Category Archives: Perthshire Travel Guide

New Outlander Filming Location Audio Tour

New Outlander Filming Location Audio Tour

Outlander fans can now visit the hit TV series Scottish filming locations, with a free audio guide available on GeoTourist’s nifty mobile tour guide app. GeoTourist’s new ‘VisitScotland with Outlander’ audio tour was created in association with Visit Scotland. It allows Outlander fans to do their own self-guided tour around Scotland’s 42 filming locations where… Continue Reading

Visiting Perthshire in Winter: 8 Wonderful Things to See and Do

Visiting Perthshire in Winter: 8 Wonderful Things to See and Do

Visiting Perthshire in winter is a truly magical experience. Mention a winter retreat in Scotland and it conjures up visions of wintry landscapes, snowy peaks, and cosy retreats. During the colder months, Highland Perthshire has many accessible attractions including walks, outdoor activities, cosy spa retreats, and several historical and heritage sites. So if you’ve been… Continue Reading

Heart 200 Touring Route

Heart 200 Touring Route

What is Heart 200? The Heart 200 is Scotland’s newest road trip. After the success of North Coast 500 the heart of Scotland can now be explored via a dedicated touring route. The new tourist route takes in 200 miles of stunning scenery around Perth, Highland Perthshire, Stirling, and The Trossachs. Scotland’s most famous national… Continue Reading

5 Perthshire Highland Games Not to Miss

5 Perthshire Highland Games Not to Miss

If you are seeking something truly unique when visiting Highland Perthshire this summer. Why not attend one of Perthshire’s traditional Highland Games. Not only are they a fun day out and a spectacular insight into Scotland’s heritage and culture. Perthshire’s games are also set within some of the most picturesque locations in Scotland. What are… Continue Reading

Supporting Big Tree Country

Supporting Big Tree Country

Anyone that has visited Perthshire will know of the glorious landscape that welcomes you, boasting some of Europe’s most remarkable trees and woodlands. Offering an unrivalled assortment of greenery, Perthshire is the perfect playground for those wild at heart adventurers. It is then of course no wonder that the 90,000 hectares of land covered in… Continue Reading

Top 10 Things to See and Do in Perthshire

Top 10 Things to See and Do in Perthshire

The Hermitage – Dating back to the 18th century, the historic Hermitage woodland was created by the 3rd Duke of Atholl and covers approximately 33 acres. Now owned by the National Trust for Scotland, the woodland features an array of mixed conifer and deciduous trees, including one of Britain’s tallest fir trees. The pathways lead… Continue Reading

Dunkeld House Gardens

Dunkeld House Gardens

As our regular guests will tell you, one of the great joys of Dunkeld House life is enjoying a glass of wine, or a whisky, or even a cup of tea, on the terrace on a sunny day.  The peace and tranquillity and the sense of seclusion, with just the river for company is a… Continue Reading

Ospreys at Loch of the Lowes

Ospreys at Loch of the Lowes

Perthshire is well known as a birdwatchers must-see destination, with a great variety of countryside and terrains, meaning that the region plays host to many domestic and migratory birds.  Just up the road from Dunkeld House, is a hidden gem of a visitor attraction at the Loch of the Lowes, run by the Scottish Wildlife… Continue Reading

The Corbenic Poetry Path

The Corbenic Poetry Path

Dunkeld and Birnam are renowned for their stunning walks and beautiful countryside and we enjoy the company of many guests who come to Perthshire to explore the countryside and take advantage of the wide and varied choice of paths along the walking network. A recent addition to our local walks is the stunning Corbenic Poetry… Continue Reading

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