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House Removals Perth
Sitting on the banks of the River Tay is the Scottish city of Perth. A former capital of Scotland, Perth was reinstated as a city by the Queen as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012. With a rich and influential history that stretches back over 800 years, Perth has always been at the epicentre of Scotland’s important political, judicial and commercial exploits.
House Removals Perth
Perth is one those rare cities where people actually enjoy living in the centre. You can snap up a one-bedroom flat here for as little as £18,000; but you could splash out on a beautiful Victorian pad for £30,000. Suburban semis start at around £50,000, whereas the period semis are double this. Large detached properties, perfect for families, start from £200,000.
Britannia Knight Packing is located just half an hour away from Perth, in Dundee. Therefore, we are perfectly situated to help you with your move to or from Perth. We also have a variety of storage options available for those who require them.
Attractions in Perth
With over 800 years of history, castles and stately homes are big business in Perth. Scone Palace is a must see for visitors and if a favourite site for locals too. Many Scottish Kings have been crowned at Scone Palace, and the building and gardens echo its regal past. The palace itself can be explored, as can the grounds which is home to a number of peacocks and a huge maze.
Other popular castles include Elcho Castle and Huntingtower Castle. The Black Watch Castle and Museum is set in beautiful gardens and the museum beings the Regiment’s past vibrantly to life. Uniforms, fine paintings, medals, photographs, diaries, weapons and military equipment, together with film and reminiscences bring to life the proud military heritage of this family regiment. The collection contains significant items that have been gathered by the Regiment throughout its history, right up to the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Transport Links Perth
For those commuting from Perth to Edinburgh, aside from a jaunt across the Forth Bridge, that is where the fun stops. The journey takes under 1 hour if the roads are clear, but the traffic is usually gridlock in peak hours. Dundee is a little more reachable, with an average journey time of 30 minutes.
For commuters, train is the best option. There is 1 train service to Dundee (with this increasing to 2 on weekday evenings) and journey times are around 20 minutes. 1 direct service to Edinburgh per hour, with journeys taking over 1 hour 15 minutes. Glasgow Queen Street is little over an hour away by train; 1 hourly service.