Bankfoot

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Bankfoot
Perthshire
Dunkeld Road, Bankfoot.jpg
A view south along Bankfoot's Dunkeld Road
Location
Grid reference: NO067354
Location: 56°30’5"N, 3°31’2"W
Data
Population: 1,136  (2001)
Post town: Perth
Postcode: PH1
Dialling code: 01738
Local Government
Council: Perth and Kinross
Parliamentary
constituency:
Ochil and South Perthshire

Bankfoot is a village in the parish of Auchtergaven in Perthshire, approximately eight miles north of the county town, Perth, and seven miles south of Dunkeld.

Pubs and hotels

The village has one licensed premises: The Bankfoot Inn. The Bankoot Inn, is a restored 18th-century coaching inn, which has a public bar with real ales, a lounge bar with real fire and a restaurant. The inn hosts live music every month and also hosts a weekly "open session", in which musicians can bring along an instrument and join in. The inn also has bedrooms.

Public spaces

The Bankfoot Church Centre opened in October 2008 to replace the nineteenth century church building which was destroyed by fire in February 2004. The building is used every day by many groups, fitting its tag line during the build "Bankfoot Church and Community Building together".[1]

Sport

  • Football (junior): Bankfoot Athletic
  • Badminton
  • Bowling
  • Tennis
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References

  1. http://www.bankfootchurch.org.uk/ "The website of the Bankfoot Church Centre" (accessed on 24/01/2011)