Escape to Crieff during your next visit to Scotland. This guide looks at the top things to do in Crieff.


Your Complete Guide to Crieff: Things to do in Crieff

This tourist hub is known for its whisky and history of cattle droving, making it the dream destination for those that want to embrace the Scottish way of life.

Here, you can live like royalty and visit the same attractions as William and Catherine, Earl and Countess of Strathearn; the Duke and Duchess both visited Crieff in 2014. 

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Where is Crieff?

Crieff is the capital of Strathearn. This popular “market town” is part of Perth and Kinross and neighbors to Scottish towns such as Crianlarich, and Aberfeldy. Perthshire was named “The fairest portion of the northern kingdom” by Sir Walter Scott.

Things to do in Crieff 

This picture-perfect town in Perthshire has evolved in recent years as it has become a popular tourist hub

In Crieff, you will find many family-run businesses, great places to eat and drink and several events happening here throughout the year. 

Here is a selection of things to do in Crieff.

The Glenturret Distillery

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Top on our list of things to do in Crieff is the Glenturret Distillery.

Discover the wonder of whiskey-making at one of Scotland’s best distilleries. 

According to Tripadvisor, the Glenturret Distillery is Crieff’s top attraction as visitors love learning more about this brand that was established back in 1775 and is still 

Visitors to the town can book a tasting experience or tour here or eat at the cafe which has received the “Taste Our Best Award”, the Quality Assurance food and drink scheme from VisitScotland.

Crieff & Strathearn Drovers’ Tryst Walking Festival

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Looking for things to in Crieff in the great outdoors?

Get a taste of traditional Scotland at Crieff & Strathearn Drovers’ Tryst Walking Festival

This annual celebration is devoted to people that made Crieff the cattle-droving crossroads of Scotland back in the 1700s. 

This festival is suited to those of all exercise backgrounds as walks vary in difficulty and length. Throughout the seven days, those taking part can enjoy Crieff’s wildlife and nature in the company of tourists and locals that join in every year!

Drummond Gardens

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Next up on our list of things to do in Crieff is Drummond Gardens.

Don’t miss Drummond Gardens if you are visiting Crieff. 

This formal garden can only be described stunning, therefore, it is no wonder that thousands of tourists visit here every year, 

The gardens date back to the early 17th century making them one of the oldest formal gardens in Europe, the gardens that tourists can visit today were replanted during the 1950s.

Tickets for the Drummond Gardens start at £2.

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