Ongoing Engagement with Community Councils


We were thrilled to have representatives from Aberfeldy, Dull & Weem, Kenmore & District, Mid-Atholl, Strathtay and Grandtully, Glenlyon and Loch Tay, and Killin Community Council join us on 18th October for our quarterly community council forum. During the meeting, the team from Taymouth Castle, including General Manager David O’Donoghue and Community Relations Manager Mairi …

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press release


Investment Group Affiliated with Taymouth Estate Acquires Moness Resort Hotel, restaurant, bar, spa will continue to serve the local community and tourists; under utilised cottages will be used to expand availability of workforce housing. KENMORE – August 15th, 2023.  An investment group affiliated with Taymouth Estate, PLH of the Highlands, has acquired Moness Resort, a …

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Deer welfare


Ensuring deer welfare on Taymouth Castle Estate We recently engaged Dr. Peter Green, a respected veterinary surgeon consultant specialising in deer health to investigate the deer population on the Estate. Dr. Green conducted a thorough assessment in June 2023 that included the following observations and recommendations: Deer presence and activity: While red deer visit the Estate …

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Updated – The fallen tree has now been cleared and the area made safe. The river left channel on the rapid above Chinese pool has a fallen tree blocking safe passage. No attempt should be made to navigate this side of the island. Please use the river right channel for safe passage. We are working …

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Pre-application notice for emerging development in Newhall Wood


As part of our effort to restore and modernise the castle and grounds, we have submitted a Proposal of Application Notice to Perth and Kinross Council regarding the back of house facilities on the Estate.   A summary of the proposal is included in a letter here. As part of the pre-application process, two in-person …

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Fishing permits


Taymouth Castle Club is pleased to issue daily trout fishing permits for the 2023 season for Kenmore residents and visitors.   Fly fishing is permitted from the riverbank between Kenmore Bridge and Chinese Bridge on the north bank only.   All catches should be reported online and include the location, species, length and weight of fish. This …

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Tree conservation and habitat management


Our team has been working with specialists in tree conservation and habitat management on tree maintenance across the Estate. This has resulted in a series of works summarised in this update.  The Monarchs’ Trees In 1842, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert stayed at Taymouth Castle as guests of the 2nd Marquis of Breadalbane. Queen Victoria …

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Golf Course Works


Works to develop the golf course at Taymouth Castle will begin in March and are expected to take up to two years. The project will include clearing the existing course, design of the new course, drainage, irrigation and landscaping. Developers intend to incorporate existing materials found onsite. Construction access is via the East Gate. Any changes to public access will be …

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Lighting up Kenmore this Christmas


Taymouth Castle is pleased to support the Christmas in Kenmore celebrations launching on Saturday, 03 December. Festivities will commence with the Christmas illuminations switch-on and the opening of Kenmore Christmas Market in the square. The Lights On! event schedule is as follows:   4 pm – Kenmore Christmas market and children’s craft opening 5.15 pm – …

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As part of an ongoing drive to support and give back to the community in Kenmore, Taymouth Castle has been actively supporting the rebuilding of the replica Iron Age Crannog which burned down last year.   Now that plans to redevelop and relocate the Scottish Crannog Centre have won Perth and Kinross Council’s approval, Taymouth Castle …

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Riding for the Disabled is a local nonprofit organization that provides therapeutic horseback riding sessions for those in the community with disabilities, with the mission to provide these individuals with the opportunity to improve their health and wellbeing while also regaining independence. Taymouth Castle is immensely proud to pledge our financial support for Riding for the …

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Supporting the community


Taymouth Castle has a fully-equipped professional medical response facility and on-site paramedic. Our team is able to respond to incidents across the Taymouth site, including life-threatening incidents in the nearby community. Recently, our medical team helped a young boy in the community after an accident; the outcome was good, and we were delighted to assist. 

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Supporting the ABerfeldy Show and Games


Every year on the second weekend of August, the charming Highland Perthshire town of Aberfeldy comes alive with spectators to enjoy the annual Atholl & Breadalbane Agricultural Show and Highland Gathering. The Aberfeldy Show and Games showcases the best in agriculture and Highland pursuits, and this year certainly did not disappoint. With a wide range …

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Introducing life-saving defibrillators to Kenmore beach has been on our agenda and we were pleased to be approached by the village safety committee with this request. The defibrillators will soon be available on the beach for the safety of the community and visitors to Kenmore.

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