Crieff

Crieff A small town (gaelic for Craobh meaning “among trees”)

Crieff is between Perth and Crianlarich. A tourist hub due to its Golfing and Whisky industry, 18 miles from Perth, 56 from Glasgow, 62 from Edinburgh and 10.5 from Gleneagles.

History

It also hosts Scotland’s oldest lending library, it dates from 1508 with the Hydro Resort and Spa looking over the town. Known as the Capital of Strathearn, (Prince William is the Earl of Strathearn). The town was historically dominated by the Drummond family who founded Drummond Castle 2 miles south of Crieff. Crieff was infamous for the hanging of the Jacobites, the timbers from its gallows are still preserved in the town hall. Useful Information:

Doctors

Crieff Medical Centre, King Street, Crieff, PH7 3SA 01764 652283

Dentist

Smiles Dentist, Comrie Road, Crieff, PH7 4BJ 01764 652209 Care Dental, 34-36 Comrie Street, Crieff, PH7 4AX 01764 652607

Pharmacist

Right Medicine Pharmacy, High Street, Crieff, PH7 3BS 01764 652727 and various others

Churches

St Columba’s Church Episcopal Chruch, Perth Road, Crieff Telephone Number: 01764 656222 St Fillans Roman Catholic Church, Cahpel House, Ford Road, Crieff, 01764 653269

Schools

Crieff High School, Strathearn Community Campus, Pittenzie Road, Crieff, PH7 3JN, Telephone Number: 01764 657600

Private Schools

Ardvreck School, Gwudyr Road, Crieff, PH7 4EX 01764 653112 Morrisons Academy, Ferntower Road, Crieff, PH7 3AN. Telephone Number: 01764 653885

Shops

Various shops ranging from Ironmongers, Grocers, Crafts, Bank, and various others

Vistors Attractions

Drummond Castle, Loch Monzievaird, Innerpeffrary Library, Glenturret Distillery, Carnelian Crafts

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