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Perthshire

Central Scotland is not a distinct region but rather the sum of disparate parts of other regions, including Perthshire, Stirling, the Trossachs, Loch Lomond and Fife.


  • Activities

    • Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre

      Very kids friendly wildlife centre near Comrie with lots of small animals to see. Not a safari park but home to many farm and domestic style animals. 

    • Birks of Aberfeldy

      Lovely and relatively easy walk up the river starting from the middle of the village. Lots of wildlife to explore and easy on kids of any age.

    Walks

    • Ben Lawers Nature Reserve

      Nature reserve that starts from the visitor centre and for the fits reaches to the peak of Britain's third highest mountain, Ben Lawers.

    • Beinn Tulaichean

      Beinn Tulaichean is at the southern end of the south ridge of Cruach Ardrain, and is not much more than its south top, the lowest point of the connecting ridge being about 820m

    • Drummond Hill Walk

      Moderate walk up Drummond Hill near Kenmore to Black Rock Viewpoint

    Popular Visitor Attractions

    • Black Watch Museum, Perth

      Hilary McNally visits the Black Watch Regimental museum in Perth and finds a permanent tribute to a local regiment with an international reputation.

    • Stewart Tower Farm (ice creams!)

      Enjoy a day at the farm and delicious local ice creams from dairy farm turned gelato maker. If you are travelling north on the A9 from Perth you can temporarily silence the bleat of Are we there yet...

    • Moirlanich Longhouse

      Visit this perfectly preserved cruck frame cottage and get a glimpse of Scottish village life in the 19th century. 2 miles north of Killin

    • Cluny House Gardens

      Lovely wild woodland garden near Aberfeldy that features the UK's widest conifer tree with a girth of 11 metres. Usually quiet. worth visiting.

    • Glendoick Gardens

      Voted one of the best 50 gardens in Europe and famous for its collection of azaleas and rhododrendons. The nearby