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welcomebacgorundWelcome to Dunkeld and Birnam

 

 

Discover a Rich Heritage in a Glorious Setting

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Dunkeld and Birnam is one of the best preserved historic towns in Scotland, while around it is a fantastic choice of walks and rides in breathtaking surroundings. At the same time it is also a dynamic community, with a lively arts and music scene, great places to eat or spend the evening in, quality independent shops and galleries, and a range of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. Please take your time browsing this site - we look forward to seeing you here soon!

What's Coming Up

Whatever the time of year, there's always something going on in Dunkeld and Birnam, and our events section will keep you up to date.  Go to our Regular Venues & Organisers section for details of locations where there is something on week in week out, whether that's live music at one of our great pubs or bars, the eclectic professional arts programme at the Birnam Arts Centre, or events to get you out and about in our fantastic natural surroundings.
 
 

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  • Dam Fishing Well

    When Tony Brown lost a good fish early this morning on Port-na-Craig bank it looked as if it could be one of those days. More was to come, though, and with three fish caught it turned out to be an exc ...

  • Fishing Well

    Two fish were caught at the Dam today – not too bad given the conditions. Saul Mackay was the angler on form - continuing his good run with fish at 18 and 8lbs both caught on the fly from Pitlochry ba ...

  • Mixed Fortunes!

    More frustration for the day rods on the river yesterday (Tuesday) - lots of fish about but none willing to take - a now familiar pattern. Late in the evening, though, Jim Fisher ventured out to try a ...

  • Good Start To The Week

    Heavy rain was forecast for today but it didn’t come to much – the river remains low and clear. It was a pleasant fishing day, though, and with one fish caught it wasn’t a bad start to the week: Jim F ...

  • Good Catches

    It's been a frustrating week on the Dam - no lack of fish but they haven't been in the mood - despite the best efforts of the rods. This evening, though, the deadlock was broken: Martin Wilson landed ...

  • Dam And Sawmill Produce

    Lots of fish moving at the Dam - especially first thing - but with wall to wall sunshine it was hard going and the day rods had no luck. In the evening, though, Martin Wilson landed a superb fish of 2 ...

  • Sawmill Return

    It was a frustrating day at the Dam - no shortage of fish but none willing to take - the bright sunshine didn't make things easy. Sawmill continues to fish well, though, - Gordon Nichol landed a nice ...

  • Steady Catches

    Bright sunshine today but with plenty of fish on the move and two caught it was another good day at the Dam: Roy Longair caught a sea-liced fish of 11lbs on the fly from Pitlochry bank this morning; a ...

  • Dam Picks Up

    Settled weather made for more pleasant fishing conditions and with two quality fish caught it was an excellent day at the Dam: Peter Fitzpatrick got things going with a fish of 12lbs on the spinner ea ...

  • REPLACEMENT OF OUTFALL PIPE AT BALLINLUIG WASTEWATER TREATMENT WORKS - SAFETY NOTICE

    Work will be taking place from 2 May to approximately 16 May to replace a broken outfall pipe at Ballinluig Wastewater Treatment Works on the east blank of the River Tummel just above the bridge at Ba ...

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