Aberfeldy

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.

You-Tube-Logo.jpgOn 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)

You-Tube-Logo.jpgOn 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.

You-Tube-Logo.jpgOn 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/

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Fortingall – the Church and Yew Tree

Fortingall the village, church and 5,000 year old Yew Tree. 'Fortingall' the name is believed to be derived from the Gaelic word'fortair' (a stronghold) and 'cill' (a cell or church). Archaeological evidence indicates the area has been inhabited for more than 5,000 years. There are... READ MORE

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Annual Sheep Dog Trials and Shearing Competition

Aberfeldy and District Annual Sheep Dog Trials and Shearing Competition. The Aberfeldy and District Young Farmers organise the largest sheep dog trials and shearing competition in Perthshire attracting competitors from all over Perthshire and further a field for the Annual Sheep Dog... READ MORE

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Traditional Tay Salmon Season Opening

The Traditional opening of the Tay Salmon Season. The traditional opening of the River Tay salmon season takes place in the middle of January each year. It has been staged at Kenmore since 1947. Fishermen from all over Scotland travel and... READ MORE

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Aberfeldy a short history

There are five Aberfeldy's across the world today. (Two in North America, one in South Africa and another in Australia). This is the original Aberfeldy, there is evidence that Aberfeldy the town, dates back to 1796, when building leases were granted. The town of... READ MORE