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Spring Breaks Perthshire

Rejuvenate after the darkness of winter…

Winter can seem to last a long time, with the warmer, drier days of summer long forgotten in the grey, dull wintery weather that seems to last for so long.

And what a perfect way to look beyond the winter blues, that looking at the range of activities for spring breaks in Crieff?

William McGonagall in his poem entitled ‘Crieff’ said of the town

“Ye lovers of the picturesque, if ye wish to drown your grief,
Take my advice, and visit the ancient town of Crieff”

Why here…?

Crieff is a delightful town, boasting a range of activities that any visitor would find attractive. Perfect as a base for Spring breaks across Scotland, Crieff is only 20 minutes from the larger conurbations of Perth and Stirling, with the delights of Edinburgh and Glasgow within an hour.

Once you have worn a path in the surrounding landscape, you can choose from a number of sporting activities from a round or two of golf on the various courses local to the town, or maybe some water sports, such as white water rafting? If fishing is your hobby, there are many opportunities to indulge here.

But, if you plan on taking spring breaks that offer less buzz and more relaxation, Crieff can offer that too. Great restaurants and pubs litter the area, with some great coffee shops by day, and tapas bars by night. The shops offer delightful retail therapy too and, with the wide open spaces of manicured parks contrasting with the surrounding wilderness, there are opportunities to wonder and marvel at nature.

If you are looking for tradition, then Crieff has that too; there is a distillery, with tours and a visitor centre, as well as a variety of art and crafts opportunities, such as buying the local ceramic and pottery.

Where to stay?

You’ll be spoilt for choice; there are many hotels and accommodation here for spring breaks but Knock Castle, we think, stands out. You could accuse us of bias, of course and there may be more than a hint of truth in this…!

Short or long breaks, whether taken in spring, winter, autumn or summer should offer a chance to be pampered, with your accommodation offering opportunity to really unwind. Situated in manicured gardens, with the wild nudging at its hedges, the hotel boasts award winning food, delightful décor, and always a warm, friendly welcome.

If you are looking for spring breaks, why not consider Crieff and a few nights at Knock Castle? With deals and packages throughout the year, you will be amazed at the competitive prices.

Written by Knock Castle at 16:00

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