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Things to see and do in Highland Perthshire

This is Big Tree Country, where lochs & rivers cut a swathe through landscape that includes rolling lowlands and fertile farmland, heather clad moorland and the higher peaks like Schiehallion which signal the start of the Highlands.

In terms of attractions, Perthshire`s picture postcard scenic attractions are a mecca for outdoor pursuits of every kind, from golf and salmon fishing, to hill walking, munro bagging and white water rafting.

Perthshire enjoys an unrivalled array of woodlands and forests , in some parts of Perthshire remnants of the Great Caledonian Forest remain where lucky visitors can spot red squirrels and the elusive pine martin. Deer are easier to track down and you may come across Scotland`s largest game bird the Capercaillie.

Perthshire is where Lowland Scotland meets the Highlands and has long been an important crossroads for travel between Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen & Inverness. For visiting motorists driving through Perthshire`s magnificent scenery & picturesque villages is a joy. There are seven railway stations within Perthshire with rail links to the south from both Edinburgh & Glasgow.

These are Blair Atholl, Dunkeld, Gleneagles, Invergowrie, Perth, Pitlochry & the remote Rannoch station. In addition to helping you get around, Perthshire is also on the line of two world famous railway journeys that attract railway enthusiast & visitors alike. The Highland Line travels through Pitlochry & Blair Atholl, while the scenic West Highland Line passes through Rannoch one of the remotest stations in Britain.

Regional coach links & local bus routes also serve the region, which means drivers can leave the car behind and enjoy the views.