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Moness Resort

T he warmest welcome in the heart of Perthshire

C O U N T R Y H O U S E H O T E L • 4 - S TA R L O D G E S • W E D D I N G S • C O N F E R E N C E S • B A N Q U E T I N G

“O Life! How pleasant is thy morning, young fancy's rays the hills adorning.� Robert Burns

W elcome to Moness Scotland’s longest and loveliest glen, its longest river (the Tay), some of its most spectacular mountains and lochs, and a rich and historic culture… All this and more are part of the welcome we extend to you from Moness Resort, a 35-acre woodland estate at the very heart of Highland Perthshire. Historic Moness House, a former shooting lodge dating

that once staged the area’s annual Highland games.

back to 1758 and the oldest dwelling in Aberfeldy, has

If you’re feeling a little more energetic, follow in

been lovingly refurbished to retain the integrity of the original while introducing the essentials of modern day comfort – making it the ideal place to relax after time spent exploring this beautiful and unique part of Scotland.

Robert Burns’ footsteps and take a stroll to the nearby Birks of Aberfeldy. You won’t be disappointed: the scene overlooking the falls that tumble through Moness Gorge, and the breathtaking views of the

Our four-star lodges, set in the estate’s mature grounds,

Strathtay valley, so captivated the poet he was moved

are ideal for a get together with friends and family.

to celebrate it in verse.

Wherever on the estate you choose to stay, wind down

And while you relax in the beauty of our setting, we’ll

and relax by taking advantage of the Resort leisure

be working behind the scenes to provide you with the

facilities, where you can take a swim or challenge the

warmest welcome in the heart of Scotland.

family to a round of putting on the manicured lawn

Pictures courtesy of the Scottish Crannog Centre & Highland Safaris.

Rest, relaxation and a little bit extra At Moness our goal is simple: that you should want for nothing and that, after the day’s exertions, you should have the perfect environment in which to unwind. Which is why we’ve created a selection of 26 en-suite rooms that are a stylish blend of the traditional and the modern. Every room in this unique house been individually

complimentary Fairtrade tea and coffee, hair dryer,

styled and offers a range of Deluxe and Superior

iron and ironing board.

rooms, graded according to size and location. All are

Of course, some occasions demand an extra special

furnished to an exceptional standard that will leave you feeling truly pampered.

room for a romantic weekend or just as a special treat to yourself. So if you’re seeking that little something

Nothing says comfort quite so well as crisp Egyptian

more, we will be delighted to advise you on the

cotton sheets, luxury spa toiletries, plump pillows and

best option from our Garden Suites, to our Top of the

inviting décor. But to complete our warm Highland

House Suites or the Romantic Suite. Now all you have

welcome, every room also includes: satellite TV

to do is kick off your shoes and settle back to enjoy

and DVD, internet access, phone and stationery,

your well-earned break.

“To all, to each, a fair good-night, and pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.� Sir Walter Scott

Moness for the ultimate house party Located in the centre of in Scotland, a maximum of two hours’ drive from all major cities, Moness is the perfect gathering place for families and groups of friends. We have 106 cottages at Moness offering a mix of sizes

Your party will also have full use of the leisure centre

and styles, from our contemporary 4-star cottages to

facilities, bars and restaurant, providing flexibility

a variety of more traditional homes for your holiday.

and freedom above and beyond the usual Scottish

All cottages are well equiped and come complete with

lodge experience.

satellite TV and DVD. All bedrooms can be made up as

Alternatively, if you fancy a dip in the pool, a game of

either twins or doubles to suit your needs.

snooker or a nightcap, all are just a short walk away,

You'll find everything you could possibly need in the

and for those with children the Resort offers a safe

kitchen, but if you’ve had enough of the cooking,

environment for exploring.

why not visit the Farragon restaurant where Chef has

So be our guest – head to the heart of Highland

selected the best of local ingredients to create a high quality menu featuring local Scottish produce.

Perthshire for the ultimate house party.

Moness at your leisure Rest and relaxation – whether it’s a therapeutic spa treatment or a game of squash, a quiet dip in the pool or a bike ride with the kids – you’ll find plenty to entertain you at Moness. At Moness Spa we offer a range of complementary

Choice is at the heart of our dining experience too.

therapies and beauty treatments so you will look as

Whether you opt for à la carte dining in the Restaurant

good as you feel on your break.

or something less formal in the Terrace Bar* overlooking

In our games hall, we offer activities that change daily

the pool, you’ll find delicious menus on offer in

such as badminton, mini-tennis, aerobics and squash. Or

comfortable surroundings.

brush up your skills on our full-size snooker table and, in

At dinner, raise a toast with one of our carefully selected

the summer, on our nine-hole putting green.

wines, chosen to complement a wide selection of

In the grounds, our children's play area will keep the

imaginatively prepared dishes, all brimming with fresh,

young ones well entertained. Or hire our mountain

local ingredients.

bikes, children's cycles, cycle racks and tag alongs.

Finally as the night draws in, sit back and choose from

For those seeking gentle exercise, enjoy a tranquil walk

our selection of whiskies and liqueurs, including, of

round the pretty grounds to our lovely Duck Pond –

course, an Aberfeldy malt distilled right on our doorstep.

popular with both younger and grown up guests alike!

*Open according to seasonal demand.

Moness for adventure Set amidst a stunning combination of mountains, lochs, rivers and glens, Moness is the perfect base from which to launch your Highland adventure. Every aspect of the Perthshire landscape plays its part in the extraordinary array of outdoor experiences on offer. With peaks like Schiehallion and Ben Lawers nearby,

There are cultural adventures to be had too – from

you can take to the hills for challenging walking,

the ancient dwelling at the Scottish Crannog Centre

climbing and mountain biking, while Land Rover

on Loch Tay, to the local distillery at Dewar’s World of

safaris will let you enjoy the scenery and the wildlife

Whisky. General Wade’s Bridge in Aberfeldy was the

at a less energetic pace.

Tay’s first ever road crossing point, in Fortingall you

The waters of the Tay and the Tummel offer superb

can see the oldest tree in Europe, and lovers of castles

white water rafting, kayaking, canoeing and

and gardens will not be disappointed.

canyoning or drift rather more sedately downriver and

For golf breaks we have a dedicated team member to

cast a fly in search of a trout or salmon. For golfers,

book accommodation, tee times/buggies and ensure

Perthshire offers a tremendous choice with 40 diverse

that your break exceeds expectations – all you need to

courses, all within easy driving distance. Throw in

worry about is your game…

pony trekking, off-road driving and shooting, and

...activities – the huge choice of tailored packages can

you will see there’s no end to what’s on offer.

be booked for families, groups and singles.

Pictures courtesy of Splash, Kenmore Golf Club and Mains of Taymouth Stables.

“One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum.” Sir Walter Scott

“True love's the gift which God has given to man alone beneath the heaven.� Sir Walter Scott

Moness for wedded bliss Your wedding day is the most important day of your life. You want everything about it to be just as you always imagined and so do we. That’s why, as our wedding present to you, we’ve planned… absolutely nothing. Starting with a clean slate, we will help you to

Meanwhile the luxury 26 en-suite rooms and suites

create the day you always dreamed of. Will it be a

in our hotel together with our self catering lodges

picturesque church for the ceremony, or a beauty spot

will easily accommodate your guests. While we’re

on the banks of Loch Tay? A marquee on the lawn

clearing up the confetti, you’ll retire to your Romantic

for 150 people, or an intimate affair in the Farragon

Suite with our compliments – because at Moness, we

Room for a handful of family and friends? Perhaps

understand that your wedding day is all about you.

your guests would prefer an imaginative buffet prepared by our specialist wedding chef, or a lavish five-course banquet for 100 in the Flemmyng Suite?

For meetings, events and celebrations... Moness Resort offers an ideal get-away-from-it-all

Whatever your vision, we will make it come true –

spot for parties of all shapes and sizes, Anniversary

and our beautiful grounds, set in 35 acres, provide a

parties, special occasions with family and friends,

spectacular backdrop for the photographs that will

unique ‘away for the night’ meetings, conferences

allow you to cherish those moments for ever.

and team-building events for your company.

H ow to find Moness

From Glasgow and Edinburgh head to Perth. From Perth take the A9 towards Inverness, turn off at Ballinluig, approximately 22 miles from Perth, travel 10 miles west on the A827 to Aberfeldy. At the traffic lights in Aberfeldy turn left (in the direction of Crieff) and follow the road. After the next set of traffic lights take the second turning on the left into the resort. N.B. Sat Nav users please use these directions once in Aberfeldy.

Moness Resort

Contact us

For accommodation enquiries call 0188 782 2108 or email For special occasions and events call 0188 782 2108 or email

M O N E S S R E S O R T, C R I E F F R O A D, A B E R F E L D Y, P E R T H S H I R E P H 1 5 2 D Y

Moness Brochure 2012  

Moness Brochure 2012

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