Wherever you venture in Perthshire’s great outdoors, you're never far from breathtaking scenery and abundant wildlife. Hear the sound of roaring stags echoes throughout the hills and glens, spot the fascinating woodland creatures, or simply savour the peace and tranquility of your stunning surroundings.
Highly praised by various artists, including Sir Walter Scott, Glen Lyon - the longest enclosed glen in Scotland - is home to the last remnants of the ancient Caledonian Forest which once covered most of Scotland. For walkers there are plenty of Munros and Corbetts to climb as well as low level hiking routes, whilst anglers can enjoy superb river and loch trout fishing.
If you find yourself near Crieff, head to Glen Lednock and admire the picturesque hills clothed in purple hue heather and the bracken. You’ll pass dramatic waterfalls and spot various wildlife, and if you’re lucky you may even see the shy and elusive Scottish wildcat.
Take in the breathtaking views of the mountains around Loch Earn when you explore the softly rolling hills of Glen Devon, a perfect destination for a family day out, or why not follow in Queen Victoria’s footsteps and visit Linn of Tummel? Take a walking path meandering through mixed woodlands and visit an obelisk commemorating here visit to the area in 1844.
Explore the breathtaking rugged landscape of Glenshee. Conveniently located no more than two hours drive from most of Scotland’s major cities, there is a wide range of outdoor activities available all year round. Walkers, golfers and anglers in particular will be right at home. Glenshee also boasts a Ski Centre which offers the UK’s most extensive skiing and snowboarding facilities.
Take a look at the information listings below to plan a visit to the glens of Perthshire.