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Old Kirk
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The Old Kirk in winter landscape Open plan, multi-level living area
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41 reviews
Old Kirk
The Old Kirk in winter landscape
Open plan, multi-level living area
Kitchen
Dining table (10)
Breakfast area
Feature-full bedrooms
Outdoor playground
View from living room window in Spring
Inventive multi-level lay-out making most of space
Our very own gargoyle
Play balcony and reading area
Stain glass windows
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Overview
Converted chapel -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Dalguise, Perth and Kinross, Scotland

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Anne L
Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent stay”
Reviewed 3 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Our family of 8 (2 adults and 6 children 17yrs - 18months), stayed at the end of July. The property was excellent and a great price for our large family. The children loved the house, and the games and toys were expecially welcome for the youngest.

The open plan layout was great, and the kitchen range and equipment was excellent.

The Old Kirk was an execellent base from which we visited many places including a trip to Dundee to the Jute museum and ship Discovery and a hike up Ben Vrackie.

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Liked best: The open plan layout gave the property a great feel
Liked least: The extra spidery guests! (but it is in the country!)
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Jac488
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Loved every minute!”
Reviewed 20 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

The age range in our group was 2 to 67 and we all had a fantastic time at the Old Kirk, it really is a special place. The layout was perfect for us as a family, so sociable and the kids just loved it (especially the bell). The house had everything you could possibly need for a break away. The location is wonderful, so peaceful yet only 10 minutes into lovely Dunkeld. As a family, we have been to a few holiday rentals, and this is the first one we all said we would love to visit again. I can't recommend highly enough.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Cazaroon
Scotland UK
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“That'll do nicely,thank you very much”
Reviewed 13 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We rented the old kirk for an 80th birthday jaunt for my dad, so we had quite a broad mix of ages...well, all the way down to a 16 year old.

It was ideal!

We cooked a big family meal and, whilst we went well equipped (chef and all!) we needn't have bothered. This place had everything we needed (well, apart from the chef). The kitchen was so well equipped already.

There were two separate dining areas - breakfast and dinner - and the bedrooms, beds and linen were so clean and fresh.

We were able to take advantage of some dry weather and lit a fire in the outdoor barbecue, built beautifully in to the wall, for both nights of our stay. This was such a special treat!

The locale was pretty spectacular too. It was a short drive to nearby villages and had some great walks and rivers to explore...although, with a teenager, the DVD was equally good!

A lovely wee detail for me was that, out of the hifi, came an auxiliary lead with which to plug one's iPhone into.

However, the the icing on the cake, undoubtedly, was the attention four hostess. We new met, but all communication was open via email. Nothing was a problem and Heleen was happy to negotiate and compromise and be as helpful as humanly possibly. Furthermore, her directions on how to get to the old kirk were simple and easy to follow.

The old kirk was more than ideal for what we required and I would just like to say a huge thank you!

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Amanda C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Faultless”
Reviewed 13 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Highly recommended place to stay and the photos do not do the Old Kirk justice. The owner who was extremely helpful, has everything you could wish for - we needed tomato sauce and found some in the cupboard! (which we later replenished - good system) - I even spotted cellotape! Clean, spacious and outstanding conversion, set in beautiful grounds. BBQ area too. We didn't have any kids in our party (one teenager and even they were highly impressed with the kirk) but kids would love it - a hide and seek weekend! Take your own food and drink and enjoy!

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Liked best: The whole conversion
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Katie B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Stunning views, inside and out”
Reviewed 25 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014

We booked the Kirk for a special birthday treat and the experience was beyond our expectations. The location is stunning and once you arrive you won't want to leave. Luckily, the owners have planned for this and recommend stocking up on delicious supplies from the local town of Dunkeld. The Kirk, with its stained glass windows, is set amidst the tranquil beauty of the Perth countryside. It has an amazing layout that manages to feel both snug and spacious, and we sat watching red squirrels from the comfort of the huge leather sofas. Everything you need for a self-catering holiday is provided for and, if you want an evening out, Dunkeld is just a short drive or taxi-ride away. The Kirk is stunning as a property, a location and an experience - it was a birthday I won't forget!

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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