Perth Activities & Things To Do
If you are a planning a group break to a destination that offers entertainment, great food and drink, nightlife and fantastic hotels and B+B's, Perth is one of the best in Scotland. Perth is a beautiful destination with many historic buildings, gardens and monuments to enjoy. If culture is your choice of entertainment, you can find museums such as The Black watch Museum, Scone Palace, Elcho Castle and Huntingtower Castle.
The Fergusson Gallery is home to the largest collection of art work by the late Scottish artist John Duncan Fergusson. If you would like to discover more about the history of Perth a visit to the Perth Museum and Art Gallery is a must. From April to September you can enjoy a spot of horse racing at the Perth Racecourse, Scone Palace. The racecourse is proud to have a rich history of horse racing for more than 100 years.
If you are interested in organising a trip for employees, business or team building, Perth offers great venues for conferencing and entertainment. The Dewars Centre is home to one of Scotland's best curling and winter sports facilities, as well as this they offer function facilities for small and large groups and fantastic catering for any type of requirement.
Hotels and B+Bs
There is plenty of choice when it comes to deciding what type of accommodation you require. Whether you want something small and intimate or a larger establishment for many guests, you will find you needs can be met.
Some great hotels in Perth; • The Royal George Hotel is located in the centre of Perth. A beautiful and well renowned hotel offering luxurious surroundings, rooms and facilities for all its guests. • Located just a few minutes from Perth City centre is the fabulous and historical Huntingtower Hotel. The hotel is great for couples, groups, business trips, weddings and much more.
Of course if you want to stay somewhere more main line there is the option of staying in one of the well known Premier Inn or Travelodge hotels.
Food and drink
One of the most important parts of getting a trip right is the food and drink. You want your party to enjoy their stay and come away saying “the food was great”. Perth offers tourists a great choice of fine dining, bistros and bars.
Just a few miles out of Perth is Scotland's only 2 michelin star restaurant. The • Gleneagles hotel is home of the Andrew Fairlie restaurant. You can enjoy exquisite food in some of the most breath taking scenery. • For something a little closer to the centre of the city, Paco's restaurant is a place to go for some really great food. The business has a very good reputation and has a unique feel to it.
Perth is home of some fantastic bars and pubs. Night life is vibrant with a great live music scene. You can enjoy some traditional Scottish music in many of the local bars and pubs and every year, Perth hosts Scotland's biggest music festival T-in-the-park.
Getting to Perth is easy. Located close to Edinburgh and Glasgow, Train links and airport links are regular and reliable.
If travelling by road, you can travel direct to Perth from Edinburgh via the M90, M9 and A9. Travel from Glasgow is probably the quickest road route into Perth. There are plenty of car hire companies available to visitors if you have lots of traveling planned for your trip.
If your preferred mode of transport is train, then you can rest assured that the rail network is good. There are direct links to Edinburgh, Glasgow and many towns in the area. If travelling from London, you can get on the train and be in Perth in less than 7 hours. There is also the option of the sleeper train from London if you want a stress free trip.
Travelling to Perth via air is pretty straight forward. You can get a direct flight into Glasgow airport from all over the globe, it is then a simple trip by road or rail to the city centre.
Perth is a truly beautiful city to visit in Scotland. It has huge potential for an entertaining and satisfying trip for any individual or group visit. With plenty of good food, great Scottish drink, culture and hospitality to be found, you won't be disappointed.