Car alarms, pollution and what sounds like next door’s fondness for late night DIY are some of the less appealing aspects of city living.
Head for the fresh air and open spaces of the Perthshire countryside with today’s Big Deal on accommodation at the gorgeous Moness Resort, near Aberfeldy.
Ideal for a family holiday, with friends or for couples, the cottages at Moness Resort are fully equipped for self catering and have been awarded a 4 star Scottish Tourist Board grading.
Set in a 35 acre woodland estate, the cottages are the perfect base from which to explore not just some of Scotland’s most spectacular mountains and lochs but also all the facilities that the resort itself has to offer.
Less than two hours from all of Scotland’s major cities, Moness Resort is quick and easy to get to but feels a long way from the grind of urban life.
Holiday cottages in Perthshire
Moness Resort has a selection of beautiful one and two bedroom self-catering holiday cottages – many with views overlooking the magnificent Aberfeldy Hills and the surrounding countryside.
Kitted out with everything you need to make cooking a pleasure, the cottages also feature satellite TV and DVDs.
This offer is for up to four people to sleep in a cosy one bedroom cottage or up to six people to sleep in a two bedroom cottage.
There is a supplement of £40 per cottage per night for Friday and Saturday night stays. Guests can also extend their break at a charge of £50 per additional night.
A charge for utilities will be levied at the end of your stay at a rate of 10.4p per kilowatt. All cottages are non-smoking.
Guests staying in a cottage are welcome to use all of the resort’s extensive facilities. The changing rooms, steam room, sauna, individual treatment rooms and poolside showers have recently been refurbished while the heated swimming pool is as popular as ever.
Badminton, mini-tennis, squash, table tennis and pool are all available on site or you could indulge in some luxurious treatments in the new Spa Therapy Rooms.
Scottish restaurant in Perthshire
Part of Moness Resort Hotel, Flemmyngs Restaurant offers an excellent choice of fresh meat, fish and game sourced in Perthshire.
The menu is changed daily but typical dishes might be the haggis bon bons with turnip puree and a whisky and thyme cream; the slow cooked haunch of venison casserole topped with black pudding mash or the Black Isle pork cooked four ways.
The Terrace Bar offers a less formal setting with comfy leather sofas and bistro style furniture and is ideal for a lighter or more informal meal.
See & do in Perthshire
The well presented grounds at Moness Resort are great for leisurely strolls – the duck pond and its family of mallards are always a popular destination.
Outside the resort, there are lots of opportunities for watersports, climbing and hill walking. Golfers will be happy to learn that there are over 40 courses nearby and the resort can help with tee times on courses such as Gleneagles.