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Things to do in Perth

Historic city located on the River Tay in central Scotland

Are you looking for things to do in Perth? We've got plenty of great ideas for you and places to go in your leisure time.

Known for...   Scone Abbey



 

  Attractions

Branklyn Garden

The apotheosis of Scottish rock gardening, Branklyn is a suburban garden absolutely crammed with rare plants.
116 Dundee Road
Perth
Tayside
PH2 7BB

 

St Serf's Church & Dupplin Cross FREE

This picturesque parish church houses the nineth century Dupplin Cross, a masterpiece of Pictish stonework.
In Dunning Village on the B9141 from the A9.
PH2 0RG

 

Ardunie Roman Signal Station FREE

The site of a Roman watch tower, one of a series running between Ardoch and the Tay, along the Gask Ridge.
Accessed by footpath 1m north west of Denfield
PH7 3PR

 

Muir O' Fauld Roman Signal Station FREE

The site of a 1st-century Roman watch tower on the Gask Ridge.
1m north east of Trinity Gask
PH3 1HZ

 

Abernethy Round Tower FREE

The round tower at Abernethy is one of only two such towers in Scotland. The other is at Brechin.
Abernethy
PH2 9RT

 

Scone Palace

Scone is best known for its large pinetum and for the Douglas firs (Pseudotsuga menziesii).
Perth
Tayside
PH2 6BD

 

Huntingtower Castle

Once known as The House of Ruthven, Huntingtower Castle comprises two fine and complete tower houses.
Perth
PH1 3JL

 

Elcho Castle

Elcho Castle is a handsome and remarkably complete 16th century fortified mansion with three projecting towers.
8km north east of Bridge of Earn off the A912
PH2 8QQ

 

Stanley Mills

Be among the first to enjoy our new hi-tech interactive visitor experience at the spectacular 18th-century water mill complex.
7.4m N Perth off the A9
PH1 4QE

 

Fowlis Wester Sculptured Stone FREE

A tall cross-slab with Pictish symbols, figural scenes and ornate decoration.
At Fowlis Wester, 6m north east of Crieff off the A85.
PH7 3NR

 
 

  Children's Activities

Active Kids Adventure Park

Our Adventure Park is open from Easter until October each year.
Burnside Farm
Stanley
Perthshire
PH1 4QB

Recommended by geri, murthly
“Indoor and outdoor play for kids of all ages. cafe toy shop and reasonably priced. Can spend all day there as alot to do.”

 

Noah's Ark Perth

At Noah's we know how important it is your party is full of fun and one the kids will remember.
Old Gallows Road Perth
Perth and Kinross
PH1 1QE

Recommended by geri, murthly
“Indoor play for kids. go karts for any age. ceramics. cafe.”

 

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