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Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Perth

The countryside, gardens and riverfront display a scene truly unique to Perth. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the golfing, archaeology and ice skating. West Park and Verdant Works are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Perth

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Perth a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • North Inch Golf Course (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Perth Racecourse (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Gleneagles (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Gleneagles Golf Course (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Knockhill Racing Circuit (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Perth

Nature lovers will enjoy Perth for its pristine countryside, picturesque gardens and stunning river views. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Perth is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Birnam Oak (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Balado Park (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • The Hermitage (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Loch of the Lowes (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Camperdown Country Park (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Lochee Park (16.8 mi / 27 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Perth

Fly into Dundee (DND), the closest airport, located 15.9 mi (25.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Edinburgh (EDI), which is 31.1 mi (50 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Perth Station.

Where to stay around Perth?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 502 holiday lettings near Perth. From 196 Cottages to 188 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Perth for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Perth?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Perth:

  • Leith: 617 holiday homes
  • Rattray: 18 holiday homes
  • Trinity: 170 holiday homes
  • Newhaven: 108 holiday homes
  • Granton: 30 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Perth?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Perth. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Perth Station: 466 holiday lettings
  • North Inch Golf Course: 474 holiday lettings
  • Woodland Park: 479 holiday lettings
  • Perth Art Gallery and Museum: 479 holiday lettings
  • McDiarmid Park: 447 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Perth listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Perth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 196 Cottages in Perth. Our other popular types of Perth holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 188 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 196 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 196 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Perth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Perth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.