Activities Near Raith Farmhouse
Golf in Scotland - Gleneagles
Perthshire offers 40 golf courses ranging from the grandeur of Gleneagles and St Andrews to the excitement of highland 9 hole courses. There are 6 courses close to Raith, including Gleneagles, Auchterarder, Crieff, Comrie and Muthill.
In addition to the Johnnie Walker PGA Championship, the Ryder Cup comes to Gleneagles in 2014 and Raith is ideally placed for visitors to all these major golf tournaments. For more information on Golf in Pethshire and the Perthshire Green Card please click on this link
The sheer variety of walking on offer in the local area is staggering, from the peaks of Ben Vorlich and Ben Chonzie on the doorstep to the Munros of the Lawers group and beyond. There are also a number of pleasant and less taxing low level walks through beautiful scenery in the local area. We would be happy to advise on walking routes if required.
The Crieff Drover’s Tryst is an annual walking festival which takes place annually in October and attracts visitors from all over the world. For more information on the Drover's Tryst this year go to http://www.droverstryst.co.uk
Some of the finest salmon and trout fishing in Scotland is available on the River Tay and the River Earn nearby; Raith provides an ideal base for a fishing break. The salmon season runs from 15 January to 15 October and trout from 15 March to 6 October. For more information on fishing in the Crieff area please follow this link
"Geocaching is a pastime where participants using a GPS unit seek caches hidden by other players. The caches are listed (along with a more information) at www.geocaching.com "
That’s one definition. We prefer to think if it as the very best way to explore a new area while on holiday. Caches are often hidden in areas of historic interest or scenic beauty so there is no better way to discover the best an area has to offer than to download the local caches into your handheld GPS and head out for the day. There are over a million caches hidden worldwide and more being added every day so there are bound to be some near you wherever you are. There are currently 265 caches within 10 miles of Raith Farm