Tipping in Scotland has not always been as widespread as it is today, but there are plenty of people in the service industry who work so hard that tipping should be a lot more widespread. 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
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Skiing Holidays in Scotland
Skiing in Scotland is rising in popularity again as it is an excellent location to take a ski holiday. Scotland has 5 great ski resorts and in recent years there has been superb winter conditions, in many cases beating some Alpine ski areas for snowfall and coverage.
Scotland has some fine ski areas and when the snow is here, there are plenty people take skiing holidays in Scotland. Read more
Things to do in Glasgow. As Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is stuffed with attractions and things to do. We probably won’t manage to mention all of Glasgow’s best things to do, but drop us a line if we’ve missed your Glasgow tourist attraction and we’ll get you added. Read more
1. Visit Edinburgh Castle
If you’ve never seen it, Edinburgh Castle is one of the finest castles in the world, and is truly one of the best things to do in Edinburgh. Sitting at the highest point in the old town Edinburgh castle has lorded it over the city for hundreds of years. Walk up the Royal Mile (High St) to soak up the feeling of history as you approach the castle. Read more
If you’re considering taking a vacation in Scotland, here’s some reasons you might go ahead and book now:
1. Stunning Scenery – really, we keep making lists of top vacation destinations in the world and usually because of the scenery. Read more
At the time of writing, it’s only a week to go now until the start of the Crieff & Strathearn Drovers Tryst – the walking festival around Crieff and Strathearn. This year’s Tryst runs from the 8th-15th October 2011.
The Tryst is now 10 years old but is celebrating the drovers who converged on Crieff with their cattle for hundreds of years in days gone by. Read more
We’ve got an excellent selection of Crieff Hotels and Crieff B&B accommodation. At the heart of Strathearn, Crieff has long been a tourist destination and as such has a good selection of hotels and guest houses. Read more
If you are considering a break to a Loch Lomond hotel, it can be tricky deciding where to stay near the Loch. Our selection of hotels, B&Bs, Guest Houses and Lodges below will hopefully give you some ideas.
If you are planning to venture into the Highlands of Scotland between May and the start of September you have a good chance of experiencing midges. These are tiny little biting insects that leave most people feeling rather itchy. The severity can vary widely with some people only finding them to be a minor annoyance to others who are attacked by huge swarms of midges finding that their holiday has been ruined by them. To really experience them at their worst, go out on a mild, wind-free evening on the west coast and sit in one place. They will find you and once a few have started on you more will follow until they become unbearable. Read more