Donations and Sponsorship

We are a charitable organisation whose mission is to sustain the Home of The Black Watch for current and future generations. The running costs of the Castle and Museum are over £800,000 per year of which only 3.5% is funded by statutory grants. Therefore your generous support is vital to conserve and protect the unique collection and the historic Balhousie Castle.

Our Charitable Aims Are

  • The advancement of education of the general public about the history and activities of The Black Watch and of the British armed services in general
  • The advancement of the arts, heritage and culture
  • The promotion by all charitable means of the qualities of courage, discipline, endurance, integrity, loyalty, respect for others, selfless commitment and a team spirit to improve the condition of young people in particular and society in general

There Are Many Different Ways You Can Support Us...

During Your Visit

You can donate during your visit. We have donations boxes placed throughout the venue. You can also make your donation at the Castle Gift Shop.

Join The Friends

The Friends are a group of individuals who support the work of the Castle and Museum to preserve the legacy of The Black Watch Regiment for current and future generations. Membership subscriptions and events help the Friends to raise money to support our charitable aims. Find out more about joining the Friends.

Venue Hire

We offer a selection of unique spaces to suit a variety of occasions. From intimate dinners in the Museum galleries to grand wedding receptions the Castle and Museum will provide a historic backdrop to your special event.

By Cheque

Please make cheques payable to The Black Watch Museum with ‘donation’ written on the reverse. Post your cheque along with a covering note detailing your name and address to:
The Finance Team, The Black Watch Castle and Museum, Hay Street, Perth, PH1 5HR

Credit or Debit Card

To make a donation with your credit or debit card:
By telephone: Call 01738 638152 and select option 3
Online: Visit our online gift shop here 

Leave a legacy

You can make a long term difference by choosing to leave a legacy in your will. To find out more about how to do this contact our finance team on 01738 638152, option 3.

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