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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SUPPORTING THE CRANNOG REBUILD

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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PROUD TO SUPPORT RIDING FOR THE DISABLED

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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LIFE-SAVING DEFIBRILLATORS ON KENMORE BEACH

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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Job vacancies – Mechanic & head gardener

Mechanic Taymouth Castle requires an experienced Mechanic with the ability to work with a range of vehicles and machines according to stringent best-practice.  This is an opportunity for career development in a new, exciting, and dynamic team. As well as mechanical experience it would be desirable for applicants to have a clear understanding and appreciation of …

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PLANNING UPDATE – EAST GATEHOUSE

We have been awarded planning permission for essential work and changes to the internal layout of the East Gatehouse.     Currently a derelict dwellinghouse, it will be refurbished and turned into a security office which will accommodate three members of staff. Essential works will include making the building weatherproof, installing insulation as well as replacing …

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PLANNING UPDATE – BRIDGE

We have been granted planning permission for a temporary steel bridge and an access track to enable us to carry out essential work to the Grade B listed bridge over Taymouth Burn, near Gravel Pits.  This is a single segmental arch, castellated ashlar built in the early 19th century which is in danger of collapsing. The …

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SITE VISIT TO TAYMOUTH CASTLE

On Thursday 14th July we were delighted to welcome elected representatives, media and members of local community councils to Taymouth Castle to hear about our plans and see first-hand the work underway to return the castle and the wider estate to its former glory. Please see below links to coverage. https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/grand-ambition-grow-thriving-community-27519346

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