Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Perth

The countryside, gardens and riverfront display a scene truly unique to Perth. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the golfing, archaeology and ice skating. West Park and Verdant Works are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Perth

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Perth a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • North Inch Golf Course (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Perth Racecourse (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Gleneagles (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Gleneagles Golf Course (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Knockhill Racing Circuit (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Perth

Nature lovers will enjoy Perth for its pristine countryside, picturesque gardens and stunning river views. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Perth is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Birnam Oak (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Balado Park (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • The Hermitage (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Loch of the Lowes (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Camperdown Country Park (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Lochee Park (16.8 mi / 27 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Perth

Fly into Dundee (DND), the closest airport, located 15.9 mi (25.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Edinburgh (EDI), which is 31.1 mi (50 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Perth Station.

Where to stay around Perth?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 487 vacation rentals near Perth. From 189 Cottages to 198 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Perth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Perth?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Perth:

  • Leith: 597 vacation rentals
  • Newhaven: 113 vacation rentals
  • Granton: 29 vacation rentals
  • Rattray: 17 vacation rentals
  • Trinity: 178 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Perth?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Perth. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Scone Palace: 454 vacation rentals
  • Huntingtower Castle: 425 vacation rentals
  • Perth Station: 454 vacation rentals
  • McDiarmid Park: 428 vacation rentals
  • St. Ninian's Cathedral: 458 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Perth listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Perth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 189 Cottages in Perth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Perth include:

  • Houses: 198 rentals available
  • Cabins: 189 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 189 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Perth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Perth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.