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

  • Ruan Ruarie Fishing Well

    More action on Ruan Ruarie today. This time the successful angler was club member Mark Brazendale who landed a lively grilse of 5lbs on the spinner in the Viaduct Pool. Mark has persevered up there an ...

    by Guest
    Wednesday, 26 August 2020
  • Ruan Ruarie Success

     It was a good day on our Ruan Ruarie beat with two fish for Dave Wilson - a grilse of 3lbs and a fish of 10lbs - both on the spinner. The beat fishes well at this time of year and for the advent ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 24 August 2020
  • Fishing Permit Returns

    The Club keep a record of all permits and the returns received are checked against the permits issued each week. The records show that a significant number of permit holders are not submitting returns ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 27 July 2020
  • Sawmill Grilse

    A few grilse moving through our Sawmill beat today: Martin Timmins was in the right place to intercept a couple of them this morning – sea-liced fish of 3lbs and 5lbs caught on the fly. Another two we ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 25 July 2020
  • Ruan Ruarie Success

    Not many anglers out on our Ruan Ruarie beat at the moment but with plenty of fish moving through it’s well worth a go. Dave Wilson showed what can be done with two good fish at 9lbs and 7lbs on the s ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 25 July 2020
  • Dam Continues To Fish Well

    The river remains at a good height and still plenty of fish about on our Dam beat. Derek Hutchison Snr managed to catch one this morning – a lively grilse of 3lbs on the fly from Port-na-Craig bank – ...

    by Guest
    Wednesday, 22 July 2020
  • Excellent End To The Week

    Conditions looked good again this morning and with three caught it was an excellent end to the week: Gary Waugh was first into action with a fish of 3 lbs on the fly and one of 6lbs on the spinner – b ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 18 July 2020
  • Dam Fishing Well

    River levels have held up well over the last week or so and there are still good numbers of fish about on our Port-na-Craig beat. Martin Wilson managed to intercept one of them last night landing a ni ...

    by Guest
    Friday, 17 July 2020
  • Great Fishing At The Dam

    The river remains at an excellent height and the good fishing continues: visiting angler Roberto Fraga fished the afternoon on Port-na-Craig bank and had a day to remember with fish of 10, 12 and 13lb ...

    by Guest
    Tuesday, 07 July 2020
  • Excellent Start To The Week

    With the river having settled back to an ideal height prospects looked good this morning. As it turned out three were caught over the day and it was an excellent start to the week: Martin Wilson was t ...

    by Guest
    Monday, 06 July 2020
  • Boats available for visitors and members Lochs Bhac & Kinardochy

    Boats are available for booking but due to Covid19 guidelines they are only available for two days per week on each loch. Kinardochy boats are available on Wednesdays and Saturdays and Bhac boats are ...

    by Guest
    Sunday, 05 July 2020
  • Good End To The Week

    Conditions were excellent on the river today with the water at a favourable height and good numbers of fish showing on the beat. Paul Carter took advantage of the situation with an early morning fish ...

    by Guest
    Saturday, 04 July 2020
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