Aberfeldy, Kenmore and Glen Lyon is a very special area of Highland Perthshire, home to the source of Britain's longest river by volume, the River Tay and to Europe's oldest living piece of vegetation, the Fortingall Yew Tree and some say Scotland's loveliest glen, Glen Lyon.
On YOU TUBE - Aberfeldy, Scotland - This short clips takes you rpund the town, whoing such places as the Water Mill Book Shop and the town itself. (3mins 21secs)
On YOU TUBE - Grandtully Rapids are Scotland's top Kayak and Canoe slalam course - Grandtully Rapids is Scotland's top Kayak and Canoe slalam course, with competitors from Britian and further afield, including Olympic Athletes competing here each year.
On YOU TUBE - The Black Watch Highland Regiment parade through Aberfeldy (9mins 48secs)
Have a look at the local Tourism Association web site http://www.visitaberfeldy.co.uk/
Aberfeldy the town, has its origins dating back to 1796. It is interesting that the town did not exist when General Wade built his bridge over the Tay
An annual event held in July, where shepherds and dog handlers compete in the sheep dog trials. In the marquee hand and machine shearing of sheep.
Mid January each year since 1947, fishermen from all over Scotland gather for the opening of the new season following the Pipe Band to the river Tay..
Archaeological evidence indicates the area was inhabited for over 5,000 years. It is as a sacred place. The yew tree is Europe's oldest tree 5,000yrs.
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