Wester Derry Farm
Wester Derry farm lies at the edge of the Cairngorm National Park in Scotland on the border between the beautiful counties of Perthshire and Angus. This unspoiled corner of Scotland is an enchanting mix of rolling green hills, rugged heather-clad mountains, wooded valleys, rivers and waterfalls. Wester Derry farm is in the quiet little hamlet of Kilry, looking over to the beautiful Glenisla, it has 60 acres of farmland which has been established with species rich grassland to encourage biodiversity and it is therefore a haven for wildlife. The fields run down to the meandering water of the Kilry burn where in summer you can paddle or picnic. In winter the hill land provides a super ski/sledging slope.
With families in mind we have provided an enclosed garden area and give our guests exclusive use of the indoor games barn. Because we know how hard it is to find a holiday with something to suit the whole family we have designed the holiday house to provide a fun holiday for all the family.
Wester Derry is a super base to explore the countryside but also only a short journey in the car (40 minutes) to the fair city of Perth, gateway to the highlands and Dundee, city of Discovery (30 minutes). There are many super family days out we can recommend in our area.
Alyth, our nearest town is only 5 miles away and offers shops, restaurants and cafes. Blairgowrie, a further 5 miles has the nearest large supermarket and ample shopping, restaurants and take-aways.
For the outdoor enthusiasts there are beautiful walks, cycle rides right on the doorstep, there is loch and river fishing nearby and 3 super golf courses in Alyth. The fantastic ski centre at Glen Shee is only thirty minutes away by car.
Set in a quiet, scenic area with an abundance of flora and fauna, a real haven for wildlife. The Loch of Lintrathen is a super fishing spot with boat fishing from the boathouse just a few minutes walk from West Lodge. A lovely spot for a swim or picnic too. West Lodge is a short stroll to Peel Farm coffee and craft shop which is well frequented and thoroughly enjoyed by guests.The quaint little town of Kirriemuir, known as the gateway to the Angus Glens is 8 miles away. Kirriemuir has several shops, restaurants and pubs, a great ice cream shop and an old fashioned sweet shop. The splendid Angus Glens offer wonderful hill walking, climbing and cycling. The Strathmore valley has wonderful, unspoiled scenery, plenty of places to explore and enjoy.
Glenshee Ski Centre 18 miles with great snow sports school and mountain biking centre. Most extensive skiing and snowboarding in Scotland. http://www.ski-glenshee.co.uk/
Strathmore Golf Centre 5 miles a really friendly place to play golf with a super restaurant, reasonable prices great quality food and families welcome. http://www.strathmoregolf.com/
Glenisla Golf Course 4 miles open all year, quality parkland course with challenges for all abilities. http://www.golf-glenisla.co.uk/
Lintrathen Loch fly fishing 3 miles boat fishing for brown and rainbow trout boats for disabled fishers too. http://www.flyfishingscotland.com/subpages/lintrathen.htm
The Cateran Trail just outside your back door. Passes our holiday homes, 64 miles of way marked paths, lovely section 4 miles or so to Glennisla where there is a good hostelry to refresh you, Glenisla Hotel. http://www.caterantrail.org/
Alyth Cycles Thrill seekers and families alike will find excitement and fun at Alyth Bike Park https://www.alythcycles.co.uk/
Glamis Castle 8 miles Chidhood home of Queen Mother and legendary setting for Shakespeares MacBeth. A 5 star visitor attraction. http://www.glamis-castle.co.uk/
Discovery Point 22 miles Home of RRS Discovery have a guided tour of Captain Scotts vessel that took him to the Antartic. http://www.rrsdiscovery.com
Scone Palace 20 miles Crowning place of the Kings of Scotland. http://scone-palace.co.uk/
Edradour distillery 25 miles. Smallest traditional distillery n Scotland, see whisky being made and sample some. http://www.edradour.com/
Active Kids Stanley 19 miles A must for all children, what a fun day at this extensive farm play area best we have ever visited with lovely coffee shop and gift shop. http://www.activekidsadventurepark.co.uk/