Welcome to Perth

 

Perth is a historic city set beside the beautiful River Tay and located just 90 minutes from 90% of Scotland’s population. It’s the perfect place to stay whether you are exploring the city itself or the huge range of attractions and activities available across Perthshire. Check out the accommodation section which provides details a wide range of options to suit every taste and budget.

Perth has a fantastic selection of independent businesses offering a wide range of unique, quirky and high-quality products you won’t find anywhere else so why not combine a visit to Scone Palace or The Black Watch Castle and Museum with a spot of shopping.

The city hosts a wide variety of events across the year so make sure you check out the What’s On section of the site to help plan your visit – we look forward to welcoming you to Perth!

 

 

Spartan Race 2018

Do you fancy taking on a physical challenge with a bit of a difference this year? How does an endurance event requiring you to wade through muddy bogs, scale slippery 8-foot ramps, clamber up 25-foot-high cargo nets, leap over fire and more, sound to you? Well if that...
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The Great Perthshire Food and Drink Tour

Perth & Kinross is known and loved for the quality of its food and drink, from luscious soft fruits and fresh farm vegetables to salmon, Highland beef and venison. We have many producers of fine cheese, chocolate, oatcakes and breads, not to mention our gin,...
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Munro Bagging in Perthshire

Perthshire is known as the gateway to the highlands - and with a title like that, you know that you are in the right place for a hill walk or two. In case you don’t know, Munros are Scottish mountains over 3000 feet (915 metres). Perthshire is home to 28 of the 282...
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Maggie’s Penguin Parade has made it to Perth City Centre!

For three months in summer 2018 the streets of Dundee and surrounding region (including Perth!) will be home to a trail of individually designed and beautifully decorated giant penguin sculptures. Each will showcase the wealth of artistic talent in the area, creating...
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The Famous Grouse Pre-Season Challenge | Glasgow Warriors V Harlequins

The Famous Grouse Pre-Season Challenge | Glasgow Warriors V Harlequins Glasgow Warriors will play English Premiership giants Harlequins in Perth in August. ‘The Famous Grouse Pre-Season Challenge’, in association with Perth & Kinross Council, will be held at...
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Cycling in Perthshire

Ever since global cycling ambassador Mark Beaumont burst onto the international scene, his home county of Perthshire has seen a big upsurge in cycling. More people than ever are getting on their bike, whether for health and fitness, fun with friends and family, taking...
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