We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fernbank Holiday Cottage

34 reviews
Save
1 of 9
Overview
Reviews
Amenities
Availability
Map
Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Fernbank is a traditional 17th century thatched cottage set in the idyllic village of Rait in the heart of Perthshire and has been in the Lawrence family for over 70 years. A listed building, Fernbank has all the present day comforts as well as the charm of past times. Just a 40 minute drive from St Andrews, Fernbank is ideally situated for golf enthusiasts. It is also an excellent base for keen fishermen. The River Tay is internationally renowned for its Atlantic salmon fishing and is one of the best salmon rivers not only in the United Kingdom but Europe. Known as Big Tree Country, Perthshire is home to some wonderful wildlife and scenery. Discover more about Scotland's history by visiting whisky distilleries and the crowning place of Scottish Kings, Scone Palace. Fernbank lies...Fernbank is a traditional 17th century thatched cottage set in the idyllic village of Rait in the heart of Perthshire and has been in the Lawrence family for over 70 years. A listed building, Fernbank has all the present day comforts as well as the charm of past times. Just a 40 minute drive from St Andrews, Fernbank is ideally situated for golf enthusiasts. It is also an excellent base for keen fishermen. The River Tay is internationally renowned for its Atlantic salmon fishing and is one of the best salmon rivers not only in the United Kingdom but Europe. Known as Big Tree Country, Perthshire is home to some wonderful wildlife and scenery. Discover more about Scotland's history by visiting whisky distilleries and the crowning place of Scottish Kings, Scone Palace. Fernbank lies in the heart of Scotland and is only an hour away from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Fernbank is an ideal base for weddings at nearby Fingask Castle, Errol Park and the Byre at Inchyra. ** Please note that we only offer minimum of 3 night stays and charge a small fee of £10 per dog on arrival (maximum 2 dogs)**More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
A maximum of two dogs permitted. An additional charge of £10 per dog, payable upon arrival.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
Show more
About the Owner
Pamela L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2012
Write a reviewReviews (34)

1 - 5 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 5 February 2020 via mobile

Situated between Perth and Dundee gives plenty of choice for days out. Thatched cottage which was warm, well equipped and very pretty. Good communication from Pamela and Sheena so no problems encountered. Would certainly stay again.

Date of stay: January 2020
Thank Simon H
Reviewed 17 September 2019

Fernbank Cottage is a beautiful thatched cottage in Rait, a small village free of shops but with a feeling of tranquility around it. Situated between Perth and Dundee which are both beautiful cities in Scotland. Scone Palace is nearby which is worth a visit as...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Helen H
See more reviews
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 22 July 2019

More

Date of stay: July 2019
Reviewed 20 April 2019 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at this gorgeous cottage with our 3 children. The setting is beautiful and very peaceful. Cottage is spotlessly clean and extremely well equipped. Hosts are lovely too. Location is great for visiting Perth, Dundee, St Andrews and many more places....More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank JoSmth
Reviewed 7 April 2019 via mobile

Spent a week before Christmas kn this lovely little traditional cottage in Perthshire. Ideal for a nice quiet break but with good links to Perth and Dundee. Highly recommended for a switch off and refresh break.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Susan H
pamsl217, VR Owner at Fernbank Holiday Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2019

Thank you for your lovely review, we hope to welcome you back!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Playground
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Swingset
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
See more amenities
Availability
August 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
September 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
October 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
November 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
December 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
January 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
View all months
Map
+
About the neighbourhood
Rait is a quaint village located between the cities of Perth and Dundee. The village is home to Rait Antiques Centre and the Tufted Duck coffee shop. Local attractions include the Cairn O'Mohr fruit winery, Middlebank Golf Centre and Scottish Antique & Arts Centres, Abernyte.
Access
Car recommended
More
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Is my payment insured in any way?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, Tripadvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#HL222300192