With more than 200,000 acres of woodlands, Perthshire champions itself as the "Big Tree Country". You'll find everything from serene glens, rushing rivers and tumbling waterfalls. The region's endless expanses of lush forest, makes it the perfect destination for family-friendly days out or adrenaline fuelled outdoor adventures.
Map of Perthshire
How to travel to and around Perthshire
Perthshire has several railway stations which provide rail links to Edinburgh, Glasgow and neighbouring towns. A sleeper service direct from London is also available.
Perthshire's scenic roads make travelling around by car a delight. The Perthshire Tourist Route provides an alternative to travelling by motorway and dual carriageway. The M90 from Edinburgh and the M80, M9 and A9 from Glasgow, Stirling and Inverness offer the quickest routes into the region.
Set in the heart of Scotland, getting to Perthshire from the rest of the UK and abroad couldn't be easier. Edinburgh and Glasgow Airports are located approximately 45 minutes and just over an hour's drive respectively from Perthshire and Dundee airport are less than 30 minutes away. Travel time to Perthshire from Aberdeen Airport is around 90 minutes.
Bus and coach
If you prefer to leave the car behind, regular bus services connect from Perth to other Scottish cities and to most of the region's towns and villages.
Take in the scenic surroundings and hear from a knowledgeable local tour guide with the region's range of history and wildlife tours. You can even enjoy Scotland's national drink on a whisky distillery tour.
Discover Perthshire at your own pace by renting your own car or minivan.
Book a taxi from a range of taxi and minicab services around the region.
A tip from your local expert
The award-winning Aberfeldy Watermill Bookshop, Gallery & Cafe is a must see for all book lovers and art enthusiast alike. And don't forget to try their cakes and coffees as well!
Assistant iCentre Manager, Pitlochry
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