Dun Aluinn


Have a fabulous experience when you come and stay at Dun Aluinn, not just in the house but in the surrounding area.

Enjoy a full range of activities which include the following:


There is so much to choose from in the area, from fishing in the River Tay to the numerous loch that surround Dun Aluinn. We will supply all the equipment you’ll need and whisk you away in Land Rovers, with our experienced Gillies, for a truly memorable day on the water.
Dun Aluinn Fishing

Golfing on some of the worlds most iconic courses

As part of our pre-arrival Concierge service, we can book tee times on some iconic courses. Gleneagles (home of the Ryder Cup 2014) is 50 min drive, St Andrew 90mins, Blairgowrie Championship course is 45 mins drive. Perhaps enjoy a round at the nearby Crieff golf course (30 mins). We can arrange transport if required.

Dewars Whisky Tasting

Dewars is just a short walk away from Dun Aluinn, and we have teamed up with their Visitor Centre to offer whisky tasting at Dun Aluinn or at the Distillery.

Tour the distillery to see how Dewars create the distinctive honeyed richness of our whisky Access the atmospheric warehouse and learn how Dewars double age their whisky for extra smoothness.

Guests of Dun Aluinn have exclusive access to the Secret Bar, (not open to the public). Enjoy a private tour of the distillery & finish off with a wee dram of whisky in the Secret Bar.

Dewars Whisky Distillery
Highland Safari

Highland Safaris

The team at Highland Safari will collect you at Dun Aluinn in Defender 4×4’s and together with a personal kilted Safari Ranger take you off-road and into the Perthshire Hills.

Highland Pony & Falconry Experience

Highland Pony & Falconry Experience
Loch Tay Crannog Experience

Loch Tay Crannog Experience

Isle of Skye Scenic Tour by Helicopter

Unforgettable trip to the Isle of Skye directly from Dun Aluinn – landing rights at the historic Eilean Donan Castle, quick dip in the fairy pools on Skye followed by lunch at the Michelin star Three Chimneys or Kinloch Lodge restaurant. Return via Glenfinnan Viaduct of Harry Porter fame.
Wee Adventures

Wee Adventures Bespoke Outdoor Adventures

Dun Aluinn is located in the spectacular outdoors of Highland Perthshire, nature’s own playground. Wee Adventures have a reputation for delivering exceptional outdoor experiences and kids’ activity days that will leave them pestering you for more! Let them craft your very own adventure from pirateering in canoes for island picnics, climbing and abseiling local crags, good old fashioned outdoor games and tree climbing, learning bush craft skills, orienteering for dragons or revitalising yourself in a wellbeing session in the woods.

Beyond Adventure

In partnership with Beyond Adventure, we can tailor any activity; whether it is canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding or mountain biking, to suit the needs of our guests.

Relax into your adventure, we will take care of every detail of your day, from transport to and from Dun Aluinn to the sumptuous, locally-sourced picnic lunch we can provide. With Beyond Adventure you can be assured of the highest standard of guiding and instruction – we will make sure that you get an unforgettable experience whilst keeping your group safe.

Beyond Adventure
Dining in the wilderness

Dining in the Wilderness

This photo says it all – with access to some amazing local Highland Estates we can arrange lunch deep in the Scottish wilderness, away from the maddening crowds but at one with the natural world.

We can combine this experience with a Falconry display of wild Scottish birds. Please ask us for more details.

Haunted Evening at Castle Menzies

One of our most popular, unique experiences for guests at Dun Aluinn – Castle Menzies is the ancestral home of the Clan Menzies, guest can book the castle for a private evening, dinner in the old castle kitchen with a massive fireplace. Haunted tour of the castle by candle-light by specialist storyteller. Castle Menzies is one of the most haunted castles in Scotland so not for the faint hearted!