Exterior | The Coach House, Birnam, nr. Dunkeld
Living room | The Coach House, Birnam, nr. Dunkeld
  • Cottage
  • Birnam, near Dunkeld
  • 24024

The Coach House


out of 10

  • 3

  • 2

  • 1

  • 1

Car parking on site
Enclosed Garden / Patio
This detached cottage is set on a quiet private road in an elevated position above the village of Birnam.

Ground Floor:
Bedroom 2: With bunk beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine.
Three steps down to…
Living room: With Freesat TV and DVD player with a selection of DVDs. French doors to conservatory. Conservatory door to enclosed garden.
Stairs open to....
First Floor:
Bedroom 1:
Open to the stairs with king size bed and TV.

Gas central heating(£25.00 per week October to April). Electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair. Small enclosed garden with garden furniture.Garden shed with freezer and tumble dryer. One small or medium sized dog welcome. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.

The cottage is the former Coach House to Heath Park, a listed property used by Beatrix Potter in the 1890s. Set in an elevated position on a quiet private road in the Victorian conservation village of Birnam, this cottage has its own garden within the grounds of the owner’s property. Walking, cycling, golf, fishing, castles, gardens and distillieries locally. Excellent transport links, with Dunkeld railway station, 400 yards. Shop and pub 600 yards.


Baby and Toddler Friendly


Cot Available

Cycle Store

Detached Property


Enclosed garden or patio

Garden or Patio

Highchair Available

Historical Property

Parking - On Site

Pets Allowed

Pub Within 1 Mile

Romantic Getaways



Train Station Within 1 Mile

Washing Machine



Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 1 pet allowed - charges apply

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 13 reviews


out of 10

Value for money




Comfort and Equipment




Local amenities


Overall rating




out of 10

Lovely cottage and area

17 Oct 2022


  • Salisbury

  • Couple


out of 10

We stayed for a fortnight at The Coach House and found it to be quiet, cosy and comfortable - just what we were after. It's ideal to get around just being off the A9, but you can quite easily go walking from the front door. We loved the 20 minute walk into Dunkeld along the banks of the river Tay (look out for beaver activity). The Coach House is well equipped, everything you need really, but let down by having old, budget appliances. The Beko oven isn't fan and food took a lot longer to cook than it should have, the dishwasher didn't dry and the fridge is rather small and awkward to access (especially if you are tall like me). It was nice to have two TVs, but the one in the lounge I think was also Beko and connected by SCART to a Polaroid DVD player, the Logik TV in the bedroom had awful sound. I would have rated the property higher if the quality of the appliances had been better. Overall, we very much enjoyed our stay as a couple. I would say that even though there is a second bedroom with bunk beds, the property is too small for a family. Finally a word about the much talked about access road. I didn't have a problem, in two weeks I only once met another vehicle on the single track lane (with few passing places). There are quite a few pot holes, but you just need to take it slowly, and the hairpin bend does take a bit of getting used to, but nothing traumatic.

16 Oct 2022


  • Durham

  • Couple


out of 10

My wife and I chose Coach House for our respite break. The approach road to the house was a bit of a challenge but was easier after a few tries. It was in a quiet location and had all the facilities you would expect. One small problem was the oven door which would not close. Everything else was to our liking.

19 Sep 2022

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