Visit the Countryside Perthshire Big Tree Country Aberfeldy Birks of Aberfeldy Follow in the footsteps of the bard Robert Burns through this spectacular gorge to the small naturally formed seat, where the famous poet was said to rest and find inspiration while listening to the roar of the Falls of Moness – a must see particularly as the leaves in all their autumnal colours carpet the ground in reds, oranges and golds! 'Birks' is Scots for birch trees, and a beautiful birch woodland can be seen at the top of the Moness gorge. You can also get up close to a range of exotic specimen trees in a collection beside the Upper Birks car park. For more information, click here. Cluny House Gardens Cluny House Gardens is THE best site in Perthshire to spot red squirrels. Watch them as they run through the autumnal-coloured canopy of this wonderful wild woodland garden and around Britain’s widest tree, a 130-year-old giant redwood. You can also discover rare and exotic plants from around the world merged with native plants to create the unique atmosphere of a Himalayan woodland paradise. For more information, click here.