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Fun for the Family - Under the Sun!

There is nothing better than getting outside to enjoy the sunshine and fresh air, running through the lush green grass, watching the butterflies flutter, listening to the sound of nature, and the sound of children enjoying it!

Aberfeldy and Loch Tay offer the best of nature's playground - rolling hills, parklands, waterfalls, rivers and glens.

Here's a few suggestions of things to do with the family when you are out and about exploring the incredible beauty that surrounds our area:

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Birks of Aberfeldy

Over the centuries, thousands of visitors have been inspired by the natural beauty of the gorge. The Birks of Aberfeldy is a popular circular walk through wonderful mixed woodland on the outskirts of Aberfeldy. The Falls of Moness tumble through the gorge and provide a dramatic centrepiece, especially impressive after heavy rainfall. Robert Burns visited in 1787 and was so inspired that he wrote the poem 'The Birks of Aberfeldie'.

Picnic benches offer the perfect place for lunch. You can find your way through the gates in the town centre or via the car park off the Crieff Road. Find out more here...

beyond adventureBeyond Adventure - family Adventures

Why not get out there and try some open canoeing, rock climbing, gorge walking, abseiling, biking or kayaking with local experts Beyond Adventure during your stay in Aberfeldy – what a great way to explore and see our countryside! Find out more...

victoria parkPlay Parks

Spend some time relaxing at one of our parks? Victoria Park in Aberfeldy is only minutes from the town centre, Kenmore Park is located through the Taymouth Castle Arch in Kenmore Village, and Grandtully park is located behind the Village Hall.

All three parks are well-equipped with play equipment and picnic benches. Parking is available close to all parks. Find out more about Victoria Park and Kenmore park. Find out more about Grandtully park.

Aberfeldy putting greenAberfeldy putting green

Healthy competition is good for you - RIGHT! Where better to try your hand and enjoy an hour or two of fun and laughter than at Aberfeldy Community Putting Green, near Wades Bridge, just opposite the Golf Course.

Open weekends during April and May 2015, and open 7 days a week during the summer. Find out more...

For more idea, visit our Things To See & Do page... Aberfeldy and Loch Tay, life the way it should be!

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Golf in the Aberfeldy Area

Golf in the Aberfeldy Area

For lovers of a "good walk ruined", there is a great choice of golf courses in the immediate area and plenty more within half an hour's drive. But always remember... Read more

Fun for the Family - Under the Sun!

Fun for the Family - Under the Sun!

There is nothing better than getting outside to enjoy the sunshine and fresh air, running through the lush green grass, watching the butterflies flutter, listening to the sound of nature,... Read more

MAGICAL RING OF BREADALBANE EXPLORER BUS

MAGICAL RING OF BREADALBANE EXPLORER BUS

Ring of Breadalbane Explorer Bus Commences 3rd July 2016 The award-winning Ring of Breadalbane Explorer mini bus service starts its new season on Sunday 3rd July. It will operate on Tuesdays,... Read more

Summer Walks With The Bus

Summer Walks With The Bus

Nothing beats getting out and about to explore. Many of us know that feeling when you are out walking, knowing you need to walk back, but the sun is beating down... Read more

Walking around Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon

Walking around Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon

Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon offer the widest possible choice of walking, from gentle riverside strolls to challenging long distance routes. A large part of the Rob Roy Way is... Read more

Follow Robert Burns to Our Area

Follow Robert Burns to Our Area

On Wednesday 29th August 1787, Robert Burns arrived on the shores of Loch Tay as part of his famous “Highland Tour”. Over 200 years later, every place he mentions, or... Read more

History and Archaeology

History and Archaeology

The Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon area can take you on a journey that spans thousands of years of human habitation. Usually, we'd start at the beginning, but just... Read more

Accessing our Countryside

Accessing our Countryside

We all love to get out to enjoy our countryside; exploring the woodlands, along the river banks, up the hills... but we must be responsible. Read more

Your Pictures

Your Pictures

Last year we introduced the "Your Pictures" feature and over the last few months we've received pictures submitted to us by visitors to the Aberfeldy area, from just down the... Read more

Reminiscences from 50 Years Ago

Reminiscences from 50 Years Ago

Ted Schinbein from Mitchell, Ontario was kind enough to share his memories of coming to Aberfeldy in 1965 with us in the "Our Pictures" section  - but we loved his... Read more

Fun for the Family - Under a Roof!

Fun for the Family - Under a Roof!

Ok, so it's raining! But whether the sun shines or not, we love Scotland and of course the Aberfeldy and Loch Tay area in particular - and if you've got... Read more

Two Amazing Waterfalls!

Two Amazing Waterfalls!

One of the best things about the, ahem, slightly damper months of the year is that they give us the chance to see our fantastic waterfalls at their very best... Read more

Aberfeldy and Area from the Air

Aberfeldy and Area from the Air

We found this lovely video of the area from the air, featuring the town of Aberfeldy itself, Castle Menzies, Taymouth Castle, Loch Tay and Kenmore. With thanks to www.iainstruthers.co.uk   Read more

The Birks Cinema

The Birks Cinema

The Birks Cinema is a state-of-the-art, 100-seat digital 3D Highland Perthshire cinema. The Birks is also a great venue for meetings, conferences or events, or a place to relax with friends... Read more

Walk fom Dunkeld to Aberfeldy

Walk fom Dunkeld to Aberfeldy

If you're staying in the Aberfeldy area and you're looking for a great day's walking, why not try taking the number 23 bus to Dunkeld and walking back, just in... Read more

Your Pictures

Your Pictures

Why not share your favourite pictures of this beautiful area on our new "Your Pictures" section? Read more

Local food & drink BUSINESSES star in VisitScotland advert

The Highland Chocolatier and Aberfeldy Distillery feature in the latest VisitScotland "Year of Food and Drink" advert.  Even more reasons to visit!

 

Tour Our Area

Loch Tay Circular Tour

Loch Tay Circular Tour

This 48 mile-long circular route travels along the main road on the north shore of... Read more

A Tour of Glen Lyon

A Tour of Glen Lyon

Glen Lyon has been described as Scotland’s longest, loneliest and loveliest glen. Stretching for over... Read more

Fortingall Way Tour

Fortingall Way Tour

Head north out of Aberfeldy on the B846, passing the Black Watch Memorial before you... Read more

Kenmore & Acharn

Kenmore & Acharn

The conservation village of Kenmore enjoys a strategic location at the foot of Drummond Hill... Read more

Discover Aberfeldy

Discover Aberfeldy

There are many different routes you can take to explore Aberfeldy. This is just one... Read more

Strathtay & Grandtully

Strathtay & Grandtully

As with the Fortingall Way Tour, head north out of Aberfeldy on the B846 along... Read more

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