The countryside around and about Alyth is stunning. The famous Angus Glens are within a short drive time. There are a number of golf courses in the area that welcome visitors, including Alyth Golf Club, originally designed by Old Tom Morris of St Andrews.If you are up for some light walking there are plenty of easily accessible trails around the edge of the town such as The Den ‘o’ Alyth.
More seasoned hill-walkers can hike The Cateran Trail, or the magnificent Cairngorms, the most extensive range of high mountains in the UK. The Cairngorm National Park is only about half an hours drive away. In winter, Glenshee offers the UK’s best skiing and snowboarding facilities.
For bird watchers, the Loch of the Lowes, haunt of ‘Lady’ the famous Osprey is nearby and the Montrose Basin reserve about forty minutes drive. Alyth will have its own mountain bike track trails come the summer of 2014 with the opportunity of mountain bike orienteering.