Rosebank House bed and breakfast is the perfect base for you to fish, play golf, walk, or explore the mountains, wildlife and historic buildings of Perthshire and Scotland. The Cateran Trail starts and ends less than half a mile from the front door of the house. Rosebank is open throughout the year. With high thread count bedding, home-made food and the warmest of welcomes, please come and join us.
Home of the Home-Made Breakfast
Home-made biscuitsHere at Rosebank we make our own granola, seasonal fruit compote and yoghurt. All our jams and jellies are home-made. We bake our own bread, muffins and scones. In your room you will find home-made biscuits and home-made Scottish tablet.
We have been awarded Taste our Best accreditation from the Scottish tourist agency, VisitScotland. The award "recognises and celebrates businesses who provide locally sourced, quality food."
Scrambled egg, home-made muffin and smoked salmon Our meat is all Scottish and is sourced through our local award winning butcher, who also makes our haggis and black pudding. Our eggs are Scottish and free range.
Early breakfast is available for those that need it.
There are six main bedrooms at Rosebank. Five are en suite with the sixth having access to a private bathroom.
Room 1 Isla - double bedroom
Isla is a comfortable double room with a window to the south overlooking the garden. It has an en suite shower and toilet.
Room 2 Dochart - king size bed
Dochart is a spacious double room, with en suite shower and toilet, king size bed and original maple floor. Dochart has double aspect windows to the south and west
Room 4 Ericht - king size sleigh bed
Ericht is a second spacious room with king size sleigh bed, en suite shower and toilet and double aspect windows to the west and north.
Room 5 Tay - a single room with double bed
Tay has a double bed and en suite shower and toilet. It is generally sold as a single, but can be a (small) double if desired
Room 6 Ardle - twin room
Ardle is a twin room with an en suite shower and toilet.
Room 7 Shee - king size bed and separate bathroom
The only room at Rosebank without an ensuite, Shee has private (keyed) access to a bathroom with shower over and toilet next door.
Things to do
There are several top salmon rivers and countless trout lochs and rivers close to Rosebank.
Historic and stately buildings
If learning about Scotland's history is your thing, you will be spoilt for choice
We are ideally situated for a weekend on the slopes at Glenshee, Scotland's largest winter sports centre, with over 20 lifts/tows
Blairgowrie is perfect for the casual walker or for the more serious climber aiming for one of Scotland's 3000ft peaks, The Munros.
An hour's drive in any direction can offer all levels of golfer great challenges
Evening tours to see the wild Perthshire beavers
The history of Rosebank
David BorrieRosebank House was built in 1836 by a Dundee shoemaker, David Borrie. Originally he also owned much of the land around Rosebank, but over the years that has been sold off and built upon. But the house retains a large and impressive garden.
David Borrie was a member of the Free Church of Scotland and a few days before his death in 1885 took communion in that church. But when he died, his will revealed he had left £2000 to the Methodist Church to build a new church in Rattray, and Rosebank to be used as the manse. That church still stands by the bridge over the Ericht into Blairgowrie. It was sold for development in 2015 and the Methodist Church has loaned us two impressively dour Victorian paintings of Mr Borrie and his wife.
At some point the Methodists split Rosebank into two between ground and first floors, adding an outdoor stairway at the back to access the upstairs. Rosebank became a bed and breakfast around 1960.