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Address: Innerpeffray, Crieff PH7 3RF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1764 652819
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Sun 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 12:45 pm
2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Description: Scotland's oldest lending library sits in a tranquil rural location beside...
Scotland's oldest lending library sits in a tranquil rural location beside the River Earn. Founded in 1680 by David Drummond 3rd Lord Madertie, with a school, at Innerpeffray near Crieff in rural Perthshire.Today thinking people from across the world come to enjoy the peaceful surroundings, to explore the social heritage captured in its Borrower's Register, and turn the pages to be inspired by books dating from four centuries.
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A lovely place to spend some time and remember how beutiful and fascinating books can be. Very historic in a very picturesque location outside Crieff.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Chelmsford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A lovely place to spend some time and remember how beutiful and fascinating books can be. Very historic in a very picturesque location outside Crieff.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

An amazing hidden gem in gorgeous countryside. The friendly and knowledgeable staff took us on a guided tour and we spent over an hour handling and looking at wonderful original first editions from the varied collection covering all aspects of Scottish literature over the centuries. The hand written Burns poem was a real treat! The adjoining chapel is worth a... More 

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Braco, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Unusual location for a library, but wonderful old books which you can touch and read. The knowledgeable and helpful staff try and find out your interests and find books which will be of interest. There is also an old chapel and graveyard as well as some woodland gardens you can visit - you might be lucky and see one of... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This was a place I had wanted to visit for many years and at last I was there - brilliant. Amazing remote location yet within sight of Crieff. I went with a group from our local U3A and we were warmly welcomed by Lara who explained the layout before setting out to see everything. Firstly she took us to the... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Visit this lovely little,out of the way library. The librarian is a delightful young woman who really knows her stuff. There are some rare books on display and beautifully displayed material which changes regularly.

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

From the moment you get to the end of the road ,you know you are somewhere unique. if you are lucky you will be met by Lara haggerty who is the keeper of the books. She excudes knowledge and enthusiasm. Where else can you debate 16th century politics and refer to the actual books to confirm facts. You have got... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Like seeing the (very) old, original books in an antique setting and learning about the history. Nothing to dislike.

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stirling
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

the location is just beautiful! So unexpected and in the middle of nowhere! So secret and romantic and special. Really helpful and knowledgeable librarian.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This Library was a surprise and far more interesting than you'd expect from what might seem a dull subject. Staff were great and extremely knowledgeable. Well worth a visit

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This library while full of rare and interesting books allowed hands on for all including the kids. What I thought was going to be a short visit turned out to be every worth while and very interesting for the kids as well as the adults.

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Additional Information about Library of Innerpeffray

Address: Innerpeffray, Crieff PH7 3RF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1764 652819
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Crieff
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:45 pm  2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:45 pm  2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 12:45 pm  2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:45 pm  2:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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