New Homes in Perth
Live the life
Located in central Scotland along the River Tay, Perth is a thriving town with good transport links and lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re taking the kids to the park, exploring museums or enjoying a flutter on the horses, there’s no shortage of attractions for the whole family close to your new home in Perth.
Things to see and do
For a breath of fresh air, you can go walking at Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park, explore Branklyn Garden or take a short drive to Lomond Hills Regional Park. If you love hiking and cycling, the Cairngorms National Park is close enough for day trips from Perth.
There are a number of historic sites close to the town, including The Black Watch Castle and Museum, Huntingtower Castle, Elcho Castle and Scone Palace. At Perth Museum and Art Gallery, you can discover more about the local area in times gone by.
Other places of interest nearby include North Inch Golf Course, the Polish War Graves, Perth Concert Hall, Perth Racecourse and Perth Leisure Pool.
For families moving to Perth with young children, it’s good to know there are a number of schools to choose from in the local area including Craigie Primary School, Kinnoull Primary School, Perth Academy and St John’s RC Academy, while Balnacraig School offers private education.
If you or your older children want to study for a degree, Perth College, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands, is in the town, while the University of Dundee and the University of St Andrews are both within commuting distance.
Getting to Perth
Whether you’re commuting for work or travelling to see family and friends, it’s good to know that Perth is well-connected by road and rail. The town is a 25 minute train journey or 35 minute drive from Dundee, while the journey from Aberdeen takes one hour 40 minutes by either car or train.
Perth is one hour five minutes from Edinburgh by car or one hour 15 minutes by train, while the journey from Glasgow takes one hour five minutes by either car or train. When it’s time to jet off on holiday, Dundee Airport is only 25 minutes away by car, while Edinburgh Airport is a 45 minute drive from the town.