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Address: Muthill Road, Crieff PH7 4HQ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0) 1764 654014
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Description: There really is something for everyone at Crieff Visitor Centre. A warm...
There really is something for everyone at Crieff Visitor Centre. A warm welcome, great food, space for the children to play, fantastic gifts, unique fashions and accessories, specialist homeware, viewing area for the Caithness Glass Factory, a Garden Centre packed with great ideas and plants, the Drovers exhibition and the Art Gallery and Antiques area. Located in the beautiful town of Crieff, surrounded by hills and countryside it’s perfect for exploring the area or perhaps enjoying a spot of retail therapy and great coffee with friends.•In the Garden & Plant Centre we have something for every garden and gardener, from shrubs and plants to tools, bird houses and ornaments and much more.•In our Gift shop and showrooms we sell beautiful gifts and souvenirs, fashions, outdoor clothing and accessories including jewellery, shoes and handbags. There’s also music and books as well as speciality whiskies and other Scottish Gifts. •This is home to the famous Caithness Glass where you can buy a range of quality glassware and paperweights and also view the craftsmen and women at work in the factory next door. You can even make your own paperweight!•Next door there is an excellent little Tartan Shop and Art Gallery and Antiques area for those interested in the finer things in life.•A visit to the centre would not be complete without stopping off at our Drover’s Restaurant where we serve fresh local produce cooked on the premises by our skilled chefs. Here you can enjoy the very best in Scottish cuisine from a simple cup of tea with one of our delicious homemade cakes to a full mouth-watering meal.•And finally there is the Drover’s Exhibition which follows the Lives and Times of the Highland Drovers - very relevant locally as the Crieff October Tryst (market) was the centre of the droving trade in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
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Restaurant was self service but very good choice. Disappointed that the pudding I would have liked was finished and it was only 12.20pm - we were a party of over 40 people and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

OK so the cafe is nice with reasonable food but certainly not inexpensive. Factory shop a waste of time (I suppose someone must buy this stuff otherwise they'd be out of business) I note that other visitors have commented that they too are misled by the name - reading the reviews below it is too late to correct people who... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Restaurant was self service but very good choice. Disappointed that the pudding I would have liked was finished and it was only 12.20pm - we were a party of over 40 people and had pre-booked. Super selection of Scottish goods - many things I had never seen before. Also a Caithness Glass shop on the site.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Visited here with our young son as it was advertised as having a good cafe with a 'healthy' kids menu. The food was overpriced and poor quality. Not impressed at all. The kid's menu was the usual nuggets, chips and beans - not what I'd call healthy.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great homemade soup and ideally priced. Family friendly and a nice small play area at the rear of the property. Also, has usual Scottish bits and pieces for sale, in particular, glass artefacts.

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Huntly, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely place to stop, it is very expensive for some of the items, the gifts are great, and the coffee shop is a bit pricey too. Personally I like this place, their is a small play area for the younger age of kids.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Nice shop for bits and pieces. Great selection of paperweights and the children loved seeing the glass blowing

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Free parking, gift shop, play area, restaurant ( make the best chicken nuggets ever) everyone's food delicious, exhibition, gallery and antiques. Also a garden centre.

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Stuart M, Manager at Crieff Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Carole. It’s great that you love our chicken nuggets, but don’t tell McDonalds that- they may send Ronald after us! More 

Musselburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

On our coach tour to Drummond Castle Gardens we stopped here for a visit and refreshments. The cafe staff while very polite did not seem to be able to cope well when busy, which was a bit disappointing. I wanted some fresh fruit and a drink but there was none on offer at all! Do they not want customers to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Over priced and some poor quality tat the Buchan pottery which was on display was poor and the makers mark could not even be read and over priced the Caithness Glass workshop was interesting but the paperweights were very expensive for paperweights no improvements for years needs some investment

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Stuart M, Manager at Crieff Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review “Nobbypm”. We are sorry that your visit left you disappointed but we disagree with some of your statements. We believe we charge an appropriate amount for the goods on sale, especially our items that have been handmade in Britain- some even locally. The Buchan Pottery items you viewed were probably “Seconds Quality”, meaning that they... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We thought this was the tourist information site. It turned out to be a tourist shopping area! The only information they had was about Scottish drovers.

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Stuart M, Manager at Crieff Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review “ojichan”. We are sorry that you felt disappointed by your visit to us, but we do not advertise as a Tourist Information shop and we always correct any reviewer that has this misconception. Our staff are mostly all locals and have a plethora of knowledge regarding the surrounding areas. Whenever they are asked something they... More 

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Address: Address: Muthill Road, Crieff PH7 4HQ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0) 1764 654014
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