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.

Granary Cottage ref: UK5429

Bridge of Gaur, near Kinloch Rannoch, Perthshire & Stirling

£291-£775

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4 star rating
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Set in the hamlet of Bridge of Gaur, this cottage is set in the perfect location for spotting wildlife, with deer, red squirrels and otters all found locally.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    SAT

Jackdaws ref: SWWV

St Fillans, near Crieff, Perthshire & Stirling

£299-£755

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4 star rating
This property is easily accessible for Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, and Perth is only a 40-minute drive.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    SUN

Tullibole Castle Longhouse ref: SMMH

Crook of Devon, Perthshire & Stirling

£304-£619

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4 star rating
This unique holiday cottage set in the grounds of Tullibole Castle offers luxurious accommodation in an idyllic location.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

Garden Cottage ref: UZH

Dunkeld, Perthshire & Stirling

£0-£737

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4 star rating
This holiday property nestles on a wooded hillside in a south-facing position overlooking Birnam Hill and Dunkeld Cathedral.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Ben Hennie ref: CC524068

near Comrie and Crieff, Perthshire & Stirling

£297-£730

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4 star rating
After a day exploring this fantastic area, come back and relax infront of the wood burner and enjoy the views.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

The Anchorage ref: UMH

Loch Tay, Aberfeldy, Perthshire & Stirling

£739-£1720

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4 star rating
On the banks of Loch Tay, this property has its own 150 yards of loch frontage, where free fishing is available.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Kirkmichael House ref: SZZW

Kirkmichael, near Blairgowrie, Perthshire & Stirling

£806-£2179

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4 star rating
This larger holiday property is ideal for extended families or groups of friends to enjoy an active or relaxing time.
  • Sleeps
    11
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Bathrooms
    3
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    SAT

Burnside ref: S4679

Glenalmond, near Crieff, Perthshire & Stirling

£467-£1347

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4 star rating
Situated in the heart of Highland Perthshire, Burnside enjoys panoramic views across to the Sma Glen and Buchanty Hill.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    FRI

Geordie’s Byre ref: CC524067

near Comrie and Crieff, Perthshire & Stirling

£297-£720

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4 star rating
Offering sumptuous accommodation, this single-storey cottage is surrounded by beautiful scenery and wildlife.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

Lilac Cottage ref: 24908

Crieff, Perthshire & Stirling

£295-£663

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3 star rating
This traditional cottage is just a minutes walk from Crieff town centre and ideally located for exploring the area.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Osprey Hideaways - Osprey Cottage ref: 27939

Stirling, Perthshire & Stirling

£359-£702

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4 star rating
You will be welcomed to a bottle of champagne, fresh fruit and flowers on arrival, as well as bathrobes and slippers!
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Braehead Cottage ref: CC523009

St.Fillans, Crieff, Perthshire & Stirling

£400-£934

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3 star rating
A traditional stone built property which sits at the east end of Loch Earn with wonderful mountain views
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT

Golland Cottage ref: CC524058

Carnbo, Kinross, Perthshire & Stirling

£399-£915

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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

Brewlands Estate - Croft End Cottage ref: SPPX

Glenisla, Blairgowrie, Perthshire & Stirling

£355-£1110

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5 star rating
On the edge of the Cairngorms National Park, this is an ideal base for those who enjoy wildlife.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT

Birks Cottage ref: UK5035

Aberfeldy, Perthshire & Stirling

£333-£590

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3 star rating
Birks Cottage is a traditional apartment in the heart of Aberfeldy, a lively market town situated on Scotland’s longest river, the River Tay.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    SAT