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.

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

  • Picking Up

    Maybe not quite spring yet but it was a pleasant day for a cast and with the river at a good height conditions looked good this morning. It wasn’t long before Alan Wales hooked into a fish and after a ...

    by Guest
    Wednesday, 21 March 2018
  • Loch Bhac & Loch Kinnardochy - Opening delayed until April 8

    Yesterday's visit to check access for putting the boats on by Jimmy Ross confirmed that Loch Bhac looked stunning in the sunshine but unfortunately, the access road had a deep covering of snow and mos ...

    by Guest
    Wednesday, 21 March 2018
  • Open Night Success

    Our Open Night last night was very well attended to hear Club Secretary Ron Harriman give an illustrated talk on the history of  Pitlochry Angling Club. Amongst the honours, David Stewart became ...

    by Guest
    Thursday, 15 March 2018
  • Fishing Well

    Fishing conditions were favourable today - the river at a good height, little wind and bearable temperatures – and with the odd fish showing there was room for optimism. Charlie Grosvenor was able to ...

    by Guest
    Thursday, 08 March 2018
  • Great Start To The Week

    The river was at a great height yesterday but with a bitterly cold wind it wasn't a day for the faint hearted. Billy McLauchlan persevered, though, and was rewarded with a hard fighting springer of 14 ...

    by Guest
    Tuesday, 27 February 2018
  • Port-na-Craig Springer

    Despite being very lightly fished some great fish are being caught on our Port-na-craig beat at the moment: Steve Watt followed up on his success earlier in the week with another superb fish today - t ...

    by Guest
    Thursday, 15 February 2018
  • Mitchell Trophy Claimed

    With conditions looking good yesterday Steve Watt ventured out for a cast and was rewarded with two superb fish on the fly: the first at 21lbs was caught on Pitlochry bank in the morning and a second ...

    by Guest
    Tuesday, 13 February 2018
  • First Fish Of The Season

    Our Port-na-Craig beat has been very lightly fished since opening day but with rods out today and the river sitting at a good height there was room for optimism this morning. Sure enough Jordon Grant ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 03 February 2018
  • Open Night Wednesday 14th March

    It's almost time for our annual Open Night to which everyone is invited (members or otherwise). This year the evening will feature a very interesting illustrated talk by our Club Secretary Ron Ha ...

    by Guest
    Thursday, 25 January 2018

    Club President Jimmy Ross on opening dayA few club members were out on Portnacraig Pitlochry yesterday for the opening day, although there were no fish caught. The river had come up a b ...

    by Guest
    Tuesday, 16 January 2018

    The river conditions look great for the opening of the salmon season tomorrow. The opening day itself on Portnacraig Pitlochry Beat is kept for Club members, but we have plenty of availability on othe ...

    by Guest
    Sunday, 14 January 2018
  • Pitlochry Dam beat permits are now available

    Visitor permits for 2018 at Pitlochry Dam are now available for booking via the website. Tight lines! ...

    by Guest
    Tuesday, 09 January 2018
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