Accommodation in Perth & Perthshire - Central Scotland

Perthshire is one of Scotland's gems with much to offer.
Well known for its beautiful trees and lochs.
Ideal for romantic breaks at any time of year.
Lots of opportunities for outdoor activities such as golf, fishing, walking, cycling. Popular places to visit include Blair Castle, Loch Tay and the Queen's View
not to mention the pretty towns of Aberfeldy, Pitlochry and Perth.

Queen's View, Perthshire
River Tay, Perth

Known as the 'Fair City', Perth was the capital of Scotland in the 12th century. This busy town is home to lots of shops, restaurants and eateries, a concert hall, theatre, swimming pool, racecourse (horse racing), etc.
At The Dewar's Centre you can go skating, curling or bowling.
Take a stroll along the banks of the Tay (Scotland’s longest river) and see the many bridges of Perth.

The Perth Art Trail covers local artists at work in Tay Street, the Fergusson Gallery, and the Perth Museum & Art Gallery (admission free).
The Black Watch Regimental Museum is housed in historic Balhousie Castle in Hay Street.
External link: the history of Perth.

There are lots of events throughout the year including the art festival, Perth Show (early August), Perth Highland Games (mid August), flower festival (August). There are regular Farmers' Markets on first Saturday of each month.

At the Perth Agricultural Centre you can see livestock auction sales and the Perth Mart Visitor Centre (cafe, gift shop).
On the outskirts of town (at the Inveralmond roundabout on the A9) is the Caithness Glass Factory and Visitor Centre (famous for its paperweights).
At Bankfoot, 7 miles north of Perth, you will find The Scottish Liqueur Centre and the Perthshire Visitor Centre (gifts, clothing, foodhall, restaurant).

Perth has excellent transport links. It sits on the main railway line from Edinburgh to Inverness. There are also regular CityLink coaches from Perth up and down the A9 (linking Edinburgh and Inverness).
More info on coach tours & car hire

2 miles outside of Perth is the historic Scone Palace - where 42 of Scotland's Kings were crowned when it was home to the famous Stone of Destiny. Now home to the Earl and Countess of Mansfield, it is open to the public daily from late March to the end of 31 October. Restaurant, coffee shop, gift shop and food shop. Tel: 01738 552 300.
Well worth a visit. Sumptuous interiors full of treasures and history! The large grounds include formal gardens, a wild garden and a replica of the Stone of Scone (on Moot Hill on the site of the original stone which is now in Edinburgh Castle).
The Game Conservancy Scottish Fair takes place here every year in early July. Throughout the summer, events including falconry demonstrations and living history performances may be seen at various times.

The castle dates from the 13th century and is the ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. It has a magnificent setting in 2,500 acres of grounds within an estate of over 145,000 acres. Very convenient location just off the main A9. 35 miles north of Perth. 7 miles north of Pitlochry.

Open daily April - October. Restricted openings in winter. Guided tours available to groups. Gift shop, restaurant and audio-visual presentation. Tel: 01796 481207. Visitor Attraction rated 5 Stars by the Scottish Tourist Board. Click here for more details.
At the end of May each year, the castle plays host to the Atholl Gathering & Highland Games
The Castle can be hired for civil and religious weddings and receptions as well as corporate hospitality, private dining and product launches.

A Ranger Service provides free information about the waymarked trails for walkers and cyclists on the estate. There's also a pony trekking centre. The Bowmore Blair Castle International Horse Trials & Country Fair take place here every August. Fishing, deer stalking and grouse shooting are available by arrangement.

Self catering accommodation is available in Highland lodges. Blair Castle Caravan Park provides holiday homes and pitches for caravans and tents.

A popular place to stop when driving along the A9 (approximately 10 miles north of Pitlochry) is the House of Bruar. This huge store includes country clothing, knitwear, luxury cashmere garments, a foodhall full of Scottish produce, and a restaurant. Open daily throughout the year. Tel: 01796 483236.

This picturesque town is famous for the Pitlochry Festival Theatre which hosts a variety of events all year round. There are lots of hotels, B&Bs and restaurants. On the busy main street you will find Victoria's Restaurant - a family-run eaterie which is open from 10am until late.
The Pitlochry Highland Games are on the second Saturday in September. The Enchanted Forest is a magical light and music experience which takes place over 2 weeks in October.
Edradour Distillery is just outside Pitlochry and is known as Scotland's smallest distillery.
3 miles north of Pitlochry is the famously beautiful tree-line gorge called the Pass of Killiecrankie where the first major Jacobite battle took place. It is now in the care of The National Trust for Scotland and a visitor centre is open April - October.

Facilities at the Crieff Visitor Centre include a 180-seater licensed restaurant, Caithness Glass visitor gallery and shop, a fully stocked garden centre and a wide selection of quality gift ideas. Open daily from 9am to 5pm. In addition, there is free admission to the Highland Drovers Exhibition (open from 10am to 4.30pm) where you can follow in the footsteps of Scotland's cattle drovers and experience the life and times of the people who made Crieff the crossroads of Scotland at the turn of the 18th century.
Situated just 20 miles from Perth, Crieff is the second largest town in Perthshire.


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Inns / Hotels in Perthshire - Hotels in Perth

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B&Bs in Perthshire

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Perthshire Self Catering Accommodation



Choice of 3 log cabins on a working farm
with views across the countryside. Eco-friendly.
Near the picturesque village of Glenfarg.
Falkland Palace 7 miles. Perth 12 miles. St Andrews 25 miles.
Edinburgh and Stirling 40 minutes drive.
Riding, walking, loch fishing, castles all nearby.

Luxurious 1-bedroom log cabins with
king size four poster bed, double whirlpool bath,
separate shower, sauna and private hot tub.
Ideal for romantic breaks.
Scottish Tourist Board 4 Stars.

All cabins are fully equipped including digital TV,
DVD, music system, microwave, fridge/freezer,
washing machine, hairdryer, central heating, etc.
Decked area and patio with furniture & BBQ.

Prices from £510 per week
includes electricity, bedlinen, and towels.
Short breaks also available.
No pets. No smoking.
Instant online booking.

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Brian & Louise Hardwick
Liarn Farm Holiday Cottages
Perthshire PH17 2QW
Tel: +44 (0) 01882 633 264


Choice of 7 stone-built cottages on a 243-acre estate.
Newly converted and fully equipped.
Stunning views over Loch Rannoch and Schiehallion.
Rannoch Station 12 miles. Pitlochry & Aberfeldy 26 miles. Perth 50 miles.

2 cottages sleep 4 (1 double bedroom & 1 bedroom with bunkbeds).
3 cottages sleep 5 (1 double bedroom & 1 triple bedroom).
1 cottage sleeps 5 (1 double bedroom and 1 family bedroom).
1 cottage sleeps 6 (1 family bedroom and 1 triple bedroom).
All have bathroom with bath/shower. Double glazing, electric central heating
Lounge with free to view satellite TV, VCR
and balcony overlooking the loch.
Fitted kitchen with fridge, freezer, electric hob and oven,
microwave, dining table & chairs.

Families welcome. Pets corner for children with
Shetland ponies, duck pond, chickens, rabbits, sheep.
Private woodland walks.
Fishing on the loch and on a private lochan.
Motorboat hire, white water rafting, canyoning,
archery and other activities available locally.
Ideal for touring and/or outdoor activities.
Separate laundry with washing machine & tumble dryer.

Prices from £246 - £597 per week.
Variety of special offers & short breaks.
Pets welcome (£15 charge).
Online availability calendars.

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Cottages in Perthshire

Wide choice of self catering properties ranging from 1 to 8 bedrooms.

Locations throughout Perthshire including
Aberfeldy, Auchtermuchty, Blairgowrie, Blair Atholl,
Crieff, Dunkeld, Gleneagles, Glenisla.

Web site with virtual tours and instant online booking.
Short breaks and late deals often available.
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Perthshire Hotels & Inns

The Four Seasons Hotel Perthshire

Contact: Andrew Low
The Four Seasons Hotel
St. Fillans
near Crieff
Perthshire PH6 2NF
Tel: +44 (0)1764 685 333
Fax: +44 (0)1764 685 444

Additional accommodation is available in:
6 chalets on the wooded hillside behind the hotel.
Each chalet has a double/twin bedroom and bunk room for two,
TV, phone, hairdryer, CD, tea & coffee, etc.
B&B prices from £54 per person.

Vivaldi's flat (part of the main hotel) overlooks the loch:
1 double, 1 twin room, bathroom, lounge, kitchen, TV, etc.
Self catering or B&B options.


1800s house in spectacular situation overlooking Loch Earn.
Visit the Trossachs & Loch Katrine. Callander 21 miles.
Crieff 13 miles. Loch Tay 13 miles. Perth 30 miles.
Stirling 30 miles. Edinburgh 59 miles.
35 golf courses within an hour's drive.

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Stars. AA 3 Stars.
Recommended by 'The Which? Hotel Guide',
Best Loved Hotels and Johansens.
Completely refurbished 2007-2008.
Winner of 'Good for the Soul Award 2008'.

Choice of fine dining in the main restaurant
or à la carte menu in the more informal restaurant
both with loch views.
AA 2 Red Rosettes for high quality cuisine.
Licensed to hold wedding and civil partnership ceremonies.
Facilities for groups, conferences, exclusive use.

12 ensuite bedrooms most with views down Loch Earn.
TV, telephone, hairdryer and radio/CD player.
B&B prices from £61 per person.
Dinner, B&B prices from £89 per person.
Child discounts. Pets welcome.
Open March to Hogmanay.

Frequent special offers including
3 nights for 2 and Dinner, B&B breaks.
Special golf packages, gourmet wine tasting weekends,
guided walking breaks, painting holidays, garden tours, etc.

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Knock Castle Hotel Perthshire

Knock Castle Hotel & Spa
Drummond Terrace
Perthshire PH7 4AN


4 star small hotel opened in 2008 after a major refurbishment.
Former 19th century baronial home of
Scottish shipping magnate Lady McBrayne.
Set in 3.5 acres of wooded grounds.

Swimming pool, sauna, steam room, spa bath & gym.
Numerous beauty treatments & therapies available.
Restaurant. Rooftop lounge. Room service.
Concierge service can arrange golf, fishing, etc.
Winner of Hospitality Gold Medal and
Real & Local Food Gold Medal in The Scottish Hotel Awards 2010.
Romantic Hotel of the Year in The Scottish Hotel Awards 2014.

Choice of ensuite bedrooms (single, double, twin)
all with TV, telephone, free WiFi, toiletries, hairdryer, tea/coffee.
Deluxe rooms include Champagne & Chocolates.
Luxury Suite with separate lounge, Champagne & Chocolates.

B&B prices from £72 per person (2 sharing).
No children under 18.
Instant online booking.

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Hilton Dunkeld House Hotel & Country Club
Perthshire PH8 0HX


Elegant Edwardian country house hotel set on a private estate of 280 acres.
Originally built by the 7th Duke of Atholl as a summer home for his wife.
One the most luxurious resort hotels in Scotland.
Features include wood paneling, stone fireplace and ornate furnishings.
Panoramic views over the Tay Valley.
Situated 12 miles north of Perth.

Health and Leisure Club with swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym.
Health and beauty treatments.
Clay pigeon shooting, 4x4 offroad driving, archery, mountain biking,
all weather tennis courts, volleyball, croquet, 9 hole putting course.

Garden Restaurant overlooking the River Tay.
Bar lounge. Room service. WiFi.

Choice of 150 bedrooms including deluxe rooms and suites.
All rooms have TV, on-demand movies, hairdryer, trouser press.

B&B prices from £50 per person.
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Hotels in Perth

Hotel in Perth

Huntingtower Hotel
Crieff Road
Perth PH1 3JT

Perth's premier Conference and Banqueting Suite.
Popular local wedding venue.
Licenced for civil weddings (maximum 200 guests).


Edwardian country house hotel with character and charm.
Renowned for high service standards.
Set in 6 acres of magnificent landscaped gardens.
2 miles outside Perth city centre.
15 golf courses within an hour’s drive.

The elegant panelled Oak Room restaurant
has a reputation as one of Perth's best restaurants.
Lunch and dinner also available in the conservatory
overlooking the gardens.
Guest lounge and cocktail bar.
AA 3 stars and 2 red rosettes.
Recommended by the GoodFoodScotland Guide,
Michelin Red Guide and Scotland the Best.

Choice of 34 standard or executive bedrooms
with satellite TV, telephone, mini bar, tea/coffee,
trouser press, hairdryer, free WiFi Internet access.
Executive bedrooms in the new extension include
a sitting area with sofa bed.

Room prices from £27 per person.
Instant online booking.

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Ramada Perth hotel photo

Mercure Perth Hotel
West Mill Street
Perth PH1 5QP

(Formerly Ramada Jarvis)


Former watermill dating back to the 15th century.
View fresh running water through the portholes
in the reception and lounge areas.
Located in central Perth.

Restaurant serves contemporary bistro food in stylish surroundings.
Lounge bar. 24 hour room service. Wi-fi access.

76 bedrooms all with ensuite bathroom,
satellite TV with pay to view movies,
high speed Internet access and music jukebox,
hairdryer, trouser press, radio, tea and coffee.
Room only from £40 per person.

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New County Hotel Perth New County Hotel Perth

Owen and Sarah Boyle
The New County Hotel
22-30 County Place
Perth PH2 8EE
Tel: +44 (0)1738 623355
Fax: +44 (0)1738 628969


Central yet quiet location in the city of Perth
The recent tasteful & contemporary refurbishment
has created a most stylish Scottish hotel.
with the very highest standards of
modern hospitality & a welcoming atmosphere.

23 bright & spacious ensuite modern bedrooms.
All with TV, telephone, toiletries, hospitality tray, etc.
Single travellers welcome.
Family rooms available (1 double bed & 1 single).
Scottish Tourist Board 3 stars.
Wi-Fi access.
Runner up for Small City Hotel of the Year Award 2009.

Contemporary new restaurant serving local & seasonal produce.
Bar & bistro with gastropub food. Cafe for snacks.
Extensive conference, banqueting & meeting room facilities.
Suitable for weddings (up to 80 guests).
Winner of Rising Star Restaurant of the Year 2009
and Chef Médaille d’Or for Dinner Excellence
in the Scottish Hotel Awards. 2 AA red rosettes.

B&B prices from £45 per person (double/twin).
Dinner B&B rates from £65 per person.
Frequent offers on seasonal breaks, theatre breaks,
golf breaks, racing weekends, etc.
Activity days can be arranged.
Instant online booking.

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Transport & Tours

Scotland Made Easy can plan a customised itinerary for a self-drive tour to suit your interests, budget and time available. They will book you into recommended accommodation where you are assured of quality, comfort and hospitality - usually in 4 or 5 star B&Bs in Scottish homes. Optional 'specials' include a night in a castle, church, lighthouse, country mansion, etc.
Whether you have already decided which places you want to visit or if you haven't a clue where to start, Scotland Made Easy will advise and take care of all the planning for you.

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Perthshire Links:

The Scottish Crannog Centre
Castles in Perthshire
Perthshire walks