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Located on the banks of the longest river in Scotland, the River Tay, the beautiful and historical city of Perth is just a 30-minute drive away from CLC Duchally Country Estate.
Perth was once the capital city of Scotland and is still one of the most important commercial and political centres in the country.
The Stone of Destiny at Scone Palace is where many Scottish Kings have been crowned. Many historical figures have also left their mark on this royal burgh, known as the gateway to the Highlands.
The Perth Museum and Art Gallery is recognised as one of the oldest provincial museums in Scotland and is located on George Street. The Fergusson Gallery is home to a huge range of artworks from John Duncan Fergusson, who was one of the major artists of the Scottish Colourists school of painting.
The Perth Theatre and Perth Concert Hall offer a wide choice of colourful shows and exciting events throughout the year, including the Perth Festival of the Arts, which includes opera, classic music, art, rock, pop and comedy events.
Perth is home to several historical landmarks dotted around the city, including the architecturally significant building of St John’s Kirk which dates to the 12th century. The settlement has fallen into disrepair but is still well worth a visit.
The spire of St Paul’s Church is a major landmark around St Paul’s Square and parts of the Fair Maid’s House which dates to 1475, on North Port is the oldest surviving secular building in the city.