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Visitor Attractions : Perthshire, Scotland

Bungee Jumping
New in Perthshire, check out jumps at Garry Bridge, Killicrankie

Walking

CNDO Scotland - Walking holidays, mountaineering, scrambling and climbing activities from CNDo Scotland. A 2005 winner of a Gold Award in the VisitScotland Green Tourism Business Scheme, which encourages tourism businesses to operate in an environmentally friendly way.

Walking in Perthshire, Scotland - Guided and self led walks - Scotland's walking festival in Perthshire.

Scottish Hillwalking Website

www.thepeakdistrict.info Peak District activities, B&B plus self catering cottages - Take a Taste of the Peak District - what to see, what to do and where to stay.

Visitor Attractions & Days Out

Frandy Fishery - 250 acre upland reservoir nestling in a secluded valley in the picturesque Ochil hills. Stocked with Rainbows, Browns and Blues.

Perth Horse Races - For a day out at the race course at Scone.

Highland Safari Adventures- Unique, Exclusive Award Winning Adventure Safaris amidst the dramatic beauty of Highland Perthshire.

The Independent Golfer
Information for American Golfers Planning Their Trip to Scotland

The Scottish Country Sports Tourism Group
Search for all your information on shooting, stalking/hunting and fishing in Scotland

Directories

Dunning Parish Historical Society - an excellent local history group, source of local historical data.

Perthshire-Scotland.co.uk - The Perthshire Online Guide with history, information and guides.

Strathearn - Information on this varied area of Perthshire.

Scotsmart - The directory of Scotland and all things Scottish.

Rampant Scotland Directory

Search Scotland - directory of Scottish web sites

Donaldson's of Crieff - Highland Wear from Scotland

Embrace Scotland - Self catering accommodation and holiday cottages in Scotland

Other Places to Stay in Scotland and beyond

Rooms in Scotland Accommodation
Accommodation and travel directory for Scotland with Hotels, Hostels, Bed and Breakfasts and Apartments available to book online.

Nevis Croft - self catering apartments in Fort William.

Hotels in Perthshire

Bed and Breakfast accommodation Scotland- Superb collection of Bed and breakfast accommodation in Scotland.

Hawthorn Lodge - Inverness accommodation

Birchbrae Luxury self catering on the west coast of Scotland

www.wildernesscottages.co.uk - Loch Ness self catering cottages

Creagard Country House - Luxury country house on the Isle of Luing, Argyll, Scotland.

Scottish Holidays A travel guide to holidays in Scotland

Love to Escape Great places to stay in Scotland



 

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Fantastic Facts about Scotland

  • Mary Queen of Scots played billiards. First recorded order by Louis XI in 1470. After she was executed, her body was wrapped in a billiard cloth
  • 1300s Scottish soldiers noted for ability to march longer than others because they made their own oatcakes
  • Bagpipes imported from Rome 2000 years ago by Roman army
  • Toilet, 5000 Skara Brae reckoned to use drainage system to flush into the sea. Alexander Cummings invented flushing toilet
  • Auld Lang Syne sung for 150 years before Burns sent a copy for print to the Scots Musical Museum that he had taken down from an old man.
  • Lawnmower invented in Scotland
  • Shortbread known from 12C but generally thought to have been refined use and name credited to Mary Queen of Scots 16C. Petticoat tails
  • Black bun fruitcake covered with pastry. Origins Scottish was eaten at Twelfth Night but now associated with Hogmanay
  • Scotland's first. Licensed distillery Glenlivet in 1823
  • Scotland's only 2-star Michelin restaurant, Andrew Fairlie at the Gleneagles Hotel
  • Golf. Modern game reckoned to date from 15C in Scotland. Much debate about an earlier game. The Old Course St Andrews date to per 1574, seen as a place of pilgrimage. Links course. How many people around the world have had their photographs taken on the Swilken Bridge?
  • Ice skating began in Scotland. Primitive ice skates of bone and antler used by Scandinavian hunters as early as300 AD. 1572 first all-iron skates manufactured in Scotland. Speed skating was first form of skating sport. First skate Club in Edinburgh 1742

Distances from Perth

Distances from Perth

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