also offers live broadcast links for sporting events and other notable performances.