16 Picturesque village walks

Walkhighlands features over 1,800 walks in all corners of Scotland, as well as more than 3,000 places to stay. Here is their quick pick of 16 of Scotland’s most beautiful villages which they published in an article some time ago. 1. The first village on their list is Killin and Loch Tay The popular village…

Hogmanay Celebrations

Scotland is famous for it’s Hogmanay celebrations and these will be taking place all over the country on New Year’s Eve. One event taking part not far from our self-catering holiday cottages locations will be the famous Comrie Flambeaux. Whilst the origins of this ancient custom are lost in the mists of time, the tradition…

Christmas at Loch Lomond Shores

This year, have a happy Christmas at Loch Lomond Shores at Balloch. Here’s how the organisers are preparing for Christmas: • Weekend markets, every weekend • Christmas Market, until 24 Dec (including real Christmas trees from 1 Dec) • Funfair rides from Thomsons Funfairs, from 19 Nov • Santa’s Magical Grotto,  until 24 Dec • Drive…

Sail with Santa on Loch Katrine

Loch Katrine is the setting for seasonal sailings accompanied by Santa during December. Santa and his helpers will spend time with each child and give them a wrapped up present. Adults will not be left out as they can warm up with glass of mulled wine onboard the iconic steamship. Everyone will have fun, as…

A Candelit Festive Soiree at Balquhidder

‘Tis the season to be jolly and Balquhidder kicks off the “social festive period” with a candlelit Christmassy gathering for us all to catch up with friends, family and neighbours and get in the spirit! Yes! A very warm welcome is in store for anyone who would like to come along to Balquhidder village hall on the evening of Sat…

Perth Santa Run 2017

Come along and join in the fun on 9th December as part of the Perth Santa Run – a 5km fun run taking runners through the streets of Perth City Centre, crossing the River Tay and finishing on the North Inch. The event will take place between 12 noon and 2pm. All runners will receive…

Perth Christmas Lights Switch On weekend

Perth City Centre will be bustling with activity throughout the whole weekend of Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November 2017 when the Christmas lights will be officially switched on. There will be something for everyone with street entertainers, reindeer, fun fair rides, ice rink, music and entertainment. The Christmas Parade will start from Thrimblerow at 5.30pm…