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welcomebacgorundWelcome to Dunkeld and Birnam

 

 

Discover a Rich Heritage in a Glorious Setting

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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  • ENCOURAGING START AT HILL LOCHS

    After delayed opening of lochs due to prolonged Baltic conditions both lochs have started very well.A boat out on Kinardochy at weekend reported 3 fish caught all on the old faithful Kate MacLaren.On ...

  • Sawmill Success

    It looked promising at the Dam today but the fish couldn't be tempted - despite the best efforts of the rods in action. Downstream at Sawmill, though, Ally Gowans rounded off an excellent week with a ...

  • Excellent Fishing At The Dam

    Very nice conditions again this morning and with two exceptional fish caught it was another excellent day on our Dam beat: Ally Gowans struck early with a superb fish of 21lbs on the fly from Port-na- ...

  • Good Fishing Continues

    Conditions looked good this morning but we had to wait until the afternoon for the only fish of the day: Dave Stewart was the successful angler with a fish of 8lbs caught on the fly from Pitlochry ban ...

  • Dam Fishing Well

    It's been slow at the Dam so far this week - despite good river levels - but today things really picked up with two fish caught: Jim Fisher was first into action with a fish of 17lbs caught on the fly ...

  • Loch Broom opening postponed again!

    When Jimmy Ross explored access to Loch Broom yesterday this is what he found, the road is still impassible so it will take a few more days of thaw yet to get rid of the snow drifts. Consequently, mem ...

  • Sawmill Return

    Snowmelt put the river up over the weekend but it dropped back nicely overnight and this morning sat at a good height. Ally Gowans was able to take advantage landing a nice fish this morning in Sawmil ...

  • Dam Springer

    It was another cold day on the river and a stiff upstream wind didn't make things any easier. Saul Mackay persevered, though, and was rewarded with a hard fighting fish of 13lbs caught on the fly on P ...

  • Sawmill Success

    Another cold day on the river and another quiet day on our Dam beat – despite the odd fish showing and the best efforts of the anglers. Further downstream at Sawmill it was a different story; Paul Car ...

  • Opening of lochs delayed due to cold conditions.

    As previously mentioned Lochs Kinardochy and Bhac will be opened on April 8th due to road conditions and much of the surfaces being frozen. Club members please note that the road to Loch Broom is impa ...

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