Perthshire, officially the County of Perth, is a registration county in central Scotland. Perthshire known as the "big county" and had a wide variety of landscapes, from the high mountains of the southern Highlands to the rich agricultural straths in the east
Perthshire boasts some truly spectacular mountain terrain and is the perfect place to go Munro-bagging. Climb to the pinnacle of Schiehallion, the region's most prominent mountains, and explore the routes over Ben Lawers which overlooks the beautiful Loch Tay.
Perthshire has always been a place of remarkable beauty. Described by Sir Walter Scott as the fairest portion of the Northern Kingdom
Things to do
Sample the delicious local food and drink, explore romantic castles, visit wonderful museums and art galleries. Fill your days with trips to historic whisky distilleries, leisurely walks in ancient woodlands and adventurous outdoor activities.
Explore the beautiful woodlands of Perthshire's Big Tree Country. Visit in autumn when the trees are resplendent in gold, crimson and ochre, and see the towering conifers in the Hermitage at Dunkeld and the Birks of Aberfeldy that inspired Robert Burns.
Perthshire is renowned for the beauty of its landscape. With remarkable trees, spectacular autumnal colours and some of the finest formal gardens in Europe, the region's scenery is awe-inspiring at any time of the year.