Blairgowrie Self Catering Cottages

Blairgowrie, cottages for self-catering short breaks and holidaysBlairgowrie is a town in Perthshire, with many original stone houses, in a picturesque setting, surrounded by hills. The River Ericht flows briskly through it, dividing it from Rattray across the river. Blairgowrie is a fabulous place to stay to enjoy a self-catering holiday. The town has all essential amenities to make shopping convenient and for general interest. The A93 road runs from Blairgowrie to the Cairngorms National Park and the chance of mountain biking and lots of outdoor activities. Perth is just sixteen miles away and is another attractive city to visit for shopping and leisure.

During the warm summers, visitors, walk the paths and hills, fish, enjoy traditional Scottish fare, especially raspberries for which the area is famed, a dram at the local pub, and a chat with the locals. Bicycles can be hired to explore the country roads. Blue harebells and wild flowers adorn the grass verges, birds of prey soar silently across the skies, nearby woods teem with wildlife and woodland plants. There is a nature reserve at Loch of Lowes with a chance to see osprey and otters. 

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There are so many different things of interest to see and do. Scotland has a wealth of ancient stone circles - Meigle's collection of Pictish stones is just one example in this location. When exploring Scotland, you may just stumble across more. Solid granite castles can take you back through history - and several, including Glamis, are just a drive away. 

Highland Games are held annually in Blairgowrie, generally on the first Sunday of September.

Sporty types may enjoy a round of golf, canoeing, mountain biking, hang-gliding, or one of the may outdoor pursuits organised in the area. The 60 mile length of the Cateran Trial, which starts in Blairgowrie, offers a walk through some of Scotland's best scenery.

Scotland's largest skiing resort at Glenshee attracts visitors during the winter months. 

Cottages in Blaigowrie can be great for self-catering holidays and short breaks, or take a look at other self-catering cottages in Scotland below.

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secluded holiday cottages in ScotlandIn Argyll, on the west coast of Scotland, Ellary Cottages have a number of stone cottages in this beautiful and remote area, on the coast, where you can find total and utter peace and relaxation.  

This is the ultimate getaway for stressed city folk.  Disappear into anonymity and just enjoy the simple life walking with your dog(s) along the shore and relax in this traditional Scottish cottage.   Click on the image for more photographs and details.

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For real seclusion and a truly wonderful setting take a look at booking a holiday in lodges near Loch Monzievaird in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland.

The chalets are private and well spread out, and all take advantage of differing elevated positions to enjoy the magnificent views over the loch. There are a variety of sizes, each sleeping 2-8 people. This is another superb location in Perthshire with wonderful views. If you are looking for peace, seclusion and privacy, then you will find it by booking a holiday home in Perthshire, a Scottish county with hills, forests, rivers that create beautiful scenery to enjoy.

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