Retirement homes in Perthshire

With majestic glens, ancient forests and a network of bustling towns and charming villages, Perthshire's a top spot for choosing a high-quality retirement home.

Retire to a part of Scotland that's steeped with history

From family-owned distilleries to ancient forts, there's plenty of intriguing heritage to uncover around Perthshire.

You can explore historic collections across 30 different rooms at the 700-year-old Blair Castle, visit a reconstructed Iron Age loch-dwelling at the Scottish Crannog Centre in Aberfeldy, or take a tour of Scone Palace, where Scottish kings were crowned for almost a thousand years.

You'll find more than 200 years of regimental history at The Black Watch Museum, local history at the Museum of Abernethy, and more than half a million objects covering artistic, social and natural history at the Perth Museum and Art Gallery.

Explore a county packed with natural beauty and wildlife

With dramatic mountains, tranquil forests and picturesque lochs, you'll find all sorts of breathtaking views around Perthshire.

You can explore a vast wooded gorge over the River Garry at Killiecrankie, sail out onto the 15-mile-long Loch Tay, the largest loch in the county, or hike to a height of more than 3,000 feet to the top of Schiehallion, an isolated peak with panoramic views over the Scottish countryside.

You'll find red deer and willow warblers among rare species of flora at the Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve, more than 60 birds of prey at the Phoenix Falconry centre in Blackford, and over 50 different species of animal at the Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre.

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Retirement Living - The perfect blend for many buyers - your own apartment, maintenance taken care of and the chance to socialise.

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Retirement Living PLUS - All the benefits of Retirement Living plus support and on-site catering for those wanting a little more help.

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Lifestyle Living - This pioneering concept provides luxurious homes in stunning locations for active over-55s.

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Get out and about in a thriving Scottish community

Whether you're looking for concerts, festivals, shopping or the arts, you'll find plenty to keep you busy around Perthshire.

You can catch musicals, theatre and artistic events at the Pitlochry Festival Theatre, watch live music and comedy at the Inchyra Arts Club, or see orchestral productions and touring musicals at the modern Perth Concert Hall.

When you're out for a bit of shopping, you'll find over 30 leading brands at the St. John's Shopping Centre, craft furniture and collectables at the Scottish Antiques and Arts Centre in Abernyte, and a huge range of locally produced goods and craft items in the local markets dotted around the county.

Keep fit and active in the famous Scottish outdoors

From rewarding mountain hikes to leisurely riverside strolls, there are all sorts of opportunities to keep up an active retirement around the area.

You can kayak and canoe across the Loch of Clunie, hike through the Black Spout Wood, or keep up your game at over 30 different golf courses around the county.

If you like the sound of snow-topped mountains, wooded valleys and a bustling community of towns and villages, take a look at some of our high-quality retirement properties in Perthshire.

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