Explore The Area
For those looking to relax, you are in the right place. Local walks take you through some of our beautiful countryside. A number of spas and therapies are also available locally.
With Gleneagles Hotel on the doorstep, this is a haven for golf enthusiasts. We also have a thriving cycling community.
From the burning of the town in 1716 to the G8 Summit protests of 2005, the Auchterarder area has seen it’s fair share of controversy.
With many community groups and a growing number of community events, Auchterarder and District is a great place to live.
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In the tradition of story-telling Lynne McGeachie (an author and member of the Beatrix Potter Society) made sure her audience were “sitting comfortably” before she began to tell the story of Beatrix Potter in Perthshire. Beatrix Potter was born in 1866 to wealthy parents who lived in South Kensington, then as now a wealthy part Read more about Auchterarder and District Local History Association October 2018[…]
Auchterarder and District Community Council Meeting Aytoun Hall Auchterarder Thursday 27 September 2018 @ 1900hrs MINUTES Apologies, Local Councillors – Crawford Reid, Tom Grey, Murray Lyle Martha Marnoch, Euan McIntosh, Fiorlann McPhee 2. Police Report – MB Recap on matters contained in the weekly Commanders Bulletin relating to Auchterarder & District since 30 August 2018. Read more about ADCC Draft Minutes 27th September 2018[…]
It is not customary to open a lecture on industrial heritage by singing a chorus. Professor Margaret Bennett had us sing the “Weavers song” before delivering a talk focusing on the Scottish Flax industry and the Stanley Mills in particular. The Mill, built by Richard Arkwright, better known for his cotton mills in Lancashire, was Read more about Auchterarder and District Local History Association[…]
Strathallan SWI recently held the first meeting of the new season. President Janet McConnell welcomed everyone back and congratulated all who had taken part in competitions over the long hot summer, particularly on winning the Community Handcrafts Competition at Perth Show for the first time. After business was discussed – mainly up-coming changes to the Read more about Strathallan SWI First Meeting of the Season[…]
Tonight is the Annual General Meeting of the Aberuthven Village Hall Committee. Looking after the hall and ensuring it’s best interests going forward for the future of the village. Why not come along and find out what is happening and even volunteer some time to help?
MINUTES OF A BUSINESS MEETING OF THE FRIENDS OF AYTOUN HALL (F of AH) MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT 7.30PM ON WEDNESDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2018 Present: David Homewood – Convener Jenny Haldane – Vice Convener Eleanor Aitken Maureen Duncan-Smith Lucy Gladwell Jim Healy Graeme McCall Douglas Young Shona Stewart Apologies: Bill Adam – Read more about Friends of Aytoun Hall Minutes September 2018[…]
MINUTES OF A BUSINESS MEETING OF THE FRIENDS OF AYTOUN HALL (F of AH) MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT 7.55PM ON WEDNESDAY 6TH JUNE 2018 Present: David Homewood – Convener Jenny Haldane – Vice Convener Eleanor Aitken Maureen Duncan-Smith Jim Healy Graeme McCall Douglas Young Shona Stewart Apologies: Bill Adam – Treasurer Malcolm Read more about Friends of Aytoun Hall Minutes June 2018[…]
CONVENER’S ANNUAL REPORT TO 31ST MARCH 2018 TRUSTEES David Homewood – Convener Pauline Parr – Vice Convener Bill Adam – Treasurer Maureen Duncan-Smith Jenny Haldane Jim Healy Douglas Young Lucy Gladwell (Co-opted) Graeme McCall (Co-opted) Shona Stewart (Co-opted) Malcolm Best (Ex-officio) 2017 has been a year of change for Friends of Aytoun Hall (F of Read more about Friends Of Aytoun Hall Conveners Report 2018[…]
MINUTES OF AN ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE FRIENDS OF AYTOUN HALL HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT 7.30PM ON WEDNESDAY 6TH JUNE 2018 Present: David Homewood – Convener Eleanor Aitken Maureen Duncan-Smith Graeme McCall Jenny Haldane Jim Healy Shona Stewart Douglas Young In Attendance: Members of the Public Apologies: Read more about Friends of Aytoun Hall AGM Minutes June 2018[…]
Minutes of Auchterarder & District Community Council (ADCC) Meeting Aytoun Hall, Auchterarder Thursday, 30th August 2018 @ 7pm Present: CC Members: Ward 7 Councillors: Malcolm Best (MB) – Chair Murray Lyle (ML) Alasdair Kay (AK) Crawford Reid (CR) Malcolm Scobie MS) Tom Grey (TG) David Homewood (DH) Jill Simpson (JS) Young Person Representatives Euan McIntosh Read more about ADCC Draft Minutes 30 August 2018[…]