Perth and Perthshire
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Old Perth Bridge, River Tay

Why Scotland

Perth and Perthshire

The city of Perth was once Scotland's ancient capital and is now the country's newest city with historic buildings, castles, and museums to enjoy.

Set in the heart of Scotland, the region boasts beautiful lanscapes, castles, exclusive use venues and distilleries. A location filled with culture, history, incredible attractions combined with first class resorts and outdoor activity specialists, this region is a gem to explore for MICE events.

Suzanne Cumiskey, Business Development Project Officer at Perth & Kinross Council:

"Great ideas come from great locations and with miles of unspoiled countryside, Perthshire is a wonderful setting at any time of the year. Space is something we have in abundance, and around our venues and with a wealth of local food and drink offerings, Perthshire is the perfect place for conference business, naturally!"

5 fascinating facts about Perth & Perthshire!

Loch Tay

  • Perthshire's Fortingall Yew Tree is believed to be the oldest tree in Britain and one of the oldest in all of Europe.
  • Scotland's oldest established family record shop, Concorde Music, is in Perth.
  • The River Tay, which flows from Loch Tay to Perth and beyond, is Scotland's longest river.
  • Scone Palace in Perth, was the original home of the Stone of Destiny. Historically, this was an integral part of tradition when crowning Scottish Kings. The stone now lives on display in Edinburgh Castle, but a replica can still be seen at Scone Palace.
  • The oldest lending library in Scotland is located near Crieff. Founded in 1680, Innerpeffray Library is sure to be ripe in historical literature.

Travelling to Perth & Perthshire

Situated in the heart of Scotland and with very close proximity to major cities, including Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen. Perthshire is very easy to access from the rest of the UK and abroad. Edinburgh and Glasgow International Airports are located approximately 45 minutes away and just over an hour's drive respectively from Perthshire.

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