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.
Take 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!
Due to popular demand we are offering another Birdwatching for Beginners Course with experienced local ornithologist Scott Paterson, on Sunday 9th October from 10:30am-4:30pm.
This one-day course aims ...
Starting tomorrow, for the next 2-3 weeks, the council will be working on the road between Dunkeld and Loch of the Lowes. As many of you will know, this is a steep, bendy road with pot-holes and a ba ...
Coming up next month we have a very special evening event taking place at the Birnam Arts Centre.
On 9th October at 7.30pm we are delighted to be joined by dolphin behavioural expert and renowned phot ...
In the last month we have seen our osprey family leave their summer home, one by one.
The unique cries of insistent young ospreys demanding food has been replaced by the calls of greylag and canada ge ...