Abernethy is in Perthshire, Scotland and offers a central location and excellent transport connections.

By Road: 4 miles from the
national motorway network at Bridge of Earn (please see below for directions).

By Air: Edinburgh International Airport is 38 miles away - about 45 mins by car.

By Train: 8 miles from the mainline railway station in Perth.

Gattaway B&B is a great base for exploring Scotland and its many and varied attractions.

Golf: We are ideally placed to take advantage of the many world famous golf courses in Perthshire and Fife including the home of golf St Andrews (23 miles), Open Championship venue Carnoustie (35 miles) and, host of the 2014 Ryder Cup, Gleneagles (24 miles). There are too many other courses to list all within distance for an easy day trip - probably running in to the hundreds! - some of the best include Kingsbarns, Ladybank, Blairgowrie, and Dalmahoy.

Fishing/Hunting: The River Tay and its tributaries are world renowned Salmon rivers and fishing is available on a daily or weekly basis on a number of beats. Perthshire is famous for the quality of its field sports. There are a number of excellent pheasant and partridge shoots in the area, whilst the grouse moors and deer forests of Highland Perthshire are within easy reach. The internationally renowned Hendry, Ramsay and Waters are based very nearby in Newburgh and offer a variety of fantastic Scottish Fieldsports experiences and packages. Please visit www.scothunt.co.uk for more information.

Let's Cook Scotland: We are within walking distance of the highly regarded cookery school run by the fabulous Sarah Mellersh. There are a variety of courses available from a day learning to make Tapas or Thai food or improving your baking skills, through to intensive two week courses covering everything. See www.letscookscotland.co.uk for more information. We can usually offer special reduced room rates for anyone attending the longer courses.

Outdoor pursuits: The nearby Ochil hills plus the southern Highlands offer extensive hill walking, mountain biking, skiing, trekking and other outdoor activities.

Directions - we have many reports of satnav sending people the wrong way once they have reached Abernethy, so please take note of these directions and disregard anything your satnav might tell you near the end!

Approaching from North/West/South/Perth/Edinburgh Airport/M90 motorway: Exit the M90 at Jn 9 (Bridge of Earn) and follow signs for Newburgh/Abernethy on the A912. After a mile turn left at the mini roundabout (signposted Abernethy A913). After 3 miles you will arrive in Abernethy, continue on the same road through the village until you go past the primary school on your right. After that you come to a roundabout - go straight through the roundabout but then immediately turn right up a single lane road - look for the white Gattaway B&B sign. Carry on up the road to the top of the hill following the B&B signs to turn right on to the gravel driveway that leads to the house.

Approaching from North East/Tay Road Bridge: Take the A92 south west then turn right on to the A913 signposted Newburgh. Continue through Newburgh and on to Abernethy. After entering Abernethy in 200 yards you will see a sign for Abernethy Local Services, immediately after this, before the roundabout, turn left up the single lane road with the white sign for Gattaway B&B. Carry on up the road to the top of the hill then at the sign turn right on to the gravel driveway to the house.

Approaching from South East/St Andrews: Take the A91 to Cupar then turn right on to the A913 signposted Perth/Newburgh (be careful this is an easy road to miss, there is a big signpost on the left of the road and the turning is immediately after it). Continue through Newburgh and on to Abernethy. After entering Abernethy in 200 yards you will see a sign for Abernethy Local Services, immediately after this, before the roundabout, turn left up the single lane road with the white sign for Gattaway B&B. Carry on up the road to the top of the hill then at the sign turn right on to the gravel driveway to the house.