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An unusual small estate on the edge of the Highlands

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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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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Dispatch from a Scottish Yurt

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

The most memorable part of my time living in a yurt, has to be the owls. Judging by the directions of their nightly hoots, there seem to be three that live on the Bamff estate, nestled away among the woods and streams of Perthshire, north of the small town of Alyth.  I’m told that they are Tawny owls, and though I’ve not been fortunate enough to see one, they’ve made their presence known for the two months that I’ve lived here. The thin walls of a yurt let in all the sounds of a Scottish forest at night, from deer barking in the woods and occasionally crashing about, to foxes calling as they do their nightly rounds. In the morning there is the usual squawking of the Pheasants, strutting around on the grass and in the late afternoon as it gets dark on these brief winter days, a large clamour of Rooks roosts in one of the taller Scots pines that overlook the grounds. Some might think that during a Scottish November, the most pressing issue with yurt living, would be the cold, but apart from the half hour it would take to get the wood stove crackling out some heat in the evening, and the reluctance to pull aside nice warm blankets and see my...

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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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Ecotourism & Glamping
Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire
PH11 8LF

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