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march, 2023

25mar10:00 am12:00 pmFrom Deep Time to Our Time - A Spin Along the ErichtFind out more about the stories of 16 of the old mills that were situated along the River Ericht in Blairgowrie, once a bustling centre of the textile industry


Event Details

During the Industrial Revolution, Blairgowrie and Rattray was a bustling centre of the textile industry.

Join Meg Luckins to find out more about the stories of 16 of the old mills that were situated along the River Ericht, how they worked, the innovations that were made in them and the challenges that the mill owners and their workers faced.

Places are limited to a maximum number of 12 participants and booking in advance is essential – you can find further information and secure your place here.

Oakbank Mill, photo Clare Cooper

Grade of Walk: 2 (Straightforward [c.5.6km]

Cost: Free

Assembly point: Riverside car park, Blairgowrie

Please bring snacks and drinking water, dress warmly and waterproofed and wear sturdy shoes. There are no public toilets on this route.

Dogs on leads and children welcome.

This session is part of The Cateran Ecomuseum’s Travel For All Our Tomorrow’s programme which offers a number of free, active travel for leisure experiences co-designed with local communities and led by local people and which aims to encourage more people in the Tayside region to enjoy what is on their doorstep, rather than increase their carbon footprint by travelling further afield.

The walk is being delivered by the Cateran Ecomuseum with the support of Inspiring Scotland and the Scottish Government’s Rural and Island Communities Ideas into Action (RICIA) Fund and Paths for All Smarter Choices Smarter Places programme.


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Riverside Park

Riverside Park, Blairgowrie, Perth and Kinross, PH10 6GB

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