Perthshire, 'The Big Tree Country' or the City of Perth, lies at the heart of Scotland, at the south-eastern border of the Highlands, with high mountains to the south and straths to the east. This popular holiday spot boasts delightful villages, iconic lochs and all the activities an adventurer could hope for. To muster up the energy to explore them all, a host of holiday cottages in Perthshire will be put at your disposal, all with a charm and history of their own.
Pitlochry, Kenmore and Aberfeldy are towns nestled in the northern part of Perthshire, along with the breathtaking Loch Tummel, Loch Tay and Loch Rannoch lakes. Dubbed 'The Fair City' and 'The Gateway to the Highlands', Perth, in South Perthshire, lies in wait for the hoards of visitors wishing to learn of its once rich market for linen, whiskey and leather. The burgs of Crieff and Blairgowrie are charming reminders of the region's cattle droving and whisky making history. Holiday homes in Perthshire are just as welcoming in the north as in the south, and there is always something inspiring to see, wherever you may lodge.
Discover the beauty of mother nature while staying in Perthshire holiday cottages
Some of the most amazing attractions in 'The Big Tree Country' are: the tallest tree at The Hermitage, the giant trees at Blair Castle, in Diana's Grove, and the oldest tree at Fortingall. For an incursion into the lives of dukes in Perthshire, visit Glamis Castle and Scone Palace. The Scottish Crannog Centre in Kenmore will reveal the secrets of building houses on stilts, or crannogs, at Loch Tay, while the national leather collection at Cherrybank Gardens will display some of the finest works of craftsmen who carry on this ancestral tradition. To experience the stunning beauty of the Scottish glens, set off from your holiday accommodation in Perthshire into the enchanting realm of The Great Glens, with their ribbon-shaped lochs and lush birch and pine forests.