Outdoors Activities

There is an excellent range of outdoor activities in Highland Perthshire from white water rafting, highland Safris tours to see the wildlife, golf, salmon fishing walking, road and off-road cycling, to name a few.

White water rafting along the River Tay is an outdoor activity that is based around Aberfeldy. There is golf and horse riding at Kenmore, to bike hire in Pitlochry and cycle coaching and cycle tours from anywhere in Highland Perthshire.

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Highland Safaris

Highland Safaris winner of the 'Best Visitor Experience' in Scotland combine award-winning exhilarating Land Rover Safaris, the Red Deer Centre, Gold and Gem Panning Centre. The Safari Experience explores the magnificent views and untouched wilderness, the kilted Safari Rangers will take you on a unique journey into a secret Scotland, reaching heights of nearly 3000 feet in search of wildlife including the famous Grouse, the elusive Mountain Hare, the majestic Red Deer and the soaring Golden Eagle, and experience the history and heritage of this wilderness environment. Open 7 days all year.

Address:Dull, By Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross PH15 2JQ
Tel:01887 820071
Web: https://www.highlandsafaris.net/land-rover-safaris/
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Escape Route

Escape Route - Highland Perthshire's only full time dedicated bike team. Opened in 1997, in 2004 they moved to larger premises where they are able to offer a wide range of cycle and out door related products. Cycle Hire details - a whole range of cycles from Tandem, Mountain bikes, Trailer to Kids Chair. Cycle Purchase, Cycle Maintenance, Cycle Equipment, Out Door Clothing, Out Door Equipment. All staff are keen cyclists in their spare time too, so you are receiving advice from those who enjoy cycling! Open 7 days all year.

Address:Escape Route Cycle Shop, 3 Atholl Road, Pitlochry PH16 5BX
Tel:01796 473859
Web: http://www.escape-route.co.uk
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Riders of the Storm

The Riders of the Storm equestrian stunt and show team, offer Horse Training where they help you with your own horse whether he needs backing, re-schooling or has behavioural problems. Experience Days is your chance to meet the team and learn about the horses, the horses tack (equipment) and assist with tacking up ready for your trick riding lesson. Also trick riding or vaulting lessons, experience days and camps. Riders of the Storm equestrian stunt and show team travel extensively within Scotland offering a variety of equestrian entertainment for shows, corporate and private events. Open all year round.

Address:Killiecrankie, Perth and Kinross PH16 5LQ
Tel:07784 119 377
Web: http://www.ridersofthestorm.co.uk/home.html
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Mains of Taymouth Stables

Mains of Taymouth Stables, welcomes everyone from beginners to experienced riders. Horse Trekking & Hacking - is for all ages and abilities, horse riding on a myriad of stunning forest tracks amidst spectacular mountain, loch and river views. Riding Lessons & Training with BHS qualified instructors and horses/ponies of every description or bring your own horse. N.B. Mains of Taymouth Stables has a weight limit for the health and well being of their horses of 13stone or 83kgs. Open all year.

Address:Mains of Taymouth Country Estate, Kenmore, By Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross PH15 2HN
Tel:0773 226 0891
Web: http://www.taymouth.co.uk/on-site-facilities/stables.htm
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Salmon Fishing on the River Tay

The Bolfracks Estate Salmon Fishing on the River Tay offers some of the most reasonable and accessible water in Scotland. There are two beats are between Aberfeldy and Kenmore. The Upper Beat and Lower Beat regularly produce around 50 salmon each year and each year a luck angler tangles with a 20+ lb fish. There are very few rules on the beats, but those in place are strictly applied. Bolfracks Estate Salmon Fishing Permits available from Bolfracks Estate Office, Bolfracks, By Aberfeldy

Address:Bolfracks Estate Office, Bolfracks, Aberfeldy PH15 2EX
Tel:01887 829522
Web: http://www.bolfracks.com/fishing
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Loch Tay Safaris

The Loch Tay Safaris twelve seat modern Cabin Rib gives a fascinating insight into the history of the people of Loch Tay, stretching from the present day, back thousands of years to the Neolithic settlements and Crannogs of the area, taking in ancient ruins and local legends. And don't forget the wildlife and fantastic scenery along the way. The seats have been chosen to provide maximum comfort in the light and airy cabin, which is ideal for those wet and windy days. Book online or call 01887 820071. Open 7 days April to November.

Address:Pier Road, Kenmore, Perthshire PH15 2HG
Tel:01887 820071
Web: http://www.lochtaysafaris.net
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Kenmore Golf Course

Kenmore Golf Course opened in 1992, it is a challenge for all levels of golfer. The course is on converted farmland on the banks of the might River Tay. The design of the golf course was quite straightforward as the landscape was, almost unbelievably, perfect for a golf course. Designed to be a challenge for all levels, you can play 9 or 18 holes, very good value day tickets or simply pay for a 9 or 18 hole round of golf. Medal tees - 6052 yards Par 70 SS 69. Forward Yellow Tees - 5502 yards Par 68 SS 67. Ladies Red Tees - 5064 yards Par 70 SS 71. Open all year.

Address:Mains of Taymouth, Kenmore, Near Aberfeldy, PH15 2HN
Tel:01887 830226
Web: http://www.taymouth.co.uk/on-site-facilities/kenmore-golf-course.htm
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Loch of the Lowes

Loch of the Lowes known for its Ospreys and Beavers. A 98 hectare loch purchased by the Scottish Wildlife Trust in 1969. The ospreys arrive in early April and depart with their chicks for West Africa in late August each year. Their nest is in a conifer tree on the Loch edge about 150 metres from the observation hides and visitor centre. Beavers have also established themselves on the Loch and can be observed in the late evenings swimming across the loch. The bird hides offer excellent viewing of crested grebes, goldeneyes, goosanders, mallards, widgeon, teal, tufted ducks and in the winter up to 3,000 migrant graylag geese, which roost at the loch each night. Open 10 am to 5 pm March to October 7 days a week, and weekends Friday to Sunday 10.30am to 4pm over the winter.

Address:Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre, By Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross PH8 0HH
Tel:01350 727337
Web: https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/reserve/loch-of-the-lowes/