Welcome 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.
The Annual Niel Gow Festival
The Annual Niel Gow Festival was established in 2004 to celebrate the life and music of Perthshire's fiddle legend. It is envisaged that through time the festival and other activities will gather enough funds to erect a fitting memorial to Niel Gow in Dunkeld & Birnam. The 2014 Niel Gow Festival will be held 21st to 23rd March 2014. Get all the details by clicking here.
Your chance to get involved!
We're inviting you to share your favourite place in or near Dunkeld and Birnam - all you need to do is tell us why you love it and if you have a picture, upload it as well. Your favourite place will then appear on the map here - check it out or just click the link below to add somewhere you love right now.