Beautiful glens, championship golf courses, and ancient forests are the setting for activities and leisure in Perth and Kinross. The county is one of the largest in Scotland, and its central location makes it a good base for travelling or commuting. Transport links are good, and Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Stirling are in easy reach of Perth by road and rail. Perth City Centre offers all of the usual amenities, as well as being a consistent winner of the Beautiful Britain award, and its surrounding villages in the rolling countryside are also lovely. There is great variety in housing, from new build flats to detached period homes. The county is also known as the gateway to the Highlands, putting great skiing and the many other attractions of the Highlands within reach.