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 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 478 holiday lettings near Perth. From 187 Cottages to 192 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 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: 446 holiday lettings
  • North Inch Golf Course: 444 holiday lettings
  • Perth Art Gallery and Museum: 447 holiday lettings
  • McDiarmid Park: 415 holiday lettings
  • Fergusson Gallery: 450 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 187 Cottages in Perth. Our other popular types of Perth holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 192 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 187 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 187 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 8 holiday homes with pool available in Perth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.