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Officially the County of Perth, lying on the banks of the River Tay, Perth is Scotland's newest city, nestling between two sweeping public parks, this compact but buzzing cosmopolitan hub boasts many fine restaurants and cafés, outstanding venues and great shopping to appeal to the visitor with it's great outdoor activities Perth makes a great destination for a vacation or visit.
This is an historic county in central Scotland, it extends from Strathmore in the east, to the Pass of Drumochter in the north, Rannoch Moor and Ben Lui in the west, and Aberfoyle in the south, here you can escape into this beautiful wilderness where awesome peaks like Schiehallion and Ben Lawers can be scaled and some of Scotland's most iconic species can be observed in their natural environment, from majestic red deer stags to soaring ospreys, take motorcycle or car tour through stunning scenery, visits castles and historic houses.
The ancient capital of Perthshire is often considered the gateway to the Highlands and features some of the most varied and spectacular scenery in the whole country, get up close and personal with the counties beautiful scenery, from mountains and glittering lochs to thick woodlands, Scotland is home to some truly unique landscapes and interesting places full of history and pageantry, delve a little deeper on your motorcycle or car tour and you will find some of the best motorcycle routes in Highlands.
Perthshire claims an abundance of Roman remains, most of these date from the 1st and 2nd centuries, the region north of Perth has the most picturesque countryside, with the Queen’s View near Pitlochry being hailed as the most famous view in Scotland.
The county is a botanist’s haven, with a history of botanical explorers residing from the region here you will find the celebrated Scottish Plant Hunter’s Garden, also in Pitlochry and one of the most famous plant hunters, David Douglas, was born at Scone, Douglas introduced over 200 plants to Britain from his botanical exploration of north west America including the Douglas fir, the diversity of flora and fauna in this area of Scotland is breath taking the colours and textures during all seasons dazzle and amaze every visitor.