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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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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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Luxury yurts


Yurt holiday accommodation

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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Summer at Bamff

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Flowers We had an American visitor here at the week-end who was astonished by the size of our flowers. She was a keen gardener and had some of the same flowers in her own garden as we have in ours, but she said ours were much bigger.  Flowers – gardens and wild flowers –  are a feature of Scotland that are possibly not as famous abroad as rugged mountains and bloody battles, but they are  one of the things I love about living here. This year has been a great year for growth as we’ve had plenty of rain and sunshine and the wild flowers have been a delight as well as the flowers in the garden. The flowers in my pots at the back have done wonderfully well and I haven’t even had to water them once. The yellow flag irises have multiplied this year next to the drive. They have benefitted from the expansion of the beaver wetlands.     Orchids have flourished too.       The foxgloves are always a delight and come in three colours in our woods. White foxgloves are said to be a sign of the presence of fairies. I think we must have a thriving population of fairies. Or perhaps faeries – the Celtic kind. Shops Another thing...

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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 >

Beaver project

Some European beavers were brought to Bamff in 2002 to begin a pioneering project - the first of its kind in the UK.

Although the Bamff beavers are contained by fences, their areas are so large that they live as if in the wild. In 2006 the first kits were seen and there are now two families established in the low ground of the estate where they have created an impressive wetland habitat, with dozens of dams and pools full of fish and other wildlife.

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Location

Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire
PH11 8LF

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