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Learn Gaelic in Perth and Kinross

Perth College UHI

Perth College often hold Gaelic language classes as part of their leisure course programme. More information can be found at Perth College UHI or by contacting 01738 877000.

Family Learning

In partnership with the national Gaelic Community Learning & Development body, Perth & Kinross Council can provide information to families with children in Gaelic Medium Education on family learning events. Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the Gaelic Language College on the Isle of Skye, run an annual event attended by parents from across Scotland. For more information, contact the Gaelic Development Officer.

Gaelic Resources

Libraries across Perth and Kinross hold a wide collection of Gaelic books and music resources for children and adults.. There is a large collection held at Breadalbane Community Library but are available for request and collection at your nearest library. AK Bell Library in the centre of Perth holds a number of vintage Gaelic books and records in their Local Studies department. The books are held on behalf of the Gaelic Society of Perth.  A icon Gaelic Society List of Books [42Kb] can be downloaded here.

Gaelic language courses are also available to borrow from your nearest library.

Online Courses for Gaelic Speakers

All Perth & Kinross Council residents are eligible for free internet access at any of the Libraries across the area. Online and distance courses are available for learners, as well as online resources for learning a few words of Gaelic. Ask at your local library for information on how to access the internet service.

AK Bell Library in the centre of Perth holds a number of vintage Gaelic books and records in their Local Studies department. It is understood that the books are held on behalf of the Gaelic Society of Perth.  A icon Gaelic Society List of Books [42Kb] can be downloaded here.

Contact details

Gaelic Development Officer

2 High Street, Perth, PH1 5PH
Tel 01738 476495