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Tay's Water Sports Attract Tourists To Scottish Holiday Cottages

By: Mellisa Turner   
Date Added : July 14, 2011 Views : 287

At 14 miles long Loch Tay is Perthshire’s longest loch and surrounding is some outstanding scenery and beautiful Scottish towns and villages. There is so much to do around here a week may not be long enough so many people come back to a Scottish cottage year after year. From Aberfeldy on the northern end of Loch Tay to Killin in the south there is lots to take in so why not have a two centred two week holiday to make the most of this beautiful part of Scotland?

Surrounded by magnificent scenery, Aberfeldy lies on the River Tay and is the perfect base for touring the famous Perthshire lochs and glens or exploring west to the Trossachs, Argyll and Oban. Within a few miles are Loch Tay, the remote solitude of Glen Lyon and the grandeur of the high peaks of Schiehallion and Ben Lawers.

Mackays has several Scottish Cottages in and around Aberfeldy such as 2 delightful semi-detached cottages enjoying panoramic views over the historic Birks of Aberfeldy and the Tay Valley. Each property has a garden area with patio and garden furniture and a private path leads down to the spectacular falls and woodlands of the Birks, a popular circular walk. Completely refurbished with great attention to detail and comfortably furnished, these cottages are ideal for a relaxing holiday at any time of year.

You can not get much closer to Loch Tay than the picturesque conservation village of Kenmore sitting as it does at the end of Loch Tay where the River Tay begins its journey to the sea and is surrounded by magnificent mountain and forest scenery. The village has a shop, historic hotel, an acclaimed restaurant and golf course all within easy walking distance. The loch offers sailing, mooring, water sports and angling while the river offers white water rafting, canoeing, gorge walking and fishing. Mackays offers a large self catering cottage in Kenmore which was originally the home of the village policeman. Why not bring your whole family and take a boat out on the water?

All the way to the south western tip of Loch Tay and little beyond you find the village of Killin. Nearby you may glimpse ruined castles and dramatic waterfalls but you can not miss some of Scotland’s finest landscapes that fill every horizon. The village itself is thriving and welcoming community that make it a perfect base to discover the area.

Mackays self catering Scotland has a charming semi-detached house forming part of a sympathetic conversion of a 200 year old stables courtyard, in a tranquil rural setting, one mile along a private road from Killin. The conservatory has wonderful views over Loch Tay to Ben Lawers and deer and red squirrels can often be seen in the shared mature grounds. There is a private patio with garden furniture to sit out and fully appreciate the lovely surroundings.

Mackays are proud of all its cottages in Scotland so to see the full portfolio visit www.mackays-self-catering.co.uk
The author of this article has spent several years in the hospitality industry and has a great experience with the visitors and the places of their interest, in Scotland. She is passionate about writing the stuff,like the Scottish cottages and self catering Scotland that can provide a guidance for the fun lovers, who love to cherish the best holiday memories in Scotland.

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