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Auchterarder ...
home to Scotland's longest high Street and with a host of independant shops to browse!

Crieff ...
the capital of Strathearn situated in one of Scotland's most beautiful and unspoiled areas.

Dunkeld ...
one of the gems of Perthshire with it's own Cathedral.

Pitlochry ...
a delightful Victorian town nestling in the Perthshire Highlands.
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Access to Perth is excellent. We're just off the A9 trunk road through Scotland.

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River Tay ncomparably set on the banks of the River Tay, the fair city of Perth is home to a fine Art Gallery, a well-stocked reference library and the oldest established Repertory Theatre in Scotland.
It should come as no surprise to discover that this charming town has been awarded many impressive accolades, not least of which is the Best Quality of Life in Britain award.

The Queens Hotel he choice of accommodation in Perth is second to none; everything from comfortable Bed & Breakfast establishments, friendly Guest Houses and an impressive selection of premier Hotels, all offering excellent value for money and the warm welcome Scotland is renowned for.
There is also an excellent choice of Executive Apartments for those extended business trips or perhaps you may prefer the more relaxed atmosphere of a beautiful Victorian Lodge House. What ever suits your needs, the Fair City of Perth has it all!

or centuries Perth has been a trading burgh and continues to offer a breathtaking selection of shops offering something for everyone. Long established retail outlets, together with speciality shops, sit comfortably alongside well known chain stores. The traffic free High Street ensures a relaxing and enjoyable shopping experience. It's many elegant terraces and crescents blend with every modern facility, making this beautiful city a jewel in Scotland's crown!

Bankfoot, only a few minutes drive north of Perth, is home to the Scottish Liqueur Centre offering a mouth watering selection of hand made liqueurs and chocolates. Their Visitor Centre also stocks an impressive range of quality hand crafted Scottish gifts, all of which may be purchased at their on line store. There is also a gallery of Scottish Artwork.

Scone Palace few miles north of Perth lies Scone, one of the most historic places in Scotland and the crowning place of the kings of Scots on the Stone of Scone. Visit the magnificent Scone Palace set in 100 acres of glorious Perthshire countryside.
Scone also boasts a popular National Hunt Racecourse where you can spend a pleasant afternoon at the races!.

John Knox his fairest of Scotland's cities has been subjected to a turbulent past, not least playing host to The Battle of the Clans (1396); the destruction of four monasteries and the alters in the Kirk (1559), consequent on the lambent preaching of John Knox that kindled the Reformation in Scotland. If you would like to learn more about the 1715, 1745 and other important local historical events, we have a dedicated history section.

his area of Scotland had been known for its salmon fishing and the silvery river Tay (Scotland's longest river), has tested many a fisherman! Perthshire is a paradise for the golfer, with courses to suit every level of player and a few to test the skills of some professionals!

Great places to visit and stay in Southern Perthshire.

The Southern Perthshire Tourism Association represents the area of Auchterarder, Greenloaning, Braco, Blackford, Gleneagles, Glen Devon, Aberuthven, Dunning and Forteviot who provide holiday accommodation, eating out, places to visit, shops and local services. It is a wonderful base for a holiday with easy access by road or rail to many parts of Scotland. The steep sided glens of the Ochil Hills have long been popular with walkers and protect the valleys of Strathallan and southern Strathearn.
Last Updated June 2001
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