Explore Perthshire - the best things to do
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The best things to do in Perthshire
With so many things to do in and around Perth, we thought we would share with you our favourite places to go. From art galleries and museums to walking trails and activity centres - there is an abundance of culture and history on our doorstep.
- Glamis Castle
Acting as the home of the Earls of Strathmore for over 600 years, Glamis Castle is an impressive monument to Scottish hospitality and is now open to the public. The Castle walls hold many stories waiting to be unveiled as you explore its intriguing secrets and tales.
Noah's is a family entertainment centre featuring a huge soft play area for children, go kart circuit, bowling alley, and adventure area. Spend the morning playing and refuel at lunchtime with a bite to eat in Noah's Cafe.
- Active Kids Adventure Park
Based on a working farm, Active Kids offers an adventure park, coffee shop, toy shop, indoor play area, and retail outlet for TP climbing frames and trampolines. Watch your children play together in the large play fort, feed and pet the farm animals, try out a little crazy golf, and exert their energy bouncing on the trampolines.
- Perth Theatre & Concert Hall
Hosting a wide variety of events including West End shows and creative workshops, there is plenty to do and see at Perth Theatre and Concert Hall. To find out what events are on during your stay, take a look at their website.
- The Black Watch
This castle and museum holds a history stretching back almost three centuries. As an elite military regiment, The Black Watch offers an insight into one of the world's most famous fighting units. The Black Watch is a family-friendly museum and provides the perfect place to enjoy history and spend time with the family.
- Perth Museum and Art Gallery
Showing a range of changing exhibitions throughout the year, Perth Museum and Art Gallery is an exciting place to soak up some culture. Past collections exhibited at the museum and art gallery include the JD Fergusson Collection, '10,000 Years of History: The Story of Perth and Kinross' as well as Tayside and Fife Fossils. Entry to Perth Museum and Art Gallery is free.
- Dewars Centre
If you're into your sports, this is the place to visit. Known for its Olympic standard ice rinks, curling events run from September to March every year. Offering ice skating, indoor bowls, curling, and a range of events and shows, the options are endless!
- Perth Leisure Pool
Perth Leisure Pool offers 5 indoor swimming pools, an outdoor lagoon, 2 fumes, a monkey jungle fitness gym, health suite and beauty spa. Rain or shine, a trip to Perth's Leisure pool is always a great idea for the family.
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