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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!

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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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  • Hill Lochs Continue To Fish Well

    As the weather has settled down to more like what we come to expect in the hills for this time of year, rather than the roasting we all endured earlier in the season,I am pleased to report that both l ...

  • Loch Bhac - September update

    The recent return to cooler (more normal) weather has resulted in improved fishing at Loch Bhac. Fish are free-rising and well dispersed around the loch and with a September stocking planned, prospect ...

  • Sawmill Sea Trout

    Not many anglers out at the moment and it has been quiet since last week’s rise in water levels. Andrew Khakoo was successful this morning, though, with a sea trout of 1lb caught in Sawmill. Still wor ...

  • Dam Fishing Well

    The rise in river level really seems to have livened things up at the Dam: Jim Fisher caught two fish on Pitlochry bank this evening at 9 and 10lbs, both on the fly. It'll be interesting to see what t ...

  • Dam Salmon

    Not many anglers out at the moment but with a rise in water levels yesterday conditions looked more promising. Martin Wilson took advantage and was rewarded with a fish of 7lbs caught on the fly from ...

  • Sawmill Success

    After the prolonged dry spell the recent lift in water levels seems to be having a positive effect: Paul Carter followed up on his recent success at Ruan Ruarie with a fish of 8lbs caught on the fly t ...

  • July Hill Lochs Report

    Since the unusually long heatwave and drought conditions we all endured in June and July,I am glad to report that both hill lochs are fishing well.Bhac rainbows being tempted by buzzers,nymphs and dri ...

  • Fish About!

    The recent rain seems to have livened things up at Ruan Ruarie and Paul Carter was in the right place to take advantage, landing a fish of 6lbs on the fly early this morning. With good numbers of fish ...

  • JUNE REPORT FROM HILL LOCHS

    Following on from the very good catches reported since the beginning of May some excellent catches have continued into June.Bhac anglers have had success with nymphs,buzzers and dries.Whilst brownies ...

  • First Of The Season From Ruan Ruarie

    Over 1200 fish have passed through the ladder at Pitlochry Dam and most of these fish are now heading towards our Ruan Ruarie beat on the River Garry. Conditions were close to ideal on the beat this m ...

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