Welcome to Highland Perthshire

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

  • Good End To The Week

    Conditions were good again today at the Dam and Gary Waugh was able to take advantage with a grilse of 4lbs caught on the fly from Port-na-Craig bank this morning. The fish keep coming - and the Dam c ...

    by PAC
    Saturday, 23 July 2016
  • Dam And Sawmill Catches

    The water dropped and cleared nicely overnight and with lots of fish showing this morning prospects looked excellent. Martin Wilson was able to take advantage catching fish at 6 and 4lbs (and losing a ...

    by PAC
    Friday, 22 July 2016
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    Wildcats in the Angus Glens

    This coming Sunday afternoon, Hebe Carus from Scottish Wildcat Action will be giving a fascinating talk on the plight of one of Scotland’s most endangered mammals and what is being done to save them f ...

    by SWT - Loch of the Lowes
    Thursday, 21 July 2016
  • Sawmill Return

    The good fishing continues at our Sawmill beat - Andrew Khakoo followed up from yesterday with a fish of 13lbs on the fly this morning. Lots of fish showing were showing on the beat by all accounts - ...

    by PAC
    Tuesday, 19 July 2016
  • Grilse About!

    Andrew Khakoo continued his good run with a 3lb grilse on the fly from Sawmill this morning - it can be done. With the river remaining at a great height and fish on the move it's definitely worth head ...

    by PAC
    Monday, 18 July 2016
  • And then there were none (well not quite)…

    No, you haven’t been imagining and empty nest – our third thick has finally flown the nest! KP2 fledged on Saturday morning just before we arrived on site at around 9.10am. He was seen awk ...

    by SWT - Loch of the Lowes
    Monday, 18 July 2016
  • Webcam disruption

    Apologies for the disruption to the webcams over the weekend. This was caused by a power cut. Both cameras are now back up and running. Osprey webcam: ...

    by SWT - Loch of the Lowes
    Monday, 18 July 2016
  • Summer Salmon

    Alan Booker took advantage of the good conditions yesterday landing a fish of about 11lbs - fairly fresh by all accounts. With a bit more rain today the Dam should continue to fish well - and with ple ...

    by PAC
    Friday, 15 July 2016
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    Nuts About Squirrels – this Sunday

    Discover your inner red squirrel at Loch of the Lowes this Sunday, with squirrel expert Ken Neil from Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels. Ken will be giving illustrated talks in the Crannog Hide between  ...

    by SWT - Loch of the Lowes
    Thursday, 14 July 2016
  • Sawmill And Dam Success

    With the river at a great height at the moment and good numbers of fish showing prospects looked good today. Andrew Khakoo was first to take advantage with a fish of 16lbs early this afternoon from Sa ...

    by PAC
    Tuesday, 12 July 2016
  • Fledging videos

    In case you missed either of them, videos of KP0 and KP1’s fledgings are now available on the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Youtube channel.  Original linkOriginal author: jonathan ...

    by SWT - Loch of the Lowes
    Tuesday, 12 July 2016
  • A second fledging!

    I’m delighted to be able to report that a short time ago at 11.31 we had our second fledging in as many days, with KP1 taking her first flight. Will KP2 be close behind? Stay tuned to the webcam ...

    by SWT - Loch of the Lowes
    Tuesday, 12 July 2016
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