About Crieff

What makes Crieff, Perthshire a great place for an English Language School?

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7 Reasons to choose Crieff for your English immersion week in Scotland!

Or to say the same thing differently, why did we select Crieff for our English language hub?


There are many good reasons to choose Crieff in Perthshire for your English immersion week in Scotland.

Let us give you an introduction to the town of Crieff and its beautiful region Strathearn.

Crieff is a market town in Perthshire in the heart of Scotland which has developed into a hub for tourism, trading mainly on its whisky and cattle market history.

It’s a small town, and we’re right in the centre of it. It’s easy to pop out of your English language school and take a break or do a bit of shopping in the town. 


Its Beautiful Location

Crieff is surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery.

Crieff is a town on the edge of the Scottish Highlands. It’s mountainous to the north. To the south lies the world-famous Trossachs & Loch Lomond National Park. We have lochs, castles, stone circles hills and mountains (and abundant wildlife) all around us.

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It’s Well Connected to Major Scottish Cities

Excellent art and cultural events

As well as having a healthy local art scene, being 50 miles from Edinburgh and Glasgow, 25 miles From Stirling, 30 miles from Perth  & 45 miles from Dundee, there’s world-class exhibitions, music events and galleries to pick from.

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It’s Full of Artists and Producers

Our region is home to many creatives

Attracted to the region’s landscape, affordable house/studio prices and its galleries, art festivals and tourism, Perthshire is home to many professional artists and makers – and we want to introduce you to them!

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Its Friendly People

Its truly remarkable how friendly our town is

Crieff is the kind of place where you pop into a shop and have a right good conversation with the sellers – or speak with strangers about views, paths and wildlife sightings when you are out walking.  Certain local pubs are great for chatting away too. 

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Its Great Tourist infrastructure

Explore the landscape through Perthshire's many outdoor activity businesses

There are so many gems in Perthsire. Go mountain biking at Comrie Croft, play a round of golf at Crieff Golf Club, take a distillery tour at The Genturret distillery, or kayak the River Tay.

Perthshire is famous for its tourism – and there are many reasons why! See our activities menu for more options. 

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Its word-class food and drink!

We are foodies! And we want to share the quality produce of Strathearn with you.

Sometimes referred to as the ‘larder of Scotland,’  Perthshire balances deep traditions of food and drink with modern and international influences. At it’s heart are fabulous produce – free-range venison, organic veg  – and of course whisky and craft beers.

With the renaissance of local farmers markets and local shops showcasing local produce, there’s no finer place to eat – and we love showing it all off!

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Its history & heritage

Crieff was once an important trading town, with a cattle market frequented by Rob Roy McGregor

Experience the regeneration of a medieval market town through a high street of family-run independent businesses. Visit our local castles & megalithic stones. There’s even a POW camp in Strathearn, now filled with flourishing micro businesses.  There’s so much to visit, discus and experience. 

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Further resources about our Crieff and Strathearn

Our blog gives a taster of what is happening in our region.

We’re always out and about, check out what we’re up to!


Find out about the artists and producers you can meet on our Meet the Makers tours. 


Find out about our English language holiday activities


You don’t need to take our word for Crieff’s charms! The Visit Scotland website sings Crieff’s praises and gives you an introduction to the activities, landscape and foods of the region. 


The Food List has a whole magazine about Perthshire’s food & drink culture and economy.

Explore what you could be tasting with us here.