Welcome to Alyth and to Vanora’s Cottages. Tucked away in the centre of the pretty Perthshire town of Alyth, our comfortable cottages are perfectly situated for your self-catering holiday. Close to the Cairngorms and many of the beautiful places in Central and Eastern Scotland, they are the ideal base for exploring the glens, mountains and lochs at any time of year.

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  • Golfing around Alyth

    In 2014 Blairgowrie played host to the Junior Ryder Cup, followed a few days later by the Ryder Cup in Gleneagles. Camlann is ideally located for accessing some of the best known courses in Scotland. (more…)

  • The King Arthur legend

    Legend has it that Queen Guinevere - called Vanora in Scotland - was abducted by the Pictish King Mordred, imprisoned in his fort on top of Barry Hill near Alyth and buried in Meigle Churchyard.

  • Walking East Perthshire

    One of the great things about staying at Vanora’s Cottages is the range of local walks, including straight from your door, making it the ideal base for your Scottish walking holiday. (more…)


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  • Creative Basketry Course


    We’re taking bookings for our second residential course with leading willow artisan, Alyth based Jane Wilkinson in October. (more…)

  • 10 Reasons to Visit Alyth


    On foot, by bicycle or by car, Alyth and its environs offers breathtaking scenery, landmark buildings and a storied history. (more…)

  • View to the Cairngorms


    This was the view from Alyth Hill yesterday, looking north west toward Glenshee and the Cairngorms. (more…)