Perthshire, Scotland

Scottish agritourism: A Go Rural break in Perthshire

We recently visited rural Perthshire to discover the best of Go Rural Scottish agritourism. Agritourism is growing in popularity as people look for ways to spend more time in the countryside, reconnecting with nature. In recent years farms have diversified and as a result, many have now have farm shops, offer visitors tours/experiences and even… Continue reading Scottish agritourism: A Go Rural break in Perthshire

Highlands, Perthshire, Scotland

A dog friendly summer staycation in Scotland with Hostelling Scotland

It's two years since our last dog friendly break with Hostelling Scotland. Hostelling Scotland accommodation is comfortable, clean well-equipped and affordable. This year we decided to forego a foreign break for a summer staycation in Scotland instead, staying at Pitlochry Youth Hostel and Glenmore Lodge Youth Hostel. Was it a good decision? Read on and find… Continue reading A dog friendly summer staycation in Scotland with Hostelling Scotland

Perthshire, Scotland

A luxury lodge break in Perthshire – Balloch Park Lodges

It's been a while since our last self-catering break in Perthshire, so I was delighted when we were invited to check out Balloch Park Lodges on the Mains of Taymouth Estate. A luxury lodge break in Perthshire, where we’d be able to embrace the great outdoors by day and sit by a roaring fire at night… Continue reading A luxury lodge break in Perthshire – Balloch Park Lodges

Perthshire, Scotland

Making great travel memories with Musement

I love incorporating tours, visitor attractions and events into our travels to make our trips varied and fun. To avoid waiting in long queues to buy tickets, I always book online in advance. Over the years we've: Charged round Disneyland Paris like five year olds high on E numbers Explored the Roman ruins at Pompeii… Continue reading Making great travel memories with Musement

Perthshire, Scotland, Stirlingshire

Stay in a Scottish castle and live like a laird – Old Newton of Doune

Anyone familiar with this blog will know I'm a history geek with a passion for castles. The Wee White Dug loves a castle too - like mother like son. Even Mr G has come to realise that castles are cool. Gone are the days when he'd drag his feet dejectedly from hill fort to fortalice,… Continue reading Stay in a Scottish castle and live like a laird – Old Newton of Doune