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Escape the city and visit Perthshire this Autumn

Everyone needs to take a little break from the city every once in a while. If you’re looking to de-stress this Autumn then a visit to Perthshire could be ...


Hiking in Perthshire: Packing the essentials

If you’re visiting Perthshire then you may have your eye on one of the stunning hiking trails in the area, or maybe you’re feeling adventurous and want to ...


The benefits of taking a break from the city and visiting the countryside

It’s no secret that every once in a while, you need to take a break from the common hustle and bustle of city life and escape to the countryside. Whether it ...


The best restaurants in Perthshire

We prepared a handy list of some of Perthshire’s best restaurants for you. They offer excellent well-presented food made with locally-sourced ingredients, ...


The best hiking trails in Perthshire

Perthshire is undoubtedly a walker’s paradise. It has a magnificent and diverse landscape of outstanding unspoilt woodlands, hills, lochs, glens and ...


Why Perthshire is perfect for photographers

Perthshire is perfect for aspiring photographers! Here’s why... Stunning landscapes Perthshire is famous for its staggering landscapes and fascinating ...


Thrillseeking in Perthshire

Thrill-seeking is one of the many reasons to visit stunning Perthshire. Looking for adrenaline pumping experiences? Then read through this thrill-seeking in ...


Top five reasons to have a family holiday in Scotland

Schools will soon be out for summer and there are lots of reasons to have a family holiday in Scotland.  Scotland attracts tourists in the millions each ...


Summer events in Perthshire

TOP EVENTS IN PERTHSHIRE THIS SUMMER There’s so much going on in Perthshire this summer, so if you are planning a break here, make sure you leave some ...


Ten reasons why glamping rocks

What is glamping? If you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last five years and still haven’t heard about glamping, then to put it simply, it’s camping ...


Top things to do in Perthshire in Spring

Perthshire is a fabulous region for adventures and recreation, especially in Spring. Its natural wonders are countless, along with its tourist attractions, ...


Why self-catering breaks are perfect for couples

Intimate holidays with your significant other are a wonderful way to catch up on your love life, away from all duties, responsibilities and problems. ...


Glamping or camping, which is better?

As the Scottish winter weather begins to give way to spring, you might be thinking about whether to go glamping or camping in 2017. What’s best? Well, we at ...


Why you should enjoy a weekend Valentine's break at Kennacoil

It’s the most romantic day of the year and a weekend Valentine’s break at Kennacoil in Perthshire is the ideal gift! Most of us can be guilty of letting ...


Why you should book a Scottish holiday in 2017

It’s no surprise to us that Scotland is fantastic and that everyone should be booking a Scottish holiday in 2017. Just recently Scotland was voted the ...


Our year in review at Kennacoil

It seems like it was only just yesterday when we first opened our doors to the world. Time has flown by and we have loved every minute of it. Perthshire us ...


10 amazing facts about Perthshire

It’s no mystery that we at Kennacoil LOVE where we live so here’s 10 amazing facts about Perthshire. The city of Perth is also known as ‘The Fair ...


Local produce recipes to try on your Perthshire cottage break

You’ve booked the perfect getaway, a cosy cottage in Highland Perthshire, but what are you going to eat during your stay? We’ve got you covered. Here ...


Perthshire Amber – The Dougie MacLean Festival – is just weeks away!

BOOK YOUR FESTIVAL ACCOMMODATION! CLICK HERE! For 11 years thousands of people have flocked to Dunkeld for the Perthshire Amber Festival, featuring our most ...


Start planning your Perthshire October break today

The kids are back to school and the summer is pretty much over so, why not start planning your Perthshire October break today? It’ll give you something to ...


How a cottage getaway could relight your relationship's fire

You’ve been married a few years now and you have beautiful children but can you remember the last time you and your other half had some time away, just the ...


Why late summer is the most magical time to holiday in Scotland

Scotland is beautiful all year round, but here is why late summer is the most magical time to holiday in Scotland. Long nights So the long nights are on ...


Ten things you will experience on a Scottish holiday

You’ve booked your next holiday, but you’re not sure what to expect so here are ten things you will experience on a Scottish holiday. Wildlife and ...


Quick and easy glamping recipes to enjoy during your break

The clue is in the name glamping… it’s meant to be glamourous camping. So you’ve packed the essentials but what are you going to eat whilst you’re ...


What you need to make a Scottish self catering cottage holiday great!

You’ve got your holiday booked, a Scottish self catering holiday cottage somewhere tranquil. You’re starting to think about what you need to pack but are ...


Why your next break should be a stay in a Perthshire cottage

From hill walks to bike tracks to picture perfect views, Perthshire has it all. There are so many great ways to enjoy the countless things that Perthshire ...


Book with us and get 10% off your Land Rover experience!

Have you ever experienced the incredible thrill of driving a 4x4 off-road? No? Well you have to try it in picture-perfect Perthshire in the ultimate off-road ...


Wildlife: What you could see on a Perthshire ramble

Perthshire is a luscious, green place that plays home to a wide range of wildlife. If you’re exploring the woodland or scaling the hills you may be lucky ...


Get wet in Perthshire

Other than the rain, there are some great opportunities to get wet and try some adrenaline-pumping watersports whilst enjoying the beauty of outdoor ...


Five Perthshire day trips for the whole family

Make the most of your time in Perthshire, pack a backpack and head out for the day. There are plenty exciting locations to visit but here are five that we ...


10 picture-perfect Perthshire views you have to see before you die!

Scotland really is a beautiful place and, we may be a bit biased, but Perthshire has some of the best scenery around. It was difficult to choose just 10 ...


Nine must-see attractions in Dunkeld and Birnam

Dunkeld and Birnam in Perthshire is one of the best preserved towns in Scotland. This vibrant town has much more to offer than meets the eye so it’s well ...


How to have the perfect Scottish country wedding

We all know that your wedding day should be the best day of your life and every bride wants to look back at a picture of themselves standing in their ...


Five fantastic Perthshire activities

Not only does Perthshire have beautiful rolling hills and stunning scenery, it is also home to hundreds of activities that cater to everyone’s ...


Perthshire cycling: The best routes

If you’re planning a break to Perthshire, why not pack your bikes too? Check out just a couple of the cycle routes around Dunkeld, they’re rather ...


Perthshire events: The ultimate guide!

Perthshire in 2016 will see a year filled with fun, interesting events and festivals, all ready for you to go and enjoy! From small markets to big music ...


Scottish sloths discovered in Dunkeld

Natural science has been rocked to its very core this week with the discovery of a native Scottish sloth in Dunkeld, Perthshire. Sloths were previously ...


12 reasons to visit Scotland in 2016

From the incredible culture to our magnificent landscapes and bustling cities, there are so many reasons to visit Scotland. Here are 12 reasons to visit in ...


Tips to make your glamping great

Glamping has become increasingly popular worldwide. Enjoying the benefits of a comfortable night’s sleep whilst still being at one with nature is the ...


Walk on the wild side in Perthshire: Five walks around Kennacoil

As the Easter holidays are approaching why not visit Perthshire? Dunkeld is a picture-perfect town with some breath-taking surroundings. With countless ...


Welcome to the Kennacoil blog!

Hello and welcome to Kennacoil, the ultimate Scottish escape nestled in the rolling hills of Perthshire, home to brand new accommodation including super cool ...


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