Leisure, family and schools out breaks in Perthshire

Family leisure breaks

Relax and look forward to your next family vacations or leisure breaks in Perthshire Scotland with our specially-selected child-friendly accommodation, plus great events to visit, and activities to enjoy which we can help arrange for the whole family


Perthshire, the activity and adventure playground of Scotland, is a sensational destination to spend family breaks and holidays. And shared memories from your vacation can really bring some new bonds to a family. Our surrounding area offers a fantastic range of memorable experiences for your family. Exciting and fun outdoor activity holidays for the whole family to enjoy based in beautiful surroundings

Perthshire offers a safe, peaceful environment for you and your children to have fun, make new friends and have a really good time. Many local activity providers offer great family programs and activities suitable for children, again in safe secure, professionally supervised environments. Children can learn to fish, enjoy some thrilling local adventure and activity centres at Nae LimitsNoah’s Ark and further afield at Knockhill, play lovely golf courses and the area is rich in superb equestrian centres and sport and leisure centres great for families

Our 10 recommended things to do for families

Leisurely touring the surrounding area, based at Dunkeld

If you are planning to visit Scotland, Dunkeld and Perthshire, then you’ll find the range of day tours and sightseeing trips, whether organised or self drive, and short touring breaks, the ideal complement to your stay here Sightseeing tours from Dunkeld are the perfect way to explore the real Scotland - a land of fairytale castles, picturesque lochs and spectacular scenery

Perthshire itself is a huge county, known as ‘All of Scotland’ with an extravaganza of sightseeing and touring riches. It is worth spending At least a day touring Perthshire itself. Or you can choose to visit Loch Ness and Inverness - or St Andrews and FifePerthshireStirling Castle and Loch Lomond – all popular one-day tours. Or why not travel further afield - the beauty of the Isle of Skye, the remote yet picturesque surroundings of the Applecross Peninsula and nature watching in a lonely Highland glen are just some of the delights that await you

Enjoy our selection of recommended Scottish tours form the links below. These are but a snapshot of the plethora of touring ideas from our great central base. All are easily done in a day from the hotel. Enjoy!

Read Joanne MacKenzie Winters’ excellent little compendium of touring ideas

Tour Scotland by motor bike, we wamrly welcome bike clubs from all over Europe

Dunkeld, Perthshire and the surrounding area is world class big country touring, especially ideal for motor bike and cycle clubs visiting and touring Scotland from both the UK and overseas, notably from Western Europe and the Netherlands. The whole area is a sightseeing, touring, activity and adventure paradise in Scotland offering a wealth of themed and small group tour possibilities. Enjoy fantastic historical tours in Scotland too.

Atholl Arms Hotel warmly welcomes small groups visiting Scotland and Perthshire. There is no herd culture here often associated with large hotels offering group travel  each member of your group is a valuable and respected guest.

The area is particularly popular with Harley Davidson, BMW - and car and classic car clubs and we have ensured at The Atholl Arms that we have all the facilities available, with an excellent choice of quality hotel accommodation, with delicious food served daily – and a superb range or ales, wines and malt whiskies to match. Plenty of free parking, and of course free wi fi internet access.