‘Perth History Tour’ provides a fascinating glimpse into the past of ‘The Fair City’. It was once the capital of Scotland and one of its most important historical sites is Scone Palace, home of the Stone of Destiny for nearly 500 years, and the site where every Scottish king was crowned. Perth's position on the River Tay ensured that it became a busy trading port, exporting salmon and wool and importing claret from Bordeaux.
In this pocket-sized guide, Jack Gillon offers a tour around Perth’s streets and buildings, showing how its famous landmarks used to look and how they have changed over the years, as well as exploring some of its lesser-known sights and hidden corners. With the help of a handy location map, readers are invited to discover for themselves the history and the changing face of Perth.