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Scotland Attractions And Tourism by Ken Barnes
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.
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.
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.
|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.
About the Author
Our modern Hotel Perth Scotland
is the perfect place from which to explore Perth and the picturesque Perthshire
- Perth Featured Hotels
About the Author: Our modern
Perth Scotland is the perfect place from which to explore Perth and
the picturesque Perthshire countryside.
IN PERTH, SCOTLAND
for hotels in Perth
browsing hotels in Perth and surrounding areas
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.
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.
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 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