Experience world-class service at The Old Manse of Blair, Boutique Hotel & Restaurant

The Old Manse of Blair, Boutique Hotel & Restaurant is a country house featuring free WiFi and a terrace situated in Blair Atholl. The House of Bruar is just 0.9 miles from the property and the Blair Castle is 2.5 miles. The unit is 5.6 miles from Killiecrankie. Free private parking is available on site.

Towels and bed linen are available in this country house.

Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including golfing and fishing. The nearest airport is Inverness Airport, 53.4 miles from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

The Old Manse of Blair, Boutique Hotel & Restaurant has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 21 Aug 2017.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site


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Property questions and answers
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  • Can you bring dogs?
    We have 7 pet friendly bedrooms, please do call directly to ensure there is a room suitable for your stay with the dog.
    Answered on 16 October 2020
  • Hi, looking to book a suite, for a special occasion. What is your most suitable room for the wow factor? Friday 30th Sept - Saturday 1st Oct. Thanks
    Thank you for your enquiry. The Estate Suite would be a great choice, close second The Georgian for it's own open fire especially for this time of year ;- )
    Answered on 28 September 2022
  • Would a family room be fine for three friends? Many thanks
    Yes, indeed we have a couple of options that would work for you. The Bothy has two double beds and Stables Family Suite can twin and also has a sofa bed.
    Answered on 5 May 2021
  • Do we have to pay for our stay at The Old Manse of Blair in advance ?
    We require payment to secure reservations at the property.
    Answered on 22 June 2022
  • Hi I’d like to book a dog friendly room for one night 2 May - are the rooms available dog friendly? I have a small Cavapoo. Thanks.
    Hello, we have a variety of rooms. The Stable Snugs are dog friendly for one small dog. Larger dog friendly rooms are the Ticket Office and Georgian Suite.
    Answered on 23 April 2021
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Managed by Anne MacDonald

Company review score: 9.1Based on 2,876 reviews from 12 properties
12 managed properties

Company information

The Old Manse of Blair is owned and operated by the Gaelic speaking MacDonald family. The family hail from the Hebrides a place known for its friendliness and warm hospitality and this is what you'll find at The Old Manse of Blair. The property has undergone a total and extensive refurbishment since it was purchased in 2016. The transformation has resulted in a truly luxurious venue complete with a 5 star rating from Visit Scotland for both the restaurant and rooms. Anne MacDonald who operates the business was recently named as one of the top 100 Women in Tourism.

Property information

The Old Manse of Blair is a unique Restaurant with Rooms within a heritage listed building on the outskirts of Blair Atholl on a private estate within the Cairngorms National Park. The property was built in the late 1700's under orders from the Duke of Atholl and completed in its current form in 1828, the Georgian Wing was completed in 1842. The property is close to the A9 and ideal as a base for exploring throughout Scotland with day trips in every direction to choose from, as well as the many activities nearby. The property has been transformed to appeal to the luxury travel market with many bespoke and stylish rooms, pulling off that contemporary meets heritage design, with real flair and elegance.

Neighbourhood information

The property is in an excellent location with Blair Castle on one side and House of Bruar, known affectionately as the Harrods of the Highlands, on the other. A walk or hiking to the castle or to the Falls of Bruar are a must. Hop in the car into the village of Blair Atholl (a few mins) or into the tourist town of Pitlochry (15mins). There are many nearby distilleries including Edradour, Dalwhinnie, Blair Athol. If you're looking to bag some Munro's try Ben Vrackie or Schehallion at nearby Kinloch Rannoch. The mansion is also on one of the best road cycling routes in Europe where the annual Etape Caledonia passes nearby. Salmon Fishing, shooting and stalking are available on nearby estates. Pitlochry Golf Club is 15mins away with Gleneagles only 40mins.

Language spoken

Property surroundings *
2 restaurants on site

    The Orangery

    Cuisine: Local

    Chef's Table Experience

    Cuisine: Scottish, Seafood, Local, Grill/BBQ

    Open for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of The Old Manse of Blair, Boutique Hotel & Restaurant
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Archery Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Horse riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Table tennis
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secured parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Packed lunches
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safety deposit box
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages spoken
  • English
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

The Old Manse of Blair, Boutique Hotel & Restaurant takes special requests - add in the next step!


16:00 - 20:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


08:00 - 10:30


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
£85 per child, per night

Prices for cots are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note the lead guest must be 25 years and older.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Please inform The Old Manse of Blair, Boutique Hotel & Restaurant in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.