Five Roads Caravan Park Blairgowrie, Perth & Kinross, Scotland, PH11 8NB (Location map)
Open all year
For your next holiday, connect with the largely unspoiled, beautiful landscape of Scotland at Five Roads Caravan and Camping Holiday Park, where motorhomes and tents are welcomed year round. An award winning holiday site in an unrivalled setting with Old World ambience, Five Roads Caravan and Camping Holiday Park provides excellent facilities to meet your camping needs, and although a small site, is regarded as one of the very best caravan parks in Scotland. The site is well equipped and maintained by a friendly team of staff, who will cater for your every request.
An abundance of open spaces and a children’s play area can keep the younger ones active when you are on site, while pets are also welcome if you don’t wish to leave them at home or with a neighbour.
History is on your doorstep when you stay at Five Roads, which is situated merely seven miles from Glamis Castle, which itself has a rich history of royals living and spending time at the castle, including today, and was the setting for Shakespeare’s masterpiece, Macbeth.
Five Roads Caravan and Camping Holiday Park is situated at the eastern gateway to the Angus Glens, in Cairngorms National Park, with footpaths, woodland, and fields that reach far into the Grampian Mountains. There are many opportunities for walking, with a variety of routes available for all ages and skill levels.
Various other outdoor pursuits will appeal to many visitors, although if you are planning to travel to Five Roads with your family, you had better tell them what is awaiting them when they arrive! Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy rambling, hill walking, climbing, mountaineering, orienteering, and evenskiing, if the weather has been kind.
If you are looking for something altogether more relaxing, then there are a number of great opportunities for fishing in the local area, with salmon and trout among the catches you can expect to enjoy.
The attractions around the area include castles, hill walking, golfing, fishing, pony trekking, off road driving, the list is endless.Infact, many of our holiday makers have to come back as there is not enough time to do all that they had planned.
Walkers can benefit from the many routes available to suit all ages and levels of ability. The experienced walker can enjoy the challenge of the local Cateran Trail - a long distance staged route which follows in the steps of the marauding clans and cattle thieves of the Highlands. For the real enthusiast, hill walking and climbing abound. Of the 284 Munros (mountains over 3000 feet) in Scotland, 12 or more can be found in the vicinity of Glenshee about 16 miles north of Glenisla.
For those with an interest in Wildlife and Bird watching, the nearby Loch of Lintrathen is an internationally important wetland reserve for wintering wildfowl. In summer, ospreys have been known to fish the loch. These birds of prey can be observed nesting at the Loch of the Lowes by Dunkeld. There is a wide range of wildlife and different species to regularly spot in the surrounding area - including red squirrels and deer.
The Cyclist can choose between travelling on the relatively traffic-free roads that wind through breathtaking scenery or the numerous forest tracks and mountain trails.
Horse riding can be arranged at Glenmarkie riding stables in Glenisla and Pathhead, Kirriemuir
Golfers have the choice of over 60 courses in Perthshire and Angus, Tayside all within one hours' drive. These include local courses of Alyth, Strathmore and Glenislaand Rosemount -Blairgowrie.
Several championship courses, Carnoustie, St Andrews and Gleneagles are under 50minutes drive.
Anglers can obtain permits from Blairgowrie to fish for brown trout and salmon on the many rivers, lochs and reservoirs in the area.
In winter, Downhill Skiing/Snow Boarding takes place in Glenshee and Glenisla has its own
Based on 3 review(s)
West Lothian 17 Jul 2008
We stayed on this site in July 2008, a wonderful small, clean and well kept site. Staff were excellent. Rolls and papers could be ordered daily. Toilets we spotless and showers were hot with excellent pressure. The use of a hairdryer is a wonderful luxury when camping. Excellent value for money!
lanark 02 May 2008
my husband and I visited this site end april2008,We had lovely break, so peaceful, friendly, village of alyth within walking distance ideal for walking dog. The site is very well kept, owners very helpful, we hope to return at some point. no problem parking up caravan and awning.
Angus 05 May 2007
We spent a weekend at this site and found it to be a well kept and very friendly place. Have added it to our list of sites to be visited again!! Perfect place to sit back and relax. Very clean and tidy.