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The Black Watch Castle and Museum

Deeside Tourist Route

Discover the story of the iconic Black Watch Regiment, Scotland’s oldest Highland regiment, from 1725 onwards. The fascinating Black Watch Castle & Museum is located in historic Balhousie Castle and showcases fascinating objects associated with regimental life, including uniforms, medals, diaries and weapons. Find out how the regiment came into existence and how its role has evolved throughout the centuries, right up to the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. While you’re in Perth you can explore the exhibits at Perth Museum and Art Gallery, see personal items belonging to John Duncan Fergusson, the celebrated Scottish colourist, at the Fergusson Gallery or catch a live performance at Perth Concert Hall.

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