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

  • Dam And Sawmill Doubles!

    Very nice fishing conditions today and with two fish caught at the Dam and two – including our first of the season – caught on our Sawmill beat it was an excellent start to the week. Martin Wilson was ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 25 March 2019
  • Double At The Dam

    After a week of high water it was good to see the river dropping back by about 12 inches overnight – definitely room for optimism this morning. Plenty of fish were showing throughout the beat and it w ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 23 March 2019
  • Dam Fishing Well

    The river settled back overnight and fishing conditions were generally favourable this morning with light winds and occasional sunshine. There weren’t many fish showing in the high(ish) water but visi ...

    by Guest
    Tuesday, 19 March 2019
  • A Very Successful Pitlochry Angling Club Open Night

    Over 50 members and visitors attended our Open Night last Wednesday (13 March). Thanks to the generosity of many parties there were a superb auction of fishing tackle (our first for several years) and ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 18 March 2019
  • Perseverence

    Conditions weren't the best today - cold, persistent wintry showers and the river running high. Graeme Lightbody persevered, though, and was rewarded with a superb fish of 9lbs caught on the spinner o ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 16 March 2019
  • Great Start To The Week

    It was a cold start this morning but with the river at an ideal height conditions were favourable and prospects looked good. It turned out to be something of a red letter day for visiting angler Brian ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 11 March 2019
  • Dam Success

    Cold, windy and occasional wintry showers - challenging conditions for the anglers today - but with fish showing and the river at a good height it was worth persevering - and it wasn't too long before ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 09 March 2019
  • Good Fishing Continues

    It's a bit colder this week but conditions remain favourable with the river at a good height. We had to wait until late afternoon for a fish yesterday, though, - Ronnie MacDonald persevered and was re ...

    by Guest
    Wednesday, 06 March 2019

    Some safety information for club members and visitorsWhilst doing some bankside tidying up on the bottom end of the Sawmill bank yesterday, one of our Club members, Innes Smith, stepped into a new bea ...

    by Guest
    Tuesday, 05 March 2019
  • Excellent End To The Week

    With the river at a good height and a few fish showing throughout the beat there was room for optimism this morning. Graeme Lightbody took advantage and had an excellent day with two fish caught – one ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 02 March 2019
  • Fishing Well

    The river remains settled at a good height and with a few fish about there was room for optimism this morning. Tummel regular Laurent Memeteau had to wait until the afternoon, though, before catching ...

    by Guest
    Friday, 01 March 2019
  • Dam Fishing Well

    The river dropped back over the weekend but was still at a good height first thing today and prospects looked good. After a quiet morning Steve Watt then hit form early in the afternoon on Pitlochry b ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 25 February 2019
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