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!


Happy Mondays: Week 3 – Running (ahem … walking) up Schiehallion.

When I was growing up we lived on the Western slopes of the Sidlaw Hills from where Schiehallion appeared as this stunning conical-shaped mountain amongst the plateaux of the Eastern Grampians.  It's almost got mythical status because it was so...
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Perth Festival of Yarn – The Celebration of all Things Fibre

A kaleidoscope of colours filled Dewars Centre on Sunday 10th September when it hosted the Perth Festival of Yarn 2017. Now in its second year, this celebration of all things fibre welcomed over one thousand visitors and seventy vendors alongside...
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Perthshire Society of Natural Science 150th Anniversary

PSNS was founded in 1867. The 1860s was a time when the Industrial revolution was in full swing, the British Empire was at its height, Darwin had recently published his "Origin of Species", Alfred Nobel invented dynamite and Mendeleev was just...
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