Attractions

Top Choice Palace in Perth

Scone Palace

'So thanks to all at once and to each one, whom we invite to see us crowned at Scone.' This line from Macbeth indicates the importance of Scone (pronounced 'skoon') as the coronation place of Scottish monarchs. The …
Museum in Perth

Black Watch Museum

Housed in Balhousie Castle on the edge of North Inch park, this museum honours what was once Scotland’s foremost regiment (it was subsumed into the new Royal Regiment of Scotland in 2006). Formed in 1725 to control …
Gallery in Perth

Fergusson Gallery

Beautifully set in a circular cast-iron building that was once a waterworks, this gallery exhibits an extensive collection of paintings by the Scottish Colourist JD Fergusson in a most impressive display. Fergusson …
Museum in Perth

Perth Museum & Art Gallery

This elegant neoclassical building, based on the Pantheon in Rome, houses one of the oldest purpose-built museums in Britain. There's a varied range of exhibits covering the city's history and natural environment, f…
Church in Perth

St John's Kirk

Imposing St John's Kirk was founded in 1126 and is still the centrepiece of the town. In 1559 John Knox preached a powerful sermon here that helped begin the Reformation, inci­ting a frenzied destruction of Scone ab…