Auchterarder is a traditional Scottish town nestled in the heart of the Perthshire countryside. A town where shopping local is a way of life and community events bring everyone together.
Auchterarder is well known for its proximity to The Gleneagles Hotel and central location for those travelling around Scotland. You can buy from our independently owned businesses with items ranging from silver to sweeties and furniture to fruit. There are coffee mornings most weekends and community groups most evenings. As a result it is a vibrant community happy to welcome visitors.
If you are looking for accommodation for your visit to Scotland, where better than Auchterarder? Choose from a five star luxury retreat, friendly local Bed and Breakfasts and self catering accommodation. Giving you the opportunity to settle and relax knowing you are not far away from the cities or the fantastic landscapes Scotland is famed for.
Situated approximately an hour away from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee, you will find Auchterarder a welcome sight on your travels. Whether you have just come off the plane at one of the main airports and are heading North, or you are out and about on a day trip, you can be sure of a warm welcome at one of our cafes.
Why not drop in for a visit? Sit down, relax and revitalise, with home baking, freshly cooked meals and some of the best local produce around. Visit the town hall and pick up some crafts from a local coffee morning. It’s so easy to support a community group when they are offering tea and cake for the price of a cuppa.
The taste and style of our clothing and footwear retailers is renowned and therefore perfect for a special occasion. Our butchers and bakers are all award winning and our fruit and veg is something special. There are gift shops, ironmongers, sweet shop and an art gallery, it’s all here on our doorstep, as a result shopping local is the norm.
Why not take a pause on your journey and come and enjoy the sense of community and tradition Auchterarder offers? Take a wander up the street of the “Lang Toon”, enjoy rural Scotland at its best.
Check out our sister page Lang Toon Times for up to date events and happenings, classifieds and much more.