Weem Perthshire Information

The village of Weem Perthshire is just north of Aberfeldy, and existed as long ago as 1235, pre-dating Aberfeldy by about 500 years.

Castle Menzies

The village was a centre of religious and economic importance. It is thought to have taken its name from the Gaelic word uamh, or uamha, signifying "a cave". The ancient village was previously known as Bail-a-Chlalchain nan Uamh Kirktoun or Churchtown.

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Where to stay - find a place locally, whether your accommodation preference is bed and breakfast, B and B, B & B, guest house, self catering, holiday cottages, bunkhouse, holiday caravans and more.

Where to eat - places to choose from a variety of cuisines; Indian, Chinese, traditional Scottish, bistro, coffee house, or the traditional fish and chips.

What to see and do - there are many visitors activities and places to visit; distilleries,  gardens, gallery, golf, river, walks, watermill, waterfalls, woods, old churches and monuments, and more.

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The Mysteries of Weem is dependant on stories, customs and songs being passed on through families and friends, eternally. Encounters of water spirits, fairies, ghosts, prophecies and healing stones are still whispered there, alongside tales of legendary characters.

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The village stands on the Tay, about a mile north-west of Aberfeldy, and has a hotel, a church built around 1835, an ancient church with a curious monument, and a public school with about 61 scholars.

The parish contains the hamlets of Balnasuim, Caolvallock, Kirkton , Balwahanaid, Cragganester, Craggantoul, and Tombreck. The village extends about a mile and a half along the north bank of the Tay. Chief seats are Castle Menzies and Auchmore.


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