Highland Experiences

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 activites which include the following:

Alba Fishing

Dun Aluinn work in partnership with Alba Game Fishing and Orvis Endorsed fishing company with trips throughout Scotland.

Trout Fishing

There is so much trout fishing to choose from in the area. Whether you want to target wild brown trout in the River Tay or River Lyon, amidst stunning iconic Scottish scenery or fish the numerous hill lochs that surround Dun Aluinn, we can help. We will collect you from the house in a Land Rover and provide all the quality fishing tackle you need and breathable waders, boots and wading jackets are stocked in all sizes. Our friendly knowledgeable Orvis Endorsed guides live and breath these rivers and lochs and we can share our secrets and help you enjoy a memorable day in the outdoors. We will supply specialist flies tied by our guides, and if needed, can offer casting tips and knowledge on how to read the river.

Salmon Fishing

Catching an Atlantic Salmon in Scotland must be one of the greatest achievements in the Sporting World. Dun Aluinn is blessed with a geographical location close to some of Scotland’s finest salmon rivers, the River Tay and Tummel and River Lyon. Alba Game Fishing can deliver a unique salmon fishing experience. Which river to choose, depends on the time of year, conditions and ability of the angler. We are endorsed by Orvis and have qualified SGAIC Spey Casting instructors and will provide you with premium Scott Mackenzie double hand fly rods and a range of fly lines to suit your choice. If you prefer, It’s also possible to spin cast on the Tay, or if you would like to learn the art of Spey Casting we can help. Prices vary throughout the season and peak in October, however you shouldn’t ignore the magnificent spring and summer fishing that there iconic rivers offer.

Dewars Whisky Tasting

Dewars WhiskyDewars 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 we create the distinctive honeyed richness of our spirit. Access our atmospheric warehouse and learn how we double age our whisky for extra smoothness. Explore our interactive exhibition, guided by our bespoke app. Soak up the atmosphere in our welcoming cafe and Whisky Lounge, and fill your own bottle from our hand-selected casks.

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.

Highland Safaris

Highland Safaris have created a truly Scottish Experience with everlasting memories. Imagine five star hospitality combined with a truly magical encounter with nature, amidst 250,000 acres of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland. Highland Safaris guarantees to enhance your experience of the Scottish wilderness, with a passion and knowledge of the area, wildlife, the surrounding environment, the rich heritage and fascinating culture. The Highland Safaris team has the experience, the knowledge and the expertise to ensure that your event runs smoothly from start to finish and is dedicated to ensuring your event is an outstanding success.

A private chartered exclusive, tailored Safari with your Safari Ranger is perfect for those looking for a versatile, personalised adventure. With a personal kilted Safari Ranger create an exclusive adventure for a group or a VIP experience for 2. You can take the wheel and drive the trail or use your Ranger’s local knowledge and expertise to cater for your specific interests.

Loch Tay Safaris

Experience this unique boat trip, bringing the heritage and history of Loch Tay to life!

Our modern custom-built boat is comfortable, fast, dry & gets in close to the inaccessible parts of the loch to explore the wildlife & nature. Live commentary from our passionate and knowledgeable crew will take you on a journey through the local history, heritage and folklore. An Inspirational journey suitable for all ages..

Wee Adventures
Bespoke Outdoor Adventures

Wee AdventuresDun Aluinn is located in the spectacular outdoors of Highland Perthshire, nature’s own playground. Explore and embrace it with Wee Adventures who are local adventure sports and slow adventure specialists with 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. One thing is for sure, you will leave inspired by Biscuit’s contagious enthusiasm, and, perhaps, the answer to why he is called Biscuit.

Wee Adventures
walking and experiential tours

Expert guide Tim Willis is often found guiding in Scotland’s North West Highlands & Islands or in the Himalayas of Nepal. But Perthshire is his home and nobody tells it’s story quite like Tim. Let him bring this truly magical part of Scotland to life for you – its big mountains with incredible views; beautiful, peaceful riverside walks; hills with ancient Caledonian Pine trees; truly remote glens with red deer and red squirrels and of course, there’s history around every corner. Nothing is too much trouble for Tim and his attention to detail is legendary.

Beyond Adventure

White water raftingBeyond Adventure works in partnership with Dun Aluinn to offer you the very best in adventure activities. We are local experts when it comes to adventuring in the heart of Scotland and can tailor any activity; whether it is canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding or mountain biking, to suit the needs of your party.

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.

Nae Limits

White water rafting, canyoning and all water based activities – fantastic fun (I know I have tried them!). Located 20 mins away. The team at Nae Limits can collect guests at Dun Aluinn and whisk them away for a day of adventure.