Treat Yourself in Perthshire

Rural Scotland is one of the best places in the world to get away from the bustle of urban life – and for anyone wanting to indulge themselves, Perthshire offers a variety of luxury attractions and activities amidst the beauty of its countryside. With rolling green hills and clear, vast lochs, if you’re planning a weekend trip away or even a longer break, it’s worth finding out ahead of time what kind of hidden experiences are waiting for you…

Gleneagles Hotel & Spa

Located amidst the stunning countryside of Perthshire, Gleneagles boasts a luxury hotel, complete with a spa-resort for those looking to lie back and enjoy the therapeutic qualities of its beautiful, 850-acre grounds. With a range of treatments and therapies on offer, including the recently-launched ESPA Life program, the spa is a unique way to relax in style. If a luxury spa break isn’t your thing, the hotel also offers a world-famous golf course and a range of outdoor activities to ensure your time there never gets boring.

The House of Bruar

Sitting at the foot of the spectacular Bruar Falls, The House of Bruar represents the finest in Highland shopping. A huge range of clothing, knitwear fabrics and foodstuffs delivers tastes of authentic Scottish culture and life. When the retail therapy tires you out, you’ll find a restaurant offering delicious country-cooked fayre, including a carvery stocking cuts of Perthshire lamb and a seafood selection of cured salmon, oysters and crab. There’s even a chance to sample House of Bruar-label wines and champagne!

Dewar’s World of Whisky

For the Scottish Whisky enthusiast, Perthshire is home to a number of famous distilleries. At Dewar’s World of Whisky in Aberfeldy, visitors have a chance to explore the process of making one of the country’s most renowned brands: the award-winning Dewar’s White Label. Situated amidst sprawling and picturesque countryside, a visit to the distillery makes a great day out for anyone wanting to see the sights, learn the secrets and techniques of good whisky distillation – or sample the flavours of the brand store!

Awe-inspiring landscapes and expansive environments hide many Highland treasures but with a little bit of searching, you’ll discover a wealth of history, culture and commerce. With walking tours and bus tours leaving regularly and experiences ranging from relaxing luxury spa breaks to the unforgettable tastes of the best Scottish food and drink, there’s never been a better time to visit Perthshire!

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