Things to do

Things to do


  • Tullibardine Distillery Tour
    Ask at  the distillery for times and more details.
  • 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.)


  • 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
In the chest of drawers in the sitting room are games and jigsaws.
A wide range of books about Scotland.
On the bottom shelf of the bookcase there are folders of ideas for places to visit.




  • Tormaukin Hotel, Glendevon Lunch 12-2pm, Dinner 6-9pm
  • Cafe Kisa (High Street, just west of Co-op car park) 9.30–5pm
  • Delivino  award-wining delicatessen and wine cafe in Crieff and Auchterarder
  • Gloagburn Farm Food shop and Restaurant, Tibbermore near Perth open daily 9.30–5pm (excellent reviews)
  • India Gate, Dunblane
    (Fourways Roundabout, near police station) 01786 822098
    Long established, well-reviewed, local favourite

Take away food from


  • 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.)