RIVER ALMOND FARMS - Glamping,Natural Beekeeping,Permaculture,Wellness Retreat
Picturesque Landscape at River Almond Farms
 
 

Welcome to Birch Lodge

We are situated in a place of great natural beauty, close by to The River Almond at the bottom of the foothills of the Scottish Highlands in Perthshire. An ideal setting for your relaxation and peaceful contemplation, and observation of the natural beauty and local natural wildlife and fields of barley and hills of heather that surrounds us. We comprise of just over twelve acres, and include a small lake with Canada Geese, several families of wild ducks, ducklings, oyster catchers, starlings, osprey, visiting heron, house martins, swallows. Thrushes, blackbirds, ospreys, red kites, woodcock, blue tits, sand pipers, Tawney owls, otter with surrounding pastures of woodland,and a place where The threatened and indigenous red squirrel still thrives,also we are filled with additional fabulous local wildlife. A peaceful place, undisturbed by the pressures of city life, and free of pollution where you can see the night sky in all its glory.

What We Offer
We offer a selection of talks,courses,and weekend retreats from experienced and knowledgeable environmentalist,sustainable living experts, botanist,herbalist,natural health experts,s,on beautiful lakeside Scottish gardens throughout the summer months.We also offer women's wellness weekends that include, aromatherapy and  reflexology treatments, nutritional guidance, yoga and pilates.

Come and stay in one of our beautiful bell tents.  Each bell tent can hold 2-4 people and comes complete with all bed linen, towels,wood burning stove,double bed with all bedding linen included,surrounded by wildflower fields,including two lakes.
                               


Beekeeping Courses at River Almond FarmsNatural Beekeeping Courses 
Our Beekeeping course is taught by James Gunning with over thirty five years beekeeping experience.James will teach you the necessary skills  it takes to be a proficient  beekeeper including the most important skill, Bee Management.Schools and hotels have been awarded Gold Green Awards for having bees on their premises. James will supply you with the hives and the management that you would require including supplying you your very own wildflower comb honey.



We are just over an hour’s drive away from both Glasgow and Edinburgh; the nearest town is Creiff (9 miles).PH13SG Tel 01738 880328

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