Perthshire in central Scotland is not known as the “Big County” for nothing. Its vast landscapes take in the agricultural straths to the towering mountains of the Highlands, all of which has the cumulative effect of making one feel pleasingly diminutive in stature by comparison.
And for children – no strangers to feeling dwarfed by their surrounds – there is only one place to head: Atholl Palace Hotel, nestled amid the beautiful backdrop of Pitlochry. The luxury hotel has unveiled a new regal getaway package for families, which gives its youngest guests the chance to step into the lavish world of Prince George and Princess Charlotte; parents need simply supply suitably throwback miniature outfits, in the style of the third and fourth in line to the throne.
Upon arrival, kids will be treated to an afternoon tea at which they will be crowned prince or princess and become Atholl Palace royalty. All of which is fuel for the treasure hunt for some hidden crown jewels later in the sweeping grounds – what else?
The three-night Royal Break package costs £499 and is subject to availability. The package is available until 27 August 2015. For more information or to book the package with the hotel’s Best Rate Guarantee visit www.athollpalace.com or call 01796472400