Stirling is at the centre of the nation's national heritage, and it was here that William Wallace and Robert the Bruce won independence for Scotland. The city and its castle have had a very rich and turbulent past, being the residence of many Scottish Kings and the scene of numerous sieges and famous battles, including the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297 and Bannockburn in 1314.

The castle is perched on a rocky crag, elevated above the surrounding countryside and is one of Scotland's grandest. Stirling itself nestles in lowland rolling hills and has a lovely `Old Town' with striking architecture and cobbled streets which wind upwards to the castle. The Old Town Jail is now a fascinating attraction depicting the horrors of life in a 19th century jail, also of interest is the medieval Church of the Holy Rude, where James VI was crowned and John Knox preached.

Stirling is an ideal base from which to explore nearby Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. The surrounding countryside is lush and fertile with peaceful slopes, rolling countryside and a scattering of town and villages such as the former spa town of Allan Water, with riverside walks and olde worlde charm and Doune with its imposing 14th century castle and award-winning nature reserve.

Perthshire is most definitely the Adventure Capital of Scotland. Here you'll find world class fishing, high level mountain trekking and lower level waymarked forest trails, great on road and off road cycling and superb golf courses. Or maybe try your hand at canyoning, microlight flights or cliff jumping!

Discover a rich diversity of landscapes and habitats that support a range of plants, animals and birds; exceptional woodlands, mighty rivers and high mountains all make this an area a haven for naturists. The River Tay runs through Perthshire to the sea and has internationally important populations of salmon and otters. Many of Perthshire lochs attract breeding pairs of osprey and Loch Leven National Nature Reserve is a magnet for wildfowl. Up in the hills red deer can be heard roaring during the autumn rut.

The small provincial city of Perth is situated on the banks of Tay and has an influential history stretching back over 8,000 years; close by Scone Palace is where many Scottish kings were crowned on the Stone of Destiny. There are many places of interest such as the pretty town of Pitlochry on the river Tummel overlooked by Ben Vrackie; here there are wonderful riverside and woodland walks, also the beautiful Loch Tay near Aberfeldy and Glen Lyon which stretches some 34 miles and has some of Perthshire's finest scenery.

Loch Tay Highland Lodges - Acharn Rocks ref: UK5741

Killin, Perthshire & Stirling

£754-£1284

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4 star rating
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This holiday lodge in an elevated position enjoys stunning views and makes a cosy welcoming retreat to return to after a day’s adventure!
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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The Quaich ref: SYYT

Fearnan, by Aberfeldy, Perthshire & Stirling

£696-£1268

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4 star rating
Enjoy this superb lochside property, with access to a shingle beach with fishing rights.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
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    FR

The Cottage ref: SZZH

Bankfoot, near Dunkeld, Perthshire & Stirling

£452-£974

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4 star rating
This 300-year-old cottage is surrounded by beautiful countryside, which can be explored on foot or by bike.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Gamefield ref: CC524086

near Crieff, Perthshire & Stirling

£2484-£23038

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5 star rating
The absolute perfect spot for a celebration or get together, this stunning property, sleeping 10, boasts a large garden, hot tub and summerhouse with a wood burner.
  • Sleeps
    10
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    5
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    SAT

Kenmore Lodge ref: UK5566

Balnaskeag, near Kenmore, Perthshire & Stirling

£648-£1334

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4 star rating
Admire the stunning views of the Scottish Highlands from the balcony of this charming holiday cottage, and explore the picturesque local village of Kenmore.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    SAT

Sunnyside ref: W8631

Kirkmichael, near Pitlochry, Perthshire & Stirling

£287-£647

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4 star rating
Located in Kirkmichael, with open fires in the living areas, this property is ideal for holiday breaks all year round.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Shielhill Bothy ref: UTE

Stanley, near Perth, Perthshire & Stirling

£521-£798

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4 star rating
This unique, upside-down cottage is located only 5 miles away from Perth with its myriad of sights and activities.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    SAT

Earnside Cottage ref: S4510

Comrie, Perthshire, Perthshire & Stirling

£548-£1113

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3 star rating
Delightful cottage with riverside setting, just a few minutes from golf course, the Munros are within easy reach.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
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    SAT

Kinnaird Estate Cottages - Jock Scott Cottage ref: UK5701

By Dunkeld, Perthshire & Stirling

£759-£23038

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4 star rating
With views from the secluded decking down to the River Tay, this lovely cottage is just the ticket for a romantic break away.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

Cruachan ref: UK5459

Auchterarder, near Gleneagles Village, Perthshire & Stirling

£509-£1048

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4 star rating
This lovely mid-terrace cottage is ideal for a family holiday where you can make the most of this wonderful part of Scotland.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Thistle Lodge ref: UK5600

Auchterarder, Perthshire & Stirling

£550-£921

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4 star rating
Relax in this cosy lodge, set in beautiful 100 acre grounds, after a busy day exploring the town of Auchterarder and the surrounding area.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Mid Balchandy - Mid Balchandy Cottage ref: SSAB

Pitlochry, Perthshire & Stirling

£903-£1725

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5 star rating
Enjoy a myriad of leisure pursuits whilst staying at this cottage, which has a welcoming ambience and views of the Strathtay Hills.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT

Laguna Cottage ref: UK5099

near Dunkeld, Perthshire & Stirling

£630-£1446

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4 star rating
Laguna Cottage sits within a well-tended garden and woodland with the famous River Tay very close by, providing exceptional salmon fishing.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Lick Estate - Tummel Cottage ref: UKC576

Foss, near Pitlochry, Perthshire & Stirling

£560-£995

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4 star rating
Situated amidst 2000 acres of natural Highland grounds, this Scottish cottage features a traditional atmosphere with a few contemporary luxuries.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Golland Cottage ref: CC524058

Carnbo, Kinross, Perthshire & Stirling

£410-£893

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4 star rating
Detached bungalow for 6 nestling beside a working farm near Kinross in Perthshire
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT