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Ballathie House Hotel and Estate is situated in the heart of Perthshire and within 30 minutes of some of the most prestigious sporting estates in Scotland

World-renowned Royal Estates such as Scone Palace, Atholl and Glamis are within close proximity of Ballathie and provide some of the finest clay pigeon and grouse shooting inScotland.

Drives and the number of days or guns vary by estate and are held on moor, field and woodland. Many traditional methods of stalking and shooting remain, including the use of dogs and ponies. These are teamed with every modern comfort to make your event something really special.


Pigeon 1st February - 30th September
Red Grouse 12th August - 10th December
Snipe 12th August - 31st January
Geese & Duck 1st September - 31st January
Partridge 1st September - 1st February
Woodcock 1st September - 31st January
Pheasant 1st October - 1st February
Red Deer Stags 1st July - 20th October
Red Deer Hinds 21st October - 15th March
Roe Buck 1st April - 20th October
Roe Doe 21st October - 31st March


You'll find some of Scotland's most beautiful scenery in Perthshire and the surrounding area and your shoot will bring you even closer to nature. The gamekeepers provide an excellent knowledge of the land while holding conservation very much at the forefront of their activities


Special Offers

July Celebratory Offer >>

July Celebratory Offer

AWARD SEASON offers - We are justifiably proud - having recently been awarded Scottish Hotel Awards Country Sports Hotel of the Year. Not being content with just one fantastic award, Head Chef Scott Scorer added another fabulous award to our celebrations, being awarded Hotel Executive Chef of the year. The best way for us to boast is to share our award winning hotel with you. Take advantage of our celebration rate throughout July.

Short Summer Breaks >>

Short Summer Breaks

Taste of Summer - the long warm summer evenings are not far away - enjoy a few nights at Ballathie to relax, enjoy fabulous food and true hospitality.

Autumn Break >>

Autumn Break

Book early to secure your Autumn short break - Gather a few friends or family together and organise a few days away at Ballathie.