Bed and Breakfast
Bed and breakfast accommodation north of Perth, on the River Tay.
Beautiful surroundings, riverside gardens. Free wi-fi.
near Pitlochry and Aberfeldy
Secluded riverside location on the edge of Strathtay conservation village:
Pitlochry and Aberfeldy: 15 minutes Edinburgh and Glasgow: 90 mins
Inverness: 120 mins
This really is a unique and special bed and breakfast: right on the wooded banks of the silvery River Tay, secluded in 4 acres of gardens, and with warmly hospitable owners, Ann and Alf Berry.
Ann and Alf recently moved to Riverwood from their much loved B&B, Beinn Bhracaigh in Pitlochry, where for many years they welcomed happy guests. They've been with About Scotland since 2004 and we wholeheartedly recommend staying with them.
Riverwood Strathtay is comfortable, contemporary, light and spacious, and with the soothing sound of the river and the pure air is a refreshing and relaxing base for visiting the glorious highlands of central Scotland.
All 5 Bedrooms (2 suites, 3 en suite bedrooms) have luxurious duvets and pillows, flatscreen TV/DVD, free wi-fi, iPod dock, hairdryer, tea-making facilities and mini-fridge.
Bathrooms have underfloor heating and fine Scottish toiletries from Arran Aromatics.
Auchanrossan suite, On the ground floor, self-contained behind a big oak door, a double bedroom with super-king size bed, bathroom with bath, shower, basin and wc, and your own private sitting room. Views over the lawn to the River Tay.
There's another ground floor self-contained suite, ready soon: The Tulliepowrie.
Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms, Tay 1, 2 and 3, all with en suite bathrooms:
Below left and right;
Tay 2 bedroom, super-king size double bed, bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and wc, en suite.
Below left and right;
Tay 3 bedroom, super-king size double or twin bed, bathroom with shower, basin and wc, en suite.
Breakfast is served at your table by the window looking out to the river. There are resident red squirrels and pheasants wandering about - there's one in the grass just above the croissants (above right).
- The speciality is Ann's delicious Potato Rosti (above left).
- Local Dunkeld smoked salmon and scrambled eggs.
- Cereal choices, yoghurts, fresh fruit salad.
- Eggs in all styles, light French toast and crispy bacon.
- Homemade pancakes.
- Speciality teas.
- Locally roasted coffee.
Every second night the Berry's produce fine evening meals. (Please ask in advance with plenty of notice.)
There's a bistro restaurant within walking distance and many other choices a short drive away.
Prices start at £85 per room for 2 people per night, including complimentary tea, coffee and home-baking upon arrival - and breakfast.
Arrival after 15.30pm, departure 10.30am.
Children over 10 welcome
No pets, and no smoking please.
You are welcome to relax in the Living-room (right) at anytime, or walk in the garden. There's nothing nicer than a stroll down to the river just before breakfast.
The Berry's also have 150 metres of trout fishing on the river if you'd like to have a go.
To enquire or to book:
You can book online on the Berry's own website: http://riverwoodstrathtay.com/book.html
Alf and Ann Berry
Pitlochry, PH9 0PG
Tel: 01887 840 751
Mobile: 07708 668 436
or from outside the UK:
Tel: 44 1887 840 751
Mobile: 44 7708 668 436
Top photograph courtesy of Ann and Alf.
Please tell Alf and Ann you found Riverwood Strathtay through About Scotland!