Perth used to be the capital of Scotland but now it is known as one of the most popular places to explore while in Scotland. Local townspeople and travelers have picked their top favorite spots in Perth that people must visit while in the beautiful area.
1. Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery
Not only can you sample the whiskey and beer, but you can get an interesting history lesson on the distillery itself. Stay there and relax in the lounge or even get a tour of the historic building.
2. The Bothy
The Bothy has the ability to allow anyone to feel comfortable there, at any time of day. Stop in for just a cup of tea or learn how to make your own cocktail. The Bothy has food that is made from fresh and local produce that makes you like you’re home.
3. The Concorde Music
Calling all music fans! The Concorde Music is the oldest family record shop that offers records, CDs, picture discs, vinyl and more. They have artists like Beethoven or even Ed Sheeran, no matter what the genre, there’s a fit for everyone.
4. George Street
Are there any shoppers reading this? If you like a little bit of shopping or even window shopping, George Street can give you that experience. Whether you are looking to bring home a souvenir or impress at the next birthday, they offer locally owned shops that have unique gifts like beads, bags and specialty foods.
5. River Tay Public Art Trail
Take a walk around the river and end your journey in the center of the town for some refreshments at the cafés and restaurants. The River Tay Public Art Trail allows people to see art and learn a bit of history as they walk for a little over an hour in a circle.
6. River Tay
If you aren’t an avid walker, the River Tay itself is a perfect option as well. Being Scotland’s longest river, you’ll be able to spend plenty of time out on the river. You can go fishing, have your pole set up on the coast or just take a relaxing canoe ride.
7. Branklyn Garden
Scotland is the most beautiful country in the world and therefore Perth contributes an exquisite 2-acre garden to keep the beauty going. While being walking distance from the city, Branklyn Garden encourages you to take a break from the fast-paced environment and come take in the enchanting colors and scenery.