Perthshire is renowned for its glorious scenery of
mountains and lochs
and for climbers or walkers there is the chance
to tackle demanding Munros (mountains of over 3,000 feet) like Ben
More and Schiehallion. Close by are famous and testing golf courses
such as Gleneagles, Crieff and Dunkeld. Perth, just 2 miles away,
has excellent leisure facilities and shops, ice rink and a large
swimming pool complex with flumes. Pitlochry with its famous fish
ladder and theatre, Glenshee, Braemar and St Andrews are all
within an hour's easy drive.
In Perthshire there is sailing, lots of craft shops, skiing, water-skiing,
fine dining, distillery tours, antique shops - in fact you will have
to return to see and do it all!
Below is a small selection of local attractions for your enjoyment.
Our forests, woods and country gardens offer an unrivalled assortment of glorious greenery - and all within easy reach. Just a short trip can take you to Europe's oldest tree, the world's highest hedge, Britain's tallest tree, the sole survivor from Shakespeare's 'Birnam Wood' .........the list goes on and on.
Scone is a place that breathes history like nowhere else in Scotland. Today, in the 21st century, it is the home of the Earls of Mansfield, and a major attraction to visitors from all over the world. Fifteen hundred years ago, it was the capital of the Pictish kingdom and the centre of the ancient Celtic church. In the intervening centuries, it has been the seat of parliaments and the crowning place of Kings. It has housed the Stone of Destiny and been immortalised in Shakespeare's Macbeth.
Whatever you look for
in a holiday, short break or day out you can be sure that you will
find it in Perthshire - 2000 square miles of spectacular landscapes,
crystal and cool clear waters, beautiful towns and villages, and
a wealth of attractions and activities in the very heart of Scotland.
A guide to Perthshire and its county town, Perth
This site guides you to Perthshire's better-known gardens
||www.iha.com link to an international website offering self catering accommodation.
||Southern Perthshire Tourism Association, a link to many South Perthshire attractions
Welcome to the Perthshire bedroom folder
Central Scotland Public Transport
Perth races, the UK's northernmost race course plus Polo
The independent golfer
Hotels in Perthshire
Scottish Hillwalking website
Walking in Perthshire
Activity Holidays in Scotland
Car hire in Scotland
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The 42 metre Pacific silver fir,
now 157 years old
From the Guestbook….
"A lucky find, a beautiful place with much history. If you're planning a car journey, ask Syd; you wont be disappointed. Hope to return for longer next time. PS Your double bed is the comfiest in the world: shame it didn't fit into the car!"
Tanya Wright, Nuneaton
Dave Stewart, Edinburgh