This region is known for its history, beauty, and vibrancy, and loves to welcome new visitors. Amongst many other fabulous things, it is the home of Aberdeen Angus and Arbroath smokies, and it’s where the ever-youthful Peter Pan was created. Enjoy a leisurely mooch around local antiques, sample a wee dram, or pick up a souvenir of your visit.
Rait Antiques Centre
Rait, By Perth PH2 7RT
Rait Antiques Centre showrooms and shops offer an interesting mix of antiques and vintage items to suit a wide variety of tastes and pockets, including fine art, Scottish period furniture, silverware, crafts, memorabilia and much more.
Once a working farm, and nestled in the idyllic countryside of the Sidlaw foothills, the Antiques Centre began as one shop in 1983. It is now the oldest country-based antiques centre in Scotland, and houses more than 20 dealers offering an eclectic mix of tempting delights.
April to October: Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 12pm-4.30pm
November to March: Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 12pm-4.30pm
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Crieff Visitor Centre
Muthill Rd, Crieff PH7 4HQ
As the home of world-renowned Caithness Glass, enjoy watching the skilled craftsmen at work in a close-up studio environment, before spending time in the Gift Shop, Garden Centre, and Art and Collectables Area. You can also discover more about the history of the local area in the Highland Drover’s Exhibition.
You will be sure of a warm welcome in the spacious, family-friendly Drover’s Restaurant. They use the very best of local produce and the extensive menu offers great value for breakfast, lunch or coffee and cake.
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Drumbertnot Farm, Lunan DD10 9TR
Arbikie Estate is a family-owned working farm located on the east coast of Angus. All ingredients for Arbikie spirits are planted, sown, grown and harvested on the farm. Arbikie Distillery produces artisan white spirits, Highland rye Scotch whisky and single malt whisky.
Arbikie has adopted a unique approach to distilling by placing provenance and traceability of ingredients at the heart of the company. The team here are proud to have created Nàdar, the world’s first climate-positive gin and vodka, distilled from peas.
Book in at the Arbikie Visitor Experience for a tour, to hear their story and share a wee dram.
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