Heart of Scotland - African drum village Glenisla.
Fishing / angling, walking, birdwatching, leisure,
recreation and theatre.
Fish Scotland

Scotland offers exciting fly-fishing from bank and
boat for Salmon and Trout in beautiful locations.


Local Attractions:-

Perth Racecourse: Scone Palace: Royal Deeside: RRS Discovery: Perth Farmers' Market:
Scottish Game Fair first weekend July annually. Coming shortly V&A Museum Dundee.
Dundee Flower and Food Festival - first weekend September annuallyNearest Golf Courses:-
Alyth, Strathmore, Glenisla, Rosemount Blairgowrie, Kirriemuir, Forfar, Dunkeld, Perth, Carnoustie, St.Andrews.

Glamis Castle:
SCOTLAND'S COUNTRYSIDE FESTIVAL: -
A celebration of Scotland's rural traditions and country life.

A GRAND SCOTTISH PROM: - July annually.
A Grand Scottish Prom returns to the magnificent
lawns of Glamis Castle on Saturday
THE SCOTTISH TRANSPORT EXTRAVAGANZA - July each year.
The Scottish Vintage Vehicle Transport Extravaganza is held each year at Glamis Castle on the second weekend in July
.
THE STRATHMORE HIGHLAND GAMES - June each year.
The Strathmore highland games are held in the event field with the Castle providing a stunning backdrop.

Contacts:
Lintrathen Angling Club for Backwater Dam and Lintrathen Loch: 01575 560327
Dunkeld and Birnham Angling Assn.
P.D MALLOCH Perthshire Field Sport Pitlochry Angling Club: 01796 47221
Sandyknowes Fishing: 01738 813033

Around Blairgowrie, Leaflet Available Tourist information, Blairgowrie
River Ericht. River Tay. River Isla and Loch Fishing

The nearby River Tay is one of the principal salmon fishing systems in Europe with its
several important tributaries while the beautiful rivers of the Dee and the Don
are not more than an hour and a half away.
Whether you are an expert or would just like to begin fly-fishing this area in Perthshire,
Tayside, Scotland offers you a host of opportunities

Salmon and sea trout are found in the Rivers Isla, Ericht and Blackwater.
The lower reaches of the Isla also holds large pike and roach.
There is an abundance of good trout fishing in numerous hill lochs in Glenisla,
Glen Shee and Angus Glens.
Lintrathen and Backwater reservoirs, close to Alyth,
offer excellent brown and rainbow trout fishing at reasonable cost

Brechin, Kirriemuir and Montrose
Angus towns lie close to the Rivers North and South Esk that enter the North Sea near Montrose.
Both rivers have considerable runs of salmon and sea trout as well as native brown trout.
Salmon numbers have now begun to pick up again with compulsory catch and release of Spring
salmon in the early season. A great variety of private and club beats are on offer.
In addition to these famous rivers, good wild brown trout can be found in Loch Lee in
Glen Esk, as well as brown and rainbow trout fishing in Rescobie Loch near Forfar.

BIRD WATCHING - Loch of the Lowes R.S.P.B.
Loch of Kinnordy Nature Reserve.
B951 one mile west of Kirriemuir
Ducks, gulls, grebes. Lochans and Swamps.
R.S.P.B. Vane Farm Nature Reserve, Kinross
Walking
While walking or cycling the Angus and Perthshire Glens, Transport of bikes and baggage
can be arranged by Glen Trek
Leaflets available locally for the following:
 
Walk The Cateran Trail, Scotland Coast to Coast
The Falls of Bruar Birks of Aberfeldy
Walk Auld Alyth The Hill of Alyth and The Den O' Alyth
Climbing - Mountain Sports, Cairnwell: 01250 885255 Watersports Centre Lochearnhead: 01567 830330
Mountain and Bike Hire
Enquire Perthshire Tourist Board, Blairgowrie Tel: 01250 872960

THEATRES and GALLERIES
J.D.FERGUSSON. (1874-1961) Gallery-Perth
PITLOCHRY FESTIVAL THEATRE and GALLERY.
Perth Concert Hall, Mill street Perth PH1 5HZ
Perth Theatre, 185 High Street, Perth PH1 5UW Tel: 0845 612 6320

Dundee Repetoire Theatre - home of Scotland's only permanent ensemble company and Scottish Dance Theatre.
Whitehall Theatre, Dundee. Entertainment - comedy, musicals, rock, children's programmes and pantomine

GALLERIES
Perth Museum and Art Gallery.
The Macmanus Art Gallery Dundee.

Suggested Day Trip around Dunkeld
Visit Dunkeld Cathedral and stroll the Riverside.
Walk the magnificent woodland leading to The Hermitage and Ossians Cave
an outstanding waterfall and folly worthy of note.

Take the direction north to Aberfeldy and after one of the most interesting distillery tours
at Dewars White Label whisky, visit the meal making watermill and the town centre
shops then head for Kenmore and Loch Tay. Here you will find the Scottish Crannog Centre
a renovation of an ancient Loch dwelling. Croft Na Caber water sports centre is adjacent
with many activities on offer including waterskiing, jet-biking and river rafting.

The south B class road along Loch Tay offers magnificent views towards
Killin and the Falls of Dochart then joins the north road to Ben Lawers.
The main road around the north heads for Ben Lawers
Site of Special Scientific Interest which leads into Glen Lyon, and Fortinghall with
an historic Yew Tree.
Head in direction of Keltneyburn and Coshieville, turn left for Glengoulandie Deer Park.
Then to Tummel Bridge. Right for Loch Tummel, Queen's View and Pitlochry.

You will probably wish to return directly south on the A9.
Several options are open from here depending on your destination.
Visit Loch of The Lowes Wildlife Centre where you may view Ospreys
during the nesting season.

Return to Birnam and visit the Beatrix Potter Garden and Exhibition.
Check out the Beech Hedges planted in 1746.
Take a walk along The River Ericht in Blairgowrie and see Cargill's Leap.
Walk Auld Alyth, The Den O' Alyth or The Alyth Hill.

SAFARI PARKS

Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre - Comrie
Blair Drummond Safari and Leisure Park
A world of animal magic - fun filled activities.
Drummond Trout Farm and Fishery
Glengoulandie Deerpark, Aberfeldy

The Following Activities are available in Perthshire and Angus
Heart of Scotland
Enquire at your Local Tourist Information Office.

Horse Riding - Stable and tack shop, Pathhead Farm, Kirriemuir
Abseiling, Hang-gliding, Parachuting, Climbing, Horse Riding,
Flying Lessons, Quad Biking, Windsurfing, Jet Biking.
Mountian Biking, River Rafting, off Road Driving, Water Skiing, Snow Skiing,
Dry slope skiing, Kayaking and Canoeing, Rock Climbing and Munros to bag.
Walking in the Perthshire Hills and Beautiful Angus Glens.
Highland Adventure, Safari, Highland Adventrue Quest,
Treasure Hunt Team challenge.
Multi Activity Days

 
 
SHOOTING
Please check all dates before travelling.
Jas. Crockat and Son Blairgowrie
 

Grouse

12 th August

10 th December

Partridge

1 st September

1 st February

Pheasant

1 st October

1 st February

Woodcock

1 st September

31 st January

Ptarmigan
12 th August 10 th December

 


Salmon
15 th January 15 th October
Trout
15 th March

6 th October

 
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