If you want to take a holiday in Scotland why not consider Cottage Short Breaks in Perthshire? Perthshire is one of the most beautiful regions of Scotland and is located in the heart of the country. By choosing this area you are no more than an hour from the major cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, so if you want to visit the city as well as the countryside you will be well placed.
There is no shortage of towns that you can visit. Gleneagles is a must for all golfing enthusiasts and other towns such as Aberfeldy and Auchterarder have much to offer those taking Cottage Short Breaks in Perthshire. Loch Leven and Loch Tay are ideal for fishing and walks and there are many holiday cottages in the area that are available to rent.
The city of Perth is also a must. Scone Palace was the scene of the coronation of no less than 42 Scottish kings and Balhousie Castle houses the Black Watch Museum. Parts of the town have retained medieval features so history enthusiasts will have plenty to see. The town has one of the oldest theatres in Scotland and there are plays and shows on regularly. The town is also developing something of a cafe culture, so having a coffee and whiling away a few hours while you watch the world go by is also a possibility.
Outside of the city, those who are on Cottage Short Breaks in Perthshire might want to tackle some of the 250 miles of marked walking trails that take you past the castles, roman ruins and even whisky distilleries. The Cairngorms National Park is also right on the doorstep and you can take guided walks to learn more about the area and the wildlife that has made its home there.