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The boating station in pitlochry for great food, boat hire and fishing 

Sport and Leisure in Highland Perthshire
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Highland Perthshire has much to offer in terms of sport and leisure from many way marked walking trails maintained by either Forestry Commission, Atholl Estates, National Trust and Perth and Kinross Council, or around the towns of Pitlochry, Dunkeld both of which have a particularly fine walk network system with guide maps. You will also find a superb range of activities from fishing to white water rafting, from sailing to quad bikes, trekking, duckying, gorge ascents, high ropes challenge, climbing wall, archery, off-road biking, 4X4 driving, blindfold driving, archery, swimming, air rifle shooting, salmon fishing and clay pigeon shooting to name a few. Below you will find details on all these activities.

Aberfeldy Cycling Centreaberfeldy Cycling Centre is a small friendly centre which provides a range of facilities including: bike hire (including trailers and babyseat),drop at the top, parts and accessories shop,help with route planning,advice and maps, bike wash and basic servicing. There is also freshly brewed coffee and homebaking. Open all year round with reduced hours during winter. Dunolly Cottage, Taybridge Drive, Aberfeldy, PH15 2BP. Tel: 01887 829802


Cycle Highland Perthshire Guide 2013Cycle Highland Perthshire - free Guide and Website.
A free guide giving information on 8 ‘on’ road routes, and 15 ‘off road’ routes, activities, and all support information useful to cyclists and families, with accommodation listings. Available locally, and in Tourist Information Centres, and as a PDF download on the website. The website is constantly updated with new routes (why not add your favourite?)

View the latest what’s on info for Highland Perthshire.


Open to everyone 7 days a week.
“one of the best hidden gems in the world”
Buggies available, lessons, clubs for hire,
Pro and well stocked golf pro shop on site. New Golf range and Academy opening June.
Golf Course Road Pitlochry
PH16 5QY Tel: 01796 472792 

Highland Safaris by Aberfeldy

Highland Safaris Aberfeldy.HIGHLAND SAFARIS
Safaris • Café • Deer Park • Trail Centre





Winner of the `Best Visitor Experience ` in Scotland combining exhilarating award winning Land Rover Safaris, Red Deer Centre, inspiring walking and Biking activities including Biketrax MTB skills loop and Perthshire’s only Gold and Gem Panning Centre

*Safaris, Café, Deer Park & BiketraX open daily

*Café & Gift Shop -Free WiFi in Café

*Free safari pass worth £50 in discounts and offers

*Booking essential for Land Rover Safaris, online or call 01887 820071
Highland Safaris, Aberfeldy, PH15 2JQ

Blair Atholl Bike Hire.Blair Atholl Bike hire. Explore Highland Perthshire by bike! Perfectly situated to make the most of some of the best natural mountain bike trails in the UK. Route information, advice, trailers or child seats and even a packed lunch! All the bikes are quality, fully maintained TREK bikes and are suitable for off and on-road cycling. To book, or for more information Tel: 01796 481500 Food in the Park cafe, Museum Car Park, Blair Atholl, PH18 5SP

Dunolly Adventure Outdoors, Aberfeldy

Dunolly Adventure Outdoors - is an outdoor adventure centre offering outdoor activities for adults, children and families. Including white water rafting, kayaking, duckying, canyoning, gorge scrambles, off road mountain biking, archery, high ropes course and climbing wall. Hostel accommodation on site, open all year. Taybridge Drive, Aberfeldy, PH15 2BP
Tel: 01887 820298  


Highland Night at the Recreation Ground PitlochryHighland Nights.  
(Robert Wiseman dairies Vale of Atholl
Pipe Band), Highland and Scottish dancing, songs and music. Mondays,
27th May to 9th September 7.45pm
Gates open 7pm. Venue - Recreation
Ground. If wet, venue - Pitlochry Town Hall. Adults £5 Children £1.

The Steading Spa, Blair Atholl

The Steadings Spa. SPA. Pool, Toddler’s pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna, Steam Room, Standing Tan, New Multi Gym and Waves Hair Salon Tel:01796 481408 for bookings. Open daily 8am - 8pm for members, and 10am for sessions. Tel: 01796 481600. Blair Atholl PH18 5TE. . Also the home of the world famous Hubblebub cattery



Guided Walks & Countryside Events by Atholl Estates, Forest Enterprise and National Trust for ScotlandGuided Walks and Countryside Events, a fantastic range of events for all the family from April to November. Obtain your free detailed 2012 events leaflet from the Tourist Information Centre or phone the following Ranger Services for details:
Atholl Estates                     Tel: 01796 481355
Forest Enterprise                Tel: 01350 727284
National Trust for Scotland. Tel: 01350 728641

The pitlochry dam fish ladder observation chamber which is part of the circular walkPitlochry Dam, Fish Ladder, Festival Theatre Circular Walk. This popular short walk, taking 30-45 mins, starts in the middle of Pitlochry. It goes down and along the River Tummel, through the ancient settlement of Port-na-craig to the fish ladder and observation room, over the dam wall and back into Pitlochry. Along the route are the Festival Theatre, Port-na-craig Inn, Scottish Hydro Electric Visitor Centre & Armoury Restaurant

The atholl estates ranger service booklet of cycle roots in blair atholl

Atholl Estates Ranger Service offers two superb booklets, which open up the area to visitors for exploration on foot or by bicycle. Way-marked Trails: This 10-page booklet provides details of 6 way-marked routes ranging from 1 mile to 10 miles through woodlands, along rivers and over heather-clad hills. Cycle Routes from Blair Atholl: This booklet highlights 4 cycle trails with a detailed area map included. Both booklets can be obtained from the Atholl Estates Ranger’s Office (beside the Atholl Country Life Museum) in Blair Atholl. Tel: 01796 481355



The very popular pitlochry walks booklet

Pitlochry Walks Leaflet, including a map, provides details of nearly 41 miles of paths and tracks, offering a wide choice of distances, gradients and scenery to suit a variety of tastes, levels of ability and fitness.

The walks radiate out into the countryside over 18 square miles, encompassing both sides of the Rivers Garry and Tummel, following river, burn and lochside, passing shaded woodland and climbing steep hillsides with panoramic views.

The countryside is famous for its flora, fauna and places of historical interest. The leaflets are available from the Tourist Information Centre and many businesses in the town.

Pitlochry Putting Green.

Described as one of Scotland’s finest putting courses. Fantastic fun for all the family in the heart of Pitlochry. Putters and balls provided.
OPEN 7 days April to October £2.75 adult, £1.75 Child and OAP, £7.50 per family (Min 2 Children)
Rie- Achan Road,on the way to the dam and fish ladder.

Taymouth Marina, Kenmore

Taymouth Marina. The new Watersports and Activity Centre is opening Spring 2013, offering sail and motor boat hire, canoe and kayak hire just to name a few. The Marina provides breathtaking views of the loch and Lawers Mountain range from the onsite luxury accommodation. The new waterfront restaurant, nestled on the shores of Loch Tay, will be opening in the summer.
Tel: 01887 830216


Mains of Taymouth Stables, Kenmore

Mains of Taymouth Stables. New all weather school, mountain and riverside treks - pony rides -family rides and livery. Open daily (except tuesday) Booking essential Tel: 07809 659 577



Mains of Taymouth Golf Course, KenmoreMains of Taymouth Golf Course.
‘Perthshire’s finest 9 holes’ Undulating course always in superb condition. Club - Trolley - Buggy Hire. Tel: 01887 830226



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