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can offer every type of walking experience, from gentle strolls
along riverside paths to harder day treks on magnificent Mountains
and long distance trails. Dunkeld is an excellent location for
walking much of Perthshire with eight local Dunkeld walks, ranging
from 3 to nearly 7 miles, total 36 miles in all. Each walk has
its own distinct character and each gives a unique insight into
the landscape, flora and fauna of Perthshire.
(25 Walks S.) Highland Perthshire describes 25 walks in the varied and beautiful area between Blair Atholl, Kenmore and Dunkeld. The scenery is justly famous and the walks visit many areas of local interest, including mysterious standing stones and burial grounds, waterfalls, historic castles and magnificent viewpoints. Illustrated with striking colour photographs, this second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated.
The Perthshire Book A collection of essays creating the story of Perthshire, and covering all aspects of the area's history, landscape and culture. This book includes information on geology and landscape, early peoples, the Romans, the Dark Ages, the Trossachs, place names, dialect and some famous local people.
Perthshire in History and Legend Exploring some of the stories about Perthshire, this book contains not only the well-known stories such as Robert the Bruce founding a chapel at Strathfillan after Bannockburn, but tales of the prophecies of the Lady of Lawers, and the pistols of Doune made entirely of horseshoe nails.
30 miles of way-marked trails have been developed to help you
discover the fascinating history and wildlife of this working
landscape. A variety of distances, and types of walk are available
plus a similar "Cycle Routes from Blair Atholl" brochure
documents 40 miles routes between the Tilt and Bruar glens,
with many circular routes.
Forest Park. Tay Forest Park includes some of the most scenic
areas in Highland Perthshire, where a favourable climate and
rich soil have nurtured Scotland's finest forests. To find the
walks you want, you can either search by the name of the forest
or nearest town, or search by the country or county. You can
also search by facility and/or by grade of route.
Cateran Trail is a delightful 100km (60 mile) walk set in
the Perthshire Highlands of Scotland.
Rob Roy Way is a stunning seven day walk and follow in the
footsteps of the notorious Rob Roy MacGregor by walking the
Rob Roy Way.