Anyone who just can't get enough of the golds, reds, burnt oranges and yellows that the changing season brings.
THINGS TO DO
No region wears autumn quite as well as Perthshire. Known as "Big Tree Country", the landscape is transformed as summer slips and the foliage changes colour.
This region has plenty of fantastic walks for all abilities where you can admire the bold auburn woodland scenes, including:
- The Hermitage - near Dunkeld, this walk was a favourite of the Dukes of Atholl
- Loch Tummel - west of Pitlochry, be sure to stop at the Queens View, one of the most famous viewpoints in Scotland
- Lady Mary's Walk, along the River Earn. Pop into the Glenturret Distillery along the way for a tour and a nip of Famous Grouse whisky
- Knock of Crieff - enjoy staggeringly beautiful views of Strathearn
- Deil's Cauldron - from Comrie, the wooded path along the River Lednock will take you to this cascading waterfall. It's a great circular walk, which also takes in the Melville Monument, an obelisk sitting atop Dunmore hill
- Drovers' Tryst Walking Festival - take part in organised walks throughout the scenic countryside surrounding Crieff and Strathearn. Plus, there are sociable events on the programme including a ceilidh, talks and storytelling.
- Enchanted Forest - catch this night-time light spectacle in Faskally Wood
Crieff and Strathearn have a wide variety of accommodation, from the family-friendly resort hotel of Crieff Hydro, to charming stone cottages and wooden lodges dotted around the area's towns and villages.
Crieff boasts a great selection of eateries serving tasty dishes, including the taste bud-tempting Delivino Wine Café and the French-inspired cuisines of Yann's.
Perthshire is about an hour's drive from Glasgow, or a 1 hour 30 minute drive from Edinburgh.