Amazing Scottish Agritourism

Farm holidays, tours and day trips are trending right now with their emphasis on local produce and exciting animal experiences. Not to mention beautiful accommodation and landscapes. Treat your clients to something a little different this year and include a working farm visit in your plans. From hairy Highland coos to spring lambs, there are all kinds of cute creatures to see!

Carfrae Farm

Location: East Lothian
Contact: Carfrae Farm

This East Lothian working farm is an ideal base for your clients to enjoy luxury interiors and wild exteriors.

What makes it special?

In addition to 3 Self Catering Cottages, Carfrae Farm offers a range of activities, including farm tours, an introduction to wild swimming, foraging fun, bushcraft workshop and guided walks in the Lammermuir Hills. There’s also a farm shop selling local and Scottish produce.

All the useful details:

  • 1 hour from Edinburgh Airport and 1 hour 20 minutes from Glasgow Airport
  • Activities tailored to your clients’ interests
  • Easy parking for vehicles up to a 16 seater minibus
  • Three luxury 4* cottages, two with hot tub.

Ardardan Estate

Location: Argyll
Contact: Ardardan Estate

Ardardan is a family run Agritourism business where your clients will be ensured a warm welcome and lots of amenities.

What makes it special?

Your clients can look forward to Ardardan Farm Deli & Gift Shop alongside a Tearoom full of homemade goodies. Monty’s Farm Park offers animal experiences as well as indoor & outdoor play for children, including the chance to encounter highland cattle.

All the useful details:

  • Traditional Scottish fare
  • Pre-booking needed for Highland Cattle experiences
  • Group bookings welcome

Fodder + Farm

Location: Port of Menteith, Stirling
Contact: Fodder + Farm

Fodder + Farm is a relaxed event space and dining experience on a regenerative farm at the edge of the Trossachs.

What makes it special?

This unique experience celebrates the journey of food from farm, field and forest to fork and aims to create a connection between food, education and experiences through tours, farm to table meals and workshops.

All the useful details:

  • Workshops, including wild pizza nights
  • Exhibitions, supper clubs, walks and events
  • Bespoke events available

Orkney Farm Tours

Location: Orkney
Contact: My Orkney Tours

Unique Orkney farm tours offered by native Orcadian tour guide. A chance to explore one of Scotland’s unforgettable islands from a different perspective.

What makes it special?

The tour includes visits to local farms (pedigree, commercial beef or dairy units) and local agricultural businesses. A chance to meet the local farmers and get a real sense of farming, Orkney’s main industry.

All the useful details:

  • Suitable for FIT and small groups (8 seater minibus)
  • Bespoke itineraries based on your clients’ interests
  • Tours available year round and in evenings

Bellevue Farm Tours

Location: Arran
Contact: Bellevue Farm Tours

Guided and self-guided tours including feeding Highland cows and alpacas, on a working farm on the beautiful Isle of Arran.

What makes it special?

As well as Highland cattle and alpaca experiences, this farm offers seasonal lambing experiences, wool craft workshops and a special bespoke whisky – “Bellevue Barley to Bottle” Tour in partnership with the award winning Lagg Distillery.

All the useful details:

  • Open all year
  • A range of food and drink offerings using local and home reared produce
  • Luxury cottage accommodation

Kilmacolm Farm Tours

Location: Inverclyde
Contact: Kilmacolm Farm Tours

At Kilmacolm Farm your clients will learn about Scottish Agriculture and the environment whilst enjoying breathtaking views of the Scottish landscape.

What makes it special?

Experience a fantastic farm animal safari from a purpose-built 14-seater all weather trailer. Your clients will learn about the machinery and equipment required to look after the land and animals whilst taking in the 360 degree views from the Renfrewshire Heights to Ben Lomond, Glasgow and beyond.

All the useful details:

  • Good accessibility & parking for parties up to 28 persons
  • Direct contact with the friendly farmer
  • 20 minute drive from Glasgow Airport

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