Crieff Hydro Self Catering


Activity packed holidays in the heart of the beautiful Perthshire countryside.

  • roomUnits 56
  • person Sleeps 1 - 16
  • bed Bedrooms 1 - 6
  • petPets Yes
  • mobilityMobility Yes
  • Babies
  • Toddlers
  • Older Kids
  • Teens

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Take your pick from over 60 activities at these lodges, cottages and cozy cabins, all set within the grounds of Crieff Hydro hotel, in the picturesque Strathearn Valley.

About this place

Best bits

  • Fab location in the middle of a beautiful 900-acre estate, yet only an hour from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee.
  • Amazing range of activities including horse riding, high ropes, DECLÉOR spa, a cinema and two swimming pools.
  • Six different places to eat on-site, from fine dining to coffee and cake, there’s something for everyone.

Top tips

  • Dreaming of an evening kid-free? No problem – just book one of Crieff Hydro’s qualified babysitters.
  • Take waterproofs and wellies because come rain or shine the Perthshire countryside is worth making the most of.
  • Pack light, with essentials provided, plus some extras like Arran Aromatics toiletries and Edinburgh House shortbread.

Plan your stay

What are the facilities like? Where can you eat? What can you do?

Swimming pool
Indoor play room
Outdoor play equipment
Farm animals
Kids club / creche
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Crieff Hydro is all geared up for wheelchairs with accessible options for both hotel rooms and self-catering. The main hotel is easy to manoeuvre around with three lifts, spacious restaurants, wide corridors and even an pool lift if you fancy a dip.

Location & local area

About the owners


Crieff Hydro is very much a family business. In fact I am the great-great-great-grandnephew of the founder Dr Meikle. Not only do our family live on the estate, my wife, Fiona, and son, Richard, are working in the business too.

Owner recommendations

  • A five minute drive from Crieff village takes you to Drummond Castle Gardens – one of the finest gardens in Europe.

  • Crieff is right at the heart of Scotland making it easy to get out and explore both countryside and cities.

  • Auchingarrich wildlife park is a lovely day out, with over 50 different species of animals, plus indoor and outdoor play areas, pony rides, fly fishing plus gift shop and cafe.

  • Visit Scotland’s oldest distillery The Famous Grouse distillery.

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