The small town of Crieff is known primarily as a market town focussing on the trade of whiskey and beef. Nowadays, the city markets itself as the most important destination for whiskey production and offers its guests a wide range of sights and attractions. The cityscape is typically Scottish and very romantic, cozy little streets and Victorian houses characterize the environment - don't forget your camera. The natural environment invites you to go outdoor activities of every kind, Crieff also offers great opportunities to relax in a spa and forget about everyday life.
Attractions in Crieff
In the past Crieff was known as a market town and was able to maintain its reputation into the present time and today it's known as a resort and offers its visitors many attractions. The Caithness Glass Visitor Center still bears witness to its history as a trading city and invites visitors to take a closer look at the history of the village. Close by is Drummond Castle, which is surrounded by a beautiful garden. Take a walk through the small park and let yourself be transported back in time. Numerous whiskey distilleries complete the range around Crieff. Take a trip to the Glenturrent Distillery and test the quality yourself.
Activities in Crieff and surroundings
As a market town, Crieff has focused on tourism and has continued to develop its diverse offerings. Crieff was known as a water spa in the 19th century and has one of the country's finest spas, Crieff Hydro, which is also a Victorian-style hotel. Nearby you will find Loch Freuchie, a lake for hiking and wildlife viewing. Take a walk along lush green meadows and the Scottish Highlands, enjoying the unique nature that Scotland has to offer. In Muthill you can find rich history, numerous buildings from the 15th century are listed here and can still be visited today.
Through its long history as a livestock trading town and water spa, Crieff has established itself as a resort. Culinary diversity and a wide range of gastronomic establishments have been set up along the picturesque streets and offer its visitors everything your heart desires. Visit the Cultoquhey House Hotel for a delicious dinner or indulge in culinary delights at the Crieff Hydro after a wellness day. We recommend a visit to the whiskey manufacturer Glenturrent. The Distillery is Scotland's oldest and was founded in 1775. During a guided tour, the "Famous Grouse Experience", you will learn everything you need to know about whiskey and of course you can test it.