For lovers of good food, Perthshire has a veritable abundance of riches. Other than the major cities, Perthshire has probably the highest density of award winning restaurants and famous bistros and brasseries of any part of Scotland. Try the Mains of Taymouth Courtyard Restaurant in Kenmore for a fantastic brasserie experience.

And Perthshire's eating out establishments put the bounteous local produce to good use in the kitchen in the creation of innovative and award winning cuisine. A long tradition of hospitality combined with stiff competition ensure that local chefs are at the forefront of modern Scottish cooking and the area's reputation in culinary circles is well deserved with restaurants and hotels regularly featuring in the review sections of the press - with much critical acclaim.

For the visitor the Taste of Scotland scheme and the new national food grading scheme are good indicators and guides to the best that the area has to offer. And each Spring the Perthshire Food Festival provides the opportunity for local chefs to display their talents with visitors and local people alike able to choose from a great range of special menus and themed evenings.

All our recommended hotels boast outstanding restaurants. Many have been awarded AA Rosettes. And add to this some real international class dining at 'Lets Eat' in Perth and 'Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles' and you'll begin to get an idea of the culinary delights which await you here.

What Makes Perthshire Great!

Spectacular Big Tree Country

Exciting Outdoor Adventure Activities

The 'Fair City' of Perth

Taking in the region's breathtaking variety, from its serene glens and endless expanses of lush forest, to its bleakly beautiful moors, rushing rivers and tumbling waterfalls, it's impossible to argue with Sir Walter Scott. Perthshire's scenery is truly awe-inspiring.