Perthshire Holiday Deals & Short Break Offers

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£174pp – 4 Day UK Summer Coach Breaks in July – Shearings Holidays

Shearings Holidays offers

UK Coach Holiday Deals: Shearings are offering fantastic value this July for UK short breaks from just £174pp Shearings Holidays have got spaces to fill and are offering great reductions … more.

Expires: 10th Aug 2017

£4 – Monthly Family Membership and so much more – RSPB

RSPB offers

UK National Park Membership Deal: From just £4 a month your family can join the RSPB Wow what an amazing deal for those nature lovers out there, a real opportunity … more.

Expires: 7th May 2017

10% Off SPA Gift Vouchers – The Perfect Gift Of Relaxation – spabreaks

spabreaks offers

UK Spa Deal:Enjoy 10% off Spa Break Vouchers Spa Breaks offer a wealth of spa experiences across the UK and beyond and if you know someone who is going on … more.

Expires: 7th May 2017

Late Coach Deals – Just Go Holidays (formerly TheCoachHoliday.com)

Just Go! Holidays (thecoachholiday.com) offers

UK Coach Deal: Enjoy a fantastic break with Just Go Holidays, formerly TheCoachHoliday.com from just £129! Celebrating 15 years of success, TheCoachHoliday.com rebranded and renamed themselves as Just Go Holidays! … more.

Expires: 22nd Apr 2018

£10 Annual Senior Coachcard and save 1/3 on travel – National Express

National Express offers

UK Senior Coachcard Deal: Save a third on all standard fares with a Senior Coachcard, just £10 per year! Do you love taking day trips and short breaks? Enjoy visiting friends … more.

Expires: 7th Apr 2018

£52 – Hotel, Car Parking & Airport Transfer – Britannia Hotels

Britannia Hotels offers

UK Hotel Offer: Stay and Fly at Britannia Hotels, from just £52 per room. Take the stress of airport commuting out of your holiday with a stay and fly package … more.

Expires: 25th Mar 2017

£129 – UK 5 Day Coach Holiday Breaks – Just Go! Holidays (thecoachholiday.com)

Just Go! Holidays (thecoachholiday.com) offers

UK Coach Break Deals: Grab a great value coach break in from £129pp with JustGoHolidays Give yourself something to look forward to in 2016 with a great value coach break … more.

Expires: 14th Jan 2018

£5 – UK Luxury Coach Travel Services – Megabus UK

Megabus UK offers

UK Coach Travel Deal: Relax in a little more comfort on your coach travel, from £5pp Travelling by coach this summer/autumn but crave a little more comfort? Megabus are offering a new … more.

Expires: 1st Dec 2018

10% Off UK Coach Breaks – Alfa Travel

Alfa Travel offers

UK Coach Deals: Save 10% on your UK Coach Breaks with Alfa Travel Try something new for your next holiday and enjoy a mystery break and you could save yourself … more.

Expires: 28th Feb 2018

Perthshire – A historical area with plenty to see

Perthshire is a large county centrally located in Scotland and has rich agricultural straths in the east and high mountains in the southern Highlands.

Perthshire has witnessed many events in Scotland’s history, some involving Royalty and battles, and others poets and artists. There are many reminders of these past times, including castles, churches, battlefields and sites of historic interest.

Archaeologists have uncovered evidence of Stone Age farmers, including Roman garrisons and Iron Age Forts.

A number of famous people are connected with Perthshire. The actor Ewan McGregor was born there and Stephen Hendry MBE now lives in the small town of Auchterarder (although he was born in Edinburgh).

Reasons to visit Perthshire

There is a good variety of places to go and things to see in Perthshire. Elcho Castle near Perth is a 16th century fortified mansion overlooking the River Tay. Other castles include Blair Castle in Blair Atholl, Huntingtower Castle near Perth (dating from the 15th century), and Loch Leven Castle where Mary Queen of Scots was kept in 1567. The castle can be reached by ferry across Loch Leven National Nature Reserve.

For scenery you can try Killiecrankie Visitor Centre in Pitlochry and the gorge. The RSPB Vane Farm Centre offers 2 nature trails, 3 hides and an observation room for viewing birds and other wildlife. Similar facilities and interests are available at the Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre in Dunkeld. There is also the Queen’s View Visitor Centre, which is a focal point for the Tay Forest Park.

Other places worth a visit are the Scottish Crannog Centre (featuring an authentic recreation of an Iron-Age loch dwelling), Meigle Sculptured Stones Museum, Scone Palace and Branklyn Garden.

Entertainment and Dining in Perthshire

The Pitlochry Festival Theatre offers six shows each summer season (comedies and historical dramas) and has a restaurant and coffee shop. Nightclubs and cinemas can be found inPerth, along with a good selection of restaurants offering local food.

Accommodation in Perthshire

There are many 5 star country house hotels, country inns, log cabins, B&Bs and holiday parks in Perthshire. Hotels with good reviews include: Hilton Dunkeld House Hotel, Fortingall Hotel and the Lands of Loyal Hotel.