Bridge of Cally

Bridge of Cally, PH10 7JJ

Blairgowrie, Scotland

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About Bridge of Cally

  • Venue : 5

    Ambience : 4

    Service : 3

    Value : 5

    Good deal with some flaws

    Hotel is in an idylic setting beside the river, on a quiet road, very pleased with first impressions of friendliness and cleanliness. Dinner was included on the first night, we both ordered the mussels for starters, not great, watered down sauce making them tasteless, broken shells and pale flesh, but garlic bread was nice. Fish and chips was mixed, mine was good, my wife had thick stodgy batter. The sticky toffee pudding was big, but obviously over microwaved and chewey, ice cream was more ice than cream, my wife complained to the chef and was brushed off with "thats how it's meant to be" I think not, I asked for this to be removed from the bill and it was, along with a bottle of corona that was mistakenly added, drink was extortionate, nearly £7 for a R&G gin and ginger ale. Bed was a bit soft, but okay, tv had big choice of channels. Breakfast on both mornings was very good. Went out and returned in early evening to find our room was unlocked and bed still unmade, worries me that this can happen, luckily everything was still there, and when we informed the duty manager a drink was provided foc until the room was ready, still shouldn't happen though. Stay was marred by schoolboy errors and staff (chef's) indiscipline, but I would go back, especially if the new chef can cook, and if better food was available, especially at the standard premium prices charged.Drnk really is too expensive, and sales ware lost because of this. Point of note, food and drink at Wetherspoons in Blairgowrie was superb, and saved our 2nd night meal.
    ,   Reviewed 18/03/2019

The Bridge of Cally Hotel in Perthshire is based at the foothills of Glenshee, at the point where the rivers Ardle and Ericht meet. It is not far from Blairgowrie and boasts a nearby secret woodland trail, a conservatory restaurant led by an imaginative chef and a cosy bar with a log-burning stove. Guests also benefit from free on-site parking.

Inviting rooms

Guest rooms at the Bridge of Cally Hotel offer contemporary comforts in a rustic setting. All 18 rooms are ensuite and some face the bridge and rivers. Facilities include a flat screen TV, Scottish toiletries, and tea and coffee making facilities. Superior rooms are bigger and have views of the rolling hills.

Seasonal local cuisine

The hotel’s conservatory restaurant is a cosy dining spot with a real log fire, comfy seating and views of the river. The chef uses locally sourced ingredients to craft a hearty menu with added flair.

The menu changes seasonally but hopefully the award-winning haggis and black pudding tower starter will be available. Mains might include the 28-day matured 10oz prime ribeye steak, the Prosecco-battered cod and the venison casserole. For vegetarians, there are dishes like the wild mushroom ravioli with a white wine and shallot velouté.

Desserts might feature the hot Belgian chocolate sponge pudding and the lemon posset with biscotti. After dinner, you can relax in the bar and sample the selection of malt whiskies, real ales, gins and even sparkling cocktails.

Glorious Glenshee

The Bridge of Cally Hotel is handily placed at the gateway to the Highlands, offering plenty of sightseeing opportunities. Once known as “the glen of the fairies”, Glenshee is full of local lore and legend. You can also take your pick from a range of nearby activities, including golf, fishing, shooting, mountain biking, skiing, bird watching and hiking. The Cateran Walking Trail actually goes right past the hotel and leads along the River Ericht to Cargill’s Leap waterfall. The Glenshee ski centre is just twenty minutes away. Other attractions within an hour’s drive include the pretty town of Alyth, Balmoral Castle and Loch Lochnagar Distillery.

Top Facilities

    18 en-suite rooms
    Log burning stove
    Conservatory area
    Nearby golf, fishing, shooting and stalking, mountain biking and walking
    20 minutes from The Glenshee ski centre
    Free onsite parking available.

Important Information

No cancellations. Once a booking has been made, there is no option to cancel.

Check-in from 3pm; check-out by 11am.

Sorry, no children.

Pets welcome at an additional £10 per night. Max 2 pets. Pets are not permitted in public areas of the hotel. Please discuss & pay directly to hotel.

Rooms can be upgraded to Superior room for a supplementary charge £20 per room per night; payable directly to hotel.

Free onsite parking available.