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Perth Visitor Information Guide

3 weeks 3 days ago #221 by gazer
Perth Postcode PH1
Perth Latitude 56.3950° N Longitude -3.4308° W

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Perth is a city in central Scotland, located on the banks of the River Tay, a historic county town of Perthshire, the original Roman fort of Bertha, here you will find Scone Palace, immortalised in Macbeth, was the home of the Stone of Destiny used as the seat to crown the kings of Scotland seized in 1296 by the English. In 1950 Scottish Nationalists returned the stone to Scotland, the stone was found 4 months later in Arbroath, today the stone now resides in Edinburgh Castle.

"DisabledGo" the UK's leading provider of access information are working in partnership with Perth & Kinross Council and have produced an online access guide featuring detailed access information to over 1,000 public venues across Perthshire.

Perth Airport is Ideally positioned in the heart of Scotland, located 4 miles north-east of Perth giving good access to the motorway network providing a quick route to the business centres of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee.

There are gardens to explore, lochs to sail on and trails to walk, shops, restaurants, café’s, hotels, tourist attractions, libraries, leisure centres and many more.

Perth & Kinross is known and loved for the quality of its food and drink, from Highland beef and venison, sea food, fine cheese, chocolate, oatcakes and breads, gin, whisky, wine, beer and soft-drink makers, and food producers, to luscious soft fruits and fresh farm vegetables, with Perth being named as Scotland’s Food Town due to our high number of award-winning chefs and restaurants offering diners an elegant atmosphere to fast food to family casual.

  • The first Scottish Farmer’s Market started in Perth, in 1999

The new multi-storey Academy, opened in September 2016, the Academy of Sport and Wellbeing is the student leisure and wellbeing facility based at Perth College UHI on the Crieff Road Campus in Perth.

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