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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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                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                              Multiple rentals Cottage #400436
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                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                Villa #1691954
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                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      UTTERLY FABULOUS

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Can't begin to describe how wonderful this house is. It's like a home from home and everything is immaculate. The owners have gone to great deal of effort to ensure their guests are made welcome and want for nothing. Toiletries in every bathroom, slippers for guests, hairdryers and a welcome pack. Instructions for all the kitchen equipment and a folder packed full of info on the house and the area. Just fab, fab, fab !!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Ideal house for a large family occasion.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Ideal house for a large family occasion. Games room for children with ranges of activities. Self-contained garden safe for small children. Clean and well appointed home. Dogs permitted which was a bonus. Straight forward booking and admin. Would recommend highly.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017