£1280 per person
2 out of 5
This seven night stay at the exclusive-use Dun Aluinn house in the Scottish Lowlands is the ultimate luxury group getaway. Set within a 5.5 acre estate of the heather-clad hillsides and bubbling brooks which make up the Tay Valley, Dun Aluinn is the perfect base from which to embark on hiking, white water rafting and canyoning adventures to explore the great Scottish wilderness. Stylish and contemporary, the house itself has been beautifully designed to a high standard of finish consisting of elegant interiors, a cinema room, a dining room for 20 guests and a fire pit on the terrace complete with throws to keep warm.
Day 1 | Arrive at Dun Aluinn
Arrive at the exclusive-use manor house, Dun Aluinn in the heart of Perthshire in Scottish Lowlands. Spend some time exploring the host of amenities the house offers, including a cinema room, two lounges and an outdoor terrace before enjoying your evening meal freshly cooked by the team from Ballintaggart Farm who will be catering your stay.
Day 2 | Guided Safari
After enjoying a leisurely breakfast, head out on a guided safari to explore 250,000 acres of outstanding natural Scottish scenery. The guides have a passion and knowledge of the area, wildlife, the surrounding environment, the rich heritage and fascinating culture and will teach you all there is to know about this spectacular landscape.
Day 3 | Trout Fishing
Today, try your hand at brown trout fishing in the River Tay or River Lyon or in the numerous hill lochs that surround Dun Aluinn. You will be collected from the house in a Land Rover and provided all the quality fishing tackle you need including breathable waders, boots and wading jackets. In the evening, unwind by the outdoor fire pit and keep cosy under the blankets.
Day 4 | Nature Walking Tour
Head out with on a full day hike expert guide Tim Willis who will bring to life this truly magical part of Scotland from its ragged mountains with incredible views; beautiful, peaceful riverside walks; hills with ancient Caledonian Pine trees and mystical, remote glens where red deer and red squirrels live. Enjoy a meal freshly cooked by your private chefs and relax in the hot tub, in a secluded area of woodland near to the house.
Day 5 | Water Sports Adventure
Take to the water on a canoeing, kayaking or paddleboarding adventure today. You will be provided with transport and a sumptuous, locally-sourced picnic lunch so that you can truly relax and enjoy and unforgettable day.
Day 6 | Whisky Tasting Experience
Take a short walk from Dun Aluinn to the Dewars Distillery today to enjoy a whisky tasting experience. Learn from experts whilst soaking up the atmosphere in the welcoming cafe and Whisky Lounge, and fill your own bottle from our hand-selected casks. Enjoy a private tour of the distillery & finish off with a wee dram of whisky in the Secret Bar (exclusive for Dun Aluinn guests and not open to the public).
Day 7 | Helicopter Tour of Skye
Helicopter over Scottish mountains for a truly unforgettable. The tour will include a flyby of the Glenfinnan Viaduct made famous for featuring in the Harry Potter Films, historic sites including Eilean Donan Castle and over the spectacular world-famous Isle of Skye. Enjoy an incredible lunch of local seafood at the Kinloch Lodge Restaurant before heading back to have a relaxing evening perhaps watching a film in the cinema room at Dun Aluinn.
Day 8 | Departure Day
Enjoy your final breakfast by the Ballintaggart Farm team. Take a final stroll around the serene woodlands of Dun Aluinn before packing your bags to head home.
Where will I rest my head?
- Fully catered by Ballintaggart Farm (UK good food guide entry 2019 and Michelin Guide 2020), locally sourced seasonal produce served with passion
- Private airport transfers
- Full housekeeping & turn-down service
- Laundry service
Extra services are available including
- Butler service
- Helicopter landing
- Whisky tasting / whisky & cigars / chocolate & whisky pairing
- Golf transfers to Gleneagles (50 mins) and St Andrews (90mins)
- Private tour of local Dewars Distillery and access to the Secret Bar (not open to the public)
- Private tour of V&A Design Museum in Dundee
- Spa treatments
- External entertainment available on request
The price of this suggestion is based upon 18 sharing the exclusive-use Dun Aluinn house for 7 nights.
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