Welcome to Gowanlea

A peaceful retreat in the beautiful conservation village of Muthill, on the Perthshire Tourist route and only 3 miles from Crieff. The cottage has been beautifully renovated and decorated to the highest standard offering you a relaxing getaway, peaceful surroundings and great food. So whether it’s the whisky, the walking, shooting, fishing, golf or just time to unwind with some wonderful food, this is the place.


Willoughby Street Muthill

The Gowanlea Garden

Muthill charming and beautiful. The place to take a breath.

Out and About

Walking – Scotland’s Network of Core Paths mean that you can walk through fabulous countryside right from our door. We can help with maps and suggest lovely local walks. During evenings and weekends, by prior arrangement, we can even provide a walking guide and are also willing to provide drop-off and pick up for those wanting to do a linear walk that would normally involve taking two cars and a lot of travelling back and forth.

The Crieff and Strathern Drovers Tryst takes place each October. See droverstryst.com

WhiskyThe Famous Grouse is our local distillery at Crieff. Also nearby we have many whisky and gin distilleries. For further information visit Perthshire Whisky

Innerpeffray Library – Scotland’s oldest public lending library. A rare treat for book lovers.

CastlesDrummond Castle and Gardens are here in Muthill and the strategic Stirling Castle with the nearby Wallace Monument and Robert the Bruce heritage centre only 20 mins drive away.

Golf – The home of golf St Andrews is only an hour away and the Ryder Cup course of Gleneagles is 5 miles from our door.

Fishing – The renowned salmon rivers of the Tay and Earn are on our door step together with their lesser known but none the less bountiful tributaries.

Touring - Edinburgh, Glasgow and Pitlochry an hour by car, Stirling 20 minutes, Fort William via the magnificent Glencoe ust over 2 hours away. It is easy to drive through some of the most stunning scenery right from our front door.

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Wonderful Food

Here at Gowanlea we love to cook and pride ourselves in our breakfast.
Using local produce, we enjoy Perthshire smoked salmon, locally made sausages and local free range eggs.
We make our own marmalade and preserves too.

Perthshire offers a rich larder for food lovers.
We are fortunate to have the Barley Bree, 2013 Scottish Restaurant of the Year in the village.
Crieff has many lovely restaurants and Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles Hotel is Scotland’s only 2 Michelin Star restaurant, only 5 miles away.

Muthill also has a great local pizzeria and icecream parlour selling homemade icecream and stone baked pizza.

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Find Us

Gowanlea B&B
57 Willoughby Street
Muthill, Perthshire
PH5 2AE

Situated just 10 minutes from the A9 and 7 minutes from the A85, Muthill is easily accessible
and a perfect location from which to base your explorations of Scotland.

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Gowanlea Bed & Breakfast