Welcome to The Paddlers Accommodation
Open all Year
The Paddlers provides comfortable competitively priced accommodation just 40 meters away from the Grandtully Rapids location and 100 meters from the SCA campsite. Sleeping up to 23 people, we can sleep 2 in the ground floor mini-apt and the others in 9 1st floor bedrooms, which sleep either 2 or 3 per room in single beds.
We are developing the site further throughout 2016, as were are aiming to accommodate all outdoors sports enthusiasts from paddlers / cyclists / tri-athletes and your casual munroe baggers of course. We have a drying room inside the building and are planning external secure areas for all varieties if kit, from kayaks to mountain bikes.
Scottish Paddler Reader Offer
Anyone who can tell me what page we have our advert on in the 1st issue for 2016, can stay with us for £14 per person per night up to the 22nd December 2016. (For one stay only).
Scottish Canoe Association Member Discounts
Anyone with a valid SCA Membership Card can stay with us for £15 per night up until the end of November 2016, card number must be given to get discount, for any number of stays during the year.
Munroe Bagging / Hill Walking; We are situated close to Ben Lawers (1214m) / Schiehallion (1083m) / Beinn Ghlass (1103m) / Carn Mairg (1041m) to the west of us and to the north east are Carn Liath (975m) and Beinn a`Ghio (1121m), to name a few. There are also plenty of local walks for all standards and abilities in the area.
Triathletes / Etape Cyclists; This is the perfect base for all standards of athletes as there is a pool in Aberfeldy or the Loch at Kenmore for your swimming, with a fantastic selection of quiet roads for cycling and running. Which brings us to the Etape Closed Road Cycling Race, this happens in May every year as well.
Kayaking / Canoeing; We are situated within 2 minutes walk of the slalom rapids at Grandtully, which are used for National Squad selection weekends and plenty of events throughout the year.
Mountain Biking / Road Cycling; We are situated within a fantastic area for all types of mountain bikers, from the mad of the edge of cliff adrenaline riders to scenic routes that can challenge you and then relaxed riverside jaunts with stunning scenery and wildlife. We are also situated just 200 meters of National Cycle Route No: 7 (Lochs and Glens).
I am doing a Charity Mountain Bike ride; I am raising money for Help for Heroes by mountain biking from Amritsar to Shimla in the foothills of the Himalayas in October 2016. Averaging +70km a day for 8 consecutive days. Have a look at my fundraising page and support this great cause, thank you.
Alternative Local Accommodation;
Our sister site on the outskirts of Aberfeldy is The Bunkhouse which can sleep a total of 39 (41) or be divided into the Newer Unit that sleeps 14 (rooms of 4/4/6) and the Original Unit that sleeps 25 people (rooms of 6/8/4/7), both totally self-contained and fully equipped. Including a drying room and plenty of parking. The whole Bunkhouse site is very suitable for stag and hen parties, weddings and club / family gatherings etc. We also have an Armadilla, which sleeps 2 and can be set-up as a Honeymoon Suite or a romantic get-away for couples. Closed for December and January, except for a 4 night New Year booking. Pictures can be seen to the right.
Alternatively we have Rockdale Cottage in Scone, a fantastic holiday cottage that sleeps up to 4 in 2 double bedded rooms, also dog friendly and a wood burning stove, open all year, have a look at www.scottishcottagestorent.co.uk. There is a picture of its country cottage style garden and patio area to the right.