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Perth Travel guide
Perth : Michelin's recommendations
This former royal burgh has retained a country town atmosphere and is an ideal tourist centre. Perth lies on the River Tay, renowned down the ages for its salmon and freshwater mussels which produce handsome pearls. Some of the finest specimens adorn the Crown of Scotland, on display in Edinburgh Castle.
Tourist attractions Perth : Things to see and do
Hospital Street GB - Perth PH2 8HP
James 1 founded the only Carthusian monastery in Scotland in 1429; he and his wife, Jane Beaufort, were buried here as well as Margaret Tudor, the wife of James IV. Destroyed in 1559, the monastery was replaced by a hospital founded by James VI in 15..
West Mill Street GB - Perth PH1 5QP
This fine old industrial complex straddles the Town Lade, a 6 km-canal which carried water from a Tay tributary. The Upper City Mills have been successfully redeveloped and are now a hotel. The Lower Mills are a museum with machinery from the Victori..
St John's Place GB - Perth PH1 5SZ
Founded in the 12C, this 15C church with a bell tower is a fine example of a town church. It was restored in 1925-1926 to house a war memorial. Perth's old name of St. Johns probably stems from this church; the name continues to be used today - for t..
2 St. Leonard'S Bank GB - Perth PH2 8EB
Parklands is on an elevated position overlooking South Inch Park and has extensive gardens and terraces. Ideal for business or pleasure the hotel is 5 minutes Perth's main shopping area, theatre, Concert Hall and the River Tay. Originally dating from..
105 Leonard Street GB - Perth PH2 8HB
Situated in the centre of Perth (beside the bus and train stations and with ample free parking), BEST WESTERN Queens Hotel is an ideal base for busy business guests and pleasure-seekers alike. Our facilities include two restaurants, a bar, three conf..
West Mill Street GB - PERTH PH1 5QP
"Stay at the 3 star Mercure Perth Hotel, a charming converted 15th century watermill. This Perth hotel is located right in the city centre Perth, less than 1 km from Perth Museum and it has the rugged Scottish Highlands as a backdrop. Then 76 co..
Leisure activities Perth
See the city of Perth and its beautiful beaches on an exhilarating 30-minute helicopter ride! You'll fly along the coast to Hillary's Boat Harbour, skim the surf beaches heading south to Fremantle then swing inland to fly over Perth, the world’s most..
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Relax and enjoy the enchanting lights of Perth on a Swan River dinner cruise. You'll enjoy waterfront and city views from your dining table while you cruise along the Swan River under the stars. Highlights Buffet dinner included All taxes, fu..
Take a lunchtime cruise along the Swan River from Perth to the beautiful Swan Valley. You'll enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on board your fully licensed and air-conditioned vessel as you cruise upstream along Perth's famous river. Highlights I..
63 Tay St GB - Perth PH2 8NN
Well-established riverside restaurant with fresh décor, bold modern artwork and attentive team. Good value lunches and choice of grill or gourmet dinners, the latter where the cooking really comes into its own. Wine list of over 250 bins.
2 St Leonard's Bank GB - Perth PH2 8EB
Located within a privately run hotel, an intimate conservatory restaurant and relaxed lounge. Gourmet-style 5 course menu offers one or two choices per course and changes weekly. Cooking is modern and features some interesting combinations.
8 North Port GB - Perth PH1 5LU
Old stone building by the Concert Hall, with 3 dark wood panelled rooms offset by smart, modern furnishings. Concise menus of unfussy, classical dishes presented in a modern style; good value lunch and pre-theatre menus. Friendly service.
77-79 Kinnoull St GB - Perth PH1 5EZ
Bottle-green corner restaurant close to the theatre and concert hall. Comfy lounge and friendly, chatty team. All-encompassing menus feature seasonal deals and special events. Passionate, classically based cooking with an ambitious edge.
2 St Leonard's Bank GB - Perth PH2 8EB
Informal restaurant set within a personally run Georgian house. Small bar leads into a bright conservatory with marble tables and garden views. Seasonal à la carte uses superb local produce; grill menu offers quality Aberdeen Angus beef.