Saturday, 31 December 2011

Auld Lang Syne by Robert Burns


Auld Lang Syne by Robert Burns sung by Dougie Maclean


Monday, 19 December 2011

Glenshee Perthshire Scotland 18th December 2011

Glenshee Perthshire Scotland 18th December 2011 
Conditions were perfect yesterday at Glenshee, sun, snow and great skiing.

Sunday, 18 December 2011

Taybank Hotel Dunkeld Blues Session 18th December 2011

Taybank Hotel Dunkeld Blues Session 18th December 2011



All photos and Video copyright Cottage Perth

Friday, 16 December 2011

Winter Window Frost Perth 16th December

Winter Window Frost Perth 16th December
This interesting frost pattern was created on the outside glass of one of our self catering cottages today

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Headstones Greyfriars Graveyard Perth 14th December

Headstones Greyfriars Graveyard Perth 14th December

Follow me Headstone Greyfriars Graveyard Perth

Damaged Angel Headstone Greyfriars Graveyard Perth


More photos of Greyfriars Graveyard Perth

Monday, 5 December 2011

Scone Palace Peacocks December 2011

Scone Palace Peacocks December 2011







Scone Palace Perth 5th November 2011

Scone Palace Perth 5th November 2011 
Scone Palace, just outside Perth is the home of the Earls of Mansfield, seen here is stunning in the December snow.



Scone Palace December 2011 photos

Old Perth Bridge in Snow 5th December

Old Perth Bridge in Snow 5th December

All photos and video copyright Perth Cottage Video

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Misty Morning on the River Tay Perth

Misty Morning on the River Tay Perth



All photographs and video copyright Holiday Cottage Perth

Friday, 4 November 2011

Best of Perthshire Scotland Hamper

Best of Perthshire Scotland Hamper
This is some of the best local produce from Perth put into a wicker  gift hamper priced at £59. It combines the best local Perthshire products with value for money. Specially selected nibbles, oatcakes, fudge, oils, wine, beer and more are selected to give an ideal treat of gift.

Follow this link for order details

Monday, 17 October 2011

Taybank Hotel Jazz 16th October 2011

Taybank Hotel Jazz 16th October 2011
The Taybank Hotel Dunkeld, Sunday afternoon music session.
 


All photos and video copyright Cottage Perth

Salmon Leaping at The Hermitage Dunkeld Perthshire 16th October

Salmon Leaping at The Hermitage Dunkeld Perthshire 16th October

If you watch and look carefully you will see a salmon attempting the leap


 All photographs and video copyright Cottage Perth

Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Sunbank House Hotel Perth October 11th

Sunbank House Hotel Sunbank House Hotel is a small country house style hotel located on the Dundee
Road in Perth.

   





Location:   50 Dundee Road Perth PH2 7BA 

Contact: Tel  01738 624882

Monday, 10 October 2011

Fair Maids House Perth 10th October

The Fair Maids House Perth has been recently converted to the headquarters of the Royal Scottish Geographic Society.
Located: 15 -19 North Port Street, Perth, PH1 5LU 
Tel  01738 455050

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Saturday, 8 October 2011

Julie Young Dance Studios Perth

Julie Young Dance Studios Perth
Julie offers professional tuition in Ballet, Tap, Highland, National, Hip Hop, Jazz, Disco, Drama & Singing.
Her classes range in age from 3 upwards for boys and girls and include training for adults.

Contact: Studio located at 251, High Street, Perth, PH1 5QN Tel 07788 851267



Further information Julie Young Dance Studios Perth website

Thursday, 6 October 2011

Kinnoull Kirkyard Perth

Kinnoull Kirkyard Perth
 Located on the banks of the River Tay right in the heart of Perth this garveyard contains many interesting and historic gravestones.

 

Gravestones
 



 Videos copyright and to be used only with the permission of Holiday Cottage Perth

Saturday, 1 October 2011

Flamenco night at Sante Wine Bar Perth Scotland

Flamenco night at Sante Wine Bar Perth Scotland Video taken 30th September 2011 10 South Saint John's Place Perth PH1 5SU 01738 449 710

Misty Scone Perth morning

Misty Scone Perth morning October 2011




Perth farmers Market October 1 2011

Perth farmers Market October 1 2011
The Perth market was as busy and colourful as usual, held on the first Saturday of every month. 






Friday, 30 September 2011

Perth city Halls King Edward Street Perth

Perth city Halls King Edward Street Perth
The future of the halls is in doubt as they may be demolished to form an open square


Monday, 26 September 2011

Cottage Perth trip to House of Bruar Perthshire

Cottage Perth trip to House of Bruar Perthshire
This was our daytrip over the weekend to the house of Bruar. Lunch in the reastaurant, a walk up to the falls of Bruar and and good look round the shops. Good day out not too far from Perth.

Perth Museum September 2011

Perth Museum September 2011

Monday, 19 September 2011

Walk through River Chambers self catering holiday apartment

Walk through River Chambers
This is a brief walkthrough River Chambers self catering holiday apartment Perth Scotland. The apartment overlooks the River Tay.


 All photographs and video are copyright of  Holiday Perth Cottage, and may not be used without permission.

Saturday, 10 September 2011

Perth Market Paella Stall 10th September 2011

Perth Scotland Market Paella Stall 10th September 2011

Perth Scotland Continental Market 10th September 2011 Crepes Stall

Perth Scotland Continental Market 10th September 2011 Crepes Stall This stall holder was making delicious crepes to order for sale. The Continental Marketruns from 8th to 11th September 2011.

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

St Johns Kirk Perth 30th August

St Johns Kirk Perth 30th August
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St Johns Kirk Perth Interior video

Thursday, 25 August 2011

River Tay Perth Scotland 25th August 2011

River Tay Perth Scotland 25th August 2011
 All photographs are copyright of Ewart Corrigan, Perth Cottage, and may not be used without permission.

Friday, 19 August 2011

Perth Cycle Route by the Tay August 2011

Perth Cycle Route by the Tay August 2011
This section of the cycle rote was taken by the Tay opposite Scone Palace

 

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Fly Fishing in Perthshire

Fly Fishing in Perthshire
The River Tay, situated right in the geographic centre of Scotland, is the largest river in Britain The Tay is perhaps the most famous salmon river in the British Isles. It is 120 miles long and is  the longest, and one of the best known rivers in Scotland. It is truly Scotland's largest and best known Salmon river, famous for its salmon, brown trout and grayling fishing.
 More information on Fishing in Perthshire



Friday, 12 August 2011

Visitor Attractions in Perth and Perthshire 2011







Here are some places to explore when visiting Perth and the county of Perthshire

A.K. Bell Library, Aberfeldy Distillery, Aberfeldy Water Mill, Abernethy Round Tower, Alyth Museum, Amulree Church, Ardoch, Roman Camp, Atholl Country Life Museum, Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre, Auchterarder Heritage Museum, Balhousie Castle, Balvaird Castle, The Barracks,Falls of Barvick, Beatrix Potter Garden, Bell's Cherrybank Centre, Birks of Aberfeldy, Birnam, Arts and Conference Centre, Birnam Wood, Bishopric, Black Castle of Moulin, Black Spout, Black Watch Monument, Black Watch, Regimental Museum, Blackcraig Forest, Blair Athol Distillery, Blair Atholl Water Mill, Blair Castle, Blairgowrie Golf Course, Branklyn Garden, Bridge of Ross, Burleigh Castle, The Calyx, Camserney Longhouse, Carnbane Castle, Castle Menzies, Cateran , Trail,Clan Donnachaidh Museum, Cleish Castle, Clunie Memorial Arch, Cluny House, Coronation Bridge, Coupar Angus Abbey , Gatehouse, Crieff Hydro, Crieff Visitor's Centre, Devil's Cauldron, Drummond Castle, Drummond Trout Farm and Fishery,Dunfallandy Stone, Dunkeld Cathedral, Dunkeld Cathedral Chapter House Museum, Earthquake House, Edradour Distillery, Elcho Castle, Fair Maid's House, Famous Grouse Experience, Faskally Outdoor Centre, Loch Faskally, Fendoch, Fergusson Gallery, Fingask, Fingask Castle, Fortingall Yew, Fountain, Fowlis Wester Sculptured Stone, Garry Bridge, Giant's Grave, Glasclune Castle, Glendevon Castle, Glendoick House and Gardens, Gleneagles Castle, Gleneagles Hotel, Glenturret Distillery, Greyfriars Cemetery, Hermitage, Huntingtower Castle, Inchtuthill, Innerpeffray Chapel, Innerpeffray Library, Kaims Castle, Killiecrankie Battlefield, Killiecrankie Viaduct, Killiecrankie Visitor Centre, Kinclaven Castle, King James VI Golf Course, Kinnoull Aisle and Monument, Kinross House, Linn of Tummel, Loch Leven Castle, Longforgan Parish Church, Lord John Murray's Stables, Macbeth's Stone, Macrosty Park, The Magazine, Maggie Wall's Monument, McDiarmid Park, Megginch Castle, Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum, The Meigle Sculptured Stones, Meiklelour Beech Hedge, Methven Battlefield, Michael Bruce's Cottage, Milton Wood National Nature Reserve, Moness Burn, Museum of Abernethy, The, Muthill Church, Muthill Old Church and Tower, Ogilvie Castle, Old Church Tower, Old Schoolhouse, Ossian's Grave, Ossian's Hall, Over Benchil Standing Stone, Perth Concert Hall, Perth Mart Visitor Centre, The, Perth Museum and Art Gallery, Perth Racecourse, Perth Repertory Theatre, Pitcur Castle, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Pitlochry Fish Ladder, Pitlochry Golf Club, Portmoak Airfield, Quarrymill Woodland Park, Queen's Bridge, Queen's View, Rollo Park, Royal Perth Golfing Society, Schiehallion, Scone Battlefield, Scone Palace, Scottish Crannog Centre, The, Scottish Liqueur Centre, Scottish Plant Hunter's Garden, Scottish and Southern Energy Visitor Centre, Skinnergate, Smeaton's Bridge, St Bean's Church, St John's Kirk, St Kattan's Chapel and Mausolea, St Leonards-in-the-Fields & Trinity Church, St Peter's Old Parish Church, St Serf's Church, Stanley Mill, The, Tarmachan Range, Tay Forest Park, Tullibardine Chapel, Tullibole Castle, Tummel Hydro-Electric Power Scheme, Tummel Suspension Bridge, Strath Tummel, Falls of Turret, White Church.

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Landing a Tay Salmon Perth 2011

Landing a Tay Salmon Perth 2011
Fantastic video by Bob White landing a salmon on the River Tay Perth Perthshire. Perth Cottage recommends bob's blog Salmon Fishing Scotland

 

Monday, 8 August 2011

St Johns Kirk Perth

St Johns Kirk Perth St Johns Kirk Perth, St Johns Place. A church has been on this site from 1440 and gave Perth its name of St Johns toun.

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

29 East Perthshire Walks July 2011

29 East Perthshire Walks July 2011
Stuck inside? Looking for something to do during school holidays?
Try these Walks in East Perthshire By Alistair Lawson


Part of a popular series of A6 pocket walking guides which describe routes which are suitable for walkers of all abilities and to suit all tastes.  Route descriptions are accompanied by 2-colour sketch maps.  The guides are illustrated with line illustrations, and will provide walkers with a good introduction to what each area covered has to offer. Walks East Perthshire including Perth, Blairgowrie & Dunkeld covers the eastern part of the county of Perthshire, with a number of walks in and around the city of Perth, plus hill walks on the edge of the Highlands and the Dunkeld path network. The 29 walks featured range from 0.75 miles to 9 miles (1.25-14.5km). Routes include: River Ericht, Birnam Hill, Perth to Kinnoull Hill and Abernethy Glen. 

Buy at our Perth Amazon Bookstore

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Blackrock Cottage Rannoch Moor June 2011

Blackrock Cottage Rannoch Moor June 2011

Perth Town and Perthshire Country Walks

Perth Town and Perthshire Country Walks

Perthshire 40 Town and Country Walks
By Paul Webster and Helen Webster


Perthshire offers a variety of Highland and Lowland landscapes with some of the most scenic and accessible countryside for shorter walks as well as evidence of its history at every turn. This book features traditional tourist hubs, such as Pitlochry, Dunkeld and Killin as well as countryside around Blairgowrie, Crieff and Aberfeldy.

Order Perthshire walks at our Perth Amazon Bookstore

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Abernethy Round Tower June 15th 2010

Abernethy Round Tower June 15th 2010
Abernethy Round Tower built in the early 9th century is one of only two such towers in Scotland the other one being at Brechin near Forfar. Standing 22 metres tall, it was constructed by monks from the nearby monastry and has been used as a place of refuge, a belfry and a sepulchral.



We recommend staying in Perth at Taypearls Self Catering.

Thursday, 9 June 2011

Loch Leven Castle Perth Perthshire 2011


Loch Leven Castle Perth Perthshire 2011
Loch Leven Castle Royal visitors and royal prisoners only a short drive from Perth.







Google street view looking out over Loch Leven

Sunday, 5 June 2011

Birnam Oak Tree Neil Gows Tree Perthshire 5th June 2011

Birnam Oak Tree Neil Gows Tree Perthshire 5th June 2011
This is a short walk past the famous Birnam oak tree to the edge of the River Tay.The tree is said to be over 300 years old.

Dunkeld Bridge Perthshire 5th June 2011

Dunkeld Bridge Perthshire 5th June 2011
The bridge was built by Thomas Telford in 1809 over the River Tay.

Friday, 3 June 2011

River Tay Perth 3rd June 2011

River Tay Perth 3rd June 2011

Today was very warm and sunny, a perfect day for a walk along the banks of the river Tay in Perth

Cafe Coco 1 Methven Street Perth 3rd June 2011

Cafe Coco 1 Methven Street Perth 3rd June 2011

Jayne and her team at Cafe Coco provide a delicious range of homemade soups, toasties, baked potatoes, handmade sandwiches, wraps and cakes. There is a fine range of Scottish and Italian breads, rolls and fillings. The cafe has a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere especially in the summer with the folding doors open giving it a continental feel. Choose a coffee from their range of Italian latte, mocca, cappuccino americano and expresso to choose from.

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Jet Skier on the River Tay Perth

Jet Skier on the River Tay Perth
This energetic jet skier was entertaining on lookers on the River Tay on Saturday

Monday, 30 May 2011

Perth Self Catering Apartment deal Monday 30th May 5 Nights £239

Perth Apartment deal Monday 30th May, less than half price, 4 Nights £239.
Stay in a one bedroom apartment with wonderful views over the River Tay in Perth call 01738 506126 to book.
This video clip was taken from the other side of the Tay looking back to the apartment.

Saturday, 28 May 2011

Lesley Haycock Artist Perth Scotland Festival of the Arts

Lesley Haycock Artist Perth Festival of the Arts
This video clip was taken of the artist Lesley Haycock on Tay Street Perth during the Perth Scotland Festival of the arts. Lesley also paints restored vintage furniture and is currently busy on a commission in Dublin.

Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Perth Storm damage May 2011

Perth Storm damage May 2011
Perth had bad wind and rain bringing down many trees and causing a lot of damage. As can be seen the level of the River Tay is very high.






Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Ploughed Fields near Perth

The farmers are busy at this time of year as can be seen with these ploughed fields near Perth.



Monday, 21 March 2011

Perth Spring Mist March 2011

Perth Spring Mist March 2011
Taken on the back road between Perth and Dundee.



Monday, 14 March 2011

Perth Restaurants where to eat out when on holiday

Perth restaurants where to eat out on holiday
If staying in a B & B or even self catering you can easily find a good restaurant in this handy link to a google map of the restaurants of where to eat in Perth alongside some personal recommendations. These include Kerachers, the Bothy, Paco's, Pizza Hut, Cafe Tabou, Jade Garden, 63 Tay Street, Sante, Willows, and many more.

Saturday, 5 March 2011

Personal Shopper Perth V Style

Personal Shopper Perth V Style



Needing help with your personal shopping for yourself, gift shopping for a friend or loved one or corporate shopping for business contacts, V Style personal shopper is here to do the leg work for you and take the stress out of finding what you are looking for.

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Taybank Hotel Music Session

Taybank Hotel Music Session
This was a non stop session on a Sunday afternoon at the Taybank Hotel in Dunkeld. It was an open session with musicians coming and going all day. This video clip was the old tune my grandfathers clock.
Find the address and location of the Taybank hotel and another video clip

Friday, 25 February 2011

Perth Scotland Map Dated 1831

Old Perth Scotland Map Dated 1831
Much of the old town has changed but the basic shape remains the same. Notice the changes to Tay street.

Old Picture of Perth from Bridgend

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Old Picture of Perth from the banks of the Tay

Old Picture of Perth from the banks of the Tay
View a google map of Perth to see the location of this picture of the Old Perth bridge.

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Winter Driving in Perthshire

Winter Driving in Perthshire
Taken on the Bein Inn Road near Glenfarg Perthshire February 2011

Sunday, 13 February 2011

River Tay Perth February

River Tay Perth February
Beautiful day sandwiched between rainy days. See more Perth photos taken between the Queens bridge and the old Perth Smeatons bridge.




Friday, 11 February 2011

Perth St Johns Street February 2011

Perth St Johns Street taken February 2011. More Perth street scenes

Deuchar Antique Shop South Street Perth

Deuchar Antique Shop 12 South Street Perth is believed to be the oldest bow fronted shop in Scotland. It still trades as an antique and curio shop. Photo taken February 2011. More Perth photos