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…

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…

Heart 200

The “Heart 200” is a new driving route following the success of the popular “Northcoast 500” in the north of Scotland. The route passes through stunning scenery, with the rolling hills and farms of Perthshire and the rugged lochs and glens of the Trossachs. It also includes the cities of Stirling and Perth. We have…

Christmas Markets DOs and DON’Ts

Whether you celebrate the holidays or not, Christmas markets are among the most joyful events to attend this time of the year: from unique decorations and gifts to delicious foods and fun activities, these fairs truly have something to offer to everyone. However, it is easy to be overwhelmed by all the bright lights and…

Lochearnhead Highland Games 2018

Lochearnhead hosted its 2018 Highland Games last weekend, Saturday 21st July. Every year locals and tourists gather together in different towns all over the country for a day of fun, games and Scottish pride. The Games are a tradition that dates back to the 11th century, an event that brings communities together while celebrating Scottish…

BLiSS Trail audio tour

The BLiSS Trail is now online! This unique series of art installations connecting the villages of Strathyre, Balquihidder, Lochearnhead and St. Fillans was created by the Loch Earn Tourism Information group. They have now released an audio tour that explores the meaning behind the individual sculptures.   The trail was launched in 2016 for the…

First Cuckoo heard this morning in Lochearnhead

It’s the 1st April and the first cuckoo has been heard this morning having arrived back in Lochearnhead for the summer. The cuckoos are generally medium-sized slender birds. The majority are arboreal, with a sizeable minority that are terrestrial. Some species are migratory and feed on insects, insect larvae and a variety of other animals,…