Things to do

Things to do

IN BLACKFORD

  • Tullibardine Distillery Tour
    Ask at  the distillery for times and more details. www.tullibardine.com
  • Blackford Village Store
    All the basics, good value and good range of products.
  • Children’s swing park
    At the east end of the village near the school and another play area beyond the level crossing for older children. (The level crossing is manned full time.)

Walks

  • Blackford Church Trail Leaflet gives a starting point to a number of other routes which are signed from the village.
  • Beyond Comelyburn on the road beyond the level crossing, is a sign for a route to Auchterarder via Gleneagles Golf Course.
  • There is a footpath beside the Danny Burn just beyond the Moray Institute.
  • On the other side of the dual carriageway is a signpost for a route across the Ochils.
  • Please ask for further information about longer walks on the Sherrifmuir and the Ochil hills

In the house
A wide range of books about Scotland.

DAYS OUT FOR FAMILIES

PLACES OF HISTORICAL INTEREST

PLACES TO EAT

Take away food from

SHOPS FOR FOOD

  • Blackford Village Store (east end of village)
  • Co-op, High Street Auchterarder
  • Alexa Dunlop, Greengrocer and Fruitseller, High Street Auchterarder (west end of town, north side of High St)
  • Simon Howie Butcher  Auchterarder (next to car park)
  • Dunblane has the nearest branches of Tesco and Marks and Spencer
  • 24-hour Tesco, Perth just off A9 near McDiarmid Park Football Ground

Nearest Petrol Stations (both have shops)

Southbound – Balhaldie  6 miles approx
Northbound – Loaninghead 2 miles approx

Local Garage for any repairs etc
McNaughtons Garage, Abercarney Place, Blackford (turn left just past the zebra crossing at the Village Store, east end of village.)