The Hideaway is in a stunning situation overlooking beaver dams and is a fantastic glamping experience. There is a wood burning stove to keep you cozy, a very comfortable bed with beautiful bedding, seating, table and chairs plus high stools so that you can look out through the hide windows while drinking your tea! We were incredibly lucky to see a number of beavers as well as an otter fishing as dusk fell and a heard Tawny Owl calling. Through the day we saw red squirrel, a huge flock of brambling, GS woodpecker drumming and woodcock among others. It was a really amazing experience! The hosts, Paul and Louise, were so thoughtful, lighting the stove for us before we arrived and ensuring there was a plentiful supply of logs. Paul runs nature walks in the evenings on request and is happy to share his vast knowledge with you. Thank you also to Aileen in the office for arranging it for us and for the little extra touches that we really appreciated.
Bamff has lots of walking trails (including the Cateran long distance route that runs past the Hideaway) and cycling opportunities. We had such stunning weather during our stay that we drove to Glenshee (40 mins) to ski and experienced beautiful conditions. Alyth, the nearest village is a 10 min drive away and has a co-op and takeaways.
This was our second visit to The Hideaway and we loved it once more. It's the ideal way to get away from it all. The hut is snug and cosy, the new woodburner and insulation were welcome additions. Facilities are basic: two gas rings for cooking, a bowl of boiled water for washing. We brought our bikes this year and enjoyed cycling the local minor roads where there is little traffic. We visited Blairgowrie for a lovely walk up the hill and back via the river. The town had plenty of cafes and pubs for a well earned sit down.
This place is fantastic. Superbly equipped. Beautiful location. On top of that saw Beavers in the wild (must add at 5am). Will definitely be back in the spring/summer. Amazing. Aileen was great. Very helpful.
Absolutely love it in the hideaway. This was our second visit and we will be back again. I saw a beaver this time right out front of the hideaway and a red squirrel too. All the little extra additions are lovely.
We spent 3 nights here in Oct 2016. It was fabulous. We are experienced tent campers so are well used to the great outdoors. This was a little piece of luxury for the darker and chillier late autumn. Absolutely beautiful surroundings, we walked from the Hideaway up onto nearby Alyth Hill. Facilities are basic but well thought out. I'd recommend bringing your own lighting (some is provided but more makes life easier). Extremely quiet location; the clear night skies were magical. We saw the beavers one evening which was very special.