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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Perth, Perth and Kinross

If your family loves history, you'll all enjoy our list of exciting things to do in Perth.

Huntingtower Castle is set in beautiful grounds. The medieval castle itself is really well preserved with two complete towers and rare painted ceiling. Hike up the battlements for stunning views and discover some of its bloodier history as you walk around. Just listen and watch out for any signs of ghosts!

About a mile further away is Elcho Castle. Built in the 16th century it has a multitude if stairs and rooms to explore. Children can dress up and take part in a free quiz to bring the history to life on Perth family days out.

Closer to the centre is Fair Maids House Visitor and Information. Open the doors to the oldest building in Perth to discover a world of wonder and exploration! Inside these ancient walls you’ll be transported to space and explore our planet with all the interactive and visual tools at your disposal.

The Black Watch Castle and Museum holds history of a different heritage. Here you’ll learn about the military history of both World Wars. Take a couple of hours to explore the castle, museum and grounds and see uniforms, photographs, diaries and more.

Find your perfect day out

The Perth Treasure Hunt Treasure Trail

  • Perth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

There's plenty to learn and discover for all ages on the Perth self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. As you follow clear directions around...

Perth Leisure Pool

  • Perth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Perth Leisure Pool is ideally situated 5 minutes from Perth City Centre. It's the perfect base for your day out to the Fair City, boasting superb fac...

Dewars Centre

  • Perth
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Dewars Centre, based at Live Active, is the home of ice in Perth, with a fantastic fun programme of ice skating for everyone, on a state of the art c...

Fair Maids House Visitor and Information

  • Perth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Fair Maids House Visitor and Information Centre is fantastic if you have an enquiring mind and want answers to questions like “which countries make m...

Perth Museum and Art Gallery

  • Perth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Perth Museum and Art Gallery lets you explore the culture and history of the area with more than half a million objects in their displays! The Natura...

The Black Watch Castle and Museum

  • Perth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The Black Watch Castle and Museum has a large collection of different items, which bring to life the proud military history of this regiment. The cas...

Noahs Ark Perth

  • Perth
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At Noah's Ark the massive soft play area is ideal for infants and kids up to 12 years old with loads of exciting but reassuringly bouncy equipment fo...

Noahs Ark Golf Centre

  • Perth
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Noahs Ark Golf Centre Their family friendly mini golf is housed on a tropical Florida style course but designed with an eye to the Scottish weather,...



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Huntingtower Castle

  • Perth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Huntingtower Castle gives you a great sense of what castle life was like as it is really well preserved and has two complete tower houses. There is a...

Elcho Castle

  • Perth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Elcho Castle is in great conditions and full of corridors and staircases, nooks and crannies, a great hall and bedchambers to investigate. Unusually,...

Stanley Mills

  • Perth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Stanley Mills is a well preserved relic of the Industrial Revolution where you can learn about the textiles that were produced here for 200 years. Th...

Lochleven Castle

  • Kinross
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Lochleven Castle offers a pleasant boat ride over to the castle proper which is steeped in significant history that'll get kids' imaginations running...

The Scottish Deer Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Cupar
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Tucked away in the heart of the Fife Countryside, The Scottish Deer Centre is a real gem of Scottish rural and environmental life and a great place t...

Scotkart Dundee

  • Dundee
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Life’s too short to drive slow! Feel the thrill of the race at Scotkart Dundee and come face to face with your kids (8+) on the racing circuit. That’...

Combat City

  • Dundee
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Combat City Their atmospheric Camp Invincible has been modelled on a frontline army style base and features two separate gaming areas: the Barracks a...

Muddy Boots

  • Cupar
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Muddy Boots is a family run kids' adventure play centre situated next to a fabulously foody Farm Shop and Cafe. Muddy Boots is located just 10 minute...

Caithness Glass & Crieff Visitor Centre

  • Crieff
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Crieff Visitor Centre provides a fascinating insight into the hardships and history of ancient Scottish life. A Time Line depicts the stirring and in...

Riverside Park Glenrothes

  • Glenrothes
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Riverside Park is idyllic territory for a saunter with the small ones and offers plenty of space to let the big ones detach and play games a short di...

Camperdown Wildlife Centre

  • Dundee
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Camperdown Wildlife Centre is one of Dundee's most popular attractions especially with families and is home to over 50 species of much loved and care...

Camperdown Country Park

  • Dundee
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Camperdown Country Park, located just 3 miles from Dundee city centre, is the ideal place genuinely full day out, full of fun for the whole family! T...

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