Time to relax… or do something exhilarating

There tends to be three types of people that visit Kennacoil: The couples and families that want nothing more than to relax in some of Scotland’s finest scenery, the people who want to explore, cycle, kayak and perhaps even try white water rafting and bungee jumping and the third type, who want to do a bit of both.

There are few places in Scotland – or anywhere in the UK for that matter – that can offer quite the variety that we have here at Kennacoil in Perthshire.

Whether you’re here to recharge your batteries and find your balance again or to do something more active, Kennacoil is the perfect base.

Our very location makes Kennacoil ideal to enjoy a whole range of different activities – from the ones you can do yourself – to guided activities.


Land Rover Experience, Dunkeld

This is your opportunity to be immersed in the all-terrain capability of Land Rover in the stunning Perthshire countryside, close to Kennacoil. Whether you attend a one-hour off-road introduction or a full day adventure, you are guaranteed to leave feeling a real sense of achievement.The centre is located on the shores of Butterstone Loch near Dunkeld in Perthshire and has some of the most stunning scenery imaginable. Click here to learn more.


Pedal power 

We're extremely close to the Craigvinean Forest downhill tracks, which are perfect for intermediate and advanced riders. Of course there are lots of other tracks in the region that are ideal for family bike rides. Our friends at Dunkeld-based Progression Bikes are the go-to guys (and girls) for biking in the region. You can visit their website here.

They also provide a pickup service (bookable on their website) just five minutes ride from Kennacoil.



Food, glorious food!

If you’re like us, you’re probably a lover of great-locally sourced food. You’re well served in Perthshire, and we have several very good places to eat in Dunkeld, just down the road from Kennacoil.

Scotland is famed for its seafood, beef, lamb and venison and the area has a wealth of culinary talent who showcase our world-class produce.

Okay, now we’re hungry…


Meet our friends

If wildlife is your thing, then bring your hiking boots and binoculars with you because our little slice of Perthshire is home to everything from majestic golden eagles to inquisitive beavers.

We even have the Monarch of the Glen himself… the imposing red stag. An unforgettable sight during the rut in Autumn.



Walk on the wild side

There are a number of gorgeous walks around Kennacoil – some you can set off from right from your accommodation – and others you’ll probably want to drive to before you start.

The great thing about the walks in the area, is that they range from very easy jaunts to more challenging hillwalking.


Thrillseekers… you’ve found your home

The more extreme activities in the area come courtesy of our mates (and self-confessed adrenalin junkies) Nae limits and Highland Fling. From bungee jumping to white water rafting, these guys will make sure you have an incredible time with highly trained and safety-accredited instructors.



Go fish

Has it been a while since you wet a line? We can sort that. The River Tay is just a cast away from Kennacoil and offers some of the best salmon fishing in Europe. It doesn’t stop at game fishing though.

The area is also blessed with fantastic coarse angling and we personally know a few awesome pike spots for you to try.




So, whether it’s relaxing, gentle walks, enjoying world-class cuisine, paddling a kayak, fishing or throwing yourself off a bridge with a bungee, we have it all here.

Everything’s ready. You just need to book now…

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  • Kayaking
  • Ceilidh at the Taybank, Dunkeld
  • Walking in the rolling Perthshire hills
  • White water rafting with Nae Limits
  • Salmon fishing on the River Tay

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