Delighted to report that Craigatin House and Courtyard is a regional winner for “Most Hospitable Guesthouse” in the 2014/15 Visit Scotland Scottish Thistle Awards. Well done to all of yesterdays other winners at the Perth Racecourse presentation and very special thanks to all our guests and supporters. The National Scottish Thistle final takes place in Glasgow on 5th March 2015
Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015 is a Scottish Government initiative led in partnernership by EventScotland, VisitScotland and Scotland Food & Drink.
The aim of Year of Food and Drink 2015 is to spotlight, celebrate and promote Scotland’s natural larder and quality produce to all followers and guests and in doing so, further develop Scotland’s reputation as a Land of Food and Drink.
Here at Craigatin House & Courtyard Pitlochry we do whatever we can to use local suppliers in thecreation of our breakfast menu.Our eggs come from Allarburn Farm in Elgin. Our award winning black puddings come from Grants of Speyside along with our Pork Sausages.
We use Smoked Haddock in our Arnold Bennett omelettes from Buckie, homemade Strawberry Jam and Marmalade supplied by award winning Perthshire Preserves.
Our biscuits are from the award winning Kenmore Bakery, local honey from Tenandry hives and all finished off nicely with coffee from Perthshire roaster Glen Lyon Coffee.
We are delighted to report that Craigatin House has been nominated for an Excellence in Customer Service Award in the 2014 Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star Awards. Overall winners to be announced at the awards dinner on Friday 21st November at The Crieff Hydro!
Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star Awards 2014
Pitlochry, is a pretty Highland town located at the geographic centre of Scotland in the dramatic county of Highland Perthshire, Scotland. Lying on the River Tummel and at the foot of Ben Vrackie mountain this small town has a resident population according to the 2001 census of 2,564.
Pitlochry Scotland is a Victorian town, which has prospered as a popular tourist resort since Queen Victoria visited the town in 1842. Pitlochry prospered significantly also with the arrival of the railway in 1863.
Pitlochry remains a popular international visitor destination today and is especially known for its history with nearby Blair Castle and as a centre for walking, golfing, cycling, Whisky tasting and theatre with the famous Pitlochry Festival Theatre located in the town. Pitlochry is surrounded by mountains such as Ben Vrackie and Schiehallion.
Pitlochry is also where you will find the award winning, luxury, boutique bed and breakfast, Craigatin House and Courtyard: www.craigatinhouse.co.uk
The weather in Pitlochry. As with the rest of the United Kingdom, Pitlochry has a maritime climate with cool summers and mild winters. The warmest driest months are May to September and the coolest wettest months are October to March. You can expect the warmest day of the year to reach 26 degrees Centigrade (79.3 degrees Fahrenheit) and the coldest winter night to be circa -10 degrees Centigrade (12 degrees Fahrenheit).
So when is the best time to visit Craigatin House Pitlochry? Anytime is the best time, with lots to see and do the scenery is beautiful whatever the weather!