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  • wrightlesley
    Crieff, UK45 contributions
    Everything from the welcome from Taylor to the exhibits, uniforms to try on, things to handle and then finally the amazing restaurant were far beyond my expectations and left my 10 year old Ukrainian guest wanting more.
    Written January 10, 2023
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  • Mija
    3 contributions
    We stayed at the Balvaird Wing, Scone Palace for a week in August, by we, I mean me, my son, my granddaughter and her partner plus their 2 children aged 4 and 12 at the time. At the end of the holiday, we all agreed that one day we would like to return.
    The palace and its surrounding grounds were not only beautiful, but immaculately kept.
    The beautiful river Tay runs through the estate and fishing can be arranged.
    The place is tranquil and peaceful, but not isolated.
    The small, but perfectly formed city of Perth is just 2 miles away.

    There is a great atmosphere at this place – it is warm, friendly and welcoming ,as were the staff we met.
    The accommodation was first class, extremely comfortable beds and decent linens.
    The kitchen was very well equipped .
    The apartment is huge, and my great grandchildren said it was the best place ever to play, hide and seek. There is a carefully curated collection of books, magazines, and DVDs.
    We would normally go abroad on holidays and this was quite a departure for us.
    It is a credit to all concerned that everyone expressed a desire to return.
    I cannot recommend the Balvaird highly enough.
    Written January 20, 2023
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  • Lorraine B
    Malta EU144 contributions
    Bit of an uphill but it's a short walk and the views make it all worth it. Take a flask and sit at the very top.
    Written January 11, 2023
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  • Judy H
    Dunning, UK12 contributions
    A quiet, beautiful and tranquil place to visit considering it is so near a main road to Dundee. Although I think the garden is at its best in late Spring when the rhododendrons and azaleas are in flower there is always something interesting to see. I took my relatives there in early August and they thoroughly enjoyed their visit, especially sitting outside at the Tea Room enjoying a wonderful pot of tea served in beautiful china cups. The homemade baking was delicious and the ladies who served couldn’t do enough to make our visit enjoyable. Being one of the last customers that day we were even offered the leftover scones to take home which we were obviously delighted to accept. Go and enjoy the experience.
    Written September 1, 2022
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  • J R B
    1 contribution
    Thrilled to actually visit a historic monument in Scotland that is currently open as many are fenced off. The site manager prepared us well for our visit and was especially helpful regarding our guide dog. We loved exploring the many nooks and crannies within the castle including climbing up to the walled roof area. It was great to have the freedom to wander unhindered throughout the building as we had the castle to ourselves which we were told could be usual on a weekday - weekends can be busy.
    Written January 28, 2023
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  • elio falls
    34 contributions
    Can't really complain given that it's free, but not a huge amount to see inside and not much of a visitor journey through the museum. Worth a look if you're nearby though.
    Written April 12, 2022
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  • Jeff B
    2 contributions
    Scot Tares and Skinny Tyres were recommended to me by a cycling friend who had a fantastic tour with them in Spain. I was in Scotland and looking for a good ride but only had one day available. Scot setup a fantastic day of riding for me and my son through part of the Perthshire highlands starting and ending in the quaint village of Pitlochry. The ride was beautiful. Picture postcard perfect: Scottish hills, small villages, castles, lochs, streams, stone bridges, Highland cows, and wandering sheep.

    Logistics were totally on point. I told Scot what kind of ride I was looking for and he did the rest. A car picked us up in St Andrews where we were staying and drove us approximately 90 minutes to Perthshire. Scot had arranged excellent road bike rentals and assigned one of his teammates (the wonderful Dagmara) to support our ride. She didn’t ride with us but rather drove the support car as we did our ride. The car was never in sight except when we needed it for things like shedding a jacket, grabbing a snack, or refilling a bidon. A great combination of great ride support while giving you the feeling of riding alone through the quiet countryside.
    It was a great experience and I highly recommend Skinny Tyres if you are looking for an over-the-top riding experience in Scotland. I plan to be back next spring for a multi-day ride. Can’t wait!
    Written September 13, 2022
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  • Dorothy S
    7 contributions
    Watching the horses running past especially the finish. Going to the old style pubs and talking to the customers.
    Written October 8, 2022
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  • duncan m
    Edinburgh, UK6 contributions
    This was a gopd insight into how mills worked. The exhibition upstairs was really interesting on little know people in Scotland. This could have had more detail though.

    My main issues is that there was nothing really on how the raw product, cotton, got to the mill. Including crucially the slavery involved in this as with a lot of British industry at the time. More on this element is needed to give a full picture but would also link to the story about Joseph upstairs and to the way "cleared" families were treated by the mill which was really a form of permitred slavery at rhe time. Now it would not be permitted but there are still examples of people being trafficked in Scotland and UK including into the agriculture sectors.
    Written July 21, 2022
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  • Iain A
    Kirkcaldy, UK608 contributions
    Visited here to see The Proclaimers in concert. Our balcony seats gave a clear view of the stage and had plenty of leg room.
    Venue security was as we would expect and did not slow the process of entering the building any longer than necessary.
    Great venue and an excellent show
    Written December 22, 2022
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  • Nicki N
    Aberdeen, UK14 contributions
    Affordable art and sculpture for all and such high quality - would have purchased one of everything if I could - highly recommended
    Written December 22, 2022
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  • SharpieLondon
    London16 contributions
    Great staff: friendly, knowledgeable and good-humoured. The sour dough pizzas are fantastic, with plenty of vegan options and gluten-free bases too. The Highland Heater is a must for meat lovers.
    The house beers are brewed on site. The Tayside is a very drinkable IPA. My favourite is probably the Dubh stout though all the beers are good and well worth trying. Lots of guest beers, plus spirits and wine.
    Family friendly, dog friendly, definitely one of my favourite places to hang out in Perth.
    Written December 24, 2022
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  • therichastill
    Stevenage, UK2,046 contributions
    The St John the Baptist Church is located in the city centre of Perth. It is a beautiful old building and is very much in keeping with the surroundings.

    I was pleased to see it is open for people to visit and also go and pray.

    It is beautifully maintained and well presented.
    Written October 13, 2020
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  • MS53LA1
    Lancashire, UK146 contributions
    It seems a bit wrong to be recommending a tourist information shop as a visitor attraction, but the service we got makes it worthy of note.

    Having left a guide to Perth in our motorhome we called in to try and pick up another one. They didn't have what we were after so told us about something better! I was emailed a link to an online map of a local sculpture trail and given how to get depictions of local markets were in the past. We were even told the best area for lunchtime cafes. The trail is heartily recommended and I would not hesitate to pop in here again for advice.
    Written October 5, 2022
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  • Albaforme
    Fife, UK33 contributions
    If you find yourself close to Dunning in Perthshire, make sure you stop of at St Serf's Church which is managed by Historic Scotland (free entry for all) On arrival you are met by one of the experienced guides, yesterday we had the pleasure of meeting Paul who walked us through the local history of Dunning and introduced us to the magnificent Dupplin Cross. His knowledge & insightful narrative of what the academics believe the markings of the cross tell us was fascinating. A must visit for anyone interested in the history of this wonderful country. Many thanks Paul.
    Written April 9, 2019
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