With more than 200,000 acres of woodlands, which include more champion trees than anywhere else in the UK, Perthshire is Big Tree Country. Together these create Scotland's most spectacular trees and woodlands, where there are lots of different experiences to discover and enjoy.
We have brought together 18 of the best tree and woodland sights from across Perthshire Big Tree County and grouped them together around seven locations. Have fun exploring!
If you like what you see here, check out our Perthshire Big Tree Country Interactive Map as well. As the seasons change, so does the magnificence of Perthshire Big Tree Country. Use the map to find out where you can go to see natural phenomena like spring bluebells, autumn colours and year-round amazing views as and when they happen and get hints about itineraries around the sites you fancy visiting.
Visit the Birks of Aberfeldy, which inspired Scotland's national bard Robert Burns, or Cluny House Gardens – home to Britain's widest tree and a great place to spot red squirrels.Read more
Explore a landscape shaped by the ‘Planting Dukes’ of Atholl. Discover how the Roman goddess of hunting and a collection of ‘big trees’ are connected and how Robert Burns helped shape the banks of a waterfall.Read more
Stroll along Lady Mary's Walk, climb up The Knock for breath-taking panoramic views, or visit Glen Lednock for atmospheric woods and dramatic waterfalls.Read more
Visit the 500-year-old Birnam Oak, the spectacular viewpoint at Pine Cone Point or The Hermitage – the most popular woodland in Perthshire Big Tree Country.Read more
Visit Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park in the 'fair city' of Perth, where Kinnoull Tower overlooks the River Tay, or visit Scone Palace with its awe-inspiring pinetum and magnificent Douglas Fir.Read more
Allean Forest, Faskally Woods, the Pass of Killiecrankie and Queen's View - the most popular tourist site in Perthshire - combine for an unforgettable day out in Perthshire Big Tree Country.Read more
Visit the rugged scenery of Highland Perthshire above Loch Rannoch to see remnants of ancient Caledonian forests that used to cover the whole Highland area.Read more
Enjoy a stunning overview of the history and landscape of Perthshire Big Tree Country.Read more