Staying in a Scottish holiday cottage in Perthshire is a perfect base from which to explore a whole host of places of interest. Areas such as Crieff, Aberfeldy and Kenmore have some amazing Scottish holiday cottages and are located ideally to explore such places as the Edradour Whisky Distillery – the smallest whisky distillery in Scotland.
The Falls of Dochart in the village of Killen together with the Breadalbane Folklore Centre that boasts a tremendous collection of Rob Roy MacGregor’s artefacts including his sword.
The tales about Rob Roy and his heroic endeavours filter throughout the area and his grave can be visited a Balquhidder Church. There is also the amazing Fortingall Yew Tree to amaze you; it is thought to be between 3000 and 9000 years old and the oldest living thing in Europe. From your holiday cottage in Perthshire you can also travel to the central highlands and the breath-taking scenery of the Glencoe area and the famous Three Sisters peaks – some of the highland roads are not for the faint hearted it is truly a journey of wonderment through the most beautiful, striking and sometimes eerie scenery anywhere in the world.
Do not miss visiting the Falls of Acharn – this is a waterfall that will blow your mind as you walk the small wooden bridge that crosses the fall at its highest point and from there head to see the Crannog. A Crannog is a structure that is built out in a loch, with a draw bridge to connect to the shore, the restored Crannog near Acharn is a replica of one of Scotland’s earliest dwelling and extremely fascinating. Alternatively try a holiday cottage in Edinburgh and treat yourself to all the capital of Scotland has to offer – give yourself a day to explore the castle in its entirety.
A Scotland holiday cottage offers the perfect accommodation from which to explore Scotland and plan your epic journey’s through the best scenic countryside you are ever likely to see. Remember to prepare a pack lunch before you leave the cottage each day – you never know where you will end up and there is nothing better than have lunch on the top of a peak with a steaming cup of tea and maybe a wee dram. Exploring Scotland gets into your blood and keeps you yearning to return once your Scottish holiday is over.