The countryside around and about Alyth is stunning. The Cateran Ecomuseum offers a range of walking & cycling itineraries suitable for all abilities starting from the town & the Cairngorms National Park, & Angus Glens are within a short drive time. There are a three golf courses in the area that welcome visitors, including Alyth Golf Club, originally designed by Old Tom Morris of St Andrews. 

More seasoned hill-walkers can hike The Cateran Trail, (and Vanora’s Cottages offer a pick up and drop off service for this circular 63 mile route) or the magnificent Cairngorms, the most extensive range of high mountains in the UK.  In winter, when there is snow, Glenshee offers some of the UK’s best skiing and snowboarding facilities.

For bird watchers, Loch of Lintrathen, Loch of Kinnordy Loch of the Lowes are nearby and the Montrose Basin reserve about forty minutes drive & salmon & trout fishing can enjoyed locally too.  Details on how to obtain permits can be shared during your stay.