Welcome to Perth

Perth is a beautiful and historic city on the banks of the River Tay. As Scotland’s newest city, Perth offers visitors fantastic live music, exciting events, dozens of independent shops and many award-winning eateries.

Perth is ideally placed to access the outdoors, as it’s surrounded by hills and mountains that are popular with walkers, mountain-bikers and photographers.

Explore Perth

Events

Perth hosts a wide variety of events across the year including Perth’s famous Winter Festival and Christmas Light Switch On.

So make sure you check out the What’s On section of the site to help plan your visit.

Things to Do

When it comes to “things to do”, Perthshire has an enviable reputation for offering it all. You can seek adventure or relaxation in Highland Perthshire, top up on shopping and culture in our towns – and city! – or delve into the past with our huge number of historical attractions.

Perthshire

Perthshire is one of the most attractive and diverse counties in Scotland. From the lush farmland of the south to the rocky rivers and mountains of Highland Perthshire, it’s a stunningly beautiful place to be.

Perth Riverside Light Nights

26th Jan – 10th Feb 2018 |

Brighten up those winter nights with one of the high points of the Perth City Centre calendar – the return of the Perth Riverside Light Nights.

Latest News

A Sma Glen Mystery

It was a quiet night at the Foulford Inn on the night of the 9th of October 1926.  Outside it was blowing a gale, two men stood at the bar, grateful to be inside, where it was warm and dry.

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