Glendevon is a village at the head of Glen Devon in central Perth and Kinross. It lies 2 miles north of the Castle Hill Reservoir Glendevon Castle was the stronghold of the Douglas family. There is an 18th-century humpback bridge across the River Devon close to Glendevon church. A footpath over the Ochil Hills connects with Dollar in Clackmannanshire.
Glen Devon, near Auchterarder, stretches south eastwards from the source of the River Devon to Yetts 0' Muckhart. The famous Gleneagles Hotel is in this region. Glenquey Reservoir, Glensherup Reservoir and the two manmade lochs known as the Frandy Reservoirs can be seen here. These were constructed by German P.O.Ws in the First World War to supply water to the towns of Dunfermline and Rosyth.
Local Sights & Activities for Glendevon
There are a number of interesting walking trails close to the five reservoirs located in the area and the picnic spot in Glen Sherup might be a good starting point. The short walk between the Castlehill Reservoir at the southern end and the Glenquey Reservoir nearby is quite popular among the walkers. For a more challenging walking experience, the Ochill hills and the other hill passes that extend along the ancient droving routes would be well suited. Enjoy a walk from Auchterarder through to Glendevon village or walk from Glendevon village along the Dollar Glen where you can see the Castle Campbell on the way. Full details on all walks and fishing options in Glen Devon are available at the Auchterarder Tourist Information Centre ( Tel :01764 663 450)