Aberfeldy Perthshire  Information

Welcome to Aberfeldy Perthshire situated in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.

Aberfeldy town square

I have put this information page together to help you locate places to stay, eat and visit, when planning your vacation.

The meaning of Aberfeldy; The confluence of Pallidius or Paldoc'. Aber (Pictish) 'conflience' or ;river mouth'; phellaidh (Old Gaelic) refers to St Paldoc, Christian missionary to the Picts in the 5th century, or alternatively, a water sprite, or urisk, believed to live where the local Urlar (Scottish Gaelic 'land floor') Burn meets the River Tay.

Here are some of the delights that await you. The town is situated at a bend on the south side of the mighty River Tay and 5km down stream from Loch Tay. Set deep in the heart of the Perthshire Scottish Highlands, this delightful area boasts some of Scotland's highest mountains, deepest lochs, longest glens and unrivaled outdoor recreation. It sits at the point where the high-level road south to Crieff meets the east-west road along the Tay valley.

There is so much to do that you'll need to visit Aberfeldy Perthshire many times to experience the best of what's on offer.

Check out the following - click on the link.

Where to stay - find a place locally, whether your accommodation preference is bed and breakfast, B and B, B & B, guest house, self catering, holiday cottages, bunkhouse, holiday and touring caravan sites and more.

Where to eat - places to choose from a variety of cuisines; Indian, Chinese, traditional Scottish, bistro, coffee house, or the traditional fish and chips.

What to see and do - there are many visitors activities and places to visit; distilleries, fishing, gardens, gallery, golf, river, walks, watermill, waterfalls, woods, old churches and monuments, and more.

Go to the photo Gallery to view some of the places you can stay and eat at or visit.

The Mysteries of Aberfeldy is dependant on stories, customs and songs being passed down through families and friends. Encounters of water spirits (the Aberfeldy Brownie and the Urisks), fairies, ghosts, prophecies and healing stones are still whispered there, alongside tales of legendary characters.

Learn about the many historical events. It owes much of its growth to the first bridging of the river here in 1733. 

Or maybe you would like to know 'What's On' in and around Aberfeldy.

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