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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

    The river remains at a good height and our Dam beat continues to fish well: John Love persevered this week and was rewarded on his final day with a fish of 12 lbs from Pitlochry bank this morning; and ...

  • First Tummel Fish!

    Conditions looked good today but the fish remained stubbornly uncooperative for the day rods - despite their best efforts. In the evening, though, new club member Bertie Warren got his first Tummel fi ...

  • Excellent Start To The Week

    The river was at a good height this morning - prospects looked good - and with two fish caught it was an excellent start to the week: William Smith landed a fresh fish of 18lbs on the fly on Pitlochry ...

  • Dam Fishing Well

    The river was settled and at a great height this morning – very promising. A couple of fish were lost on Port-na-Craig bank early on but Gavin Hutchison, on his first visit to the beat, managed to han ...

  • Ticking Over

    Heavy rain overnight put water levels up again but with the river running clear this morning prospects looked good. It didn’t take long for Laurent Memeteau to take advantage, catching a fish of 9lbs ...

  • Rain .... And Fish!

    With heavy rain overnight the river was on the rise this morning. The fish were very active early on by all accounts and Martin Wilson was able to capitalise with a fish of 7lbs on the fly from Pitloc ...

  • Dam On Form

    While the rush of salmon through the ladder seems to have slowed down a bit over the last few days there's still good numbers showing at the Dam and Tony Brown did well this morning to intercept one o ...

  • Fishing Well

    Good numbers of fish were showing at the Dam today – and some of them hung about long enough to get caught: Jim Fisher was the successful angler, landing a fish of 9lbs on Pitlochry bank on the fly th ...

  • Good End To The Week

    Perseverance was the key yesterday (Saturday) and it paid off for Jamie McCulloch who landed a fresh fish of 7lb on Pitlochry bank in the morning. With five fish caught it wasn’t too bad a week given ...

  • Dam Success

    Lots of fish moving ….. but not easy to catch: it was more of the same at the Dam today. Ewan Maclachlan was up to the task, though, landing a nice fish of 16lbs on the fly from Port-na-Craig bank thi ...

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