Old Stables B&B bed breakfast


2 Losset Road, Alyth, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, PH11 8BT

    Glenturret - Perthshire Tourism Award Winner. 'Best Bed & Breakfast & Warmest Welcome' '100K Welcome Host' Award Winner for a variety of preserves including Rasp, jam in 'World Jampionships Competition' Perthshire Breakfast - participant!

    Old Stables bed and breakfast - self catering holiday homes in 
    Alyth a small town at the foot of the Grampian Mountains, close to Cairngorm National Park and the Angus Glens.
    We have been welcoming guests to our comfortable family home for almost thirty years.
    Guests are often surprised by the spacious interior and original features of 19th century stone wall and timber lined ceiling
    which are enhanced by the elevated wood-burning fire with distinctive copper canopy. 

    Ruthven - ground floor room is a superior King size Four Poster bed with additional single sofa (as a twin).
    The room has a spa bath, large shower cubicle toilet, wash basin and hairdryer in a spacious bathroom.
    This room opens to the south facing garden with seating beside the birdhouse and pond.

    Loyal on the upper floor has a super king bed with large bathroom containing spa bath, large shower cubicle, hairdryer.
    This room can accommodate another bed by arrangement.
    There is also free view TV, tray with tea coffee and biscuits.

    Strathmore an upper twin or super king zip / link with en-suite shower room, hairdryer, fridge, tea coffee making facilities.
    Relax in guest’s sitting room with books, magazines, piano, free view TV. Internet facilities and free WIFI

    All bed and breakfast guest rooms have full central heating, double glazing, TV with free view, welcome tray. 
    All rooms have been upgraded to spacious superior, super king and four poster king size rooms with hair dryer,
    toiletries, shower and spa baths also one en-suite twin with shower etc.

    'Loyal' super king bed room has a balcony facing Alyth hill.
    'Ruthven' king size / twin room (by arrangement) opens to an enclosed garden.
    'Strathmore' a twin south facing upper room. 
    All rooms have two beds by arrangement.

    Drying/ironing, Tea/coffee tray, log fire, private off street parking and spacious gardens offering photographic opportunities.

    Full Scottish breakfast plus buffet of fruit, cereal and prize winning home-made preserves is served in the Garden room overlooking a south facing garden and rather splendid birdhouse.

    Old Stables is on 'The Cateran Trail' at the foot of the Grampian Mountains close to Cairngorm National Park, many walks are nearby. Alyth now has a cycle track. There are excellent parks, restaurants, pubs and shops within walking distance.
    We’re eighteen miles east of Dunkeld with easy access to the A9, Fife, Angus, Perthshire, North and South Scotland, including
    Royal Deeside and Aberdeen.
    There are three 18 hole and one 9 hole golf course plus floodlit driving range in Alyth and over sixty within one hours drive including Dundee, Pitlochry, Montrose, Carnoustie and St.Andrews.
    Walk the Perthshire and Angus Glens. Weather permitting, ski Glenshee and Glenisla (cross country).
    Horse riding, pony trekking, bird watching, shooting and fishing are available as are many outdoor pursuits.
    Alyth on the edge of a small country town at the foot of the Grampian Mountains - population around 2000, mainly farming community,
    close to Meigle - Pictish Stone Museum and leading to the Angus Glens.

    Lairdie Lows adjacent holiday homes with patio and seating sleep 4 in two twin rooms, bath/shower rooms, kitchen & sitting room.
    Email or 'phone direct for last minute and best rates.

    Bookings through Visit Scotland incur a 10% commission charge.
    arrange to call me directly with a credit card, since a non refundable deposit of £25.00 per room is requested.
    Children are most welcome in the adjacent holiday homes where a cot is available.
    No discount available for children in Old Stables.
    Self catering holiday homes - a non refundable deposit of £50.00 and the balance paid 6 weeks in advance of arrival.
    Kindly arrange your arrival between 5 - 7pm or by prior arrangement.

    Due to a recent bad experience with 6 women for the Rewind Music Festival, we cannot accept hen or stag groups.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    'Loyal' Superking bed. En-suite spa bath & large shower enclosure. The room faces North to Alyth hill.
    £45.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    'Ruthven' ground floor King size Four poster bed. Occasional folding bed when required as a twin room. En-suite bathroom with spa bath and large shower cubicle. This room opens to an enclosed garden with seating.
    £40.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    'Strathmore'  a south facing upper twin or superking room, by arrangement. En-suite shower room with wash basing and toilet.
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Breakfast Available A buffet breakfast including fruit, cereal, yoghurt, prize winning home made preserves, followed by a full cooked Perthshire - Scottish breakfast.
    • Bring Your Own Bottle There is no drinks licence. Glasses are provided, you are welcome to bring your own wine.
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles Several excellent pubs, restaurant and hotels within walking distance. Others including golf clubs are within a very short drive.
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop Hardware, gift, grocers, butcher and bakers are among the many shops in Alyth. Others in Blairgowrie 4 miles away.
    • Tea & Coffee Available Bedrooms have tea / coffee making facilities.
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Fridge Strathmore has a fridge. Loyal a water cooler.
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility We will be pleased to dry off your wet walking or golf gear.
    • Ironing Facilities Iron and board are available in utility room. Please ask.
    • Log Fire
    • Lounge Glasses, books, magazines, piano and free WIFI and internet are available in guests lounge.
    • Trouser Press There is a trouser press in Ruthven - four poster room.
    • WC EnSuite All bedrooms in Old Stables have en-suite wc, washbasin and either shower or bath.
    • Wash Hand Basin En-suite rooms each have wash basin, toilet, shower. Loyal & Ruthven have spa baths and large shower cubicle.

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden Two large gardens are available should you wish to sit out.
    • Radio Bedside radio / alarms available in most rooms.
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • WiFi WIFI is free of charge and requires a password.

    Payment Methods

    • Cash Cash is perfectly acceptable. Please pay the balance of your account night previous to departure.
    • Debit Card Please pay the balance of your account night previous to departure.
    • Mastercard Please pay the balance of your account the night previous to departure.
    • Traveler's Cheques
    • VISA Card Please pay the balance of your account the night previous to departure.


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Cycle Locker
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route Regular bus runs to Dundee, Blairgowrie, Perth, Kirriemuir
    • Parking
    • Private Parking Ample private off street parking.


    • Children Welcome Sorry there are no free child places except in adjacent self catering holiday homes when accompanied by adults.


    • Fax/Email Facilities Free WIFI and internet access available in guest sitting room.
    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted Guests may smoke in the garden or terrace outwith Old Stables.
    • Picnic Area You may take a picnic into one of two gardens.


    • Rural Location
    • Town Location We are on the edge of the Grampian Mountains, three minutes from Alyth town centre.
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers Early breakfast by arrangement.
    • Families
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Blairgowrie take the A926 road to Kirriemuir for approximately 4 miles - signed Alyth. Cross river at Market Square. Turn left (keep river on your left) pass hotel. Approximately 150 yards on the right is Losset Road. Enter first right through gates. House is set behind 'Lairdie Lows' Steading owners self catering properties.

    Getting there by railway:- From Perth there is a bus service to Blairgowrie then on to Alyth. By car take the A94 in direction of Aberdeen then A926 at Meigle, for 4 miles to Alyth.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh airport take A8 West then M90 North to Perth. Alyth is four miles after Blairgowrie on the A926 in the direction of Kirriemuir. From Aberdeen Airport take the A94 South to Perth and at Meigle. Four miles past Glamis castle take A926 for approximately 3 miles to Alyth.

    Getting there from the South: - Take A93 from Perth then A926 Blairgowrie to Kirriemuir road for approximately 4 miles. Turn left at the B952 into Alyth. Drive straight into town. Turn right into Market Square then Cross Alyth Burn. (Keep burn on left.) Turn left heading north up Commercial Street. First right at Losset Road and right again through black gates.



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