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  • Perthshire

    Kinross

    A small town situated in a landscape of rolling hills, Kinross is easily reached from major cities in Scotland. Standing on the shore of Loch Leven, Kinross is fondly known as the gateway to the Highlands. The town is filled with history and natural splendor, providing an ideal escape for tourists.

  • Perthshire

    Forgandenny

    If you are looking for a quiet weekend getaway destination in Scotland you will find that not only is Forgandenny quiet, but it is also accessible. This small village is located only about four miles southwest of Perth and it can be reached by taking a 20-minute bus ride from this city. For those slightly further a field, Forgandenny is only 45 minutes from Edinburgh and one hour away from ...

  • Art Galleries

    Perth Museum and Art Gallery

    The Perth Museum and Art Gallery is located in Perth, Scotland on George Street and is one of the oldest museums in Britain. The actual building that the Museum and Gallery is situated in dates back as far as 1824 and today it is the main museum in Perth.

  • Castles

    Loch Leven

    Loch Leven Castle stands on an island in Loch Leven and is accessible from Kinross by boat from the main pier opposite the Kirkgate Park. The castle is in the care of Historic Scotland. It has been witness to much drama of Scotland’s history.

  • Castles

    Burleigh

    The ruins of Burleigh Castle lie to the east of Milnathort not far from Perth and Kinross in Scotland. The castle was built of red sandstone and surrounded by a moat. The original structure comprised of two towers built over two periods of time. It was partly built in the 15th century and the second tower which was a gate house dates back to 1582. They were connected by a curtain wall.The ...

  • Castles

    Elcho

    Elcho Castle is well-preserved castle of the sixteenth century, just 150 meters from the south bank of the River Tay in Easter Elcho near Rhynd. It is four miles south-east of Perth and Kinross. The Z-plan tower house was designed as a castle that was both comfortable and easily defended.