Regular updates and discussion. Also the Highland Perthshire YOU TUBE Channel - You Tube videos of Highland Perthshire lots of local videos. All taken here in Highland Perthshire. We have just added a YOU Tube video of McMusic - click on the YOU Tube icon above to see it. (Updated 21st May 2012).
For your Highland Perthshire holiday publications - All these publications can be collected from your accommodation provider, or from the Visit Scotland Information Centres and many other outlets in Highland Perthshire.
A twelve page tourist guide to Highland Perthshire with town maps of Aberfeldy, Blair Atholl, Dunkeld, Kenmore, and Pitlochry. It includes area map showing Highland Perthshire along with all the attractions, ideas of what to do and see, restaurants and shops.
Businesses in Highland Perthshire tell you their news at the start of the 2013 tourism season, a sixteen page tourism newsletter.
Highland Perthshire lies due north of perth and north of the Highland Fault Line, a geographic fault in the earth's surface that runs from Loch Lomond through Dunkeld and eastwards across Scotland. A good place to understand exactly where the Scottish Highlands begin and end, is on Wikipedia, have a look at the map showing the Highlands and Lowlands. The highland fault line can be clearly shown as two dashes on the southern edge of the boundary.
This web site, is all about tourism in Highland Perthshire, where local businesses work together to promote each other and Highland Perthshire.
Upon arriving in Highland Perthshire from the south by road or by train, a dramatic change is noticeable in the landscape, with high mountains, deep glens and an abundance of trees. Highland Perthshire is a very distinct area of Scotland. The main A9 trunk road conecting central Scotland to the north of Scotland passes the Highland Perthshire towns of Dunkeld, Pitlochry and Blair Atholl.
The Highland Perthshire landscape is quite unique when compared to other highland areas of Scotland, with its deep, flat, fertile glens supporting agriculture and thick forests. These forests contain some of the tallest trees in Britain - often referred to as the 'Big Tree Country', in publications. The high hills are often heather clad, and are snow covered throughout many of the autumn, winter and spring months.
Highland Perthshire is known for its wild life, home to a wide variety of bird life including the Golden Eagle, Osprey, Black Grouse and Capercaillie through to many smaller birds such as Dippers, Tree Creepers, Wood Peckers, etc. Mammals include Red Deer (Britain's largest animal), Roe and Fallow deer, Badgers and Red Squirrels. There are a number of out door tourism businesses based in Aberfeldy, Dunkeld, Pitlochry and Blair Atholl, that specialise in looking after people who want to see wildlife in Highland Perthshire.
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