12 Things to do in Perth     

 

SCONE PALACE ~ Kings of Scotland were crowned centuries ago, an outstanding collection of antiques, paintings and rare artefacts,

spectacular grounds to wander through.

 

PERTH MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY ~ Interesting displays of local  and natural history

 

BLACK WATCH CASTLE & MUSEUM ~ At Balhousie Castle, Scotland's Black Watch is an elite military regiment whose history stretches back

almost three centuries. Uniforms, photographs, paintings and weapons all on display.

 

FERGUSSON GALLERY ~ Scottish colourist J D Fergusson a pioneer of modern art

 

ST JOHN'S KIRK ~ The oldest standing building in Perth renovated in 1926, John Knox gave a sermon here in 1559

 

PERTH CONCERT HALL ~ A busy, year-round programme of concerts, comedy, dance, musicals, contemporary art, film, talks, arts workshops

and conferences

 

FAIR MAID’S HOUSE ~ The home of Catherine Glover in Sir Walter Scott’s novel The Fair Maid of Perth now a Visitor and information centre

 

BRANKLYN GARDEN ~ A National Trust Garden  Two acres set on the side of Kinnoull Hill overlooking Perth. Branklyn holds an impressive collection

of rare and unusual plants from China, Bhutan, Tibet and the Himalayas

 

HUNTINGTOWER CASTLE ~ Once known as The House of Ruthven, Huntingtower Castle comprises two fine and complete tower houses.

The hall of the eastern tower has a fine painted ceiling.

 

NORTH AND SOUTH INCHES ~ Two beautiful green parks where you can stroll by the River Tay, play a round of golf or visit the Black Watch Memorial, Children's play areas and follow the Public Art Trail

 

KINNOULL HILL ~ From the hill's 222m South Facing Cliff Summit, views are afforded of the River Tay,

the Friarton Bridge and a stretch of the Tay Coast Railway Line.

 

SHOPPING ~ Perth has a bounty of unique independent shops. All within easy walking distance from the Woodlea.