Perth has many points of interests and lies on the banks of the River Tay in the heart of Scotland. Perth’s galleries and museums, concert Hall, Scone Palace, castles and beautiful gardens invite you to enjoy and discover. This small city is a very good place for shopping with an abundance of unquiet small shops. Every shopping queen would love it. There are also many interesting festivals and a Farmers’ Market on the 1st Saturday of each month.
Here are links to the main attractions and places of interest:
Tips for a day in Perth
Rodney Gardens: a good place for a picnic after a shopping trip. Take the South Street Bridge over the River Tay. At the fair end of the bridge you’ll find this public park on either side of the bridge.
The Giraffe Cafe: A very nice cafe with hand made food, small plant sales and a welcoming atmosphere. Find more on their website - 51-53 South Street, Perth PH2 8PD,
Open: Mon - Sat 10am - 5pm; Closed on Sundays.
Holland & Barratt: this store which is part of a national health food chain, sells many organic pand natural products such a healthy foods, natural medications and beauty products. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Website - 187 High Street, Perth, PH1 5UN
Open: Mon - Sat 9am - 5:30pm, Sunday 11am - 4pm
Highland and Health Store: Whole foods, natural remedies and organic products. Website - 7 & 16 St John Street, Perth, PH1 5SP
Open: Mon - Fri 9am - 5.15pm, Sunday 9am - 5pm
Hat in the Cat: A wonderful shop for a unique experience in contemporary handmade hats and textiles. Workshops for hat making available. 2 Main Street, Perth, PH2 7HB
Open: Tues - Sat 10am - 5pm
Lunchtime Concerts at Perth Concert Hall. Lunchtime Concerts are shorter and cheaper than in the evening. We recommend taking a delicious lunch at the Glassrooms Cafe.
Museum and Art Gallery: They have a good exhibitions and offers workshops - often about aspects of local history or drawing. Entry to the exhibitions are free. Website
Open: Tues - Sunday 10am - 5pm