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Make a holiday rental cottage or self catering accommodation in Perthshire, Scotland your home away from home

Perthshire is located right in the heart of Scotland, where the Highlands sweep down to meet the Scottish lowlands of Fife and Stirling. Located right in the heart of Scotland, Perthshire is a county of mountains, rivers, lochs and glens, with huge swathes of unspoilt countryside, which is absolutely perfect for anyone who wants to get out into the great outdoors. There is a gloriously laid-back atmosphere in Perthshire, and if you are heading out into the hills, you will never struggle for advice or routes.

Things to do on holiday in Perthshire, Scotland

A self catering Perthshire holiday cottage is the perfect base for walking holidays. The walking in Scotland is absolutely inspirational, with a hugely varied range of scenery stretching out in every direction. If you do head off into the hills with a sturdy pair of walking boots, you can walk for many days without ever having to hit a road. The rivers and lochs of Perthshire offer some of the best fishing for both trout and salmon in the whole of Scotland. Every main town in the region has a tackle shop, and staff are always more than willing to offer you the benefit of their knowledge. In the evenings, there are a huge number of Perthshire restaurants and pubs in which to have a hearty meal to recover after a hard day in the hills.

Perthshire is the activity centre of Scotland. The varied terrain means that there are a huge number of adventure sports which are perfectly suited to the region. Aside from the magnificent lowland Perthshire golf courses and unsurpassable hill walking, self catering Perthshire accommodation is a great base for cliff jumping, canyoning, white water rafting, micro lighting and skiing. The Glenshee ski domain is the UK’s largest ski area, offering some excellent pistes for skiers and snowboarders, and in the summer, climbers flock to Perthshire accommodation in the area to try and tackle some of the fearsome climbs in the area.

There are a huge number of events, festivals and shows throughout the Perthshire calendar. The Perth Festival of Arts, Scottish Game Fair, Glenfiddich Piping and Fiddling Championships and many food, music and highland games events occur throughout the year.

Perthshire has a long and turbulent history, and there are a huge number of monuments, castles and battlefields to explore from a Perthshire holiday cottage. The history of Perthshire is a fascinating mix of historic events and folklore, and with sites like the Black Watch Museum, Glamis Castle, Scone Palace, you will never be short of places to visit from self catering Perthshire accommodation.

Places to visit on holiday in Perthshire, Scotland

Perth is the perfect place to start your exploration of Perthshire. The ancient capital of Scotland has some excellent shopping, restaurants, historical attractions and cultural centres to investigate. Although there is a huge amount to see and do in Perth, the city is compact and flat, easily explored on foot.

Travel to Perthshire, Scotland

Reaching a self catering Perthshire holiday cottage is really easy. Both Edinburgh and Dundee Airports are within half an hour of Perthshire, and there are plenty of trains servicing the area.


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                                                                                                      Our magical holiday home!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We arrived early evening to find a serene hideaway - a lovely lodge overlooking a lochan with swans and cygnets, ducks and ducklings, swallows, and a herd of young deer on the hillside. The lodge was so spacious, with wonderful solid and comfortable furniture. The 3 bedrooms are in separate areas (ideal with kids!). The large, light seating area had doors to a very safe balcony, and the big bean bag and larger floor cushion left lots of settee space (ideal for big people). Lovely to arrive and find a few cooking supplies plus the necessities for the first evening - milk, bread, and a lovely cake, etc! Also useful - extra cupboard space. Our 5 and 8 yr olds enjoyed Kenmore's playpark, and the Crannog Centre; the play area next to the Country Store (useful). They also loved - the walk up Acharn to the cave, waterfall and hill climb above (play area near car park), and the quieter roads beyond Bridge of Balgie (good tea shop!) for cycling and dam building. The big people enjoyed a wet-suited swim in Loch Tay at Kenmore. A very big thank you to our host and hostess. WE will be back!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      What a Place to be!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We loved the location, the short walking distance to the town with its great choice of restaurants and the nearness e.g. to the Lochs Tummel and Rannoch. This is one gateway to the highlands which offers all sorts of advantages on top of anything you could hope for. We visited the Highland Games at Blair Castle, drove down to Scone Palace and relaxed on the terrace admiring the beautiful view. The house is extremely well-equipped. The kitchen has just about everything you could need. The fresh flowers to welcome us, the decoration, bed linen and towels show how much thought and care have been put into making the house homely and comfortable. The attention to detail is obvious. We would definitely recommend this bungalow and also go back again ourselves. Thank you Susan for making it such a lovely holiday home. Janet, family and friends
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017