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The Perth & Kinross Council Elected Member for the Strathtay & Dunkeld Ward is Cllr Alastair Barr.
tel: 01738 475107
01887 829204

A traditional Highland welcome awaits at The Birnam House Hotel, where you will find homely comforts allied with friendly, attentive staff and excellent service.

The Birnam Institute historically has provided community facilities for the surrounding rural Perthshire areas. The Victorian Building has for the past 120 years, been run by volunteers under the direction of a Volunteer Management Committee. Five years ago, faced with costly building maintenance problems, the trust decided to begin a huge local fund-raising launch to secure the future of the building.

Birnam CD. We offer a complete service in the manufacture of. Compact Discs. Audio Cassettes. CD-Roms. One-Off CDS....

Diocese Of Dunkeld Catholic Church in Scotland.

Hamish Moore. Maker of high quality Scottish Smallpipes, Highland Bagpipes, Border and Reel pipes.

Wester Caputh Independent Hostel, Caputh, Nr Dunkeld
Dunkeld, Perthshire PH1 4JH. Tel: (01738) 710617
Fax: (01738) 710617 Email:

Ancient Sites of Perthshire.

The Perthshire Diary was a 12-year labour of love for John L Wilson.

Strathbraan Treks. A professional guiding service. Beechgrove, Trochry, By Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland.

This tollhouse is on the end of the bridge over the Tay at Dunkeld, Perthshire.

An extremely useful online resource for reading and understanding Scots Language, such as the many poems and songs on this Dunkeld web site, is provided by the Scottish National Dictionary Association.

For on the Scottish Gaelic language or check out some of the many links available on the web pages of the Gaelic-medium college Sabhal Mor Ostaig on Skye.

Historical Geography. Administrative Areas of Scotland describes the changes introduced in 1975. Staff at the Department of Archaeology at the University of Glasgow have compiled a web-page full of links about Scottish archaeology.

The Ordnance Survey have provided an online search facility for place-names occurring on their current Landranger 1:50000 maps. Including, Dunkeld, Perthshire and all of Scotland.

Perth and Dunkeld Railway. This is open. Passenger services are provided by Scotrail from Dunkeld to Inverness, Perth, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

If you are visiting Dunkeld to carry out genealogical research Getting Started in Genealogy and Family History
would be worth a read.

These accounts by emigrants to Canada in 1842 include a number by people formerly of Perthshire.

Tay Valley Family History Society.The Society was founded in 1980 and aims to promote the study of family history and genealogy throughout the Tay Valley, which includes the former counties of Angus, Fife, Kinross and Perthshire.

Dundee History Group also covers the Perthshire area.

The Central Scotland Family History Society was formed in 1990 to serve the needs of those interested in family history who lived in what was then Central Region. This includes the old counties of Clackmannanshire, Stirlingshire and West Perthshire.

GENUKI Full Contents for the County of Perthshire.

Descendants of John McGlashen of Dunkeld, Scotland.

Next door to New Register House in Edinburgh (General Register Office) is the National Archives of Scotland, formerly known as the Scottish Record Office. This holds an enormous amount of archive material, much of which is of direct interest to family historians, including those researching their Dunkeld genealogy.

General Register Office for Scotland. This is the first port of call for most people tracing their Scottish ancestry, housing a wealth of information. If you live outside Scotland, you can write to the General Register Office to ask them to search the records on your behalf, or if your search will be a lengthy one, they may recommend that you hire a professional searcher to carry out the work.

The Scottish Association of Family History Societies was founded on 4th Oct 1986 to enable individual societies to communicate with one another. Its membership has grown and now includes all established family history societies in Scotland.

The Scottish Military History Society exists to encourage the study of the Scottish Regiments of the British Army.

Military History. Many Scottish service records are held in the Public Record Office in London.

The National Library of Scotland has large collections of maps and plans of Scotland, including the Dunkeld area.

The online version of The Statistical Accounts of Scotland 1791-1799 and 1845.

Perth & Kinross Council has a Local Studies section which is situated on the first floor of the A K Bell Library.

Find your way around Dunkeld and Birnam.

The Pend, Bed and Breakfast, 5 Brae Street, Dunkeld, Scotland, PH8 0BA

Birnam Wood Guest House. Situated in Birnam on the outskirts of the historic cathedral town of Dunkeld, the accommodation has been newly refurbished to the highest of standards.

Birnam Autopoint, Perth Road, Birnam, Dunkeld.

Forestry Commission.

Weekly Scotsman, Saturday, November 2, 1957.
The remarkable Neil Gow and the haughty duchess.

Welcome to Birnam Wood on the Net. The Student's Guide to online resources on William Shakespeare's Macbeth.

Bluebells of Birnam Glen, Perthshire. This watercolour painting shows the lower part of Birnam Glen, just above the railway.

The Birnam Oak - The Sole Survivor. "Fear not till Birnam Wood do come to Dunsinane" (Macbeth Act V, Scene 5)
Famous Birnam Oak drawn in pencil & watercolour wash

Dunkeld. 19th Century landscape artist Alfred de Breanski, born 1852 and died 1928, Scottish landscape painting Near Dunkeld, Scotland. Giclee canvas prints available from Art Pictures.

Dunkeld. Victorian landscape artist George Vicat Cole, born 1833 and died 1893. Dunkeld, a village in Perthshire north of Perth, near the river Tay in Scotland. Scottish landscape painting Through the Heather, Dunkeld by George Cole. Giclee prints available from Art Pictures.

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