Four Seasons at Ericht
The perfect setting summer or winter: our 6 lodges nestled in the trees over looking the mighty River Ericht. In Scotland you really experience all that nature has to offer, the seasons have so much meaning here but we can't rule out getting all 4 in one day here!
January to March:
We have a fantastic ski centre in Glenshee only 40 mins from the lodges, it's Britain 's largest snowsport centre offering skiing over 4 valleys.
Scottish skiing is excellent and a stay in Blairgowrie, with a short drive to Glenshee, offers great value for money.
As winter moves into spring, there are a variety of other outdoor pursuits nearby including walking, golf and rafting.
April to June:
Enjoy seeing spring colours and blossom on the trees. A variety of birds are active around the lodges. Look out for the nesting boxes. Take a short trip to the Scottish Wildlife Trust at the Loch of the Lowes and see the Ospreys , a long established nesting site the new visitor centre allows you to get really close to what's going on .
Visit the bluebell wood (Darroch) in Blairgowrie and enjoy this wondrous site in May.
This is a good time to explore the area, try some of the local golf courses or go fishing.
With no less than six 18 hole and three 9 – hole courses in the immediate area you will be spoilt for choice if golfing is your game.
Fishing on the Ericht can cost as little as £5 or hire a ghillie on a beat for the day from £25 our rivers are rich with trout and Salmon, some of the finest fishing to be had in Scotland can be found within 5 miles of Blairgowrie on the Tay, Isla and Ericht. We have 2 of the best tackle shops in Scotland here in Blairgowrie, you are in safe hands.
July to September:
Enjoy the bounty of Strathmore's harvest and enjoy the finest lamb and beef, venison and honey from the hills and of course our famous soft fruits.
Through the summer come and discover the cultural spirit of Scotland. With many Highland Games only a drive away and many annual Local Farm Shows you can witness many of our traditional sports in action: "Tossing the Caber" and the "Highland Fling"! Come in early September and join us for our annual Braemar Day festival in the Wellmeadow with fireworks over the River Ericht and the Blairgowrie Highland Games in Bogle's Field.(always the first weekend in September)
October to December:
The lodges are surrounded by beautiful trees. Autumn brings a most colourful and special time to Perthshire as a whole, Big Tree Country , it is truly spectacular.Take the chance of a late autumn break to recharge the batteries and enjoy some early Christmas shopping in independent shops in Blairgowrie.
Early October sees the annual Bookmark Festival, with venues in and around Blairgowrie. This is an inspiring event for all ages.
Come and enjoy the Enchanted Forest at Faskally a night time show painting even more colours on to Perthshire's majestic collection of trees. Early booking highly recommended.
In early November come and experience a very special and unique festival. The Amber Festival is hosted by Dougie MacLean and showcases the very best of Perthshire's cultural heritage and stunning scenery in a programme of music, walks and talks. Early booking highly recommended.
Get away from it all and Ericht Holiday Lodges is the ideal the ideal location for a family gathering or a romantic Christmas break. All our lodges have a decorated Christmas tree and we can sometimes even arrange for snow!