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Library of Innerpeffray, Crieff

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Scotland's Oldest Free Lending Library, established by David, 3rd Lord Madertie and located in a tranquil woodland setting close by the River Earn in Perthshire. The Library is run today by the Mortification of the Library, a trust set up on the death of the founder, and although it ceased to lend books in 1968, opens its doors and books to visitors from across the world each year.
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  • I honestly cannot recommend the library and its staff highly enough. ENJOY VISITING THIS WONDERFUL PLACE! Due to Covid19 we had to book a time slot but this was very easily done and we received a...  more »
  • I loved everything about this library. What a little idyll. I felt like I connected with history in a really real and wonderful way looking at the old books and borrowing register. Wonderful...  more »
  • I wasn't looking for this place I just followed a brown sign and we found each other. If you love history..books and world records this is the place to go. It was so tranquil and the staff were so inviting and friendly and knowledgeable that I could have remained all day. The one thing it misses is a place for refreshments but that is a minor thing. They are creating a walk to the river and you have a church and nearby castle ruin for anyone who wants to explore beyond the wonders of Scotland's original library.
  • What a wonderful place. Hands on library. A national treasure.
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