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Due to the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) situation, and following guidance issued by the Scottish Government, all Hilton Grand Vacations managed properties all operations at Craigendarroch will temporarily suspend operations until further notice.

What’s On Around Dunkeld? Here are some ideas for nearby attractions, and a frequently updated list of promotions and news stories from the surrounding area.

Visit tripadvisor for additional lists of things to do and places to eat around Dunkeld. More local ideas are on Visit Scotland‘s website.

The woodlands at Dunkeld House doubled as the North Carolina wilderness where Jamie, Claire and Young Ian set off in search of Roger when he was sold to the Mohawk in Season 4 of Outlander!

If you’re thinking of going further afield, Historic Environment Scotland, or why not visit Perth, Pitlochry, Stirling, Dundee (with the new V&A Design Museum on the waterfront) or Edinburgh.

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The Wildfire Danger Assessment for Scotland for this weekend is VERY HIGH. Please don't light fires or barbecues while you're on the estate or the national park. ... See MoreSee Less

The Wildfire Danger Assessment for Scotland for this weekend is VERY HIGH. Please dont light fires or barbecues while youre on the estate or the national park.

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As we ease into a less restrictive regime - the film that is highly recommended from the PFS Hall of Favourites is Mustang.

We screened it in February 2017 and it's a tale of teenage sisers coping with being locked down at home, while plotting their escape. My lips are sealed on whether they make it or not ......

Available to stream on You Tube, Google, Amazon, and Netflix, and I bet there are more sources out there too.

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It’s afternoon of Day 73 #PFTLightHopeJoy. Let’s reach for the stars! In How To Build Your Own Theatre, you can become an astronaut and we’ll show you how to build your own rocket! Go to our website to download your own book and discover a chance to WIN A FAMILY TICKET TO ANY SHOW 2021! bit.ly/PFT_HTBYOT ... See MoreSee Less

It’s afternoon of  Day 73 #PFTLightHopeJoy. Let’s reach for the stars! In How To Build Your Own Theatre, you can become an astronaut and we’ll show you how to build your own rocket! Go to our website to download your own book and discover a chance to WIN A FAMILY TICKET TO ANY SHOW 2021! https://bit.ly/PFT_HTBYOT

Today sees the beginning of lockdown easing in Scotland. However, the Scottish Government guidance is still to remain local and to avoid travel by car where possible. Whilst we are looking forward to welcoming back visitors, our car parks at The Hermitage and Killiecrankie will remain closed for the time being. We will be reviewing this regularly. ... See MoreSee Less

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Yours was my favorite castle when we visited in 2009.  Hope to visit again some day...

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Thank you! We hope to welcome you back once it is safe to do so☺️

13 hours ago

Stirling Castle

Our last stop on our 360° tour of Stirling Castle is perhaps our favourite one, as we get to stand on the castle walls in glorious sunshine 🏰

Enjoy this wonderful view of the castle, the esplanade and get a glimpse of our Great Hall and Royal Palace.

Can you spot The National Wallace Monument from afar?
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Our last stop on our 360° tour of Stirling Castle is perhaps our favourite one, as we get to stand on the castle walls in glorious sunshine 🏰

Enjoy this wonderful view of the castle, the esplanade and get a glimpse of our Great Hall and Royal Palace.

Can you spot The National Wallace Monument from afar?

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Missing visiting the castle can’t wait for it to open after all this x

Wonderful!❤️😊🇨🇦🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Don't think I've ever spotted those steps!

Sandra Volkart

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One way system in place for walking over Dunkeld Bridge.

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Narrow the roadway, put in traffic lights and widen both pavements. Now is your chance, pedestrians rule.

It makes sense to walk on the right hand side of the bridge at all times so you can see the oncoming traffic. I have often seen people step into the road without looking when passing oncoming pedestrians - if a bike is coming behind you or you're listening to music, you may not hear it and a collision is more likely. I also had someone the other day step into the road to let me pass who then stayed within a foot of me. I've also had a cyclist go past me up the pavement as I queued outside the pharmacy in Dunkeld. There are plenty of idiots out there but this will reduce episodes of idiocy the more people adhere to it.

Don't think that will make any difference I walked over that side the last night and the woman coming towards me looked at me if i had two heads 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

Nothing’s ever straight forward eh...??! Hopefully common sense will prevail!!!🤷‍♀️🤔

Good idea Sadly some people see a good suggestion as somebody bossing them around, or so it seems. The same reason that social distancing will have to go on and on and on.

Flo Fulton Sam Fulton

Great idea... but does it not make sense to have people going into village, on the side most shops are on, especially with the amount of kids that quite often go to the shops alone?

Ben Schiehallion I've lived here all my life, only ever heard of one person hurt on the bridge and that was their own fault for walking on the edge of the pavement. I'm not saying there is not more but that's all I've heard of. Crossing the road is just as much a risk, no? Surely it's not expected for people to zig zag across the road to avoid people? Correct me if I'm wrong, but the virus doesn't come out peoples pores, it's from droplets when people sneeze, cough, talk ect... Passing someone at that distance is unlikely to pass the virus to you unless you talk to them? Or the sneeze or cough in your direction? And there's no need to be calling people idiots, it's unprecedented times. Should we not be trying to come together like other communities rather than insulting each other?

Please keep the signs! This virus is still out there. We’re only a very small way through this pandemic .

Noticed the chalk arrows on the pavement last week when i was up at the butcher. Absolutely no one was paying any attention to them, hopefully this makes a difference

I realise there are a range of views on this post. However the idea was to test out the system for one month then do a survey. Unfortunately someone has removed the signs. Any thoughts? Worth sticking with the trial period and seeing what people think at the end of the trial period?

Totally makes sense. Whether walking on a road with no pavement or walking on a narrow pavement, you should always walk on the right towards oncoming traffic. We learned this in primary school!

I totally understand the reasons behind this, but I do have some reservations. Surely this will force people to cross the road when they would not normally need to do so. This will include vulnerable road users (including poor mobility; those with prams, dogs, children, or combination of), those with certain mental health conditions, people who are cycling in the road but with their young child on the pavement (as the arrows suggest they are in the right carriageway). I would also think this should require consultation with pkc from a health and safety point of view, and may have unintended consequences such as increased traffic or social isolation due to apprehension around crossing the road/s when they do not feel confident to do so. One may argue that this is not an issue as the road could be crossed when it is free of traffic (if the person feels able to do so), but the same argument could be applied to providing space for people to pass with safe distancing on the bridge. Indeed, this could actually be safer as it only requires one lane to be free, as opposed to both. It also sets a precedent for all other paths / pavements in the village - are we to have one way systems on all the paths? Should there be a one way system around the perimeter of the school? The fiddlers path?

I’ve always thought this would be a good idea, regardless of social distancing. The pathways aren’t big enough for passing folk so make sense to use a one way system x

Noticed it today on way home from work, doubt it will ma a difference though, people were still walking across both ways.

I suggested this for smeatons bridge and the queens bridge in Perth.

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1 day ago

Scone Palace

Delicious!

Last week we posted about the abundance of rhubarb we have in the Palace walled garden. Joelato Gelato have made good use of it. Who’s up for a scoop or two?
Looks incredible @joelato_gelato 👏🏼🍦
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Delicious!

Last week we posted about the abundance of rhubarb we have in the Palace walled garden. Joelato Gelato have made good use of it. Who’s up for a scoop or two?
Looks incredible @joelato_gelato 👏🏼🍦
#icecream #rhubarb #supportsmallbusiness #delicious

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Looks yummy.😀😀xx

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Does Dad deserve #socksorscotch this Father's Day? Fortunately we won’t make you decide. For every order over £30 we will include a complimentary pair of 'Dewarisms' socks, making the perfect complete gift for Father's day. Just add ‘Dad deserves scotch’ to the special instructions notes on the basket. Don't forget that for just an extra £5 per bottle you can have a special message engraved.
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Does Dad deserve #socksorscotch this Fathers Day? Fortunately we won’t make you decide. For every order over £30 we will include a complimentary pair of Dewarisms socks, making the perfect complete gift for Fathers day. Just add ‘Dad deserves scotch’ to the special instructions notes on the basket. Dont forget that for just an extra £5 per bottle you can have a special message engraved.
shop.dewars.com #Fathersday #Fathersdaygifts

1 day ago

Taymouth Marina

It's been hard to find stillness during this period of uncertainty.

It will be so good for us all to get back into nature and enjoy the great outdoors.

📷 from our open air HydroPool earlier this year

If you'd like to make a future booking, we're running flexible offers just now. Head here for info 👉 www.taymouthmarina.com/special-offers/
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Its been hard to find stillness during this period of uncertainty. 

It will be so good for us all to get back into nature and enjoy the great outdoors. 

📷 from our open air HydroPool earlier this year

If youd like to make a future booking, were running flexible offers just now. Head here for info 👉 https://www.taymouthmarina.com/special-offers/

Two bits of news about Blair Atholl Watermill. 1). They are taking orders for Saturday morning collection, Order has to be placed before 4pm on Friday for collection at the mill between 11am and 2pm on Saturday morning. Email Blair - mail@blairathollwatermill.co.uk

2). The Watermill is on Landwood STV on Friday evening. Please help support our local businesses when ever you can.
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Two bits of news about Blair Atholl Watermill. It is taking orders for baking. The recent rain allowed two days of milling. Place orders before Friday 4pm to collect on Saturday between 11am and 2pm on Saturday. Details on Blair Atholl Watermill

ALSO on Friday evening the Blair Atholl Watermill is on Lanward, on STV. Please help support our small local businesses.
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Norm, remember going into here for some soup when it was pouring rain! We couldn’t hang around too long afterwards as there were others wanting to sit and eat hot soup too! It was delicious!

We love coming to the Mill they make wonderful soup and the bread is to die for hopefully we will manage to get up there later in the year keep safe and well

Used to run around in the water wheel when i was a bairn

When it's up and running try the bacon rolls and the soup 👍

Been there, my aunt Jessie lived just down the road from there

We are missing coming to Blair Atholl hopefully we will be allowed soon

Just glimpsed you on Landward! Was just thinking of the mill last week. Greetings to you and your family from Harris 🙂

OMG not been there since early 70’s 😵

Lovely place❣❣❣

Great place, lovely muesli!

Love this place, can't wait to visit soon.

Looking forward to coming again soon

Love here hope they open soon

Rachel Louise Smith. Best bacon butties in Scotland according to Joseph. xx

Great wee place

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2 days ago

Dunkeld and Birnam

These beautiful wee rocks are tucked away all around the villages. Thank you to the mysterious artists. ❤️Dunkeld Rocks we ❤️ you! Everywhere we go for a walk or to explore we find your gorgeous wee treasures tucked away. They always brighten our day & make us smile. 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

These beautiful wee rocks are tucked away all around the villages. Thank you to the mysterious artists. ❤️

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I found a beetle

Got to agree, this one is my favourite so far. Well done artists🥰xx

Love these, they always make me smile... Spotted 2 on my way round to work today 😊

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They are always a joy to find!

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LM12 has been at the nest every day since Monday guard calling against a seemingly invisible intruder. None of the birds have touched down on the nest so we don't know if it's another osprey or a buzzard, heron or swan. He landed 12:30 Monday, 14:10 Tuesday and 13:30 Wednesday. Tuesdays clip shows shadows passing over and LM12 is mantling, suggesting the intruder came very close to the nest. ... See MoreSee Less

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I’m sorry that there no nest this year in the usual tree. Is there any news of any eggs/chicks yet from wherever they are?

It’s been a strange year for everyone this year ! Let’s hope things go well for next year x

Well then he is not supporting another neat with eggs, it looks like NCO decided not to commit this year. His fish delivery was a bit low during the early courtship, perhaps he was holding out fir for Lassie to return.

Good to know he's still close by and protective/defensive over that nest - maybe next year he can persuade a lady to use it again, instead of off camera! .. Do we assume he successfully bred in a different nest this year or just missed out on family altogether?.. :/

Fascinating. Why would he be interested in protecting a nest that is not being used? Does this suggest he is still looking for a female to come and occupy it? Does it suggest that NC0 may not have laid eggs or that some harm has come to her?

Won't you be able to put webcam's in other nests for breeding season 2021 x

I've missed them this year x

Great to see LM12

Maybe nesting near by and thats still his nest

No female osprey returned then? ☹️

Graham 😍

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We've been getting some great photos from our volunteers. A wonderful image of tree bumblebees occupying a bird box. A species that was first recorded in UK in 2001 but is colonising further and further north. Perthshire Wildlife can you ID this damselfly larvae from this photo? © M Hutchison ... See MoreSee Less

Weve been getting some great photos from our volunteers. A wonderful image of tree bumblebees occupying a bird box. A species that was first recorded in UK in 2001 but is colonising further and further north. Perthshire Wildlife can you ID this damselfly larvae from this photo? © M Hutchison

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I had bees using a nesting box last year that the blue tits started nesting in, all I could do was leave the bees too it. This year I moved the nesting box and hopefully the blue tits will be fledging soon 🐦🐦.

2 days ago

Scone Palace

At Scone Palace we LOVE dogs, and we have done so for many generations. Here is a picture of Mungo the 7th/6th Earl of Mansfield with his family and other animals. 😉
As we run up to what was going to be Paws at the Palace (sadly now postponed) we are going to be posting lots of photos of our beloved furry creatures. Please send us in pictures of your dogs on your visits here, either use the hashtag #sconepalace or tag us with @sconepalace 🐕🐩🦮🐕‍🦺
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At Scone Palace we LOVE dogs, and we have done so for many generations. Here is a picture of Mungo the 7th/6th Earl of Mansfield with his family and other animals. 😉
As we run up to what was going to be Paws at the Palace (sadly now postponed) we are going to be posting lots of photos of our beloved furry creatures. Please send us in pictures of your dogs on your visits here, either use the hashtag #sconepalace or tag us with @sconepalace 🐕🐩🦮🐕‍🦺
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Still gutted about the Paws in the Palace being postponed but next year will be amazing! Baxter loves his visits to the Palace xx

I love this photo of my dog Cookie, taken at the Palace by Craig Cantwell Photography (She was on her lead, but it's been cleverly edited out)

What a beautiful family photograph.

The real King of Scone 🤪💕 Scone Palace Stuart Barlow

Spring 2019 @ Scone Palace

Love this.

Hi My Mum was a Guide at Scone Palace obviously yeah She Used too Love being a Guide at Scone Palace obviously yeah and I Used too come in Car 🚙 and Pick Her Up obviously yeah from Steve

What a lovely photograph ! and my darling mother too ! x

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3 days ago

Dunkeld and Birnam

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Beautiful afternoon in Hercules Garden 🌷

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Used to walk past here every morning on my way to work at the castle . Wonderful memories xx

Beautiful, having said that, I've visited twice. Once in May. I was too early to see the garden flowers as it had not been planted up, and once in October the same year and I was too late to see the garden at It's best as most of the summer flowers had gone over. I'm going to have to arrange my holidays a bit better in future 😎😎.

You are tormenting us. Just love the garden have many pics of it. Finding it hard waiting for the site to open.😫

I love Hercules park been visiting blair for over 20 years it's one of my favourite places hopefully be back later in the year if safe to do so

Oh thank you for this enjoyable view of the gardens. Hoping every day that I’ll be able to get there in October❤️🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Peaceful place Stewart, did you get the video of the fishing?? On the river nairn I sent you.

Lovely gardens missed our visit last weekend.

Love walking round here. Miss our stays at Blair Atholl so much. Hopefully soon?!!

Was there a couple of years ago and loves it, would have went last year but it emptied the whole time we were there. Just found other things to do..

I've been here with Joyce. Amazing place 'Och'.

Absolutely gorgeous can't wait to get back to see it xx

Wonderful memories here ❤️

Beautiful special place

❤ adore this special place

One of my most favourite places 🥰

Lovely thank you

This is one of my favourite place to have a walk cant wait to be back ❤️

Missing this so much. North Park resident.

Beautiful photo

Beautiful ♥

My favourite place in the world x

Beautiful

So beautiful

Oh the memories

Stunning

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3 days ago

County Clays

We hope everybody is safe and well.

Here at County Clays we have been busy planning our re-opening, and we are excited to let you know it's going to be on Wednesday the 1st of July!

New challenges to get your competitive blood pumping. (more details to follow)

Safety - There will be precautions in place based on the latest advice from the Government. (more details to follow)

Stay safe and see you soon, the County Clays Team.
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We hope everybody is safe and well. 

Here at County Clays we have been busy planning our re-opening, and we are excited to let you know its going to be on Wednesday the 1st of July! 

New challenges to get your competitive blood pumping. (more details to follow)

Safety - There will be precautions in place based on the latest advice from the Government. (more details to follow)

Stay safe and see you soon, the County Clays Team.

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Brilliant

Can't wait, thank you

Thanks Clark and your team. Good news.

Breathe in, breathe out - a moment of serenity at our Pitilie Burn. Nature is still flourishing here at the distillery and we love sharing snippets with you. Comment below what other areas you would like to see more of? #HomeofDewars #TayCountry #visitaberfeldy ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago

Scone Palace

We have wild strawberries growing in abundance, and some of the fruit is already ripe to pick! Maybe they might be good made into jam to dollop on a scone?
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I don't know if you can spot my strawberry flowers hiding happily in the right section of my image - the hope of things to come 🍓🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿❤️

Jam is awful 🥴 from wild strawberries. Put fresh strawberries in food processor 1:1 with sugar, then store in jars like jam. ❤️

Yes i can see it.

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3 days ago

Taymouth Marina

"Can’t wait to be back at our favourite place" - Susan S

We're so excited to welcome you back as soon as we can!

When we reopen, it will be watersports season! You'll be able to try stand up paddling, canoeing or even wild swimming on Loch Tay 💦
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Can’t wait to be back at our favourite place - Susan S

Were so excited to welcome you back as soon as we can! 

When we reopen, it will be watersports season! Youll be able to try stand up paddling, canoeing or even wild swimming  on Loch Tay 💦

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Have you any idea when that may be?

Can’t wait!!!!!!! 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

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4 days ago

Highland Perthshire

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Should be up there this week. Thanks for the video.

What I wouldn't do(within the law) to be here.. My favourite place in the world❤️❤️❤️

looks so peaceful

How beautiful, where’s that?

Went to school here also my first real job at Spirex book binding😃some good memories

Looks gorgeous!

c'est superbe merci !

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4 days ago

Scone Palace

This time two years ago we had the @bbc big weekend. What an epic line up, phenomenal Scottish sunshine and fun had by all. We are looking forward to having you all back here sometime soon!
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Best day ever great atmosphere and weather Nadia Forrest xx

Fond memories! And in the words of Simple Minds: Don't you forget about me.......... Kunal Shah Andi Garavaglia Pablo Casaubon Lemmen Meyer Max Lngr Huw Thomas Libby Apprill

Fiona Angus what a great day that was

Fab day.x

Stage 2 Callum Beattie star of the day - what a voice & amazing songwriter. Sure he’ll be on Stage 1 next time.

Make it happen please

Fiona Sarwar 😍

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Happy bank holiday monday! How about a wildflower quiz! Answers on a postcard! 😆🌼

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Answers to yesterdays quiz below. Have you seen any of these flowers on your daily walks?

5 days ago

Dunkeld and Birnam

LOST! A Black Diamond walking pole.
Accidentally left at the bench on the way up Birnam Hill yesterday. Sorely missed by its twin. Anybody seen it?
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LOST! A Black Diamond walking pole. 
Accidentally left at the bench on the way up Birnam Hill yesterday. Sorely missed by its twin. Anybody seen it?

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6 days ago

Highland Perthshire

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I miss the Highlands. I grew up in Pitlochry. Best years of my life.

Love this part of the world ❤️❤️❤️

Homeland of the early Wittets. Back in the 16 and 17th centry.

Lived in pitlochry for 2 years loved it

REALLY SAD NEWS!
Due to the ongoing effect of Covid-19 we are needing to cancel both of our planned and much anticipated events for this year of 2020 - The Cardney Concerts (re-scheduled from March to June) and the Perthshire Amber Festival (our much loved autumn event planned for 6th - 8th November). Both events will be rescheduled for 2021 and festival dates are below.

We hope that in the meantime you're all enjoying the free Live Concerts that are being streamed from Butterstone ...find full info here www.dougiemaclean.com/index.php/news

Please understand that Dougie and I, as well as our festival team, are truly disappointed that we just can’t make plans to welcome you all to Perthshire this year. Having sought advice from many trusted sources we’re realising that It is unlikely that the ban on large gatherings and the requirement for social distancing in general will be lifted before the end of this year in Scotland. Our festival pub sessions, Open Mic, Cabaret Amber and concerts large and small all thrive on physical closeness! Above everything else we must all do our best to keep ourselves, our team and our valued 'festival-goers' safe and well. Rest assured, our concerts and festival will return…and our brilliant organising team and global audience will all come together again for more musical magic in this very beautiful part of the world!!!

The festival team look forward to welcoming you back to Perthshire next year in the autumn.
The festival dates will be Friday 5th - Sunday 7th November 2021.
The Programme, Artists and Venues for our 2021 festival will be announced in early May 2020 and the website will gradullay be fully updated.
Tickets for 2021 will be on sale from 4pm (UK time) on Tuesday 18th May 2021.
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REALLY SAD NEWS!
Due to the ongoing effect of Covid-19 we are needing to cancel both of our planned and much anticipated events for this year of 2020 - The Cardney Concerts (re-scheduled from March to June) and the Perthshire Amber Festival (our much loved autumn event planned for 6th - 8th November). Both events will be rescheduled for 2021 and festival dates are below.

We hope that in the meantime youre all enjoying the free Live Concerts that are being streamed from Butterstone ...find full info here https://www.dougiemaclean.com/index.php/news  

Please understand that Dougie and I, as well as our festival team, are truly disappointed that we just can’t make plans to welcome you all to Perthshire this year. Having sought advice from many trusted sources we’re realising that It is unlikely that the ban on large gatherings and the requirement for social distancing in general will be lifted before the end of this year in Scotland. Our festival pub sessions, Open Mic, Cabaret Amber and concerts large and small all thrive on physical closeness! Above everything else we must all do our best to keep ourselves, our team and our valued festival-goers safe and well. Rest assured, our concerts and festival will return…and our brilliant organising team and global audience will all come together again for more musical magic in this very beautiful part of the world!!!

The festival team look forward to welcoming you back to Perthshire next year in the autumn. 
The festival dates will be Friday 5th - Sunday 7th November 2021.
The Programme, Artists and Venues for our 2021 festival will be announced in early May 2020 and the website will gradullay be fully updated. 
Tickets for 2021 will be on sale from 4pm (UK time) on Tuesday 18th May 2021.

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Would rather wait & see you safely in 2021. It's a shame but in the bigger scheme of things, it is by far the most sensible decision 💗🎶 🌈 xx

Absolutely. Let's just all get through this safely.

I'm very sorry to read this sad news. I am deeply sorry especially for you. I can imagine that for you it is a great disappointment, as well as to all your fans, including me. I wish you to spend this period in the best possible way, waiting for better times, which I hope will come soon. I enjoy the lovely wee concerts very much, with amazing music, many beautiful stories of your family and your tradition. Thank you so much. Take care and stay safe. <3

Got our accommodation booked for 2021 Jenny. Sad we will not have the Perthshire Amber experience this year but personal safety is everyone's priority. Until then the genius that is Dougie Maclean live shows will keep us connected

Hope to see you next year!

Sad news but perfectly understandable.

We will all meet there for the next year X loving the concerts online

Such a shame and disappointment but necessary. Thank you for all the joy you bring. 🌼🥀🌹

All the Best to your all 😀 See you nest year 😍 Take care and stay safe 💝

Will make every effort to catch up with you guys in Dunkeld in 2021 👍🎶

Laura Watson oh dear! 😢😢

Expected and very sad but wise decision 🎶🎵Until we meet again I wish you well 🎵🎶 🥰❤️🌹😘

So sad but we know it’s for the best! Looking forward to being there next year! See you all then!xx

Have been working in a garden many days a week in hobart Washington, in the states. The garden was planted to provide produce for Musicians an Artists in Seattle affected by the current crisis. The live feed has been keeping me company, and feeding my soul. Thank you ♡♡♡

Sorry to read the cancellation but totally understandable. Loving the live concerts. Keep safe and see you 2021. 😀🎶🌈

Sad & disappointing for you both but sensible decisions.

2021 it is!! ♥️

Tough love dear Jenny xx

Alas, it was the only sensible decision. Look forward to 2021.

So pleased we made it last year!! Enjoying the free concerts - thanks to you both- and so pleased with the later start time! I can sleep in until 6am! XX

We'll look forward to it next year all the more. 🙂

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Saturday May 23rd - Tonight at 9pm (UK time)!!...Dougie MacLean - LIVE 32 (Wee Concert Stream from Butterstone, Scotland)
Note the later start time of 9pm!! Cheers, Jenny
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Saturday May 23rd - Tonight at 9pm (UK time)!!...Dougie MacLean - LIVE 32 (Wee Concert Stream from Butterstone, Scotland)
Note the later start time of 9pm!! Cheers, Jenny

I had to share this clip of a very special place many of you will have visited. The Pass of Killiecrankie, Soldiers Leep.

4 miles from #pitlochery #pitlochry and 3 miles from #blairatholl the site of the first #Jacobite battle.

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I love Pitlochry many years since I was there... unfortunately 🙁♥️

We visited Killiecrankie last August when we were staying in Pitlochry. the Leap would have been quite a feat!

We go to Pitlochry every year and never tire of the beautiful views!!

Have been there a few times lovely place pitlochery is a lovely area , many happy memories with family

40 odd years ago and i had no film I did a painting from a photo It was such an exciting place.

Many times, and will again next year. Pitlochry feels like a home away from home.

Been there, was beautiful in autumn. A long way from Australia though.

We are definitely going to miss visiting this year! A truly beautiful area of Perthshire.

Stunning views. Thank you for sharing.

Been a couple of times, took my son and grandson’s too, beautiful ❤️

Simply stunning area to visit. Been loads of times and never get tired of the views. 😊

Just love Pitlochry many happy childhood memories 😍

Have been this week for the last 30 odd years. Always stay at Faskally Caravan Park. Do this walk at least once through the week. Today should have been the start😔😭.

Love Pitlochry

I had my first trip there last September. Also visited Edradour Distillery where my Father worked as a young lad in 1912. Emotional time for me. Loved Scotland and hope to be able to return.

I have been there countless times. The area is amazing. The rocks, the trees the history. All is explained in the NTS Visitor Centre.

Yes we have been there.

Was up there a couple of years ago with two mates on our motorbikes,beautiful part of Scotland,one of the best views thou as to be Queen's View Loch Tummel.

Love pitlochry its a beautiful place and the surrounding areas hope to be bk this Yr fingers crossed x

Amazing we visited Scotland many times Pitlochry a few thank you for showing the video it’s bought back many happy memories just love Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Also Stunning in The Autumn.......the Colours Of The leaves changing is Fantastic ! Beautiful Spot Really, as “Burns” wrote about.

I've been several times and have taken school children too. I should be in the area now, so this video was timely for me. Thanks for sharing.

Love Pitlochry, will be back when it's safe x

Spectacular in Autumn, especially The Queen’s View. Breathtaking colours and scenery.

Lovely to see the video. Keep them coming. Adore the area.

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Thanks for the drive.

Love to see this beautiful town. Hope it won't be too long before I can visit again!

Was not like this when we were there !!!!

Love Pitlochry missing my visits very weekend to Faskally😥❤️

I loved staying in Pitlochry ..

Love it. Hope we can come back soon

Love Pitlochry ❤️

Thank you for the drive.. I miss Pitlochry and the surrounding areas and I can't wait to get back to the lovely people and of course the fresh air! Stay safe everybody.

Love it! Great place to be. The Butcher's do amazing produce..especially the haggis.We take a few back home with us to Wales when we visit. Can't wait til it is safe enough to be back visiting beautiful Pitlochry. We are missing seeing you this year Debbie and Martin..and Glynda and Nigel and Finic. Hope to see you all soon. Stay safe Pitlochry!🙏👍😍

Pitlochryl is a very special place

Thanks for that brought back wonderful memories of the time my late husband and I visited my daughter and her family who lived there for many years before she moved to Australia. My heart used to lift when we left Perth and went up the A9 such wonderful scenery on that stretch I still get to go there sometimes as l have grandchildren still living up there in Perth & Aberdeen and they'll take me over

such wonderful memories, thanks so much for this wonderful video😍 be well and safe..

Love Pitlochry

When you think the places you have seen in Scotland and enjoyed them just think what it will be like when all this is done with and you can enjoy them again but with a fresh pair of eyes,it’s the only thing keeping me going,and a bottle of wine.👌❤️

Love Scotland but Pitlochryl

Really sad to see this. I live in Perth and until lockdown would go there most weekends for coffee and cake at the Escape Route cafe. I hope it’s not too long before I can go again and that the cafe will have survived.

Love Pitlochry! Stayed there many times in the spring

Thanks so much for that. We stayed at Pitlochry two years ago. Loved every minute.

Many thanks for drive through brought back many Happy Memries still miss the town the people and all the wonderfull gimes we had when we owned Wellwood House these were the days

No worries for us USA drivers no. So want to be back on Pitlocery.

Pitlochry was one of the places my husband and I stopped off on a whim during our honeymoon, and one of our favorite places! He even got his hair cut at Sweeney Todd’s 😂 quite the experience!

Loved the nostalgic tour of Pitlochry

we were there last year, we liked it very much we will definitely be back .. send a lot of love from Switzerland🤗😍🥰

Really enjoyed the drive should have visited beginning of May oh how we have missed it when will it be all over and we can do that drive for ourselves?😥🤔

Thank you, we have walked along the roads you filmed in better times. Hope to be back soon😘

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Driving through deserted streets, we discovered an #aberfeldy man having a wee celebration in #pitlochry this morning. Some of you might know him. I am sure everyone will know his business, we are very lucky to have in the highlands of Perthshire, supplying his quality highland produce all over the UK. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you. We miss visiting Pitlochry to attend the Clan Donnachaidh Gathering- also cancelled this year.

It’s so weird the town would usually be buzzing at this time of year.

Absolutely love Pitlochry can't wait to go back hopefully October xx

Happy Birthday Rory 🎂🍻. Thanks for the drive round town... Reminiscing about growing up and creating havoc on these streets with my friends😁

Happy birthday Rory

Love Pitlochry.. Gutted that we won't be back this year. Say safe everyone xx

It’s so sad this is happening. We will be there next year or asap when possible traveling from Holland to Scotland!

Happy Belated birthday sweetie 🥰🥰🥰

Happy birthday, Rory.....from Jill, who used to work with your Mum in the John McPhersons flower shop!! You are becoming a legend!!

Never seen Pitlochry so quiet and Rory loosening his tongue 😛

Thats incredible how quiet Pitlochry is. Thanks for the tour Kathleen and James. X

Thanks for sharing, love Pitĺochry.

McDonald's is my go-to for their wonderful haggis when I'm in Pitlochry. I can not wait to get back there.. Love the place. 😁👍

This was 1st January 2020.

Jennifer MacLean; Olivier MacLean: how times changed. 🙁

Happy Belated Birthday Rory!! 🍺🍺

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You might be planning to enjoy the Bank Holiday Weekend with your favourite whisky, but now is a great time to try something new. Some of our most popular whiskies are available for you to sample on a virtual whisky tasting, so buy your Triple Tasting Pack (£18) from our online shop today. You can have a guided tasting of Aberfeldy 12 Year Old, Dewar's 12 Year Old and Craigellachie 13 Year Old – and see which whisky does it for you. Bottles of all these whiskies are available to purchase on our online shop shop.dewars.com #HomeofDewars #whiskytasting ... See MoreSee Less

You might be planning to enjoy the Bank Holiday Weekend with your favourite whisky, but now is a great time to try something new. Some of our most popular whiskies are available for you to sample on a virtual whisky tasting, so buy your Triple Tasting Pack (£18) from our online shop today. You can have a guided tasting of Aberfeldy 12 Year Old, Dewars 12 Year Old and Craigellachie 13 Year Old – and see which whisky does it for you. Bottles of all these whiskies are available to purchase on our online shop shop.dewars.com #homeofdewars #whiskytasting

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Any free tumblers with each purchase over £25 (again)?

Should have been visiting you yesterday for our annual single cask bottle (suitably engraved) purchase, usually with George, for our wedding anniversary. We will be up as soon as possible for our stay at Errichel, curry at Chilli's and a a bottle of single cask. Stay safe all

Nice place to visit, great people and amazing experience

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Pizza with a view! 🍕

One of the first things we'll do when we reopen is get the oven fire roaring. It's going to be so lovely when we can all get together again and enjoy life's simple pleasures 🥰

Thanks to @Lornatheexplorer on Instagram for this tasty 📷
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Pizza with a view! 🍕

One of the first things well do when we reopen is get the oven fire roaring. Its going to be so lovely when we can all get together again and enjoy lifes simple pleasures 🥰

Thanks to  @Lornatheexplorer on Instagram for this tasty 📷

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Lake District is open!!!!!!!! Let’s hope we are all back on the Loch within the next few weeks 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

I try to look for the positives in everything - so food outlets can open & you can go fishing now so can I put my boat back in the marina now please & you do take away pizza??? 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

I’m due to come stay for a week in August with the family to water ski! Really hoping lockdown has been lifted! Celia Chamberlain

Debbie Nicol

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Come and join us for some music from Butterstone tonight at 9pm (UK time)...nit the later start time! Cheers, JennyMidweek Music!!! - Wednesday May 20th - Tonight at 9pm (UK time)!!...Dougie MacLean - LIVE 31 (Wee Concert Stream from Butterstone, Scotland).

Pink profusion by the Buckney Burn! ...and tonight Dougie will sing a selection of his most requested songs …with more of his engaging stories of course! As some are heading back to work and many are enjoying the longer days and warmer weather we thought a later start time might be a good idea! So join us for 30 minutes at 9pm and help us spread the word to friends and family who you think would enjoy the music. We've had a remarkable number of views of the concerts (over 800,000 on Facebook alone since we started) and the recent appreciative and informative comments have been really moving and helpful. So come and join our truly global audience….or you can watch it later if you prefer. Send in special requests and keep looking after yourselves and each other! Cheers, Jenny

If you have any issues viewing the show tonight on Facebook you could try watching live on Youtube or Vimeo instead. We will post the direct links just before the show starts on Dougie’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/Dougie-MacLean-158324834220405/

For anyone who has missed previous concerts and wants to ‘binge watch’ the box set!!…you can find them all:
on Dougie’s FaceBook page
And on YouTube www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ3sIcompAdit14OreOu__A
And on Vimeo vimeo.com/butterstone
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Come and join us for some music from Butterstone tonight at 9pm (UK time)...nit the later start time! Cheers, Jenny
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