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Looking to create a whisky and food themed Scottish incentive package for your clients or company? Here we present a 2 day sample itinerary, perfect for an incentive group, covering some of Perthshire’s key whisky & food destinations. Read on for a flavour of what can be offered, but please be aware that we’ve barely scraped the surface here of what Perthshire can offer to the enthusiastic foodie.
Situated on the beautiful and fertile banks of the River Tay, Perthshire is known as part of Scotland’s ‘bread basket’, with a tradition of growing delicious soft fruits. The landscape also offers pure, clear mountain waters ideal for making fine Scotch whisky, with some of Scotland’s most renowned whisky distilleries found here. Combine this with an abundance of wild deer and line caught salmon, and you have all the ingredients for a sublime gourmet experience – little wonder that so many foodie venues and suppliers have established themselves in Perthshire.
Travel from Edinburgh airport or city centre on a comfortable coach
Stop at Highland Chocolatier in Grandtully for a tasting of Ian Burnett’s award-winning truffles
Informal lunch of delicious platters at Errichel, a working hill farm near the pretty town of Aberfeldy
Tour of the distillery and a tasting of Scotch whisky ‘from the cask’ at Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery
Check in to Fonab Castle and Spa, and get ready for a delicious meal in Sandeman’s 3* AA Rosette restaurant, or why not dine in a private pod overlooking the Castle’s Loch?
Delicious Scottish breakfast at Fonab Castle and Spa
Free time to explore the delightful Highland town of Pitlochry, or why not use the spa?
Transport to a light lunch at Lynedoch Brasserie within Murrayshall House Hotel near Perth
Afternoon visit and private tour of Scone Palace, historic home of Mary Queen of Scots, with opportunity to sample a classic cream tea
Return to Fonab Castle and Spa for relaxation time
Formal dinner in ‘The Whisky Lounge’ private dining room at Fonab, accompanied by a Scotch whisky masterclass delivered by the expert team from Glenturret Distillery
Delicious Scottish breakfast at Fonab Castle Hotel
Return coach to Edinburgh
Free time in Edinburgh for sightseeing before onward travel
Love the sound of our proposed incentive? The venues featured are listed below so you can enquire with them direct. Looking for the very best event suppliers to make your visit a breeze? Check out our hand-picked list here.
Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery, an award-winning visitor experience.
Fonab Castle and Spa, can offer the perfect conference and meeting location.
Murrayshall House Hotel & Golf Course is ideally located in central Scotland just 3 miles from the city of Perth.
Set in 100 acres of glorious gardens, Scone Palace is a unique setting for entertaining and business in picturesque Perthshire.