A Spin Along the Ericht

A thriving centre of innovation in Tayside's textile history. The area around Blairgowrie & Rattray has evidence of human settlement that goes back to Neolithic times. The Romans reached here,...

Alyth Arches

The Site of Alyth’s Oldest Christian Church. From the south side of the Market Cross, a gateway leads to the ‘Auld Kirk Yaird’. Here you can see three imposing old...

Alyth Auld Town

A traditional Scottish Market Town whose history stretches back 1,000 years. Alyth is a small town, a little over half an hour’s drive northeast of Perth and northwest of Dundee....

Alyth Museum

The only museum outside Perth City in Perth and Kinross. Open seasonally from May to September, the area’s rich farming heritage is the inspiration for the displays in this lovely,...

Alyth Parish Church

Designed in Romanesque style by Thomas Hamilton. Situated in a prominent position overlooking the town, Alyth Parish Church was completed in 1839 to a design by Thomas Hamilton, an Edinburgh...

Arnbank House & Tenement

Mill workers’ housing. Accommodation for mill workers became quite an issue as the 19thc progressed and the mills grew in number and size. The populations of Blairgowrie and Rattray grew...

Ashbank Mill

Mrs Baxter and Ashbank House. Ashbank Mill was built in about  1836  by a  Mr. John  Baxter. Originally it was used for spinning  flax and  tow (a coarse broken fibre removed during processing...

Backwater Dam

A beautiful stretch of open water. This reservoir holds the main supply of water for Angus and Dundee, Coupar Angus and Blairgowrie. From here it is piped to the treatment...