Welcome to Perth - the county town of Perthshire, also warmly known as the “Fair City”. A bustling market town with much to offer. When you visit you’ll see walking around is a pleasure. Two splendid parks frame the city (a consistent ‘Beautiful Britain’ award winner) whilst its streets and public gardens are filled with colour from Easter to Autumn! Elegant Georgian terraced houses, shops and theatres can all be found in the town centre. Nearby is historic Scone Palace and Perth Racecourse, with majestic scenery, castles and attractions all dotted around the Perthshire countryside.
Free, Green and Walking Distance Attractions
* Perth Museum and Art Gallery
* The Ferguson Gallery (for Art Lovers)
* The Beautiful Walks of the North & South Inch by the River Tay
* Rodney Gardens
The Hotel is ideally situated and only 10 minutes walk from the Bus and Train Station. We encourage use of Public Transport and timetables and fares can be found here Traveline Scotland.
Proud supporters of the Perth Races
See more information and meeting dates here.
Local Area Attractions with Special Offers for our guests
- Noah's Ark, Perth
- * Offer for guests - "Buy one get one FREE on kids softplay area" (normally £4.25 under 5's and £5.25 for over 5's!)
Supervised indoor softplay area for under-12s, plus 10 Pin Bowling and indoor Kart Tracks for adults and children. Outdoor trampolines. Cafeteria open all day serving fresh food.
- Blair Castle, Blair Atholl
- * Offer for guests - FREE Entry!
Blair Castle stands in the grounds near the village of Blair Atholl in Perthshire and was the magnificent ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. It is Scotland’s most visited historic house and the home of the Atholl Highlanders - Europe’s only remaining private army.
- Tullibardine Distillery, Blackford
- * Offer for guests - FREE Entry!
Tullibardine Distillery is situated in the village of Blackford in Perthshire and lies on the site of Scotland’s oldest brewery dating back to the twelfth century. Nestled at the foot of the Ochil Hills in Perthshire, where the Highlands of Scotland begin, these hills are renowned for the crystal purity of their spring water.
The Distillery draws its water from the same source which fed the first public brewery in Scotland and from where King James IV purchased beer to celebrate his coronation in 1488. Today Tullibardine (built on the site of the brewery) reigns supreme as a fine malt whisky of majestic qualities. The distillery, only 20 mins away, is set next to the famous Baxter's Shop with a fantastic range of clothing and a vast selection of interesting food, drink and kitchen equipment.
- Famous Grouse Experience, Crieff
- * Offer for guests - "2 for 1" Saving of £10 per couple! July-October
The Famous Grouse Experience is nestled in the heart of the scenic Perthshire countryside, just outside Crieff, at our spiritual home, Glenturret (Scotland's oldest distillery). Experience the fascinating Whisky Distiller tour.
- Sensation Science Centre, Dundee
- * Offer for guests - One FREE Child Place!
Sensation is a science centre located in Dundee. Great for all ages - watch science come to life in dozens of imaginative ways. Sensation Dundee is the only UK science centre based on the five senses. If you thought science was boring think again!
- Scone Palace, Scone
- * Offer for guests - Reduced Entry!
Once the crowning place of the Kings of Scots, Scone Palace occupies a unique position in the history of Scotland. A breathtakingly beautiful place of power and mystery and the rightful home of the celebrated Stone of Scone - also known as the Stone of Destiny. Scone Palace is regarded as a national treasure and is revered as the historic jewel in the crown of Scotland.
Scone Palace is a palace for all seasons - these famous Scottish gardens and pleasure grounds are enchanting to wander in at any time of the year. Explore the paths once trodden by Scottish kings and queens.
- Cotton Mills, Stanley
Stanley Mills is one the best-preserved relics of the 18th-century Industrial Revolution. Local merchants established it as a cotton mill, with support from the English cotton baron Richard Arkwright. Textiles were produced here for 200 years.
- The above offers are not applicable to large groups.
- Groups of eight or more contact the venue for pre-booking.
- Please check with reception the opening times.
- The above offers are not valid at certain times (Please check with reception.)
- The Hotel and Venue have the right to cancel or change the offers at any time.
Other things to do and see in the local area during your stay;
- Auchterarder - Known locally as 'The Lang Toon' the name derived from its extended High Street, Auchterarder is famous for the quality of shops - a window shoppers paradise!
- Shopping - 'Perth is a Mecca for discerning shoppers with many high street names in our main indoor shopping precinct as well as lot's of lovely specialist shops for the more unusual purchase and of course Perth's own family run McEwans'
- Perth Concert Hall - 'Scotland's newest concert hall is a fairly recent addition to Perth built in 2005 with it's dazzling glass fronted foyer and stunning auditorium. It's year round programme of concerts, comedy, musicals, film etc ensures it's position as Perth's premier entertainment venue.' www.horsecross.co.uk
- Crieff Visitor Centre - The Crieff Visitor Centre brings together two of Scotland oldest and most fascinating skilled craft industries. Under one roof you can view and experience the making of traditional whisky flagons and tableware at Buchans Pottery and collectable glass paperweights at Perthshire Paperweights. The centre is complete with its own 180 seater licensed restaurant, factory shop, continuous video display, garden centre and children's play area. The centre also has a retail showroom. www.crieff.co.uk
- St Andrews & Golf - St Andrews, the spiritual home of the great game of golf and is within easy travelling distance of the hotel, as are some of the finest golf courses in the world. Names such as Carnoustie, Gleneagles, Muirfield, Gullane and Dunbar. The Salutation Hotel is ideally situated for you to take advantage of these historic courses - see our offers here.
Our selected golf partner is King James VI Golf Club, Perth. www.kingjamesvi.co.uk
- Glamis Castle - Glamis Castle is the family home of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne and has been a royal residence since 1372. One is the childhood home of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, the birthplace of Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret and the legendary setting of Shakespeare's play "Macbeth". Though the Castle is open to visitors it remains a family home, lived in and loved by the Strathmore family. www.glamis-castle.co.uk
- Noah's Ark Playbarn - Noah's Ark Playbarn is a specially equipped children's soft play barn for under 12's. There are 3 separate areas, up to 3 years, under 5 year olds and the 5 - 12's to ensure the safety of the younger children. For older children and adults you can enjoy racing on our indoor karting track. www.noahs-ark.co.uk
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