Discover a selection of 415 holiday rentals in Perth that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 87 per night, and cottages and cabins are popular options for a stay in Perth. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience Perth in holiday lettings

Whether you call it St John’s Town or The Fair City, Perth continues to be a popular holiday destination for travellers from all over the world. Located on the banks of the River Tay, Perth is packed full of exciting attractions suitable for the whole family, no matter what their interests are. Venture to The Fair City yourself from holiday lettings, and discover why the nickname derived from the novel ‘The Fair Maid of Perth’ is so fitting for this elegant, historical city.

History

Historical sites near your Perth holiday rental

As a city that dates back centuries, Perth features numerous historical sites near your holiday rental. If you head to the outskirts of town, you can visit the Scone Palace. This palace is known primarily for being the place where Scottish kings were crowned, and it’s open for tours. Not only is the palace itself a shining example of medieval architecture, but the surrounding grounds and gardens are vibrant and full of colourful flora. You may also want to visit the Black Watch Castle and Museum, a historic castle dating back to the 12th century where you can step inside and learn about the Black Watch regiment. In addition to the museum, there’s a cafe inside as well. For a spookier historical experience, you can visit the Greyfriars Burial Ground, home to the iconic Weeping Woman statue.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Perth

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Perth a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • North Inch Golf Course (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Perth Racecourse (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Gleneagles (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Gleneagles Golf Course (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Knockhill Racing Circuit (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor adventure near Perth holiday cottages

There’s no shortage of outdoor fun near Perth holiday cottages. Kinnoull Hill is an iconic park in the area with numerous walking trails along the River Tay and through forests of pine trees. From the top of the hill, you can gaze out toward the historical city for breathtaking scenic views. You may also want to visit one of the two parks in town called the North Inch and South Inch. They’re not small, either, as the ‘inch’ in their name comes from the Gaelic word for meadow. That’s exactly what you’ll find at these parks, too, as both feature long, flat stretches of green that are perfect for an afternoon picnic or relaxing stroll. For more of a challenge, you can try to conquer Moncreiffe Hill, featuring numerous walking paths to the top, some of which are notably difficult.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Perth

Nature lovers will enjoy Perth for its pristine countryside, beautiful gardens and stunning river views. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Perth is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Birnam Oak (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Balado Park (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • The Hermitage (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Loch of the Lowes (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Camperdown Country Park (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Lochee Park (16.8 mi / 27 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Perth

Fly into Dundee (DND), the closest airport, located 15.9 mi (25.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Edinburgh (EDI), which is 31.1 mi (50 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Perth Station.

How to get around

Transport to and around Perth holiday homes

Getting to holiday homes in Perth is fairly easy thanks to Dundee Airport, which is about a 20-minute drive from town. Because it’s only a regional airport, you’ll likely have to stop in Edinburgh or Glasgow first if you’re travelling from a significant distance. Londoners are lucky, however, as there is a direct flight to Dundee from London City. If you take the train in, you can stop directly in town at Perth Station. Numerous bus routes can get you to Perth from virtually anywhere in the U.K. as well. Once you’re in town, there are local bus services that can get you around town, along with a park-and-ride system to reduce congestion. Taxis are available as well, and there are car hires if you want to explore some of the surrounding areas.

Events

Events near Perth villa rentals

Perth is a lively city with numerous annual festivals near villa rentals, so consider timing your trip to coincide with an event you won’t want to miss. If you visit near the end of May, you can enjoy the Perth Festival of the Arts. Here you can enjoy opera and classical-music performances just as the festival creators intended 45 years ago, while the modern iteration also features more-contemporary artists. Visual artists will also be around to show off their talents as well. If you visit during the right weekend in June, you can attend the Solas Festival. This is yet another music and arts festival, but its primary focus is inclusivity and tolerance. It still shows off brilliant works of art such as music and paintings, but they’re all placed in their proper cultural context to allow for a greater understanding. As an added bonus, children younger than 11 get in free.

Can I find a vacation rental around Perth?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 415 vacation rentals near Perth. From 187 cottages to 187 cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Perth for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Perth?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Perth. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Scone Palace: 389 vacation rentals
  • Perth Station: 389 vacation rentals
  • Huntingtower Castle: 337 vacation rentals
  • Abernethy Village: 438 vacation rentals
  • Historic Scotland Stanley Mills: 487 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Perth listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Perth?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 187 Cottages in Perth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Perth include:

  • Cabins: 187 rentals available
  • Houses: 281 rentals available
  • Flats: 95 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Perth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Perth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.