Rent a Self Catering Cottage in Perth, Scotland. Boatland Lodge is a unique 19th century detached lodge house set in a secluded mature garden on the banks of the River Tay, a great place for relaxing and walking by the river. An ideal base for exploring Perthshire and the many tourists attractions, it is only half a mile from Scone Palace and Edinburgh is easily accessible. Perth Self Catering.
the banks of the silvery River Tay, in the very heart of
Scotland, you'll find yourself in the Fair City of Perth,
your perfect centre for touring much of Scotland. Perth
is a city that blends harmoniously with its glorious green
surroundings. Indeed it is a city which has won many horticultural
accolades including the Scotland in Bloom Champion
the city that inspired Sir Walter Scott to write " The
Fair Maid of Perth " which in turn inspired Bizet's opera.
Having at one time been Scotland's Capital City you will discover
that Perth enjoys an air of elegant prosperity and retains
the genuine atmosphere of a true country town with a rich
history and tradition of welcoming visitors from all over
the world. Enjoy a wonderful walk along Tay Street, crossing Perth Bridge and viewing the ever changing River Tay.
pleasant climb or scenic drive through the wooded slopes of Kinnoull Hill is an ideal introduction to the Perth area. Enjoy the panoramic views
to the north and west over the Perthshire Highlands, south
to the rolling landscapes of Fife and east along the fruit
fields of the Carse of Gowrie and over the River Tay. Near the summit of Kinnoull Hill is Kinnoull Tower built by the ninth Earl of Kinnoull in the eighteenth century.
can easily explore the centre of Perth on foot. Perth has
been a market town for hundreds of years. Today long established
businesses, specialist retailers and larger stores sit alongside
each other on the traffic-free High Street and in St Johns
Shopping Centre. Perth City Centre has regular Craft Fairs and the local Farmer's Market set up their stalls almost
every Saturday throughout the summer months.
from great shopping, history lovers will find Perth offers
unsurpassed delights. There are numerous places to visit including
Scone Palace, Elcho Castle, Huntingtower Castle, Megginch
Castle and Balhousie Castle, home of the Black Watch Museum.
as an experienced Scottish Tour Guide, what I love best about Perth
is its easy access to St Andrews. Edinburgh, Stirling, Pitlochry
and a hundred points of interest in between. The Perth area
truly makes for an excellent base from which to tour much
A Century Of Change
Perthshire and Angus (Exploring... This series provides an introduction to the archaeological
heritage of Scotland, detailing the story of one part of the
country. The details are filled in by a gazetteer of the most
interesting and best preserved monuments, and aim to encourage
the reader to explore further using the full-colour section
on day excursions. This volume details skilfully carved Pictish
cross-slabs, great abbeys and castles, and the imposing cathedrals
of Arbroath and St Andrews, together with the Royal Palace
of Falkland. Examples of rural architecture are also documented.