Perth, otherwise known as “The Fair City”, is located in the heart of Scotland. It is a prefect base for travelling to either Glasgow & Edinburgh in the South or if you prefer, Inverness & Aberdeen to the north. Fort William and Oban on the West coast can be reached within 2 ½ hours travelling through some of the most beautiful scenery Scotland has to offer.
Drinking, Dining & Entertainment
Perth is a mere 10 minute drive away & enjoys a number of Restaurants, cafes, pubs & clubs throughout the Town as well as the newly refurbished Perth Theatre and the recently built Horse cross concert hall.
There is no shortage of things to do whilst visiting Perthshire. Kinnoull Hill, now a long time extinct volcano, boasts some spectacular views across Perth & all the way up the River Tay with Perth harbour below. A climb well worth doing. Scone also has a large play park with facilities for Tennis, Football, Basketball as well as a large pond where you can sit, relax and watch the Ducks & sometimes Swans swim happily along or, for the younger ones there are swings, monkey bars, a sand pit to name but a few.
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Scone Palace is one of Scotland's most important stately homes. Located in the heart of Scotland by the River Tay in Perthshire it is once of Perth's most popular visitor attractions and a great day out in Scotland. Offering a variety of things to see and do, outdoor activities, a food hall and coffee shop.
Perth Theatre and Perth Concert Hall are two wonderful contrasting venues. The Edwardian theatre and the state of the art concert hall hold some of the finest acoustics in Europe. With a wide ranging programme of What's on to suit everyone's taste, a visit here is a must!
Murrayshall Golf Club has two very different 18 hole golf courses, Murrayshall is a wider, longer course requiring accuracy from the tee shot. Lynedoch is shorter but equally challenging with tighter fairways, bracken-filled gullies, and tall Scots pine trees narrowing the golfer's view of fairways and greens.
Willowgate Trout & Salmon Fishery is situated on the banks of the legendary river Tay. The fishery comprises of a 9 acre fly only trout loch and 4 miles of Salmon fishing on the River Tay. The loch is regularly stocked with grade one fully finned hard fighting Rainbow Trout minimum size 2lb up to 21lb.
Skinny Tyres will provide the complete package from one hour short guided rides to multi-day adventures with qualified guides to support you. They cater for individuals, groups, families, schools and corporate groups. Scotland is known to be one of the best cycling destinations in Europe.
At Highland Safaris experience journeys of discovery over land and loch exploring breath-taking highland landscape. Take part in award winning activities suitable for all ages. Enjoy Safari's, 4x4 Off Road Driving, Biking and walking. Visit the Red Deer Centre and come face to face with Britian’s largest native land mammal!
Enjoy a unique cruise on Loch Tay, Perthshire’s largest loch. "Iolaire" a custom-built boat is comfortable, fast, dry & gets in close to the inaccessible parts of the loch to explore the wildlife & nature. Live commentary from knowledgeable crew will take you on a journey through the local history, heritage and folklore. An Inspirational journey suitable for all ages.
Active Kids Adventure Park is perfect for lots of outdoor fun for the whole family to enjoy. Or just relax in their coffee shop selling homemade food and delicious baking. There is the Toy/Gift Shop specialising in outdoor activity and educational toys.
Perth Leisure Pool has been one of Scotland's most popular visitor attractions. This wonderful venue boasts training water, leisure water, flumes, a gym, health suite and so much more! Situated just a five minute walk from Perth City Centre, the train station and bus depot. It enjoys plentiful shared parking with neighbouring Dewars Centre.
Knockhill Racing Circuit is a motor racing circuit in Fife and hosts premier UK motorsport events. Open 7 days a week this vibrant venue for motorsport related activities where the general public can enjoy family go karting, superbike events, rally’s and ultimate drivers experiences but to name a few. If racing is your thing then this is your place to visit......
Highland Offroad situated in the village of Dunkeld offer Quad treks 7 days a week, all year round. Treks run at various times throughout the day and are adapted to suit all levels of ability, there is something for everyone whether a corporate event, family day out or a bunch of friends looking for fun and adventure!
Freespirits is Scotland’s longest running outdoor company specialising in white water rafting and a variety of other activities and is, quite simply, the UKs leading and premier outdoor activity provider. Enjoy white water rafting, canyoning, abseiling and many more activities with experienced and enthusiastic instructors.
Taking to the skies on one of Perth's hot air balloon rides is a truly unforgettable way to see this fantastic city. From spectacular mountain ranges and lochs to miles of forests and open fields. Perth is one of six launch sites for Scotland's balloon rides and extremely popular.
Edradour is world renowned as the smallest traditional distillery in Scotland. Dating back to 1825, Edradour, stands alone as the last stronghold of handmade single malt whisky from a farm distillery still in production today. Situated at the very heart of Perthshire a visit to Edradour is an unforgettable experience. Enjoy their guided tours where a wee dram awaits you.....
Nestled in the stunning parklands of Scone Palace, Perth Racecourse is one of the UK’s favourite days out. A day at the races is unlike any other and Perth Racecourse has a reputation for fantastic racing, thrilling atmosphere, beautiful surroundings and the very best in Scottish hospitality.
The Black Watch Museum located in the ancient city of Perth offers daily guided tours. This is the best way to immerse yourself in the history of Scotland's premier Highland Regiment led by trained and knowledgeable tour guides. There is a café on site with free parking available for visitors.
Perth Museum and Art Gallery offer an exciting programme of exhibitions and displays complemented by touring exhibitions and a range of special events and activities. There is a regular changing programme of exhibitions which offers something for everyone.
The Fergusson Gallery holds his vast collection of artwork and associated archive, along with the archive of his lifelong companion, the pioneer of modern dance, Margaret Morris. Located in heart of Perth.
The Fair Maid's House is a geographical delight housed in the oldest secular building in Perth. Watch the planet from space and see the continents evolve in the Earth Room, learn about hottest and coldest place on Earth and about maps and explorers.
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Perth Cinema is situated in the heart of Perth city centre and hosts 7 screens where you can catch a variety of movies including new releases. The City Café located within the building is perfect for a casual snack, quick coffee, bucket of popcorn or to sit and relax with a glass of wine, pre-movie!