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1 Pudding Lane
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1 Pudding Lane
Comrie
Perthshire
PH6 2DB

Offering high quality accommodation for up to 6 people, this recently renovated cottage has a lounge, 3 bedrooms, Bathroom, Shower Room, Kitchen and Dining Room. Features include full gas central heating, two wood burning stoves and a unique glass roofed viewing studio.

Situated on a historic lane near the heart of the village, it has a secluded garden and private parking for two cars.

Telephone: Sheila Scott 0131 467 5798
Ballacraine (sleeps 6-8)
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Make yourself at home in this unique and spacious retreat in the heart of the village.

Three bedrooms accommodate 6 with room for two more on pullout beds. Lovely new rainfall shower. Big dining kitchen with a cosy gas fire. Parking and wifi included. Pet friendly.

Visit www,greatscottishholiday.com for more details and to check the availability calendar.
Email: info@greatscottishholiday.com 

Beetroot and Chocolate Ltd
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Beetroot and Chocolate Ltd an outside catering company based at Cultybraggan in Comrie, we offer a delicious selection of outside catering to suit any event, be it wedding, birthday, party or opening we can create amazing food that will seriously impress your guests.

We can cater for 50 – 350 in style, assist in staffing and stocking your bar, decorating your venue, and generally being helpful and awesome

Camellia Studio – Self Catering
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This is a lovely, light and modern private studio apartment that is attached to the owners house which is a five minute walk from the centre of the village.

The apartment has double patio doors and is accessed from the back of the house where there is secure parking for one small car or motorbike. The studio is well equipped and has a large and peaceful bedroom with sitting area and TV, a small sunny private patio, a private shower room, kitchen and dining area.

There are many beautiful walks from the doorstep and it makes an ideal base for visiting friends and family in the village or for exploring the area.

The owners provide a welcome pack of tea, coffee, bread and milk on arrival.

To book contact Neil by email on: neil.harrower3@gmail.com

Charlotte Brayley Artist
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I’m an artist that focuses on pet portraits along with capturing the fun and quirkiness of our wonderful local wildlife.

I am also the owner of possibly the most famous sheep in Comrie, Alan. I’m an the creator of the Alan brand #asheepcalledalan where he is now being made into exciting new prospects – watch this space.

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Balnalt
South Crieff Road
Comrie
PH6 2HF

Telephone: 07890202602 
Comrie Baby & Toddler Group
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Comrie Baby & Toddler Group meet at the White Church on Thursday mornings between 9.30am and 11.30am during school term time.

They encourage free play with lots of toys and often have a craft/messy play table and sing along – Tea & coffee with goodies for the parent/carers – (Please provide your own child snack) £1.50 per family –

Email : comriebabiesandtoddlers@yahoo.co.uk for more info

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Comrie Croft
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Looking for a little slice of Scottish paradise?

Eco award winning Comrie Croft offers something for everyone, cosy rooms in our hostel, wild camping in the woods, glamping in Nordic Katas, relaxed family friendly meadow camping (all with fires) and some people even get married here.

The onsite camping facilities include piping hot showers and clean, fresh toilets.

The small but perfectly formed shop has everything you could need, beans & local sausages, eggs laid by our own hens, camping accessories & wee treats for the kids.

Don’t want to cook?  The Tea Garden café (open seasonally) can look after you, bacon rolls in the morning, soup & sandwiches for lunch and lots of yummy cakes!

For kids there are rope swings just begging to be swung on, woods perfect for hide and seek, a pond to paddle in and secret fairy and elf houses to search for.

If you’re in need of an adrenalin rush why not try the Crofts bike trails? Designed and built by the croft staff they are arguably some of the best in Scotland! Give the skills park a go to give you a taster and help to perfect your technique to

Telephone: Phone 01764 670140 (or international +44 1764 670140)
Comrie Flambeaux
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Comrie’s Famous Flambeaux Event

Whilst the origins of this ancient custom are lost in the mists of time, the tradition is maintained by local voluntary effort. Each Hogmanay as midnight is announced by the bells of Big Ben the Flambeaux are lit. The torches, consisting of long thick birch poles with tarred rags tightly bound to the tops, are paraded around the village preceeded by the pipe band and followed by a fancy dress parade.

Once the procession returns to Melville Square prizes are presented to the best Fancy Dress competitors and then the torches are cast over the Dalginross Bridge into the waters of the River Earn. This is supposed to signify the casting out of evil spirits.

Many of the villagers follow this on with the custom of ‘First Footing’ which usually involves a dfferent type of spirit entirely!

Programme 2018

 6.30pm Children’s Fancy Dress Parade
Following the judging of the Fancy Dress parade, anytime after 7.00pm there will be a Fireworks Display at the Boulevard
Prior to midnight the judging of the adult floats takes place
This year there is a new shield to present to the best adult single /pair entry, The Jimmy Stewart Shield.
Then at midnight the Flambeaux Parade commences with Comrie Pipe Band leading the Flambeaux

Thereafter the main parade will commence with the lighting of the Flambeaux at midnight and setting off from Melville Square on the usual route round the village.

We encourage folks to dress up to join the parade with topical Fancy Dress and small scale floats or carrying items to show off their fancy dress. There is a new shield to win this year (The Jimmy Stewart Sheild).

This event has changed little for as long as anyone can remember. There have been small changes due policing and health and safety issues and also the fireworks are relatively new, but we do try to keep it as traditional as possible.

The Flambeaux Committee hope this is of help to you and that you will be joining with us in the Hogmanay celebrations.

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Comrie Heritage Group
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This working group, formed in 2012, invites anyone with an interest in the unique heritage of Comrie, and its surrounding area, to propose, discuss and implement ways of managing and promoting our historical resources.

Current members represent a range of interests, from community archaeology and art to the history of Scottish railways and military. We are lucky enough to count prominent members of local groups and societies as members and a wide range of regional heritage groups as supporters. Hut 1, (The heritage centre) was the first step in creating Cultybraggan Camp as a Heritage Destination, opened on Saturday 29th March, 2014.

The group also have engaged with the village through heritage events such as the Tea Dance & VE DAY and they additionally conduct guided heritage tours of Cultybraggan Camp.

Dates for the 2018 TBD

We are always looking for volunteers for our heritage work so if you have any interest at all, please contact us

E-mail: comrieheritage@gmail.com

We’re delighted to announce dates in the Spring/Summer 2018 for our schools Hands-on-History workshops at Cultybraggan Camp.

Thanks in large part to the help and support of the Comrie Heritage Group and the generosity of Peter Scally, our workshop leader, these lively and interactive sessions are being offered free-of-charge to schools. PLEASE SHARE this far and wide and/or print out the ad and take it into your child’s school – this is a brilliant opportunity which mustn’t be missed!

Comrie Sing-a-Long
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Come and join us at Sing-a-long on the 2nd Wednesday every month……Afternoon tea is your reward for singing….All welcome at Comrie Parish Church’

Always a much enjoyed and well attended event – Mairi’s baking is such a treat!

Please call Jim Lawson on 679180 or Mairi Philp 670570 for transport (Comrie area only)

 

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