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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.
 
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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 Fishing Well

    When Tony Brown lost a good fish early this morning on Port-na-Craig bank it looked as if it could be one of those days. More was to come, though, and with three fish caught it turned out to be an exc ...

    by Guest
    Friday, 19 May 2017
  • Fishing Well

    Two fish were caught at the Dam today – not too bad given the conditions. Saul Mackay was the angler on form - continuing his good run with fish at 18 and 8lbs both caught on the fly from Pitlochry ba ...

    by Guest
    Wednesday, 17 May 2017
  • Mixed Fortunes!

    More frustration for the day rods on the river yesterday (Tuesday) - lots of fish about but none willing to take - a now familiar pattern. Late in the evening, though, Jim Fisher ventured out to try a ...

    by Guest
    Wednesday, 17 May 2017
  • Good Start To The Week

    Heavy rain was forecast for today but it didn’t come to much – the river remains low and clear. It was a pleasant fishing day, though, and with one fish caught it wasn’t a bad start to the week: Jim F ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 15 May 2017
  • Good Catches

    It's been a frustrating week on the Dam - no lack of fish but they haven't been in the mood - despite the best efforts of the rods. This evening, though, the deadlock was broken: Martin Wilson landed ...

    by Guest
    Friday, 12 May 2017
  • Dam And Sawmill Produce

    Lots of fish moving at the Dam - especially first thing - but with wall to wall sunshine it was hard going and the day rods had no luck. In the evening, though, Martin Wilson landed a superb fish of 2 ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 06 May 2017
  • Sawmill Return

    It was a frustrating day at the Dam - no shortage of fish but none willing to take - the bright sunshine didn't make things easy. Sawmill continues to fish well, though, - Gordon Nichol landed a nice ...

    by Guest
    Thursday, 04 May 2017
  • Steady Catches

    Bright sunshine today but with plenty of fish on the move and two caught it was another good day at the Dam: Roy Longair caught a sea-liced fish of 11lbs on the fly from Pitlochry bank this morning; a ...

    by Guest
    Wednesday, 03 May 2017
  • Dam Picks Up

    Settled weather made for more pleasant fishing conditions and with two quality fish caught it was an excellent day at the Dam: Peter Fitzpatrick got things going with a fish of 12lbs on the spinner ea ...

    by Guest
    Tuesday, 02 May 2017
  • REPLACEMENT OF OUTFALL PIPE AT BALLINLUIG WASTEWATER TREATMENT WORKS - SAFETY NOTICE

    Work will be taking place from 2 May to approximately 16 May to replace a broken outfall pipe at Ballinluig Wastewater Treatment Works on the east blank of the River Tummel just above the bridge at Ba ...

    by Guest
    Tuesday, 02 May 2017
  • Sawmill And Ruan Ruarie Returns

    Last week the wind blew downstream and yesterday (Monday) it blew upstream – other than that not much changed at the Dam – fish showing but none willing to take – despite the best efforts of the rods. ...

    by Guest
    Tuesday, 02 May 2017
  • Sawmill Success

    The river cleared nicely overnight and with good numbers of fish showing early on it was looking promising this morning. The fish weren’t really in the mood, though, and as it turned out the only catc ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 29 April 2017
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