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Perth Scotland Attractions And Tourism   by Ken Barnes

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Scotland is a wonderful vacation spot, full of things to do, places to see and interesting people. It has a long and rich history that is evident no matter where you go. Perth Scotland is one of the many cities within Scotland that are full of wonderful vacation activities along with yearly events, historical buildings, great hotels as well as a variety of shopping and eating places sure to be memorable parts of your trip.
Local History

Perth has a long and rich history the Celts called it Aber The' or mouth of the Tay and the Romans named it Bertha. It has been a royal residence. It is located near Scone the traditional Scottish coronation site. It is also the location of several famous battles and a royal assassination.

Countryside - Landscape & Historical Buildings

Scone palace the traditional site of coronations in Scotland is open for the public and is local. There is a large variety of plant and wildlife to be seen and some of the best in woodlands and moorlands.

Elcho Castle, Fortified Mansion of 16th Century Date, Near Perth, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, UK
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There are plenty of woodland, country gardens and a wonderful climate that makes growing things significantly easier than other parts of Scotland in fact it has earned the city a number of rewards over the years. It also has clean and clear air, pure waters and a number of hiking and walking trails and tours to enjoy every aspect of nature and a variety of outdoor activities.
Dawn over Loch Tummel from Queen's View, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe
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Things To See And Do

Shopping is an event all in itself there are any number of specialty shops, family owned stores, as well as craft fairs and festivals all year round to satisfy any craving. Fresh foods are available through a number of farms markets during certain times of the year thanks to the fertile soil and ideal climate.

There is also fish, game and excellent wines, in addition to honey, preserves and even a few farms that offer a pick your own option. There are also a number of fine restaurants many of which make use of localproduce and in addition to food that has won awards hospitality is at it's finest in true Scottish style.


From April until December enjoy the Swing O the Kilts Variety show that plays every Thursday at the Fishers Hotel. This event is completely free. For those that love the arts and do not want to miss great shows during their vacation the Watermill Gallery puts on art shows regularly and the Perth Theater has a number of plays check both locations for admission prices and times. There is also a concert hall with a Symphony Orchestra.
Tours of Scone palace are available with its own set of events, in November there is a Wild Harvest Fair. There are over 100 events year round to provide plenty of entertainment while you are visiting.

Overall Perth offers incredible countryside, a wide range of events, eating establishments, shopping and a variety of gardens and outdoor events making it a perfect stop for a vacation. There are also numerous fine hotels and bed and breakfast hotels available to suit all budgets and fancies throughout the region.
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Our modern Hotel Perth Scotland is the perfect place from which to explore Perth and the picturesque Perthshire countryside.

Highland River Near Glen Lyon, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe
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About the Author: Our modern Hotel Perth Scotland is the perfect place from which to explore Perth and the picturesque Perthshire countryside.


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Ballathie House Hotel, Perth
Ballathie House is a tranquil haven for all seasons that's ideally placed for sightseeing and sportsmen, who can fish for salmon. Shoot game in season and play a round or two of golf at the championship Rosemount course nearby (St Andrews and Carnoustie are also within easy reach). On the sightseeing front, Perth, the cathedral town of Dunkeld and Scone Palace are all within a 20-minute drive, while Edinburgh, Dundee, and the late Queen Mother's childhood home of Glamis Castle are under an hour away. Inverness and the West Coast can be reached on day trips. 
Gorno Grove House - B&B. Cupar, near Perth
Gorno Grove has been lovingly rebuilt, seamlessly blending modern architecture with original 1850s stone walls. A galleried entrance hall opens into the dining room where guests dine with their hosts. A large sitting room with wonderful views over the landscape, has a roaring fire in the hearth in the winter, fine pictures and a piano waiting to be played. Good sized, tastefully decorated en suite bedrooms (including one with its own balcony) have king size beds, easy chairs, writing desks, televisions and power showers in the bathrooms.
Holiday Inn Express Perth
The Holiday Inn Express Perth, Scotland, opened July 1999, represents high quality accommodation for the price-conscious traveller. We offer 81 bedrooms, a guest vending area, 2 meeting rooms, and an evening bar service in our 'Great Room'. A complimentary Express buffet breakfast is available in the Great Room, whereas lunch and dinner is served in the adjacent full service 'Tom Cobbleigh' family restaurant. Ideally located, with well-lit complimentary car parking, the hotel provides an ideal base for business and leisure travellers alike. Situated alongside the A9 and with easy road access to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Stirling and Inverness.
Ramada Perth
Ramada Perth hotel, a converted watermill set in the centre of Perth and surrounded by rugged Scottish Highlands. Enjoy warm Highland hospitality in the heart of Scotland at the Ramada Perth hotel. Set in a 15th century watermill, you can still watch the water trickling through the original water wheel from our garden, reception area and Lounge Bar. Perth city centre is on your doorstep and spectacular Perthshire scenery lies beyond. With beautiful gardens and a medieval function room with 15th century features, the hotel makes a romantic venue for your wedding. Explore the rich history of the surrounding area including Scone Palace, coronation site of Scottish kings, six miles away.
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