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Nearby ....

Aberfeldy ...
with it's famous 'Birks' (Robert Burns 1787) and General Wade's bridge (1733).

Meigle ...
with one of the country's most impressive collections of Celtic stone monuments.

Alyth ...
a golfer's paradise!

Dunkeld ...
one of the gems of Perthshire with its own Cathedral.

Glenshee ...
Steeped in history, legend and breathtaking scenery!

Pitlochry ...
a delightful Victorian town nestling in the Perthshire Highlands.

Maps ....

Access to Blairgowrie is excellent.

For a wider look at the Perthshire area, load our Perthshire Map and choose your destination!

Details of all the items mentioned in this page are available from the Tourist Office.

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lairgowrie and its neighbouring villages provide an excellent base for touring Perthshire and beyond. Surrounded by rolling fields - famed for their raspberries - these friendly communities are overlooked by hills and mountains, home to the country's largest ski-ing centre at Glenshee.

arvel at the world's tallest hedge at Meikleour; see Meigle's collection of Pictish sculpted stones, the most extensive in existence; enjoy the sight of Scotland's largest waterwheel in action at Keathbank Mill, which also contains a heraldic workshop and model railway; or listen to stirring tales at Glamis Castle, a setting for 'Macbeth' and said to be Scotland's most haunted castle. Or you can make a day of it by visiting the MacBeth Experience.

hilst in Blairgowrie, make time to visit the Kirkyaird, where you will see some interesting headstones - the oldest dated 1662. In May 1993, an important sculptured stone depicting Abraham preparing to sacrifice Issac was re-discovered.
A visit to our on line history of Blairgowrie will provide you with much more historical information and interesting places to see locally.

on't forget to sample the local soft fruit in summer - the Blairgowrie area is home to the world's finest raspberries, together with many other soft fruits grown locally. There are several farms in the district where you can drop by and 'picking your own' fruit.

isitors to Blairgowrie need not leave their pets behind as Haer Cairn boarding kennels, rurally situated and overlooking the rolling countryside toward the distant Sidlaw Hills, provide first class accommodation for your dog or cat.

here are many beautiful walks in this part of Scotland and Strathbraan Treks provide guided walks throughout Perthshire, each one accompanied by an experienced and fully trained Guide who will help you discover some of Scotland's hidden natural treasures.

f you believe your ancestors came from the Blairgowrie area of Scotland you will find a visit to the Genealogy Centre of great interest.
Last updated June 2001
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