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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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  • Great End To The Week

    Very nice conditions on the river today and with three fish caught it was an excellent end to the week: Dave Stewart caught fish of 18 and 15lbs, both on the fly on Port-na-Craig bank this morning; an ...

  • Fish About

    The river dropped back nicely overnight and with good numbers of fish showing it was looking promising this morning. It wasn’t too long before George Renwick landed a fish of 13lbs on the fly on Port- ...

  • Dam Salmon

    With the river running high and slightly coloured conditions were less than ideal this morning but with the odd fish showing there was room for optimism. David Andrew persevered and was rewarded with ...

  • 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 ...

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