Nestled on the banks of the River Ericht in the heart of Scotland, the Perthshire town of Blairgowrie & Rattray sits on either side of the River Ericht as it emerges from spectacular red sandstone gorges into the Vale of Strathmore

Blairgowrie is the gateway to stunning mountain scenery and the Cairngorm National Park lying to the north on the A93.

Historically, Blairgowrie and Rattray played their part in Scotland’s linen industry with mills on the banks of the Ericht. Remainders of these once busy mills can be found when strolling along the Riverside Walk.

Today, the emphasis is on soft fruit production, raspberries, strawberries and other soft fruits which are available to buy locally in shops or directly from the Farmer.

“Blair”, as it is known, boasts a fantastic mix of locally-run independent businesses and lots of buzzing cafes and restaurants. Its central location – the start of the Cateran Trail and the Snow Roads - making it a great base location for walking and touring.

See also Discover Blairgowrie and the Cateran Trail

Blairgowrie & Rattray is ideally located for a day trip and as a base to explore Central and Eastern Scotland