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Eradicating Japanese Knotweed & Protecting Natural Heritage


At Taymouth Estate, we are working with Mark Purrmann-Charles at the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI) to tackle a significant Japanese Knotweed infestation on the river Tay in the Newhall and Lyon confluence area. With its rapid growth this invasive plant threatens local biodiversity and riverbank stability, making its control crucial for preserving our environment. …

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Reflections on Taymouth Castle’s Stained Glass


At Taymouth Castle, the artistry of stained glass reveals a rich tapestry of history and craftsmanship. Scottish artisans, Rainbow Glass, are one of two specialists entrusted with this conservation work. In this update we take a look at these efforts. Phase one: The Grand Staircase The first phase of work concerned the meticulous preservation of …

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Supporting The Friendly Games


The Taymouth Castle team is thrilled to support the Kenmore Highland Games on 03 July 2024. Held annually since 1975 at the Sports Field in Kenmore and managed by the Kenmore & District Sports Association (KDSA), the much-loved ‘Friendly Games’ attract visitors eager to enjoy traditional heavy events such as the shot putt, hammer throw, …

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Perthshire’s Ballintaggart reopen Kenmore village shop


Following extensive renovation by Taymouth Castle Estate, Kenmore’s historic village shop is giving a warm welcome to customers under new operators, Ballintaggart. A renowned name in Perthshire’s hospitality scene, Ballintaggart has reopened and will run the beloved village shop from today, bringing convenience and choice to the local community. The shop will offer an array …

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Our Economic Impact


The Taymouth Estate has undertaken a number of initiatives to keep local residents and businesses informed about the project’s progress and what it means for the environment, access and economy in the region. These initiatives were prompted by our discussions with our neighbours, local councils and elected officials as well our desire to share information …

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Kenmore Beach public toilets Now open


We’re delighted to announce that the public toilets by the beach area in Kenmore are now open.  Thanks to the support and feedback from the local community, we have transformed the facility to cater to walkers, beachgoers, and village visitors alike. From plumbing upgrades to refreshed interiors, these improvements will provide a more comfortable experience …

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Kenmore village was the place to be for Easter weekend fun! Families gathered for a day of laughter and activities, starting with Easter crafts at the Breadalbane Reading Room and a treasure hunt around the village. The Kenmore Sports Pavilion was also transformed into a crafting hideaway. The Taymouth Castle team, alongside fellow local businesses, …

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Golf course – a green approach


At Taymouth Castle, environmental stewardship is a way of life. In this blog, we explore how our Director of Agronomy, Steve Chappell and his dedicated team are working tirelessly to bring the golf course to life while benefitting the surrounding ecosystem. Our vision for green excellence  Our sights are set on achieving GEO Certification – …

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Reviving History with Warm Spaces


Kenmore is a village with a rich heritage and strong community values that strongly resonate with the team at Taymouth Castle. It is for these reasons that we are thrilled to support the Warm Spaces programme at the Breadalbane Reading Room. A valuable addition to the community, the Warm Spaces programme provides a dedicated space …

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Kenmore Primary Cooks Up a Burns Feast


Members of the Taymouth Castle food and beverage team recently teamed up with schoolchildren from nearby Kenmore Primary to prepare a tasty Burns Supper for locals. The event brought together parents and families in celebration of Scotland’s Bard while inspiring an interest in the world of hospitality and raising funds for the school. 35 Kenmore pupils joined …

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