Loch Shandra and Mount Blair - Panorama

Exploring the Neighbourhood

Glenisla | Angus Glens | Perthshire | Royal Deeside | Cairngorms National Park

Glenisla is an idyllic rural location set in the heart of the Scottish Highlands on the southern fringes of the Cairngorms National Park. Our lodge offers visitors a perfect base to explore – in depth – the counties of Angus, Perthshire and Royal Deeside, where you will delight in coming face-to-face with some of Scotland’s most spectacular mountain scenery, historical riches and iconic wildlife … Or if that seems just a bit too strenuous for what you had in mind, then you can simply enjoy some relaxation time in front of a roaring log fire and marvel at the myriad of wildlife that will happily visit you in the Cairnhill Lodge garden!

Balmoral Castle in Royal Deeside Scotland

Places of Interest

Cairnhill Lodge sits on the boundary of Perthshire and Angus, and makes it a perfect base for exploring some of the most iconic historical sites, museums and distilleries that Scotland has to offer …

Ptarmigan birds changing from their winter to summer coats

Nature and Wildlife

When it comes to nature and wildlife, Cairnhill Lodge is blessed with it in abundance. Within a short stroll from the door it is possible to see many iconic species including Scottish Wildcat, Pine Marten, Otter, Red Squirrel and birds of every variety …

A wooden way-marker post for the Cateran Trail long distance footpath in Perthshire and Angus

Outdoor Pursuits

Sitting on the southern fringes of the Cairngorms National Park, Cairnhill Lodge is one of the best places to enjoy woodland and riverside walks, hillwalking, mountaineering, skiing, cycling, golf and field sports …

A winter toboggan beside a small BBQ and a crate of beer

Eat and Drink

Perthshire and Angus are justifiably proud to be recognised as Scotland’s fruit growing heartland. Fresh produce abounds resulting in many great little cafes and eateries though to gourmet restaurants and hotels …