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An unusual small estate on the edge of the Highlands with beavers

Gate Lodge

Gate Lodge self-catering cottage, BamffThe Gate Lodge is a 2 bedroom holiday cottage at the end of the drive to Bamff House with enclosed private garden. The cottage sleeps 4 and is a comfortable and charming place to stay either by the week or for short breaks.

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Hideaway

Bamff Hideaway luxury glamping Scotland
The Bamff Hideaway, on a lovely woodland footpath on the Cateran trail, overlooking two beaver ponds and one beaver dam, is a little bit like a wildlife watching hide, but it is also a romantic off-grid glamping hut of great charm.

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Luxury yurts

Yurt holiday accommodation-glamping Scotland
We have now installed two beautiful yurts in the open wooded area behind the castle and they are available to let by the night, mini break or week. Our yurts were made in Mongolia, but adapted to suit the British climate. Special deals are available for lager parties and longer stays.

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The dog days of summer – and a bit about trees.

Posted by on Sep 2, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

  It was lovely today. It happened in that way that Scotland has, of throwing up beautiful days at random, sprinkled between the cold, the windy and the wet ones. A gleaming day, at times a hot day, with just a glimpse of autumn – a tree here or there tinged with paprika or ginger.  I walked down the drive in the morning to look at the beaver pools in the little hidden den just below the causeway that the drive runs along. This is an area I was hardly aware of before we had beavers. But now there are so many dams there – maybe six or seven, and a flight of deep pools which today were glassy still and reflecting the tall trees.  It has become a magic glade.   Bamff has such a strange mixture of trees and plants. Each generation of people has had its own idea of what should be growing here.  Once, presumably, it was mainly patchy forest and wet-wood – pine forest on the hill and in the low-ground willow, alder, birch, rowan and hazel; ash too and elm I presume. Probably oak as well and pine in drier parts. There would have been clearance over time, some intentional, some perhaps more accidental – driven by the...

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About Bamff Estate

About Bamff - Beech trees in summer Bamff is a small estate on the edge of the Scottish Highlands in East Perthshire. It is managed for organic sheep farming, timber, native woodland, forest regeneration, affordable housing and renewable energy. Over the last three decades there has been an emphasis on ecological management which has been assisted by two families of beavers and a herd of wild boar. More about Bamff >

Old Brewhouse cottage

Old Brewhouse
The Old Brewhouse is our holiday cottage which lies on the Cateran Trail and offers stays for 3 nights and longer. We can provide an affordable pick-up and drop-off service by arrangement. Free guided beaver watching is available to summer visitors.
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Location

Ecotourism & Glamping
Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire
PH11 8LF

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