Holiday cottages in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
Located in central Scotland on the banks of the River Tay, Perth has long been considered an ideal destination for a self catering holiday. Signs of its historic past as a trading and market town are evident in the carefully preserved Georgian architecture and secret vennels. Visitors can choose from a variety of accommodation, from lodges and guest houses to Perth rental homes and flats. Choose a flat over-looking the River Tay or a luxury house in Perth. Wherever you decide to stay you are guaranteed a warm Scottish welcome in Perth self-catering accommodation.
Discover the ancient attractions of Perth and tour the churches and monuments: St John's Kirk is one of the city's oldest buildings. The new concert hall is a vibrant space for cultural events including touring shows and excellent concerts. Enjoy the exhibits of the Museum and Art Gallery or explore the 400-year-old Greyfriars Burial Ground. Spend a pleasant afternoon on the River Tay Circular Walk and get closer to nature by the banks of the river.
Scone Palace, the ancestral home of the Earls of Mansfield, is a must-see attraction when visiting Perth. Tour the rooms and admire fine art, tapestries and exquisite decor. The grounds are popular with tourists as they are home to Perthshire's famous maze and gardens. Scone Race Course is located in the grounds. Positioned overlooking the River Tay, Elcho Castle is a 16th century fortified mansion - stroll around the grounds and spend time in the idyllic orchard. Huntingtower Castle is a third ancestral seat in Perth and is home to an inspiring painted ceiling dating from the 16th century.
Perth itself is a bustling place with lots to see and do: Georgian facades and terraces make it an attractive place to wander around and enjoy the architecture and shops. With great road and rail links, Perth will continue to be a favourite destination for a self catering holiday in Scotland. Perth holiday homes offer a variety of quality self-catering accommodation and Perth city has so much to see and do - as well as excellent independent shops.