We are open now on:
Sunday, 1pm-5pm at Middlebank Cottage (Bankfoot, PH1 4AH)
Monday, 10am-4pm at Blackhaugh Farm (Spittalfield, PH1 4JZ)
Best to call us on 07749987213 any other times, as we are often out and about or at the farm these days. We have herbs at both sites, and a wide selection of potted trees at Spittalfield.
Please note, we are a working nursery and not a garden centre. We don’t have a shop (and no cafe!) but you are welcome to visit us to discuss your plans, collect orders or purchase plants and trees.
Middlebank: If travelling from Perth, take the A9 north signposted Inverness, and turn left after about 8 miles, signposted Bankfoot. You enter the village after about a mile; continue down Main Street till you see the Atholl Arms on right. Turn right up an unmarked, very narrow lane immediately before the Atholl Arms car park. This is Smiths Brae. We can be found at the second house on the left – with the unmissably untidy garden, hens, geese and greenhouses! PH1 4AH for satnav.
Blackhaugh Farm: Best route is to turn off the A9 either at Luncarty or Bankfoot. Going north in Bankfoot, turn right 1/2 mile into the village ( signposted Perth but turn right again before reaching the A9 ) and head towards Murthly / Stanley. Turn left after 2 miles or so, go through Murthly, then cross the River Tay at Caputh. Lastly, turn right in the village towards Blairgowrie and then look out for the polytunnels on the right after the school. The farm entrance is just before the village of Spittalfield. There’s a nice tea shop in the village too ( www.facebook.com/walkincafespittalfield/ )
Middlebank: We recommend you park in the Main Street and walk up Smith’s Brae – it’s only 50 yards or so.
Blackhaugh: There are plenty of parking spaces in the farmyard.
Middlebank: You can reach us on a fairly regular bus service (23 and 27) from Perth, Dunkeld and Aberfeldy, run by Stagecoach Perth. See their website for the most recent timetable. The bus stops right at the bottom of our road, opposite the Atholl pub in Bankfoot.
Blackhaugh: The number 34 bus regularly passes Blackhaugh Farm from Perth or Blairgowrie. See Stagecoach Perth for times.
Cycling & Rail
Both our sites are accessible by bike via the Salmon Run – Sustrans Route 77, which runs from Dundee to Perth to Dunkeld to Pitlochry. You can combine cycling with a train journey to our nearest station, Dunkeld (5 miles) or the next nearest, Perth (9 miles). How many fruit trees can you fit in your panniers? Record is 16!