Strathearn Harriers - New Year's Day Run 2014

Travel and accommodation

The race starts and finishes at Cultybraggan Camp, just outside Comrie. Comrie is 24 miles west of Perth and is easily accessible by car. For satnav users, the post code is PH6 2HX.

If you would like help arranging travel or accommodation, we recommend the friendly and helpful staff at the VisitScotland Information Centre in Crieff. They can be contacted at 33 High Street, Crieff PH7 3HU, telephone 01764 652578, email info@visitscotland.com.

Location map

From Edinburgh, the simplest route is via the M90 to Perth and the A85 through Methven and Crieff. Alternatively, follow the M9 to Stirling, then take the A9 (signposted to Perth) as far as the Greenloaning exit, and then take the B827 to Cultybraggan

From Glasgow, the simplest route is the M80/A80 to Stirling, then take the A9 (signposted to Perth) as far as the Greenloaning exit, and then take the B827 to Cultybraggan.

From most points north and east, the simplest route is via Perth, and the A85 through Methven and Crieff.

Travelling by train is a bit harder. The nearest stations are Perth, Dunblane and Gleneagles, but these are all some distance away and will require a taxi to get to Cultybraggan.

Buses are available from a number of towns. Check here for timetables.

Local accommodation
A wide range of local accommodation is available, from hotels and bed & breakfast in Comrie, Crieff and St Fillans to hostels and camping at Comrie Croft. Camping is also available at Cultybraggan.

Links for accommodation and other useful local information are:

Find out more

For more information about the Strathearn Marathon, contact race organiser Phil Tipping on 0771 364 3565 or email the club at marathon@strathearnharriers.org.uk.