Have a hotel or self catering break to remember at Crieff Hydro. If you’ve never had the Hydro experience, it is one to treasure. The Hydro may be steeped in history but while it keeps the best traditions, it has moved with the times and offers many types of accommodation, dining and activities literally to suit everyone. 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
Scotland is better than every for family holidays. There are loads of great adventures to be had with your kids and family accommodation and eating facilities keep getting better and better. Read more
Are you considering a holiday in Scotland in January? This page gives you some great things to see and do and where ideas for places to stay in January.
January can be pretty appalling weather in Scotland. It is also one of the darker months of the year with daylight from around 8am to 4pm. If you can see past that then there is some great stuff going on. 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
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.