Once Scotland's ancient capital, The City of Perth is surrounded by glorious countryside and steeped in history, making The Royal George Hotel an excellent base from which to explore the delights of Perthshire. The Scottish Highlands, The Trossachs and indeed the rest of Scotland are all within easy reach.
There is an abundance of local walking routes including Kinnoull Hill, which offers stunning views over The Carse of Gowrie with the River Tay meandering into the distance.
Plenty of history can be found on Perth's doorstep, including Blair Castle and Scone Palace. Why not take a walk along the North Inch in Perth itself, the location of the Battle of The Clans in 1396, and once home to medieval witch hunts and horse racing.
A visit to the Glenturret Distillery in Crieff, Scotland’s oldest distillery, offers you the chance to learn about the whisky making process and sample the final product for yourself, with the option of the guided tour.
The Caithness Glass Centre is a memorable day out where you can enjoy watching the glassmakers turning molten glass into world renowned paperweights, and where the visitor centre offers you time to relax and browse the tourist information centre.
Within the town, Perth Museum; Art Gallery is well worth a visit or pop down to Horsecross to find out the latest production or concert on show.
Step outside The Royal George Hotel and you are in one of Perth’s main shopping precincts where you will find everything on offer from big name high street stores to individual and distinctive locally managed shops. You will find top designer fashions in McEwans of Perth, or why not choose one of over 100 handmade sporrans from Janet Eagleton in George Street.
For further information on any of the above please do not hesitate to contact reception at The Royal George Hotel where we will be more than happy to help and point you in the right direction!