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!


The Biggest Weekend Fringe

The Biggest Weekend Fringe is a creative and comprehensive 10-day outreach programme which will take place in the lead up to The Biggest Weekend. The Fringe will include live musical performances, industry insight, workshops and Q&A’s with BBC Radio DJ’s and...
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Top 10 reasons to visit Perth and Perthshire at Easter

The winter snow is finally disappearing, the crocuses are emerging and the nights are lighter. Easter is on the way! Perth and Perthshire are fantastic places to visit and spend some time during the chocolate season – there’s so much to do, see and, most importantly,...
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Dog Friendly Perth: Four-Legged Friends Welcome!

For as long as I can remember dogs have been a big part of our family.  The first dogs we had were two Dobermans, later on followed collies, a dachshund and now Baxter our Lhasa Apso.  As all dog lovers will understand dogs are a massive part of the family and it’s...
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Year of Young People 2018

Scotland’s first ever Year of Young People is happening in 2018. It aims to inspire all ages through its young people (8-26) by celebrating their achievements, valuing their contributions to communities and creating new opportunities for them to shine on a local and...
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BBC: A Handy Guide to Perth for Noel Gallagher

BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend is coming to Perth as part of a four day music event across four nations. Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Simple Minds, Amy MacDonald and The Shires will all be performing at Scone Palace on Saturday 26th May. To help these fantastic...
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BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend: Perth

Scone Palace | 25th - 26th May 2018   The countdown is on for the most exciting live music event of the Summer, as BBC Music, Radio 2 and Radio 3 join forces to bring two days of spectacular performances to Scone Palace. We can now exclusively reveal the first...
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