31/10/10 to 02/11/19
The Perthshire trip was planned after securing tickets for the
‘Enchanted Forest’ in Pitlochry. The drive from Glasgow went well,
enjoying the autumn sunset along the way. Once past the
Driving into Pitlochery was just lovely, like something from a
Christmas card, with the High Street decorated with fairy lights – also,
the quaint Victorian houses with their pumpkin lights made for a perfect
Driving up to the Pine Trees Hotel was amazing, a stunning tree
welcome awaited, firstly by the friendly receptionist who escorted you to
the bedroom, past a roaring fire and up an elegant marble staircase – the
bedroom was just stunning – bathroom was also amazing.
So then, out in the frosty night back into the town for something to eat.
Found a great wee café bar called ‘Café Biba’ – nice and cosy with
Then joined the queue for the coach to the ‘Enchanted Forest’ –
very well organised, staff were sticklers for time! Which meant queuing
3 times over, as they wouldn’t let you take a coach before your
Forest’. From the second you got off the coach, you sensed
There were staff to guide you around the forest – passing by
incredible light installations, hologram shows and incredible light shows –
it was all totally fantastic!
The next morning it was off to Killiecrankie – the place of the first
Jacobite uprising. The walk along
Next stop ‘The Highland Chocolatier’ in Grandtully. What a
beautiful, cool place – but very easy to overindulge! Well worth a trip for
a perfect hot chocolate on a frosty day.
Kept going along the road to the cute wee town of Aberfeldy –
unfortunately got a little soaked in the rain, but it didn’t spoil anything.
Spent the night in The Townhouse – smart old building with a very
Followed by some coffee in one of the cute cafes.
All in all, a great wee trip – but still lots to see in Perthshire, so
need to go back soon!