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. 

Natural Scotland BrochureTake 5 at the Heart of Natural Scotland

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.

Highland Perthshire businesses star in VisitScotland advert

Highland Perthshire features strongly in the latest VisitScotland "Year of Food and Drink" advert. Enjoy!

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Blogs fom Highland Perthshire

  • Good End To The Week

    Conditions weren’t the best for fishing today with bright sunshine and an awkward breeze for most of the day but still plenty of fish about: Dave Stewart managed to follow on from his success of yeste ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 30 May 2020
  • Great Fishing On PAC Beats

    After almost 10 weeks in lockdown there was some excitement about getting back out for a first cast today – and the big question was how well would the river fish after such a long rest period? The ci ...

    by Guest
    Friday, 29 May 2020
  • Covid19 - Fishing restrictions 29 May 18 - June 2020.

    IMPORTANTNo visitor day permits are available meantime. Fishing is allowed on some of our waters but only for members who currently reside within our Club membership area which is Postcode areas PH9, ...

    by Guest
    Thursday, 28 May 2020
  • Covid 19 restrictions update.

    IMPORTANT! - Changes Covid-19 restrictions to allow fishing will probably require us to keep all of our waters closed to visitors and others who live outwith the immediate area. If you have fishing bo ...

    by Guest
    Tuesday, 26 May 2020
  • Pitlochry Dam update 25 May

    A good number of fish have ascended during the past week, the total on the counter this morning at around 10:30 am read 659, last year on 26 May the counter read 618 so for the first time I'm able to ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 25 May 2020
  • May 18 Dam update

    The counter showed 315 salmon having ascended at 15:30 today. Comparable number for last year on 19 May was 449 fish so this year's figure is creeping up and that's quite a jump from last Monday's tal ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 18 May 2020
  • May 11 Dam figure update

    So the last few days of warm weather and low water really did encourage a few more salmon to ascend the ladder, this morning's count is 181. Nothing showing during my visit below the Dam, may a bit to ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 11 May 2020
  • Dam counter 5 May 2020

    Last years figures for May 4 LADDER COUNT 298Water temp 10.2C (50.4F) Saturday 4/5/19 2125 BSTToday May 5 2020 at about 10:00 there were 64 salmon counted. ...

    by Guest
    Tuesday, 05 May 2020
  • Pitlochry Dam today

    R Tummel below Pitlochry Dam this morning. No change in the salmon count since Saturday still 61 fish ascended. An odd fish showing in the pools mostly they appear to be quite small.Port-na-Craig from ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 04 May 2020
  • Pitlochry Dam

    Pitlochry Dam 2 May 2020Looking lovely this morning, fish counter reading 61 salmon. ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 02 May 2020
  • Dam visit 24 April

    Thankfully I can still ride a bike and this morning I visited the river below the dam, it was lovely but low and very clear. Then I went round to see the fish counter at the SSE Visitor Centre and it ...

    by Guest
    Friday, 24 April 2020
  • Permit refund arrangement due to Coronavirus.

    Dear Members and Visitors,We have concluded our review of the process for refunding the fishing permits purchased from Pitlochry Angling club for the 2020 season.We apologise sincerely that we are not ...

    by Guest
    Thursday, 09 April 2020
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