The area which encompasses Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon can be found in the county of Perthshire, which is towards the centre of the country of Scotland. This is definitely one of the most beautiful areas in this part of Perthshire and offers a good choice of exceptionally comfortable and often idyllic self catering accommodation. If you choose to spend your holidays in Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon, you can look forward to a break that allows you to get out and about and really explore the ‘great outdoors’, plus there are a number of other interesting places to visit within a very short driving distance.
There are more things to do on your holidays in Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon than you could ever hope to fit into a week’s break. For example, how about visiting the local tourist information office to find out details on the most interesting hiking tours throughout the area. The tours that will take in the most tourist attractions along the way. Other activities to consider include horse riding, clay pigeon shooting, fishing, golf, tennis, cycling and mountain biking, canoeing and painting and photography. As you are so close to Loch Tay and other large lakes in the area, you might also like to think about a spot of sailing or pleasure boat cruises.
In order to get the most out of your holiday in Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon, it is definitely recommended for you to hire a car for the duration of your time in the area - if you haven’t already taken your own. There are numerous quaint small towns and villages to explore in Perthshire, many of which are on the banks of extremely picturesque Scottish lochs. The Tay Forest is towards the north of this area and is certainly well worth a visit; especially if you are keen to see the flora and fauna of this part of Britain. Some suggestions for a day trip a little further afield include the towns and cities of Perth, Dundee and Pitlochry.
As your holidays in Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon will be spent in Scotland, you might automatically expect the climate here to be extremely cold. This is not necessarily the case, however, and this area actually enjoys some great weather especially during the summer where average temperatures can easily reach the high-teens or early-twenties degrees Celsius. Winters can be a little chilly with averages between 4 and 7 degrees.
The best way to travel to your cosy self catering accommodation in Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon is to rely on the main road network. You would need to head into Scotland and take the M90 up to Perth. From here, you will take the A9 north and then turn off towards Aberfeldy. This is a very pleasant road journey.