A Day at Go Ape

I hope everyone has been enjoying the lovely summer weather so far! Now that lockdown restrictions have eased, why not try out a fun, thrill based activity with your friends and family. We at Cooper Cottages decided on embark on an adventure amongst the trees by visiting Go Ape at Aberfoyle. Go Ape is an…

Solo Travel in Callander

Have you looked into solo travel in the UK? The pandemic has affected everyone differently and some people might feel safer or interested in solo travel this year. Scotland is ideal for solo travel due to the various small towns close to nature where you get the best of both worlds and still enjoy time…

A Day at Loch Earn Wakeschool

All summer the sun has been shining and so what better way to make great memories than by doing fun, water based activities by the lochside! We at Cooper Cottages spent the day in beautiful Lochearnhead, more specifically at the Loch Earn Wakeschool – a fantastic water sports centre with a diverse range of fun…

The Battle of Alford

In the next chapter of the Scottish History series, we take a look at the Battle of Alford 1645. During the Summer of 1644 James Graham, Marquis of Montrose waged a successful campaign in Scotland on behalf of King Charles I. The Scottish Government was controlled by Covenanters who had fought the King over his…

Summer Holiday In Stirling

Have you been considering visiting Stirling for your summer getaway? With good links to the biggest cities in Scotland, the city offers a great mix of experiences for your holiday. This is our guide to your summer holiday in Stirling. Check out our older guide to Stirling for more inspiration.   1.Historical and cultural sights …

Benefits of Staying at High View

We hope you enjoyed the previous property blog post which answered various questions regarding the View Cottage. This weeks’ blog post will be exploring the High View Cottage as the owner of this amazing accommodation has described the many benefits that guests can enjoy when staying at the High View Cottage! High View can be…

Summer Holiday in Scotland 2021

What would a summer holiday in Scotland look like, now in 2021? For one, the days are much longer and you can enjoy being outdoors until 8 pm, which gives you more time to explore. Secondly, the weather is warm which means it is the perfect time for outdoor activities! Here are a few ideas…

An Interview with the Owner of View Cottage

We hope you enjoyed our last blog post which described the history behind the Glinngeal property. This weeks’ blog post will explore the View Cottage as the owner of this lovely accommodation answered questions regarding the benefits that guests can experience when staying at View Cottage! How would you describe View Cottage? View Cottage is…

The Battle of Harlaw

In the next chapter of the Scottish history series we take a look at the battle of Harlaw (1411) which was fought between English backed Highlander forces under Donald of Islay, and a Lowland army led by Alexander Stewart, Earl of Mar. The battle saved Aberdeen from being sacked and checked the expansionist policies of…