Welcome to Red Squirrel Cottage


This delightful cottage is situated in the picturesque village of Strathtay with the towns of Pitlochry, Aberfeldy and Dunkeld a short drive away, making this the perfect base from which to explore this stunning area.  

Within walking distance of the cottage you can find a well-stocked shop & post office, two restaurants and the award winning Highland Chocolatier.

For outdoor enthusiasts Strathtay boasts an immaculate golf course, fishing on the River Tay, rafting, kayaking, mountain biking and some breathtaking walks.

Strathtay Self Catering

Facilities & Features


Sleeps 4

Walk in Shower

Free WiFi

Satellite TV


Washing Machine

Private Parking

Walk to Pub

Enclosed Garden with BBQ

Pets Welcome

Log Burner

No Smoking

Red Squirrel Cottage Gallery


Our Top 5 Local Favourites

1Highland Safaris
Highland Safaris offers Award winning activities and experiences suitable for all ages and interests to enjoy.
In Grandtully, a short walk away, you will find The Highland Chocolatier - Iain Burnett, who is an award-winning artisan, creating all sorts of delicious chocolate treats.
If you are looking for an action packed day out, Free Spirits can provide it - white water rafting and cliff jumping are a few of the activities they offer.
Pitlochry Festival Theatre is hugely popular in the local area, with nightly productions throughout the summer months, as well as may events and shows throughout the quieter season too.
Dewars Distillery is around 10 minutes drive away in Aberfeldy - Tours take place throughout the day, and include tours and tastings for whisky aficionados and beginners alike.

A Few Recommendations

Eating Out

There are lots of great restaurants in Aberfeldy and Pitlochry, and just a short walk from Squirrel Cottage is the Inn on the Tay - serving great food, and often having live music, or a quiz night.

One of our favourites is the Inn on The Tay, who offer our guests 10% discount off food!

Another local place, within walking distance is the Grandtully Hotel by Ballintaggart a lovely spot focusing on exceptional Scottish food.


There are adventures to be had right here on our doorstep! You can enjoy canyoning, white water rafting, kayaking and cliff jumping all organised by Free Spirits in Grandtully.

Scottish Quads also offers fun days out, with treks to suit all abilities they have something for everyone.

A little further afield in Pitlochry you can even do a bungee jump with Highland Fling Bungee - only for the brave!!!


The famous House of Bruar is around 25 minutes drive from Squirrel Cottage, where you can browse through the halls of country clothing, cashmere, household goods and art gallery. The food hall is the perfect place to pick up some nibbles too!.

The Watermill Bookshop, cafe & Gallery in Aberfeldy,  a unique experience, housed in a grade A listed former watermill.  

Spirit of Wood is situated in an elevated position overlooking Aberfeldy, selling quality furniture, Home Accessories and Giftware.

Local Walks

This beautiful area of Highland Perthshire really is a walkers paradise, whether you enjoy a relaxing stroll along the riverside, or tackling a munro or 2, its all here.

The Birks of Aberfeldy is only a short drive away, as are the Falls of Acharn, and the mighty Ben Lawers.

The cottage is on the Strathtay to Pitlochry section of " The Rob Roy Way" or you can walk along the river path to Aberfeldy.


Try the Hot Box in Kenmore, a loch side sauna with panoramic views of Loch Tay, followed by a dip in the giant Hydro Pool with a glass of bubbly.

Alternatively you can relax and indulge at the Woodland Spa at Fonab Castle or The Lavender Spa at the Atholl Palace Hotel, Pitlochry.

Tariff & Offers

Prices are per night
Minimum stay of 2 nights.

- March & April - £160 per night
- May to October - £160 per night
- November to February - £150 per night
Excludes public holidays, festive period and Easter
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Contact Us

You can contact us at Red Squirrel Cottage in the following ways


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