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.
Tuesday 1st December
Carols, Christmas lights switch on, extended shop opening
Shops will stay open until 7.30 pm, special offers and mulled wine.
Switching on of Christmas tree and village lights in The Square, Dunkeld. Pupils from the Royal Dunkeld Primary School will sing carols and will lead the switch on of lights.
Tuesday 8th December
Christmas Santa wish list event
Shops will stay open until 7.30 pm, offering a range of special events such as wine and cheese tasting or on the night discounts.
Saturday 12th December
The World Famous Santa Day!
Santa & reindeer parade, Santa's grotto, winter market, community singing, brass band & carol service. Click here for more information.
Tuesday 15th December
Shops will stay open until 7.30 pm - with special Christmas promotions.