Local Attractions

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Our top things to see and do in Highland Perthshire

There’s plenty to see and do in the local area during your stay at Moness in Highland Perthshire. Below are some of our top recommendations – these local attractions are all within easy driving distance or walking distance for the attractions in Aberfeldy.

Local Attractions

Blair Castle

Blair Castle is a 5* visitor attraction steeped in history and boasts impressive architecture, design and gardens.

Castle Menzies

Not far from Aberfeldy lies Castle Menzies, a sixteenth century castle that once hosted Bonnie Prince Charlie when he was on route to Culloden.

Pitlochry Dam

This popular dam over River Tummel is also home to a salmon fishing ladder and is easily connected to the pretty town of Pitlochry via a short circular walk.

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

For over 70 years, this theatre has been Highland Perthshire’s artistic heart and soul, sitting perched on the edge of the River Tummel and looking out to Ben-y-Vrackie, the spectacular ‘Speckled Mountain’.

Now attracting over 100,000 visitors each year, they’re not just a venue. they’re famous for producing large-scale plays and musicals that delight theatregoers of all ages. International-standard performances featuring award winning artists, writers and directors, and outstanding set and costume designs all combine to bring audiences to their feet.

Scottish Crannog Centre

Perched on stilts upon the River Tay, this Crannog celebrates life during the Iron Age via a museum and hands-on demonstrations of ancient crafts.

Scottish Chocolate Centre

Iain Burnett is a Highland chocolatier based in Grandtully. His award-winning chocolate makes his Chocolate Lounge, tours and tastings a very popular choice.

Highland Safaris

There truly is something for all ages at Highland Safaris. From gold panning to the Barn Owl experience, the Red Deer Centre to Land Rover safaris.

Loch Tay Safaris

Enjoy a boat cruise on Loch Tay whilst learning all about the history and folklore of the area.

Atholl Country Life Museum

Would you like to discover more about traditional rural living? This museum offers a unique insight with a reconstruction of Blair Atholl village in times gone by.

Blair Atholl Watermill

This working water mill dates back to the 1590’s and it produces stoneground flour. You can sample the homemade breads and baking in the café and shop.

Aberfeldy Watermill Bookshop & Gallery

This beautiful bookshop, gallery and café is located in a former oatmeal mill just off the main street in Aberfeldy.

Fortingal Church & Yew Tree

Steeped in history, this early Christian site is home to a church, early medieval sculptures and possibly the oldest living tree in Europe.

Loch of the Lowes

Spot red squirrels and woodpeckers or get close to breeding ospreys when visiting the Loch of the Lowes wildlife reserve and visitor centre.

Dunkeld Cathedral

Nestled in the heart of Dunkeld, the Cathedral is an imposing building that commands a visit.



The smallest traditional distillery in Scotland is only along the road in Pitlochry.

Dewars Aberfeldy

Are you a whisky fan? Well the award-winning Dewar’s Distillery is a must see.

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