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7 Nights  

  • £1165  to  £1625

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Short Breaks From

  • £235 p/night
    Off peak
    (3 night min)
  • £325 p/night
    Peak season
    (3 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Star Rating

    4 Star

About Middle Lodge

Middle Lodge puts you right in the heart of Perthshire and the Highlands, providing a superb standard of accommodation in a traditional Scottish house. Once the home of the Head Keeper of the Castle Menzies estate, Middle Lodge enjoys a peaceful location set well back from a quiet road on what was once the driveway to the main house. Middle Lodge sleeps six guests in three bedrooms, two of which can be set up either as super king-size or twin rooms, and is ideal for couples, families and friends.

Although Middle Lodge is well equipped for self-catering, it is less than a mile from Aileen Chraggan Hotel, and under two miles from Aberfeldy where there are several excellent pubs and cafes, including The Fountain and The Black Watch. It is close to Loch Tay, and there is an abundance of excellent fresh produce to be found in the shops and restaurants in the area. Aberfeldy is home to the Dewar's Distillery and is a favourite starting point for walkers, mountain bikers, and people who want a Highland safari.

Robert Burns, the Scottish poet beloved worldwide for the beauty of his words, visited Loch Tay in 1787 and the landscape he depicted remains virtually unchanged. If walking is too slow for your taste, you can explore the Highland countryside by bicycle or on horseback. Tay Forest Park has some wonderful footpaths that lead through towering forests to unforgettable views, while a walk through the Aberfeldy Birks is lovely, especially after rainfall when the waterfalls flow so impressively.

The Scottish Highlands has a rich and fascinating history as full of conflict as it is of culture. Castle Menzies was restored from a ruin in 1957 and is an excellent attraction where you can learn more about clan life. The Scottish Crannog Centre has some fantastic displays, and you can also visit Blair Castle and Drummond Castle. Middle Lodge is around an hour's drive from Perth, and around two hours from Glasgow and Edinburgh. It is the ideal place to stay for a truly magical Highland holiday.

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Owner details:

Kate McDiarmid joined Independent Cottages in December 2021

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay
  • Off Grid / Remote

Location (Perth and Kinross)

Middle Lodge has a timeless appeal with thick stone walls and deep window sills. It has been recently refurbished to a high standard and offers accommodation over two floors with one ground floor bedroom.

Accommodation Comprises:


  • Hallway has space to hang coats and store wellies and boots.
  • An open plan kitchen/living/dining room is decorated in light neutral colours. A round dining table with six chairs sits in front of glass French doors that open onto the paved patio area. Deep couches and armchairs face the fire, making it the perfect space for relaxing.
  • The kitchen includes everything you need to make self-catering a pleasure whether you are cooking for two or a house full of people. It has a dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, as well as a good range of cooking utensils, plates and glasses.
  • One of the three bedrooms is downstairs. It has a double bed, good storage, bedside tables and reading lights.
  • Shower room with a shower, WC and handbasin.


  • The master bedroom has a super king-sized bed which can also be made up as two single beds, and good storage, as well as bedside tables and a bookshelf with a variety of books for guests to enjoy.
  • Like the master bedroom, the second bedroom can also be configured as either a super king-size or a twin room to suit your accommodation needs. It has a dual aspect dormer windows and enjoys lovely views of the estate.
  • A family bathroom has a freestanding bath with shower over, WC and hand basin.

Outside: Middle Lodge has a private garden and benefits from sensational views. A patio area with comfy outdoor furniture is accessed via the dining room, and there is off road parking.

Additional information: A cot and high chair are provided in the holiday cottage. There is central heating and WiFi, and all utilities and linen are included. Two well behaved dogs are welcome for a small additional cost. Short breaks are available out of high season, depending on availability. No smoking.

Star Rating: 4 Star

Middle Lodge Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms (1 Ground Floor Double, 2 Super-King/Twin)
2 dogs welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £1165
To £1625
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Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1887 829666 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Kate McDiarmid
Member Since December 2021

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Middle Lodge 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 19th May 2024