Perth and Kinross (Pairth an Kinross; Peairt agus Ceann Rois) is a council area of Scotland, mostly covering the historic counties of Perthshire and Kinross-shire. It shares borders with Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll and Bute, Clackmannanshire, Dundee, Fife, Highland and Stirling.
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The administrative centre is in Perth, a city beautifully located along the River Tay in central Scotland. It is known as the Fair City, a lively cosmopolitan urban area between two extensive public parks. In Perth, you will see a diversity of remarkable monuments, gardens, art galleries and museums including Perth Museum & Art Gallery and the Fergusson Gallery. Among the must-see historical buildings are the Scone Palace and Castle Balhousie.
Just east of Perth is Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park with five hills and dramatic cliffs. It is the oldest woodland park of Scotland with numerous marked paths and opportunities for cyclists and horse-riders. If you really enjoy hiking, the Cateran Trail is a well-marked 64-mile (103 km) circular route along diverse landscapes.
Perth and Kinross has a few refreshing lochs such as the Loch of the Lowes with wildlife, a nature reserve managed by the Scottish Wildlife Trust. Other natural wonder is Glen Lyon, often called "An Crom Ghleann", the longest enclosed glen in the country.
There many scattered stunning villages and towns nestled in green scenery or by the lochs. Among them are Bridge of Earn, Kenmore on Loch Tray, and Kinross lies beside Loch Leven, a nature reserve where you can see thousands of pink-footed geese every autumn, view the Lochleven Castle on an islet, and hike the 16-mile Loch Leven Heritage Trail amid splendid green landscapes.
Population: more than 191 thousand people
Other major cities: Blairgowrie and Rattray
Main attractions: The Black Watch Castle and Museum, Scone Palace, Enchanted forest light show, Cateran Trail, Pine Cone Point, Huntingtower Castle, Blair Castle, Stanley Mills, Noah's Ark Perth
Nearest Airports: Perth Airport (PSL)