Centrally located holiday accommodation close to Perth, great pub food at The Kirkstyle Inn, in Dunning just 2 miles away.

Bedrooms: 2 Sleeps: 4 / 6 Bathroom: 1 Pets welcome

Forteviot Coach House is a well appointed Scottish country cottage ideal for a family or a group of friends looking for high quality self-catering accommodation to rent, the city of Perth is only a 5 mile drive and both Edinburgh and Glasgow are no more than an hour away. Crieff, the gateway to the highlands is just 12 miles and The Coach House is in the attractive historic village of Forteviot - it's family and dog friendly with a large garden.

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Forteviot Coach House, Forteviot, Perthshire, Scotland

This gorgeous holiday home in Perthshire is set in beautiful countryside with view to the Ochil Hills of Perthshire and has been fully refurbished to offer stylish holiday accommodation. The log and coal wood burning stove and private garden ensure you will have a relaxing holiday here be it for a week or an ideal place for a short break too.

The historic village of Forteviot was the ancient capital of the Pictish kingdom of Fortrenn, its church dates from 1778. Forteviot House is a 19th century refurbished country house centrally situated so is an ideal base from which to discover Scotland and its breathtaking scenery. Glasgow and Edinburgh are also easily accessible from this wonderful Scottish country cottage, both less than an hours drive.

Forteviot is a historic model village, situated just 6 miles from Perth, a beautiful city on the River Tay with stunning Georgian architecture and great shops - the Horsecross Concert Hall (theater, dance, music, and art) is an added attraction.

Perthshire has a wealth of castles, distilleries and gardens to explore and every kind of outdoor pursuit can be found here. If you are looking for a self-catering cottage for a golf holiday in Scotland then this is perfect - Gleneagles is 10 miles away, St Andrews a 40 minutes' drive and numerous other golf courses are in the area (the nearest is just 2 miles away!).

In this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are fantastic walking and bicycling routes, Bridge of Earn is about 7 miles away. From here you access the main road routes through Scotland and visit the V&A in Dundee, a day trip to the beach in St Andrews, Blair Castle, two National parks, spectacular Scone Palace (crowning place of Scottish Kings) which offers many events, spend the day at the races (Perth Race course at Scone), The Black Watch castle and museum in Perth, go boating and fishing on the River Tay, wild swim or visit Perth Leisure Pool. If you're interested in plants or simply like visiting gardens, Drummond Castle Gardens and Branklyn Gardens, Glendoick and Perthshire Garden Railway are all less than half an hour away.

There are great walks from the doorstep, and it is also a wonderful place to cycle as the roads are quiet and there are many marked cycle trails. There is so much to see and do in the area that you will wish you had stayed longer!

For foodies there is a huge choice of award winning restaurants, cafes, pubs, bistros and tearooms, including 2 Michelin star restaurants within 15 miles.

rural cottage view near Perth
  • Sleeps - 4 - 6
  • Bedroom - 2 (1 double, 1 twin)
  • Double Sofa-bed in sitting room
  • Bathroom - bath + shower over
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven, microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Colour TV, DVD, CD + radio
  • Cot/high chair available
  • Full central heating - gas fired
  • Log burning stove for logs and coal,
    unlimited coal for the gusts and logs to get started
  • Private garden with furniture for outdoor dining
  • Short breaks welcome
  • Pets welcome by arrangement
  • Free WiFi
map to locate property
  • Edinburgh Airport - 1 hr
  • Glasgow Airport - 1 hr
  • Perth - 6 miles
  • Crieff - 14 miles
  • Bridge of Earn 7 miles
  • Gleneagles resort - hotel / spa / golf courses 10 miles
  • Strathallan School - 3 miles
  • Scone Palace - 13 miles
  • The Black Watch castle and museum in Perth - 5 miles
  • Drummond Castle Gardens
  • Branklyn Gardens
  • Stirling castle - 30 mins
  • Shops - 2 miles
  • Gloagburn Farm shop - 5 miles
  • Perth Race course
  • Perth Swimming pool
  • Good food pub in Dunning - 2 miles
  • Golf courses close by
  • Whisky Distilleries
  • Riding and cycling
  • Excellent fishing and walking
  • Distilleries and castles nearby
Scottish country house sitting room

Self-catering accommodation:

Forteviot Coach House is an idyllic Scottish country cottage for a family holiday, or for a group of friends looking for high quality self-catering in Perthshire, children and pets are most welcome.

This gorgeous holiday home is attached to the owners' house but totally private with wonderful views.

The sitting room has gorgeous modern and traditional styling and warm colour tones, the rug and soft furnishings enjoying some warm deep red colour splashes. In this room there is a real flame log and coal burning stove (great to relax in front of) and French doors leading out to the pretty secure garden, with table and chairs so you can eat outside when the weather is warm. There is a sofa bed in the sitting room - giving flexible ground floor accommodation.

The kitchen is very well equipped for self-catering with a dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, hob and over, and there is a separate dining room, with seating for six people at the table. There is also a downstairs WC.

On the first floor are the spacious bedrooms - a double and twin bedded room, with comfortable chairs, chest of drawers, full length mirrors with peaceful decor to ensure a good nights sleep, and wonderful views over the Perthshire countryside.

Also upstairs the modern fully tiled family bathroom has a shower over the bath, basin, WC and large heated towel rail.

There is off road parking by the property, a large garden with our door furniture and pets are welcome by arrangement.

Popular activities in the surrounding area include fishing, riding, hiking and golfing at the numerous golf courses nearby.


From Glasgow/Stirling take M9/A9 towards Perth until you see the sign for Forteviot (about 5 miles before Perth). Be careful here as you need to slow down in the fast lane to turn right across the dual carriageway - waiting in the central reservation if necessary. Continue down the steep hill until you reach a junction and turn right, crossing the stonebridge towards Forteviot.

The Coach House is about half a mile along this road on the right hand side with a huge Monkey Puzzle Tree in the garden, just before you reach Forteviot village.

From Edinburgh take the M90 to Perth (via the Forth Road Bridge) and take exit 9 marked Bridge of Earn. Continue the centre of Bridge of Earn and here take a left turn onto the B935 signposted Forgandenny, Forteviot and Dunning. Continue on this road for approximately 5 miles passing through Forteviot until you reach a junction signposted Dunning or Perth. Take the Perth direction crossing over the level crossing and The Coach House is on the left hand side, with the big Monkey Puzzle Tree in the garden.

What's included:

All linen, towels and electricity, we provide unlimited coal for the gusts and logs to get started are included.

Cost and availability:

The self-catering cottage is rented out year round.

Rental periods are generally a week (Sat to Sat) - although short breaks are available. Checking in time is usually after 4pm and checking out is by 10am.

To book this gorgeous holiday cottage in Perthshire, click the enquiry button below and see availability and price.

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Renting a self-catering cottage in Perthshire is a perfect way to explore this beautiful county and all it has to offer the holidaymaker. Strathallan school is 5 minutes away and the area is therefore very popular for parents visiting from abroad for half term breaks, Easter and Christmas vacations and summer camps. Located just 10 minutes from Perth and an hour from Edinburgh and Glasgow airports, the cottage is ideally placed to explore much of Scotland - with quick access to the A9. There are lots of golf courses within easy reach if you are coming to Scotland for a golfing holiday.