Outdoor activities

Soak in scenic views and experience Scottish heritage at Perth’s range of exciting outdoor activities. From landscaped gardens to highland walks and water sports, plenty keeps you occupied during your staycation.

Book in advance to save 10% on your stay. Just choose your room and make sure that your check-in date is more than 5 days from the time of booking.

Enjoy an outdoor activity in Perth

Discover historic Branklyn Garden

Step into a beautiful, peaceful haven at Branklyn Garden in Perth.

First built in 1920, the stunning garden is set on the side of Kinnoull Hill and extends over 2 acres with flowers, trees and shrubs from around the world. The garden is open all year round and is a must-see outdoor activity for everyone!

Admire the unique alpine and Himalayan flowers which bloom in the spring, or if you’re visiting Perth in the summer, you can breathe in the fragrant magnolias and maple.

By the autumn, you can soak in views of the katsura trees’ golden, red and orange leaves.

How far is Branklyn Garden from Mercure Perth Hotel?

It’s only a 10-minute drive, or a 25-minute walk, from our hotel to the garden.

Do I need to book tickets?

You’ll need to book tickets to visit the gardens.

Stay at our hotel near Branklyn Garden.

Located in the heart of the city, Mercure Perth Hotel offers you a relaxing and scenic retreat for a break in Scotland.

Views of the River Tay are waiting to welcome you to our hotel, which has been converted from a 15-century watermill.

Unwind in our comfy hotel rooms, with the choice of twin or double rooms, which are perfect for everyone, including families. Why not upgrade your stay to one of our luxurious superior or privileged rooms, which includes cosy robes, slippers, and a Nespresso machine.

Enjoy a taste of authentic Scottish cooking in our restaurant, or relax in the comfort of your bedroom with room service, which you can conveniently order using your in-room phone.

Driving to our hotel? Guests can access our free on-site parking while staying with us.

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