Top 10 recommended things to do in Perthshire

1- A day at Perth Races – Perth Racecourse was voted "Best Small Racecourse in Scotland and NE England" award for the second time in three years. Enjoy a unique atmosphere, outstanding hospitality and breathtaking surroundings steeped in history. Get the 2012 fixture list

2- Salmon fishing on the River Tay - The River Tay is internationally renowned for its Atlantic salmon fishing. It is one of the best salmon rivers in the United Kingdom, indeed in the European Union. Anglers come to central Scotland from all over the world to fish here.

3- White water rafting and kayaking in Perthshire - Come and experience the exhilarating white water rafting on one of Scotland's most exciting stretches of river – on the River tay and Tummel. Expert providers include FreespiritsSplash, and Nae Limits.

4- Zorbing and sphering with Nae Limits  - Spheremania is the only group to run this kind of activity in Scotland, through Nae Limits. Rolling down the Perthshire hills at great speed in a giant inflatable ball is one of the most unique experiences around. Sphereing (zorbing) is available all year round and no previous experience is required. 

5- Perthshire Highland Games and Gatherings - there are 14 Highland Games held in Perthshire each year, get all the dates and details on www.phga.co.uk

6- Walking tours of Perth - Find yourself being taken back in time to discover a Perth you never knew existed. Find out the real truth about The Bloody Battle Of The Clans, Why James I of Scotland was stabbed 16 times in his chambers at the stroke of midnight. Learn how the violent beginnings of the reformation started

7- Skiing in GlensheeSki and Snowboard Glenshee, Scotland's premier and most extensive snowsports area

8- Play golf - In Perthshire you'll find 40 superb golf courses, most within a short drive of the hotel, including world class golf at Gleneagles and Blairgowrie. The Perthshire Green golf card gets you reduced rates on 19 courses. Get the full course list and details        

9- Pegasus Microlight Flying School - Scotland’s largest microlight flying school based at Balado Park , Perthshire. Pegasus Scotland Flying School is open all year for microlight tuition and can take you from the initial idea of learning to fly through to gaining your National Private Pilots License 

10- Open Road Hire - You'll enjoy motoring again when you hire one of our Caterham Seven sport cars. Imagine a clear winding road through the hills; you're in a snug and comfortable cockpit, your steering wheel as small and as responsive as that of a go-kart, your throttle pedal pushes you instantly back in your seat, there are no distractions, just pure driving pleasure