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.

Itineraries

Plan your visit to Perthshire with our handy itineraries, explore Perthshire’s History and Heritage, culture, visitor attractions and much more.

The Solheim Cup 2019

The Solheim Cup is the pinnacle of women’s golf with the best golfers from Europe and the USA going head-to-head. From September 9th – 15th 2019, Gleneagles will be at the centre of the golfing universe and watched by millions around the world.

Latest News

What’s on this Easter ?

Easter means different things to different people but to most of us it is an opportunity to spend time with family and with Spring blooming all around us it is time to get out the house and create some memories.

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Launch of The Tay Cities Pass

Launch of The Tay Cities Pass Two top visitor attractions in Tay Country have teamed up to create, ‘The Tay Cities Pass’. With a 20% discount on admission this great value ticket gives visitors access to Discovery Point, Dundee and The Black Watch Castle and Museum,...

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Matilda Musings: Matildas Musings: 4 seasons in a Day

Matildas Musings: 4 seasons in a day, 2 broken spokes, and 1 speedo error on HebWay training run. The phrase “four seasons in a day” has been used by Scots people for years to describe the unpredictable Spring weather which the gods can cast down on us! And our recent...

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Solheim Cup Community Fund

Solheim Cup Community Fund In case you hadn't heard, the 2019 Solheim Cup will take place at the PGA Centenary Course at The Gleneagles Hotel from 10th to 15th September 2019, at the biennial contest between the top women professional golfers from Europe and USA. The...

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Enjoy Perth and feel rewarded!

How would you like to be rewarded for shopping, eating out, getting a haircut, seeing a film, going for a swim or getting on a bus? Even better, you don’t have to carry a loyalty card or search for a promotional email on your phone! Mi Rewards, the city-wide loyalty programme that launched last September, does just that.

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Perth Visitor Centre Re-opening

Perth Visitor Centre To Re-Open In early April, the Royal Scottish Geographical Society (RSGS) will re-open the Fair Maid’s House Visitor Centre for the season. The geographic inspiration begins on Friday 5th April between 13:00 and 15:00 when there will be a special...

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Only in Whispers

Only in Whispers: Perth's Supernatural Exhibition This month I thought that I would go and check out the “Only in Whispers” exhibition at the Perth Museum and Art Gallery.  This display focuses on the Myths and Legends of Perthshire which I am sure you know by now I...

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Perth Gift Card

Discover the best of Perth with one handy gift card

The Perth Gift Card works in the same way as a department store / shopping centre gift card but for a huge range of independent businesses in Perth. It’s easy to use and ensures that your money is spent locally, so you’re supporting local businesses with your purchase.

Mi Rewards

Mi Rewards is the brand-new programme that rewards you through a clever, secure process where you link your debit/credit cards to your Mi Rewards online account. Every time you spend £1 on one of these cards in a participating business, you get one ‘Mi Point’. Once you have enough Mi Points, you’ll be sent a free Perth Gift Card! That’s more money going back into Perth’s businesses, keeping spend local and benefiting the whole city.

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