Loch Katrine is a freshwater loch situated in the heart of the Trossachs national park within the county of Perthshire.
This famous body of water is 8 miles long and 1 mile wide, and in addition to being a popular destination for local day-trippers it is frequently visited by tourists due to its wide range of facilities.
Loch Katrine features a superb cycle and walking path on its northern side, an excellent visitor centre, and daily pleasure cruises from Trossachs Pier on its southern end to Stronachlachar at its northern end.
The Falls of Dochart are a series of waterfalls on the River Dochart in the village of Killin, Perthshire.
Find out everything you need to know about visiting the Falls of Dochart with this visitor guide which includes a 360° virtual tour, an overview, visiting advice, and a photo slideshow.
Tentsmuir in Fife is a national nature reserve that encompasses mixed forest, coastal grasslands, and sweeping sand dunes.
Visitors to Tentsmuir can cycle along the Sustrans route 1 path, make use of a dedicated BBQ and children’s play park, go bird watching at several hides, and look for marine animals in the Firth of Tay from Tentsmuir Sands.
The East Neuk of Fife is a region situated north of the Firth of Forth in Scotland that comprises the land between the villages of Earlsferry to the south and Crail to the north.
Although it’s a small region at just 40 square miles, it’s well known for its combination of picturesque coastline and pretty fishing villages, two of which – Pittenweem and Anstruther – are tourist attractions in their own right thanks to their historic harbours.
Glen Ogle lies in a particularly scenic area of Stirlingshire, 2 miles northwest of the village of Lochearnhead.
The Glen is a popular tourist destination thanks to the Sustrans Route 7 which offers a superb cycle and walking route through the glen, where stunning views are on offer from Loch Earn to the Glen Ogle railway viaduct and beyond.
Loch Leven is a large expanse of water situated in the rural Scottish county of Perth and Kinross. The National Nature Reserve is renowned for the number of wildfowl that live there and in fact, it’s home to more breeding ducks than anywhere else in Europe.
The historic village of Culross is situated on the banks of the Firth of Forth where it overlooks the petrochemical works of Grangemouth to the south and the Longannet power station to the west.
Scotland’s 10th-highest Munro is one of Central Scotland’s most popular tourist hotspots, famed not only for the fantastic walks to the massif summit but also for the wonderful views visitors get to enjoy along the way.
Schiehallion mountain lies between Loch’s Tay, Rannoch, and Tummel roughly 10 miles north-west of Aberfeldy in Perthshire, and it’s renowned amongst Scotland’s hillwalkers as being one of the easiest Munro’s to ‘bag’ in the country.
There are over 200,000 acres of woodland in Perthshire so you’re pretty much spoilt for choice if you ever visit the region and fancy taking a walk, but in my opinion one of the best forests is Tay Forest Park, home of The Hermitage.