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.

Betty’s Corner

4 star rating

St Fillans, near Crieff, Perthshire & Stirling

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

Was -

NOW

Price from

£365-£789

4 star rating
St Fillans, near Crieff, Perthshire & Stirling

Was -

NOW

Price from

£365-£789

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Afton

4 star rating

Aberfeldy, Perthshire & Stirling

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

Was -

NOW

Price from

£525-£1239

4 star rating
Aberfeldy, Perthshire & Stirling

Was -

NOW

Price from

£525-£1239

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Milton Farm Lodges - Snowdrop Lodge

5 star rating

Abernyte, near Perth, Perthshire & Stirling

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

Was -

NOW

Price from

£0-£877

5 star rating
Abernyte, near Perth, Perthshire & Stirling

Was -

NOW

Price from

£0-£877

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Kinnaird Estate Cottages - Castle Peroch

4 star rating

By Dunkeld, Perthshire & Stirling

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

Was -

NOW

Price from

£860-£935

4 star rating
By Dunkeld, Perthshire & Stirling

Was -

NOW

Price from

£860-£935

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Fochy Cottage

4 star rating

Kinross, near Perth, Perthshire & Stirling

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

Was -

NOW

Price from

£439-£965

4 star rating
Kinross, near Perth, Perthshire & Stirling

Was -

NOW

Price from

£439-£965

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Bridge End Lodge

4 star rating

Dollar, near Stirling, Perthshire & Stirling

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

Was -

NOW

Price from

£375-£885

4 star rating
Dollar, near Stirling, Perthshire & Stirling

Was -

NOW

Price from

£375-£885

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Easter Croftinloan - Lewis Cottage

4 star rating

Pitlochry, Perthshire & Stirling

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

Was -

NOW

Price from

£605-£815

4 star rating
Pitlochry, Perthshire & Stirling

Was -

NOW

Price from

£605-£815

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Kinnaird Estate Cottages - Keepers Cottage

4 star rating

By Dunkeld, Perthshire & Stirling

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

Was -

NOW

Price from

£895-£1040

4 star rating
By Dunkeld, Perthshire & Stirling

Was -

NOW

Price from

£895-£1040

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Hatton Cottages - Heather Croft

4 star rating

Dunkeld, near Pitlochry, Perthshire & Stirling

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

Was -

NOW

Price from

£435-£979

4 star rating
Dunkeld, near Pitlochry, Perthshire & Stirling

Was -

NOW

Price from

£435-£979

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Wester Coshieville Cottage

5 star rating

Grandtully, near Aberfeldy, Perthshire & Stirling

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

Was -

NOW

Price from

£859-£1745

5 star rating
Grandtully, near Aberfeldy, Perthshire & Stirling

Was -

NOW

Price from

£859-£1745

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Juniper Cottage

4 star rating

Dunblane, near Stirling, Perthshire & Stirling

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

Was -

NOW

Price from

£285-£685

4 star rating
Dunblane, near Stirling, Perthshire & Stirling

Was -

NOW

Price from

£285-£685

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Smiddy Cottage

4 star rating

Weem, near Aberfeldy, Perthshire & Stirling

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

Was -

NOW

Price from

£685-£1309

4 star rating
Weem, near Aberfeldy, Perthshire & Stirling

Was -

NOW

Price from

£685-£1309

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Hazelmere

3 star rating

Rattray, near Blairgowrie, Perthshire & Stirling

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

Was -

NOW

Price from

£459-£1149

3 star rating
Rattray, near Blairgowrie, Perthshire & Stirling

Was -

NOW

Price from

£459-£1149

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Mill House

4 star rating

Glenfarg, Perthshire & Stirling

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

Was -

NOW

Price from

£475-£1000

4 star rating
Glenfarg, Perthshire & Stirling

Was -

NOW

Price from

£475-£1000

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Westerton Lodge

4 star rating

Crieff, Perthshire & Stirling

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

Was -

NOW

Price from

£319-£769

4 star rating
Crieff, Perthshire & Stirling

Was -

NOW

Price from

£319-£769

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1