Activities in Perthshire

The Old Smiddy is an excellent venue for Family Groups, Golfing, Fishing and Shooting Parties. The cottage is large enough for everyone to find a quiet niche. We offer flexible accommodation, self-catering, B&B with lunch. Just let us know your requirements by clicking here.

Golf in Scotland

Golf packages can be arranged through the local Tourist Board giving access to some of Perthshire's most attractive golf courses.

Golf Courses nearby

There are 40 golf courses nearby including:

  • Carnoustie (40 miles)
  • Rosemount (6 miles)
  • Gleneagles (20miles)
  • St Andrews (50 miles)


Located 3 miles from Stanley and close to the Ballathie and Taymount beats of the River Tay, The Old Smiddy is an ideal base for fishing on the middle and lower beats of the Tay.

Local loch and river fishing can be arranged for both salmon/sea trout and brown/rainbow trout. We have a large freezer for your catch.


Local stalking and game shooting (pheasant, partridge, duck, goose) are available on nearby sporting estates

Special offers


Homestays available from February 2017.

Come and stay and share the goodlife with us...

£23-£30 ppn - minimum stay 3 nights.

Stables Studio Tariff:

Sorry, fully booked!

Well behaved pets welcome

Well behaved pets welcome The Old Smiddy welcomes well behaved pets for self-catering lets only.

Cage available.