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Autumnal Perthshire

Just because summer comes to an end, does not mean you have to board yourself up indoors after the loss of bright summer nights. 

Perthshire walks 

Dunkeld and Birnam Hermitage walk Douglas firs
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There are many walks in the Perthshire area that you can enjoy the autumnal change. The changing leaves will make you forget you miss the summer months and take in the vibrant colours that the outdoors has to offer. If you prefer to stay in the city centre, then you don’t have to stray far from the bustling streets to be inspired by the changing seasons. The area offers the best of both worlds so you are never too far from the countryside or the city. 

Enchanted Forest 

Enchanted Forest Faskally woods Pitlochry
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Nestled in the heart of Highland Perthshire, the Fiskally Wood is a regular body of trees by day. However by night, during the month of October, the woods transform into a magical display that is aptly named The Enchanted Forest.  Perfect for kids and adults alike, the wood is a stone’s throw from the town of Pitlochry and ideal for an evening activity that will keep you inspired for long after you have left the cover of the trees.


Scone Palace Halloween
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Always an active time of year, Halloween inspires a few events in the local area. Scone Palace is host to ‘Spirits of Scone’ that has ghost story telling and a host of ghoulish treats! Perfect for the kids, or even just the child in you. 

Edinburgh Day Trip

Edinburgh Christmas market light night
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Maybe you’re wanting to visit Edinburgh for the Christmas markets but don’t want the bustle of the busy city streets. Perthshire is a short trip by train from the capital city, making it perfect for heading in for a day trip to Edinburgh and enjoy the markets in full.

Beatrix Potter Garden

Beatrix Potter Garden Dunkeld and Birnam
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Ideal if you’re bringing the whole family, the Beatrix Potter Garden is located at Birnam Arts in Perthshire. Beatrix is well associated with the Lake District but as a child holidayed with family in Dalguise and the area is said to be the inspiration of her Peter Rabbit books. 


Auchingarrich wildlife park Comrie Perthshire
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If you’re wanting to get more close and personal with the wildlife then Auchingarrich Wildlife Park is perfect. Based in Comrie, Perthshire, the wildlife park lets you get an insight into the nature of the animals. 

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