Pitlochry is a wonderful holiday town in Highland Perthshire situated just off the main A9 road that runs from Perth to Inverness. It is a favourite with tourists and the main street is always busy with visitors. Pitlochry has some very popular hotels, things to do and places to see with something to suit everyone. Read more
Newburgh is a coastal village around 10 miles north of Aberdeen. It overlooks the Ythan estuary and has some impressive sand dunes beside it. Newburgh is a desirable place to live within commuting distance to Aberdeen.
Things to do and see in Newburgh
- Play golf at Newburgh on Ythan Golf Club
- Watersports on the Ythan Estuary
- Walk on the beach at the Sands of Forvie
- Birdwatching in the sand dunes
Glencoe is one of Scotland’s most spectacular glens with world class mountain scenery and there are also plenty of things to do in Glencoe. The word Glencoe is sometimes translated as the Glen of Weeping which maybe down to a turbulent incident in it’s past, or it could be due to the copious volumes of water that run from the skies there and seem to drip off every surface. Read more
Fancy a holiday that is maybe a little different? Why not try a farm holiday in Scotland?
Farm holidays can suit a variety of people but are often best suited to people wanting a break away from the rat-race and for families with children. Read more
Oban is a good sized town in Argyll on the west coast of Scotland. Famous as a holiday and long weekend destination amongst many Scots in the central belt Oban has loads of stuff to do and places to stay. Read more
Free Edinburgh Tourist Attractions
Edinburgh is brilliant for tourist attractions with loads of places to spend your time and your money. Lots of visitors to Edinburgh though are on a budget and all these £8 or £9 entrance fees do add up. So here are a few free Edinburgh tourist attractions to make a visit to Edinburgh a little bit more manageable. Read more
Dunkeld is a pretty little Perthshire village that sits on the banks of the River Tay across from neighbouring Birnam. Dunkeld is well known for it’s exquisitly preserved square and surrounding streets, it’s cathedral and the Thomas Telford Dunkeld Bridge. Neighbouring Birnam is well known for it’s Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit connections. Read more
Perthshire – the heart of Scotland – the big county – big tree county. Mountain to farmland, city to wilderness. Perthshire’s got everything, even beaches (just a couple though, it’s pretty much a landlocked county).
Here are the main towns in Perthshire and a few of the great attractions. Read more