Book a hotel in Perth with Best Western. Nowadays, a highly popular tourist destination and one of the most successful small cities in Europe, the historic country town of Perthshire is the perfect destination for a UK city break. The city, steeped in history and culture, has so much to offer even the most seasoned traveller. Best Western has two beautifully placed hotels in the centre, both equipped to the hilt with modern facilities of leisure and relaxation and both giving easy access to central Perth and all it has to offer. Book Perth hotel with us now for a short break you will never forget!
A hotel in Perth will allow you to really explore and experience this remarkable city's past. Acting as a major centre for the vicious and perpetual battling between the Scots and English during the Middle Ages, there is much history to be seen around the city. Edward III's armies used Perth as a defensive springboard from which to launch attacks into the troubled Lowlands. Much of the defensive walls, towers and gates - the strongest in the country at the time - can still be seen. What's more, Perth also played an important role in the Scottish Reformation, was where King James I was assassinated in 1437 and where Oliver Cromwell set up camp to wipe out royalism from the North. With so many key historical players involved in the city's past, Perth cannot fail to rouse excitement and curiosity. Any aspiring historian should book a Best Western Perth hotel today! Beautifully set on the tranquil banks of the River Tay, Perth's ideal location makes it a great spot from which to explore the surrounding countryside. The well-organised and compact city is enclosed by the elegant South and North Inch Parks, the latter being the site of the remarkable Battle of the North Inch, a bizarre and orchestrated staged battle between selected fighters in front of a group of spectators which included the king. Our hotel in Perth centre will give you easy access to the atmospheric pedestrianised zone, perfect for romantic walks and time for thought. Tay Street, in the East, is home to the town's grandest and most impressive buildings while the cultural heart sits in the North, in the Mill Street area.
Shopping in Perth
The city's compact and orderly centre has arguably the best range of speciality shops in Scotland. A number of markets and retail-related festivals are put on throughout the year, keeping traditionalists happy and continuing the city's long tradition as an important trade. The Famers' Market, easily reachable from both Best Western Perth hotels, was the first of its kind in Scotland and still retains an atmospheric air of times-gone-by. High-street brands dominate the stocked-to-the-brim St John's Shopping Centre, anchored firmly by the nation's favourite department store, BhS. The adjacent street, St John's Street, has one of Britain's oldest independent department stores. Go and check it out for another historic dabble.
Eating and drinking in Perth
A stay in a Perth hotel will give you a wide choice of cuisine and drink. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the city has a fine heritage of whisky and other tipples. Some of the locally brewed ales are nationally renowned and are often available for a good, long tasting sessions in some of the city's favourite breweries. If you visit the whisky distillery, an essential ingredient to any excursion into bonny Scotland, spare a thought for your driver and get hold of a fine bottle for consumption later that evening. A long tradition of warm hospitality combined with a long-standing inter-establishment rivalry has marked Perth out as a truly heavenly culinary centre. The choice is endless but for a real taste of Scotland, stroll down to Keracher's seafood restaurant from your Perth hotel; set idyllically in an old Wesleyan chapel this restaurant provides some of the of the tastiest dishes, made exclusively from freshly caught seafood and local produce.
Culture and nightlife in Perth
Perth Theatre is where Hollywood star Ewan McGergor learned his craft. The ornate, beautiful and popular establishment can trace its roots back to the 16th century. The city is also now home to the £20-million, state-of-the-art Perth Concert Hall, a fine venue that acts as the area's hub for touring performances, that promises a night of culture, sophistication and beauty. The city's nightlife is varied and fun, ranging from jazz and classical to techno and rock. The compact nature of the centre and the modern public transport system make it easy to get back to your hotel in Perth centre. Book a Perth hotel with Best Western for a truly remarkable UK city break. Explore the city's history and the surrounding world-famous countryside; you won't be disappointed!
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Leonard Street, Perth, Perthshire, PH2 8HB
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Glasgow Road, Perth, Perthshire, PH2 0LT
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Balgeddie Way, Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 3ET
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371 Perth Road, Dundee, Angus, DD2 1PG
The BEST WESTERN Invercarse Hotel nestles quietly in Dundee's West End, with outstanding views over the River Tay. Here, you'll enjoy the peace and tranquillity of our wonderful location, just minutes away from the city ...
160 Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, DD1 4DU
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13 Panmure Terrace, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Tayside, DD5 2QL
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Crossford, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 8NN
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76 The Scores, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9BB
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