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Enjoy the bracing sights which captivated Queen Victoria with holiday cottages in Pitlochry

Pitlochry is a small town set in the heart of Perthshire. During one of her visits to the area in 1842, Queen Victoria commented on the towns beauty and it has thrived as a market town and all year round tourist destination ever since. Sitting in the middle of the rugged highlands, within easy reach of Perth, Edinburgh, St Andrews and Loch Ness, Pitlochry is the ideal destination for romantic breaks and family holidays.

HomeAway has a diverse range of self catering Pitlochry holiday cottages suitable for visiting groups of all sizes. A blend of modern lodges and traditional cottages mean that all tastes and requirements are catered for. Guests can expect rustic features such as exposed stonework alongside modern appliances like cable television and dishwashers. The majesty of the local landscape is the perfect place to enjoy an al-fresco dining experience so many of the self catering cottages have their own gardens and barbeques with views of the mountains.

Whilst the Scottish Highlands makes a great destination for both an active or relaxing holiday, those who are keen to indulge in some retail therapy and Scottish nightlife should consider an apartment in Glasgow’s city centre. Alternatively, self catering accommodation in the Shetlands provides a perfect base from which to explore the arts, wildlife and warm welcome that can only occur when Scottish and Scandinavian cultures blend.

Things to do

Walking: The local area boasts approximately 41 miles of signposted walking tracks making a Pitlochry holiday cottages the ideal base for walkers. The majority of the paths start in the town centre and are marked with a difficulty rating so that walkers of all abilities are easily catered for. Outside the town, there are also a number of gentle strolls, long rambles and challenging hikes to be enjoyed.

Extreme Sports: The challenging landscape of the Perthshire Highlands make Pitlochry the ideal place for all manner of extreme and adrenaline sports. The area boasts Scotland’s only purpose built Bungee Jump, the Highland Fling, whilst there are a number of activity centres offering sports such as white water rafting, canoeing, paintballing, archery and quad biking.

Fishing: Scotland was made for fishing, and from holiday cottages in Pitlochry there are a number of options which should delight even the most discerning angler. The River Tummel and the River Garry have ample numbers of trout and salmon whilst Loch Bach has rainbow trout and Loch Kinardochy is acknowledged as being one of the best spots for brown trout.

Queens View: One of the most iconic and famed views in the whole of Scotland sits just a few miles drive away from log cabin in Pitlochry. The Queens View looks out to the west along Loch Tummel and depending on the clarity of the day, visitors may see all the way out to the Glencoe Mountains by the West Coast. It has long been thought that this was a favourite spot for Queen Victoria, hence the name. However, in more recent times it has been postulated that the view may have actually been named after Queen Isabella, wife of Robert the Bruce, who was also known to travel through the area.

Travel

Self catering Pitlochry holiday cottages are extremely accessible and travellers can reach them in a number of ways. By car, the town is situated on the main A9 trunk road, which runs through all major towns and cities in the locale. Alternatively, there are a number of coach and tour operators who offer a service. The main train station sits on the Highland Mainline and enjoys a direct service to and from London Kings Cross and Euston as well as further north.

Weather

Pitlochry enjoys a mild and rainy climate for most of the year. During the summer months, the temperature averages 18°C whilst in the winter it may drop as low as 0.5°C. Rainfall is frequent, and in the winter visitors can expect up to 15 days of rain per month whilst the summer may have as many as ten days per month. However, it is noted that the rain tends to be light and frequent rather than heavy and unpredictable.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Amazing cottage, amazing area, try it you'll not be disappointed

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Great cottage and owners, set at the foothills of the munros. Close enough to walk into town and surrounded by historical sites.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 17-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Beautiful modern little gem!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Modern, well appointed little cottage in a great area. So handy for Aberfeldy, Pitlochry and the Perthshire Highlands. The layout of the cottage is ingenious and perfect for a couples short break! The owners were great and after showing us the ropes, left us to our own devices. We'll definitely be back to this little hidden treasure of a property!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      The property was well presented well equipped and very comfortable. Excellent central locations.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Roland provided a few extras. Wine cake etc. Which was very much appreciated.we found him very helpfull and pleasant to deal with. And would have no hesitation in staying at this property again. In fact we are planning to visit again in the summer
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016