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Welcome To Red Squirrel Holidays

We are a family run business based in Perth, Scotland.  We offer self catering accommodation in some of Scotland’s and Portugal’s favourite holiday destinations.  Properties are available for weekly lets or short breaks. Our holiday homes offer luxurious accommodation with all modern amenities.

Our holiday homes include a six bedroom fully restored Georgian townhouse in Perth, a one bedroom apartment in an 18th century monastery tower overlooking Loch Ness and a four bedroom villa in the world famous Praia d’el Rey golf resort in Portugal. All of our properties have stunning locations and distinctive character and are well equipped to be as comfortable as your own home.


Only the Best

What you can expect from us

No Hidden Extras

Heating, electricity and wifi are all included.  We also provide firewood if needed.  If you need a travel cot then just ask.  Free parking. 

Bed Linen And Towels

Two towels provided per person. Comfortable bedding. Power showers. 

Fully Equipped Kitchens

Plenty of crockery, cutlery & cooking utensils for all guests.  Dishwasher & washing machine.

Home Comforts

Flat screen TVs and access to Netflix.  Comprehensive guest guide with local recommendations.  Plenty of storage space.

Perth, Scotland

Atholl Place

Built in 1797 and fully restored in 2012, it is fabulously located in a Georgian crescent overlooking the North Inch park and the River Tay. The Concert Hall, shops and restaurants of Perth are just a few minutes’ walk away. 

Praia d’el Rey, Portugal

No. 11

Architecturally designed 4-bedroom villa with swimming pool and large open-plan living room and dining area. Just around the corner from the clubhouse and a short walk from the beach.

Loch Ness, Scotland

Monastery Tower

A stunning and unique one-bedroom apartment with the best view of Loch Ness. It is on the top floor of St Benedict’s Abbey, a Victorian monastery that has been converted into luxury apartments, now known as the Highland Club.

Perth, Scotland

Atholl Place

Sit down with the newspapers in the formal drawing room, check your emails in the study, settle down in front of TV in the family room or soak up the evening sun in the garden room.  

Praia d’el Rey, Portugal

No. 11

Situated in the heart of the famous Praia d’el Rey resort and within easy access of all it has to offer. But the question is: will you even want to leave the villa?

Loch Ness, Scotland

Monastery Tower

Stylishly decorated throughout, the tower is a wonderful romantic getaway.  The open plan living / dining area has a series of beautiful stone arch windows providing panoramic and unrestricted views of the loch, mountains and the Abbey itself. 


What Our Guests Say

“This place is a gem”

Thank you Nick and Sarah for a fantastic stay. This place is a gem. We will definitely be back!!!!!

Geoff, 2019

“Accommodation is outstanding”

The accommodation is outstanding, only wish we could have stayed longer. The photos in no way do it justice. “

Nicola, 2019

This house is amazing

This house is amazing with loads of room! There is everything you would ever need for a trip away….. and the hosts were great at answering any questions.

Karen, 2021

I can recommend the house 100%

I can recommend the house 100%. it is clean and beautiful and has a great location very close to the beach. we had a great time there!

Marie, 2021

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Read our blog for more information on the areas where our homes are located and what is happening – or has happened – there.

The History of Perth

The History of Perth

The name Perth comes from a Pictish word for wood or copse. There has been a settlement at Perth for more than 8,000 years, with farming having been introduced to the area some 4,000 years ago. Perth has been known as “The Fair City” since the publication of the...

The history of 2 Atholl Place

The history of 2 Atholl Place

Construction of Atholl Place was begun in 1797 and completed in 1800. It is built on the site of the old Blackfriars Monastery by Henry Hepburn, a local builder.  At that time, the terrace was known as Athole Place and the houses were designed specifically for...

The history of Edinburgh

The history of Edinburgh

Early history   When the Roman "Governor of Britain" Agricola advanced North in AD79, he encountered the Celtic tribe of Votadinii controlled the Forth River valley and based themselves at what is now probably Edinburgh Castle.  Although they fought, and defeated the...

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