Staycations

Retreat to picturesque Perth for your Scottish staycation, and discover the best of our peaceful city and the Scottish highlands located close to our hotel.

Whether you’re planning a family break in Scotland or you’re indulging in a staycation with your partner or friends, Perth offers you the ideal spot to experience Scottish culture and history.

Plan your break in Perth

Exciting family days out in Perth

Whisk your family away for a Scottish adventure in stunning Perth and experience the best of the city and the highlands.

Perth is known for its buzzing cultural and arts scene, offering families plenty of educational and fun days out including to sites such as Scone Palace.

Or if your little ones enjoy getting active, you’ll love Active Kids Adventure Park which has a host of exciting activities including giant slides, climbing frames, crazy golf, go-karting, zip lines, a farm and more.

Explore our recommended things to do with the kids in Perth, and plan your staycation!

  • Classic twin bedroom at Mercure Perth Hotel, two single beds, desk, tv

Outdoor activities in Perth and Scotland

Our stunning Scottish landscape and heritage are waiting to be discovered by you!

Perth has lots of fun outdoor activities for everyone, whether you want to treat your partner to a romantic getaway or keep the kids entertained on your break.

Unleash your competitive spirit and take on water sports at the River Tay, which runs behind our hotel. Or why not visit the Scottish highlands and enjoy unforgettable views of the rugged landscape.

Find inspiration on the best things to do outdoors in Perth and Scotland in our guide – one of our favourite outdoor attractions is Branklyn Garden, a 2-acre landscaped garden first created in the 1920s.

  • Privilege bedroom at the Mercure Perth Hotel, flowers, dressing gown, champagne