Destination guide

Take in the riverfront beauty of Perth

The countryside, gardens and riverfront display a scene truly unique to Perth. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the golfing, archaeology and ice skating. West Park and Verdant Works are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday 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 cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Perth a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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, beautiful 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Perth

Fly into Dundee (DND), the closest airport, located 15.9 mi (25.5 km) from the city centre. 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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Perth?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 529 holiday rentals around Perth. From 197 Cottages to 216 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Perth is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Perth:

  • Leith: 581 holiday homes
  • Trinity: 185 holiday homes
  • Newhaven: 114 holiday homes
  • Rattray: 16 holiday homes
  • Granton: 29 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • St. John's Kirk: 499 holiday rentals
  • Scone Palace: 493 holiday rentals
  • Perth Station: 492 holiday rentals
  • Perth Ice Rink: 487 holiday rentals
  • Abernethy Village: 509 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Perth listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 197 Cottages in Perth. Our other popular types of Perth holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 216 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 197 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 197 holiday houses

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 7 holiday homes with pool available in Perth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.