One of my favourite places to go for a walk is The Knock which is a small hill behind Crieff in Perthshire.
The views from it are spectacular. You can see all the way to the Lomond Hills of Fife in one direction and out to Ben More by Crianlarich in the other direction. Of course The views of the hills closest to Crieff, and across Strathearn are amazing too. Read more
One of the most amazing sights a visitor can see when visiting Scotland is to see salmon throwing themselves at waterfalls in a desperate attempt to reach their spawning grounds at the head of a river.
There are quite a few locations to see salmon leaping in Scotland but one of the best is Buchanty Spout near Crieff in Perthshire. Read more
Pure Scottish cashmere has to be one of the finest clothing materials you can buy. The feel of pure Scottish Cashmere against the skin just oozes luxury. Scottish cashmere sweaters have been manufactured across the country for years and the quality of cashmere clothing coming from Scotland is second to none.
When it comes to New Year, nobody really does it as well as Scotland and if you find yourself here over New Year on a break, you should experience a party atmosphere wherever you are.
A lot of people are now abandoning the stresses of family Christmas at home along with all the family politics, drunken uncles, and poorly chosen presents in favour of a relaxing, stress-free Christmas break in Scotland. Read more
January 25th is know as Burns Night and is traditionally marked in many places around the world as a celebration of Robert Burns’ life and works. In Scotland Burns Night is often celebrated with a Burns Supper consisting of Burns recitals and lashings of haggis, neeps and tatties. Read more
With a recent report stating that visitor numbers are up at some of Scotlands zoos, it is a great time to take the family for a day out at a Scottish zoo. Scotland has a number of zoo facilities ranging from the large Edinburgh Zoo to small rare breeds parks and open farms. Here are a few of Scotland’s zoos and animal parks. Read more
Scotland is one of the best countries in the world for mountain biking according to the International Mountain Biking Association. If you’re thinking of a biking holiday here you have the choice of riding custom built mountain biking trails or wild and free across some of the most scenic places in the country. Read more
For a relatively small part of Scotland, Fife has a lot of things to do. At the north-east of Fife lies Tentsmuir Beach, a wonderful long beach sticking into the North sea, perfect for a leisurely stroll. Read more
Visit Crieff Highland Games
Perthshire’s second largest town – Crieff – lies 16 miles west of Perth in Strathearn. Crieff is a thriving market town with loads of shops and attractions as well as the Perthshire countryside right on the doorstep. Read more