In the heart of Scotland, Perth and Kinross boasts an impressive collection of visitor attractions and historic sites that give it plenty of tourist appeal. At Huntingtower Castle you can explore the history of Scotland’s unique fortifications, just a stone’s throw from the ornate architecture of Scone Palace nearby. Stroll through the two acres of Branklyn Garden, part of the National Trust for Scotland, or enjoy a drive to Drummond Castle near Crieff where its 17th century formal gardens are a delight to visit in spring and summer. Hire mountain bikes for sightseeing the endless trails around the towns or test your sea-legs on kayaking trips on the River Tay.
With a wide choice of holiday cottages in Perth and Kinross to choose from, including romantic rural retreats and delightful dog-friendly properties, this is one of Scotland’s best loved holiday destinations. Enjoy a visit here for great shopping and eclectic dining, as well as a host of outdoor activities that will interest the whole family. Don’t miss the Scottish Deer Centre just outside Perth, and for family picnics there’s no better spot than the shoreline of Loch Tay.