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Welcome to Highland Perthshire

A warm welcome to Highland Perthshire - an area famed for dramatic mountains, glens and lochs, ancient castles and unspoilt nature; for golf, fishing, walking and adventure; for distinctive cultural venues and exciting events.
 
Located at the geographical heart of Scotland, within easy reach of busy cities like Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness, Highland Perthshire is at the heart of Perthshire Big Tree Country and boasts some of Europe’s most remarkable woodlands – all easily accessible on dozens of waymarked paths and trails.
 
Our main towns and villages of Pitlochry, Aberfeldy, Dunkeld & Birnam, Blair Atholl and Kinloch Rannoch are all within short drives of each other - while you can go from the auditorium of one of Scotland's major theatres to the lower slopes of one of Scotland's highest mountains in under an hour, taking a journey that passes through some of the Highlands' most breathtaking scenery.

With a fantastic range of accommodation of all types, delightful places to experience local food and drink, and ample opportunities for distinctive retail therapy, Highland Perthshire is where you’ll find everything that makes Scotland special. 
 

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Why not "Take Five" here in Highland Perthshire and discover our amazing natural environment, wildlife, adventures and much much more. Just click on the image on the left to download a copy of our "Take Five" guide, packed full of great ideas.
 
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Blogs fom Highland Perthshire

  • Sawmill Grilse

    There seems to be a few grilse about at the moment and Sean Dugan was lucky enough to intercept one today - a fish of 3lbs caught on the spinner in Sawmill this afternoon. The river should drop back f ...

    by Guest
    Thursday, 15 August 2019
  • Fish At The Dam

    The river is sitting at a good height at the moment and it seems to have encouraged a few fish into the beat. Massimo Castelvecchi was in the right place to take advantage with a fish of 12lbs caught ...

    by Guest
    Wednesday, 14 August 2019
  • Dam Salmon

    Not a bad end to the week with a fresh fish of 12lbs caught on the fly by Paul Carter this evening on Port-na-Craig bank. The river should settle back further over the weekend and next week looks ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 10 August 2019
  • Dam Grilse

    The river has dropped back to a good height after the rise earlier this week and conditions looked good this morning. Alex Johns was able to take advantage with a nice grilse of 5lbs caught on the fly ...

    by Guest
    Thursday, 08 August 2019
  • July Hill Lochs Report

    Some excellent sport was once more reported from our hill lochs by club members and visitors who fished throughout the month.The fishing Gods certainly seemed to be on our side and we were spared the ...

    by Guest
    Friday, 02 August 2019
  • Sawmill Grilse

    Not too many anglers out at the moment but Sean Dugan showed it's still worth a go with a nice grilse of 4lbs caught on the spinner last night on Sawmill - it can be done. With good numbers going thro ...

    by Guest
    Tuesday, 30 July 2019
  • Please watch out for pink salmon

    Anglers and others on Scottish rivers are being asked to watch out for and report Pacific pink salmon which are now turning up in our rivers the summers of odd numbered years – a lot were reported in ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 22 July 2019
  • Memories from the past – Joe Russo

    Many anglers who fished Portnacraig Pitlochry Beat in the 1970s through to the early 1990s period have very fond memories of Joe Russo, Forfar’s highly sociable and entertaining Scots Italian ice crea ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 22 July 2019
  • Salmon At Dam

    Not many anglers out at the moment but Jim Lapsley showed it's still worth a go with a 7lb fish on the spinner from Pitlochry bank last night. Still good numbers of fish showing on the beat - worth a ...

    by Guest
    Friday, 19 July 2019
  • Sawmill Salmon

    It's been quiet on PAC waters for the last couple of weeks but this may reflect a lack of anglers as much as a lack of salmon. Sean Dugan wasn't put off and was rewarded with a nice fish of 12lbs on t ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 08 July 2019
  • June Hill Lochs Report

    Once more both Bhac and Kinardochy have fished really well with some good catches recorded.Anglers on Kinardochy were seeing some good evening rises with buzzers,black pennel andkate maclaren proving ...

    by Guest
    Sunday, 30 June 2019
  • Fish At Dam

    Conditions looked excellent at the Dam this morning with the river sitting at a good height. One fish was caught for the day – Derek Hutchison catching a fish of 5lbs on the spinner from Port-na-Craig ...

    by Guest
    Friday, 14 June 2019
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