Autumn colours of Perthshire tour
autumn colours of Perthshire tour
Looking for things to do in Edinburgh ? How about taking a tour from Edinburgh of the autumn colours of Perthshire ?
Autumn in Scotland is the perfect time for some stunning views of the landscape . Lonely Planet voted Scotland as one of the best places in the world to see autumn leaves . From mid September until early November, the Scottish landscape bursts into a riot of fabulous colours of red, orange, yellow, bronze and crimson.
Four stunning locations feature in this tour –
- the Queens View
- lunch in Crieff
- a distillery tour
- Drummond Castle and Gardens ( featured in Outlander )
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1 The Queen’s View
Perthshire is known as Big Tree Country . We drive through the Pass of Killiecrankie, renowned for its splendid autumn colours, on the way to the Queen’s View. The Queen’s View is a viewpoint made famous when Queen Victoria picnicked there in the 1800s.
3 distillery tour
4 Drummond Castle and Gardens
Drummond Castle Gardens, near Crieff, Perthshire, doubles as the French royal Palace of Versailles in TV drama Outlander.The grounds, which date back to 1630, are considered “the best example of formal terraced gardens in Scotland”.
Drummond Castle Gardens, which are protected as a category A listed building — in contrast to the B listed castle — already attract thousands of visitors per year, and are included on the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland.The gardens — complete with peacocks — feature ancient yew hedges and the remaining beech tree planted by Queen Victoria in 1842.
On the return journey we will pass Stirling Castle , one of Scotland’s most impressive castles due to its imposing position and impressive architecture.
Further along the road we pass the Kelpies , The Kelpies are 100 feet high sculptures of Clydesdale horses and each one was made from 300 tonnes of steel . In 7 years the Kelpies have had over two million visitors. Kelpies gifts and souvenirs can be bought online . Over 50 gifts available including t-shirts, throw pillows and prints .
Our photo tours of Scotland set off from Edinburgh and feature visits to the top scenic locations in rural Perthshire and the Highlands of Scotland .
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