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

Dunkeld House Hotel – country living in Scotland’s Big Tree Country

It's safe to say September was hectic. In the space of ten days, we clocked up 1,000 breathtaking kilometres in Iceland (sans The Wee White Dug) and five breathtaking Hebridean islands (con The Wee White Dug). Did we stop on day eleven to draw breath and put our feet up? Hell no, we headed to Big Tree Country aka… Continue reading Dunkeld House Hotel – country living in Scotland’s Big Tree Country

Land Rover Safari, Perthshire, Scotland, Segway Tours, Things to do

A fun-filled stay at Atholl Estates Woodland Lodges

I last visited Blair Castle and Atholl Estates in May 2017 when I joined the press pack to cover the Atholl Highlanders' Parade. It was a spectacular event and Mr G (the blogger's assistant) and I left bursting with Scottish pride.  We've been keen to return since that wonderful visit, so were delighted to receive… Continue reading A fun-filled stay at Atholl Estates Woodland Lodges

Castles & ancient ruins, Perthshire, Scotland, Things to do

Remote, bliss in rural Perthshire – a pet-friendly stay on the Straloch Estate

A hectic spell had left me longing to escape to a quiet corner of Scotland. I needed to unwind, and slow the pace down a little. Fortunately, I was able to do just that with a weekend break at the Straloch Estate in rural Perthshire. Booking through Cottages and Castles, we considered a number of… Continue reading Remote, bliss in rural Perthshire – a pet-friendly stay on the Straloch Estate

Perthshire, Scotland

Visit Crieff – taste the adventure

Visit Crieff recently invited us to spend a weekend in the Perthshire town. They reckon Crieff is the perfect short-break destination. There’s lots to see and do in Crieff and the Wee White Dug will love it they told me. Visit Crieff - local attractionsWondering if Visit Crieff were just giving me their PR patter,… Continue reading Visit Crieff – taste the adventure