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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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  • Dam Salmon

    With low water and bright sunshine conditions were less than ideal today. With good numbers of fish about, though, you’ve always got a chance and Andy Gillespie was in the right place to land a fresh ...

  • CLOSURE OF ACCESS TO FISH PASS OBSERVATION CHAMBER 28/5/18 - 29/9/18

    There will be no access to the Pitlochry fish pass observation chamber and the usual counter display from 28 May to 29 September because of work being carried out at the power station.  ...

  • Good Start To The Week

    We’re now into low water at the Dam but the beat remains lively with good numbers of fish showing - especially early morning. Today we had one caught and at least another two fish lost: James Lapsley ...

  • HILL LOCHS FISHING WELL

    After the very cold start April gave us to the season,things have certainly improved at the lochs.Since  the beginning of May the air and water temperatures have risen significantly and the fish ...

  • Steady At The Dam

    Water levels continue to drop but our Dam beat can still produce a fish: Kenny Horne was the successful angler today with a fish of 8lbs caught on the fly early morning on Pitlochry bank. The forecast ...

  • Dam Success

    The river continues to drop back but with no shortage of fish about prospects looked good this morning. Curtis Brunker was able to capitalise catching a superb sea-liced fish of 21lbs on the spinner f ...

  • Dam Salmon

    Warm and sunny on the river today – not ideal fishing conditions – but with good numbers of fish about at the moment there was room for optimism and the day ended with one fish caught: Iain McLaren wa ...

  • Excellent Start To The Week

    The river continues to settle back but remains at a good height and with three fish caught so far it's been an excellent start to the week: James Lapsley was the successful angler yesterday with a fis ...

  • Dam Fishing Well

    It was quiet at the Dam this morning but things really picked up in the afternoon and with two fish caught it was another good day of fishing: Malcolm Fyfe got things going with a sea-liced fish of 9l ...

  • Fishing Well

    Very nice conditions this morning and with three fish caught it was an excellent start to the week: James Lapsley was quickly into the action with fish at 14 and 23lbs caught on the spinner first thin ...

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