Our Green Philosophy

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Kinnaird is a really special place. Clean air, an abundance of wildlife, great views, wonderful solitary walks and sense of peace. Preserving this environment is really important to us.

Over the last year we have  undertaken a number of initiatives to reduce the impact our lodges have on the environment.

  1. Biomass energy. The biggest investment has been the installation of a highly advanced district heating system powered by a biomass pellet boiler. This installation immediately reduced our carbon footprint by 60% by replacing electricity as the primary energy source to sustainable wood pellet.The boiler is linked to each property through sensors which allow highly intelligent control of all heating and hot water settings. Installed at a cost of £130k this was no mean undertaking. However it has provided a much more comfortanble and effective source of  heat and hot water to our customers
  2. Water reduction. Installation of water saving measures including the repacement of all wcs (as part of a refurbishment programme) to lower capacity dual flush, the replacement of baths to walk in showers and the use of water butts for gardening
  3. Electricity usage reduction: We have undertaken a programme of the complete replacement  of bulbs - to low energy types by the end of next year
  4. Promoting a natural environment. We have started to plant out more of our grounds with  variety of wildflower meadow grass and shrubbery areas to reduce the amount grass that requires to be constantly cut. This saves on carbon footptrint impact and promotes the development of flora and fauna. The grass that we do cut is composted and put back into the land each year.
  5. We have motion sensor lighting outside each property and within the grounds meaning that the light only goes on when it is needed, thus reducing wasting enegy.
  6. We have a structured re-cycling programme at Kinnaird and make it easy for you to get involved.  We supply named recycling bags in each property so that you can do your bit for te environment too.  Glass, plastic, cardboard, paper and cans are sent for recylcing and we dispose of broken electrical goods at our local Council Recycling Centre.


Couples Spa Lodge

Our luxury spa pine lodges with private hot tub are spacious properties and offer a home from home experience, complete with a living, dining and kitchen area and vast windows revealing the picturesque Pitlochry landscape.

Premium Spa Lodge

Premium lodges offer the same great hot tubs hot tub and wood burning stove experience with a king sized bed in the wood lined bedroom and extra space in the living areas and on the decking.

Love Cabin

A log Cabin with extra romance... the quintessential option for honeymooners, anniversaries and romantic escapes. Includes a bottle of Prosecco and a box of Kinnaird branded premium truffles.

Premium Love Cabin

The Premium Love Cabin includes all of the treats you'll find in the Love Cabin, and a few extras, including fluffy robes, a bed covered with rose petals and outdoor furniture perfect for alfresco dining.

We liked the fact we were greeted on arrival and then left alone to enjoy the tranquility of the lodge. It was an ideal location for peace and quiet, within walking distance into Pitlochry. All facilities within the lodge were excellent and we could have easily spent the whole weekend there without leaving. C Hogg, Montrose

My husband and I stayed in the premium love cabin on the 18th-20th March. On arrival at the cabin we had a warm welcome by the housekeeper who showed us how to work the hot tub etc and was happy to answer our questions about the local area. We had processco chilling on ice and some delicious chocolates waiting for us, naturally we quickly got our swimwear on and enjoyed a glass in the hot tub while we stargazed. The log burner was wonderful and the super king sized bed very warm and comfortable. The lodge was a lovely size, cozy without being too small, nice sized living area, underfloor heating in the bath room was a lovely touch and the shower had good pressure, and with the complimentary shampoo etc everything had been thought of. Great location for going and taking in some of the beautiful local views, and a short drive or taxi ride into town for dinner. We absolutely loved our weekend here and can't wait to go back again for our first wedding anniversary! Heather W