Dunalastair Estate is located in Highland Perthshire, an area renowned for its beautiful scenery and quiet glens such as Rannoch where the estate is situated. Only 2 hours drive from Edinburgh and Glasgow, our nine individual, luxury cottages are a perfect base for touring. The area has a huge number of activities for all ages from walking and cycling to visiting distilleries, from bungee jumping to white water rafting, horse-riding to cycling, gardens to theatre, safaris to geocaching and so much more.
Set apart on a 10,000 acres hill-farming estate, the cottages are all different and sleep 2, 4, 5, 6 and 8. Some are by the river and all have wonderful views and you can frequently see interesting wildlife near the cottages such as deer, osprey, red squirrels, whooper swans, otter, pine marten.
All cottages have woodburning stoves or open fire and all (except Bridge Cottage) have TV and WIFI. Changeover days are Fridays and Saturdays, depending on the cottage, but short breaks are often available, particularly out of the main season.
There is a tennis court available and trout fishing on the river or from rowing boats on Dunalastair Loch, and other traditional sporting activities are sometimes available at certain times.
Once again we have had a wonderful stay in an amazing location. The peace and tranquillity of this cottage brush away any stress you may have.
There is a reason we keep going back and you need to go to experience this.
The wildlife and stunning scenery around this place is breathtaking.
We had a lovely February half term holiday at this cottage, exploring the local area. We hoped to find some snow for our children to enjoy and had several snow flurries during the week and also drove to higher grounds for more snow and sledging. We visited Aviemore (about 1.5 hours) and Pilochrie (30mins) and had lots of lovely wintry walks with our dog locally. Highly recommend and we’d definitely like to return!
This was our first visit to the Perthshire area, and we chose the Dunalastair Estate for its central yet secluded location. The booking process was straighforward, and the website provided ample information on the cottages and their facilities.
The driving directions were easy to follow and the cottage was just as we had expected.
I especially enjoyed the large picture window - the resident pheasants are an entertaining lot. We saw various birds and once even a red squirrel.
The cottage had everything we needed, and was well equipped, with instructions on recycling rules and amply informat...more
We stayed here with children, grandchildren and dogs and everyone loved it. The scenery is spectacular and the house well equipped and welcoming.Plenty of room for everyone to spread themselves out! Great walks from the doorstep and wildlife all around. We will definitely be back.
Cottage in great location with beautiful views. Kitchen was very well equipped and very clean and tidy .The stove kept the lounge nice and cosy and was so easy to light. Really loved the cottage and hope to go back for 2 weeks next spring.
Lovely peaceful little cottage we thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. Best part was sitting in the conservatory watching the wildlife we had a visit from 4 deer the first morning then lots of daily visits from red squirrels jays woodpeckers and various other birds. Loved the log burner on a nighttime too. Kitchen was well equipped. No problems with WiFi or mobile signal we were on O2