Fernbank Holiday Cottage in 2017 – a hit on TripAdvisor and reduced rates for winter!

Fernbank Holiday Cottage in 2017 – a hit on TripAdvisor and reduced rates for winter!

2016 was a good year for us, we welcomed visitors from the UK and abroad (including Austria, Denmark, Canada and Germany) to our cosy little cottage in Perthshire. As well as welcoming new guests it is always fantastic to welcome familiar faces back and we hope to see you all again soon! We have beenContinue Reading

Perth to have own Monopoly Board!

Perth to have own Monopoly Board!

The city of Perth has beaten off competition from 19 other Scottish locations, including St Andrews and Stirling to land its own Monopoly board! Scotland’s ancient capital city will be immortalised in a special edition of the property board game in the 80th anniversary year of Monopoly. Perth and Kinross Provost Liz Grant said,  “PerthContinue Reading

Perth pie the best in the world!

Perth pie the best in the world!

2015 is the Year of Food and Drink in Scotland, the chance to spotlight, celebrate and promote Scotland’s natural larder and quality produce to our people and our visitors. And indeed, Perth’s bakers, Murrays, are leading the way, triumphing at the World Scotch Pie Champion with their infamous Scotch pie! A record number of 567Continue Reading

Perthshire set to welcome the world for the Ryder Cup!

Perthshire set to welcome the world for the Ryder Cup!

The eyes of the world will be on Perthshire at the end of this month as the Ryder Cup takes place at Gleneagles, just twenty minutes from Fernbank Holiday Cottage. We are delighted to be welcoming golf enthusiasts from Wales to stay in our cottage for the duration of the competition.  It’s not just aboutContinue Reading

What’s on this summer: Scone Palace

What’s on this summer: Scone Palace

We’re well and truly into the summer season and we hope that our recommendations help you plan your holiday here at Fernbank. First up is Scone Palace . . Dido Belle Exhibition – Summer Season  Admire the painting which inspired the feature film, Belle, which hangs in Scone Palace.  There is an exhibition dedicated toContinue Reading

Fernbank – the ideal location for winter sports!

Fernbank – the ideal location for winter sports!

2014′s Winter Olympics has seen Team GB have its most successful winter campaign since 1924.  As well as medals for Lizzy Yarnold in the women’s skeleton event and Jenny Jones for snowboarding the curlers were also victorious with the men winning a silver medal and the women bronze. Curling is certainly a popular sport in Perthshire withContinue Reading

Perth’s biggest Winter Festival

Perth is about to stage its biggest ever Winter Festival. The celebrations will last from Bonfire Night on 5th November until the Chinese New Year Celebrations on 3rd February. The Perth Winter Festival will include a Christmas Lights Festival on 23rd November, featuring an appearance from television presenter Mark Wright, with music from Britain’s GotContinue Reading

September special and festive rates

We are pleased to offer a special 20% discount for a stay during the month of September 2013.  The discounted price for 7 nights is £270 but we can also offer 3 and 4 night stays.  This offer is available between 7th and 28th September.  For further information or to book your stay please emailContinue Reading

Dundee makes City of Culture 2017 short-list!

Dundee makes City of Culture 2017 short-list!

Fernbank Holiday Cottage is delighted to share the news that Dundee has been short-listed for the UK City of Culture 2017 along with Swansea Bay, Hull and Leicester. The city’s universities, University of Dundee and Abertay, and arts institutions such as the McManus Galleries, Dundee Contemporary Arts and Dundee Rep theatre play a major roleContinue Reading

Duke and Duchess of Rothesay star in The Beano!

Duke and Duchess of Rothesay star in The Beano!

The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay visited Dundee today and are set to be immortalised in this week’s edition of The Beano which will be on sale from tomorrow! The special edition sees the royal couple take a trip to Beanotown’s Bash Street School, where they encourage the young unruly pupils to eat their greens.Continue Reading