Ballathie House, Perthshire is centrally located for visiting some of the most stunning castles, palaces and visitor attractions.
Just down river from the hotel is Scone Palace which was for centuries the crowning place of the Scottish Kings and since 1808, home to the Earls of Mansfield www.scone-palace.co.uk
Glamis Castle, the childhood Scotland home of the late Queen Mother. Magnificent castle and grounds, also the Angus Folk Museum and historic picturesque period village www.glamis-castle.co.uk
Blair Castle, the ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl and the home of the Atholl Highlanders, Europe's only remaining private army www.blair-castle.co.uk
Discounted entry tickets for Scone Palace, Glamis and Blair Castle are available whilst you are staying at Ballathie
The City of Perth
The City of Perth is known as the Gateway to the Highlands and is located at the very heart of Scotland by the River Tay and has a population of about 43,000. The River Tay runs through the city, meandering under 3 bridges.
Perth is a lovely shopping centre, many bespoke individual boutique shops to browse through, with some unique little cafe's for a well earned coffee.
With strong rural roots, Perth runs a Famers Market which takes place in the centre of Perth on the 1st Saturday of every month with delicious local farm produce on sale.
If you are interested in culture and the arts, pay a visit to Perth Museum and Art Gallery, the Black Watch Museum or the Ferguson Gallery. Perth Theatre and Concert Hall play host to a vast range of events throughout the year.