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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Blogs fom Highland Perthshire

  • Special event! Freshwater Fisheries Lab Open Day - 15th June

    The Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory, Pitlochry has organised a family Open Day on Saturday 15th June 2019 at the Atholl Palace Hotel, Pitlochry. Doors open at 10am and there will be lots to see and do ...

    by Guest
    Wednesday, 22 May 2019
  • Good Start To The Week

    With good cloud cover it looked a bit more promising today but the only fish of the day came early - Jim Lapsley landed a fresh fish of 12 lbs on the spinner from Pitlochry bank first thing this morni ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 20 May 2019
  • Fish At The Dam

    Another warm day with unbroken sunshine – not the best conditions for fishing. The fish are there, though, and Jim Fisher was able tempt one – an 8lber caught on the fly on Pitlochry bank this morning ...

    by Guest
    Thursday, 16 May 2019
  • Steady At The Dam

    It was another hot and sunny day at the Dam – not the most promising conditions. Kevin Williams managed to find a fish first thing this morning, though, - a 9lber caught on the spinner from Port-na-Cr ...

    by Guest
    Wednesday, 15 May 2019
  • Ticking Over

    Still good numbers of fish showing at the Dam but only one caught today: Steve Watt was the successful angler with a fish of 8lbs caught on Pitlochry bank his morning. Looks like the temperature is on ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 13 May 2019
  • Excellent End To The Week

    The temperature was up today but with continuing low water it was another challenging day for fishers at the Dam. Stuart Humphreys persevered, though, and was rewarded with a nice fish of 14lbs on the ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 11 May 2019
  • Dam Fishing Well

    Pleasant fishing conditions at the Dam today and with three fish caught the fishing wasn’t too bad either: Steve Watt landed two fish in quick succession - both 12lbs – on the spinner on Pitlochry ban ...

    by Guest
    Thursday, 09 May 2019
  • Sawmill Success

    The low water doesn't make things easy at Sawmill but Paul Carter was able to fond a fish this evening - a fresh fish of 10lbs caught on the fly - still worth a go down there.Paul Carter landed this f ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 04 May 2019
  • Dam Double

    Conditions remained favourable today – albeit at a temperature a few degrees lower – and with two fish caught it was another excellent day at the Dam: Peter Fitzpatrick was the successful angler round ...

    by Guest
    Friday, 03 May 2019
  • Steady At The Dam

    With nothing caught at lunchtime and the beat generally quiet it wasn’t looking too promising for the afternoon. Jim Fisher managed to find a fish, though, - a 12lber caught on the fly from Port-na-Cr ...

    by Guest
    Thursday, 02 May 2019
  • Hill Lochs Fishing Well

    After the very cold easterly winds which persisted in the hills for the first week or so of the new season the fishing certainly picked up for the second half of April.Some excellent catches have been ...

    by Guest
    Thursday, 02 May 2019
  • Ticking Over

    It was quieter at the Dam today but Alun Williams still managed to find a fish – an 8lber caught this morning on Pitlochry bank. Perseverance seems to be the key at the moment – the fish are there! ...

    by Guest
    Wednesday, 01 May 2019
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