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County - Perthshire | Map
Tel code: 01738 | code search
Postcode: PH1 | code search
Population: 44000
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Birthplace of:
John Buchan Ewan McGregor William Soutar David Hill William Mansfield Fred MacAulay
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Perth Events

April
Central Scotland Horse Trials
Scottish National Scale Model Show

May
Perth Festival of the Arts
POTFEST Scotland

June
Heart of Scotland Airshow
Perthshire Archaeology Month

July
OOfest

August
Central Scotland Horse Trials
Festival of Orchids
Perth Highland Games

October
Perth All-Scotland Accordion & Fiddle Festival

November
Christmas Craft Market

December
Christmas Brunch Party
Christmas Carol Concert
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Dupplin Castle
"When my late husband and I travelled to Scotland, one of the places we stayed was Dupplin Castle. It was so relaxing and we were very well cared for ..." More

Sportsters Sports Bar & Diner (Perth)
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Sportsters Sports Bar & Diner (Perth)
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Perth is a royal burgh and ancient capital city of Scotland, situated along the banks of the River Tay in central Scotland. Perth is a busy market town and popular tourist resort. Perth is famous as the site where Scone Abbey once stood and where all Scottish Kings were enthroned on the historic Stone of Destiny, (now sited in Edinburgh Castle). Perth is also well-known for horse-racing. Perth is an ancient settlement relics date back to the Mesolithic period, Social and natural history and material from medieval Perth are found in the town’s museum. Architectural and historical attractions include Scone Palace 1802, the 15th century Balhousie Castle; with Black Watch museum and St John Kirk; the town’s oldest building dating back 900 years, the church was dedicated to St. John and Perth was previously known as St. John’s Town. Examples of late medieval Scottish tower-houses, Elcho Castle and Huntingtower Castle; are popular venues for weddings. Perth retains a historic atmosphere with modern developments. The High Street is pedestrianized with a major shopping centre; St. John’s Centre contains the main chain stores and shops, there are supermarkets, fast food outlets, restaurants, night clubs and pubs, all in close proximity to the ruins of the city wall, the Cathedral, City hall, theatre, museum and art gallery. Perth’s town centre is bordered by two public parks, the North and South Inches. The South Inch offers boating, crazy golf, putting, trampolineing, bowling and a children’s playground. Perth has magnificent scenery and there are forest walks through Kinnoull Hill and Craigie Hill and a National heather collection at Bells Cherrybank Gardens. Perth has many sporting facilities including Perth Racecourse, Perth Leisure Pool, bowling club, sports complex, cinema, golf course and an ice-rink. The local football team is St Johnstone their home-ground is McDiarmid Park.

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Attraction

Adventure Park at Active Kid Toys
Black Watch Museum
Branklyn Garden
Elcho Castle
Fergusson Gallery
Huntingtower Castle
Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Perthshire Visitor Centre
Scone Palace

Budget

Innkeepers Lodge *book online*
Sunbank House Hotel *book online*
Travelodge Perth Broxden Junction *book online*

Caravan Park

Auchterarder Caravan Park
Beech Hedge

Care Home

Craigieknowes Care Home
Ochil Care Home
Tayside Care Home

Charity

Bravehearts Childrens Trust

Church

St John's Kirk

Cinema

The Playhouse Cinema

Classes

Dance - Lisa Jackson School of Dance
Yoga - Cathy Swan

Club

The Ice Factory

Cottage

Mackays Holiday Cottages & Lodges
Ninetrees Cottage
Tay Pearls

Council

Perth & Kinross Council

Dentist

Balhousie Dental Practice
Caledonian Dental Care
Cherrybank Dental Spa
Dental Surgery
Roberts & Travers Dental Care

Doctor

Caledonian Road Surgery
Drumhar Health Centre
Methven Health Centre
The Medical Centre
The Surgery

Estate Agent

Burns R & J & Co
CKD Galbraith
Jameson & Mackay
Kippen Campbell Property Services
Kirklands
McCash & Hunter
Miller Hendry
Perthshire Solicitors Property Centre
Wyllie & Henderson

Farmers Market

Perth Farmers Market

Golf Club

Craigie Hill
King James VI
Murrayshall House Hotel & Golf Courses
North Inch Golf Course

Health and Fitness Club

Bannatynes Perth

Holiday Park

Beech Hedge
River Edge Holidays

Inn

MacDonald Arms Hotel
Salutation Hotel
The Bankfoot Inn

Market

Errol Car Boot Sale and Indoor Market
Perth Farmers Market
St Johnston FC Car Boot

Performing Arts

Perth Symphony Orchestra
Perth Theatre
Stagecoach Theatre Arts
The Fair City Singers

Pub and Bar

Abbotsford
Anglers Inn
Bell Tree Inn
Chapelhill Inn
Chaplinz
Crees Inn
Dickens
Friar Inn
Half Moon
Kirkside Bar
Patricks Bar & Restaurant
Plough Inn
Railway Tavern

Ring O Bells
Silver Broom
Sportsters Sports Bar & Diner (Perth)
Thistle Tavern
Whitelaws Public House

Racecourse

Perth Racecourse

Restaurant

63 Tay Street
Anglers Inn
Auld Bond
Ballathie House
Bell Tree Inn
Chapelhill Inn
City Grill Perth
Concertos
Crees Inn
Dos Amigos
Exceed Restaurant
Filling Station
Hamish's
Huntingtower Hotel

Inch (The)
Kerachers - The Seafood Restaurant
La Serie A
Lets Eat
Manzil Tandoori Restaurant
Metzo
Murrayshall House Hotel & Golf Courses
New Lucky
Parklands Hotel
Patricks Bar & Restaurant
Ring O Bells
Sportsters Sports Bar & Diner (Perth)
Stones

School

Craigclowan Prep School
Glenalmond College
Kilgraston School
Stagecoach Theatre Arts
Strathallan School

Self-Catering

Alexander Residence
Beech Hedge

Mackays Holiday Cottages & Lodges
Munro Luxury Apartment
Ninetrees Cottage
River Edge Holidays
Scotts Castle Holidays
Tay Pearls

Solicitor

Anderson Beaton Lamond
Fiona Christie
Ward & Co
Wyllie & Henderson

Taxi

A & B Taxis
Aaron McSporran Taxis
Ace Taxis Perth ltd
James Miller
Perth Radio Taxis
Perth Taxi Point
Taylors Taxis
Travel Perthshire

Theatre

Perth Theatre

Venue

Tayside Hotel

Vet

Tower Veterinary Centre

Sports Clubs

Darnhall LTC (Tennis)
Dundee & Perth (Polo)
Perth Self-Defence Services (Martial Arts)
St. Johnstone Football Club (Football)
Tayside Letham (Martial Arts)

Shops

Debenhams
Bandwagon Musical Supplies
The Manna House
Lorna Davies
Boots
Early Learning Centre
Early Learning Centre
Dobbies Garden Centre
Glendoick Garden Centre
Linden Garden Centre
The Walled Garden Centre
Stewartshill Pet Supplies
The Wee Pet Shop
D & M Pet Supplies

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Austin Reed
Whittard of Chelsea
Dorothy Perkins
Pharmacy Healthcare
W J Henderson
Sandalwood Shoes
Inprimo
BodyShop
Majestic Wine
PC World
Wickes
Imprimo
Imprimo
McIntyre Flowers
Almond Valley Organics
Highland Drovers
Highland Health Store
Newmiln Farm
The Bean Shop
Ernest Jones
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Smith Mearns Productions
Classic Balloon Decor
Gamestation
B&Q
Millets
Edinburgh Woollen Mill
Specsavers
Julian Graves
Fat Face
White Stuff
Hallmark Cards
Phase Eight
Pets At Home
Topshop
Stornaway Black Puddings

Antiques

Henderson W T Graham
Deuchar Alexander S & Son
Ainslies Antiques
Kellaton Antiques

Activities

Paragon Skydiving(Airsports)

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Places to Stay near Perth

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Munro Luxury Apartment (0.16 miles)

Munro Luxury Apartment
Suitable for families, walkers, golfers, cyclists, groups,business or pleasure. This luxury 3 bedroom city centre apartment occupies an excellent position and is perfect for a city centre break all year round and is within easy reach ... More | visit website
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Grampian Hotel (0.17 miles)

Grampian Hotel

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The Grampian Hotel is situated in the centre of Perth close to the railway station and bus station. The centre of Perth is a 5 minute walk from the Hotel, ... More

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Heidl Guest House (0.17 miles)

Heidl Guest House
The Heidl Guest house is a long established, 8 bedroom guesthouse situated in York Place close to the centre of Perth. The bus and railway stations are only a short walk or taxi ride away. ... More | visit website
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Queens Hotel (0.27 miles)

Queens Hotel

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City centre location, simply a short walk from the River Tay. The Queens Hotel is the perfect choice for those on a short break or wishing to explore the 'Fair City'. Located ... More

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Salutation Hotel (0.30 miles)

Salutation Hotel

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The Salutation Hotel is situated in the heart of the historic city of Perth, the gateway to the Highlands. The hotel is a minute's walk from shops, as well as the ... More

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Alexander Residence (0.32 miles)

Alexander Residence
The first thing that strikes you about Alexander Residence is its stunning location. Set on the edge of the beautiful North Inch Park, Perth City’s only 5 star self-catering apartments boast superb views of the ... More | visit website
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Tay Pearls (0.38 miles)

Tay Pearls

The beautiful City of Perth is a bustling market town with a great deal to offer visitors. Shops, galleries, theatres, restaurants beautiful historic walks. The River Tay area is the perfect centre for a break, ... More | visit website

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Parklands Hotel (0.44 miles)

Parklands Hotel

Situated on the edge of the South Inch Park, and with stunning views across the River Tay to Kinnoull Hill, the Parklands Hotel is a combination of quality accommodation and restaurants in houses that originally ... More | visit website

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Almond Villa Guest House (0.49 miles)

Almond Villa Guest House
Almond Villa is a charming and friendly guest house offering 4 Star Bed and Breakfast accommodation in an attractive Victorian house. Each guest bedroom is unique, comfortable and well equipped with a ... More | visit website
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Innkeepers Lodge (0.54 miles)

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