Perthshire offers a fantastic mix of city breaks and off-grid getaways, whether you’re travelling as a large group or it’s just the two of you. Home to Scone Palace, once the crowning place of Scottish kings, it’s a region that’s steeped in history.
The A9, the main road which connects Edinburgh to the Highlands passes through Perthshire, so it’s a great place to spend a whole holiday, or to stop off on your route north or south.
With unrivalled views, Perthshire’s forests and woodlands are perfect for those who want to explore the outdoors. Glenshee is home to the Glenshee Ski Centre, where winter sports enthusiasts can get their thrills, skiing or snowboarding down the mountains the winter months. With plenty of activities to keep everyone busy, it doesn’t matter if you’re an adrenaline junkie or you’d like to kick back at the spa, Perthshire’s surroundings have something for everyone.
Villages like Blair Atholl, Aberfeldy and Dunkeld are perfect, picturesque holiday destinations. From castles and cathedrals to distilleries and days out at National Trust for Scotland properties, there’s plenty to do in the area.
There’s no shortage of foodie delights either. With coffee roasters, brewers, and Michelin starred chefs, the local produce of the area is showcased everywhere you go. Crieff is a popular destination for visitors and its monthly market showcasing some of the area’s food businesses, it’s an ideal place to stock up for your self-catering holiday.
Just an hour away from both Edinburgh and Glasgow, Perth is a great shopping location with an abundance of galleries, beautiful walks, and fantastic riverside views; an ideal location for a quiet city break.
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