Kinross and Loch Leven
Frozen Loch Leven Photographs
Bounded by hills Kinross enjoys a stunning setting at Perthshire's
southern border. When you consider its close proximity to the
splendour of the Perthshire Highlands, as well as Edinburgh, St
Andrews, Perth and Stirling, it easy to understand why this
area has established itself as an excellent touring destination.
Undoubtedly the main feature of this area is Loch Leven, the largest
loch of the Scottish Lowlands. Declared a nature reserve in 1964
the Loch today is of international importance attracting around
15,000 geese every autumn.
Sitting peacefully on an islet in Loch Leven lies the enchanting
Loch Leven Castle. Between April and October you can visit the
the island by ferry and witness for yourself the historic scene
of intrigue and romance. The Castle gained infamy when it acted
as a prison for Mary Queen of Scots in 1567. Her dramatic escape
by boat is one of Scotland's most romantic tales.
Kinross House built by Sir William Bruce is another example of
the fine architecture of Kinross. Near Kinross are Balvaird Castle,
Elcho Castle and much, much more. Walking, golfing and fishing
all are to be found in abundance.
The Kinross area is one of my favourite parts of Scotland. Not
only is the town and local area very beautiful, but Kinross is
ideally situated as a base location, within east driving distance
to numerous other great Scottish sites.
Windlestrae Hotel, The Muirs, Kinross KY13 8AS, Scotland. Beautifully situated within landscaped
gardens close to Loch Leven and golf courses, combines a relaxed,
friendly atmosphere with impressive facilities and an extensive
leisure club including a 20 metre indoor swimming pool. Treat
yourself to a relaxing sauna or beauty treatment in the peaceful
leisure club. This hotel is ideally located for touring the
cities of Edinburgh and Perth, and the region of Fife. Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor.
The Green Hotel, Modernized Hotel, once a coaching Inn, situated in 3 garden acres on road from Edinburgh to Perth. 2 The Muirs, Kinross KY13 8AS, Scotland. Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor.
Lomond Country Inn, Kinnesswood, Kinross KY13 7HN, Scotland. Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor.
Forte Travelodge Kinross, Granada Service Area Turfhills, Kinross KY13 7NQ, Scotland. Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor.
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