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Discover some of Perthshire's most unique natural, built and historical sites along the River Tay Way!


Kenmore is a beautiful village at the end of Loch Tay close by to the Scottish Crannog Centre – one of the country’s top heritage sites where you can discover what life was like over 2500 years ago.


Aberfeldy is a classic Highland market town with a distillery, fantastic shops and restaurants, and the stunning Birks of Aberfeldy.

Robert Burns statue at the Birks of Aberfeldy

Griffin Forest

This mighty forest features an extensive path network and Perthshire’s biggest windfarm.

Craigvinean Forest

One of the first Perthshire Big Tree Country forests and one of several planted by the Dukes of Atholl, Craigvinean is home to Pine Cone Point – a stunning wooden structure with unrivalled views of the River Tay.

Pine Cone Point in Craigvinean Forest

Pine Cone Point in Craigvinean

The Hermitage

The Hermitage is home to towering Douglas firs, Ossian’s Hall (b. 1757) and the thunderous Black Linn Falls.

Ossian's Hall at The Hermitage

The Birnam Oak

This mighty oak is a 500-year-old heritage tree thought to be the sole survivor of the Birnam Wood made famous in Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

Birnam Oak © Cameron Cormack

Birnam Oak © Cameron Cormack

Dunkeld and Birnam

This is one of the best-preserved historic towns in Scotland and home to a stunning cathedral set at an ancient ecclesiastical centre.

Looking across the River Tay to Dunkeld

View of Dunkeld across the River Tay

Murthly Castle

Murthly dates from the 14th century, and the estate comprises 12,000 acres of grounds and features panoramic views of the Birnam Hill.

Kinclaven Bluebell Wood

This is one of the best places in Scotland to see carpets of bluebells in late spring.

Bluebell Wood at Blairgowrie © Photos by Zoe

Kinclaven Bluebell Wood

Stanley Mills

Stanley Mills was built in the 1780s and is one of the Industrial Revolution’s best-preserved relics.

The River Tay

The longest river in Scotland at 119 miles with the greatest volume of any river in the UK.


A historic city ideal for accessing the outdoors, including the surrounding hills and mountains.