Beavers on the River Ericht

The ultimate ecosystem engineers. As you travel alongside the River Ericht, you may well see signs of Beavers (see the link to the Scottish Wild Beaver Group site on the...

Belmont Castle

One of the finest houses in Strathmore. Belmont Castle is a substantial 18th century mansion which was modernised in the late 19th century, and incorporates the remains of a tower...

Cargill’s Leap

Site of a famous escape. This narrow gorge in the River Ericht just north of the Brig 'O' Blair was once known as the 'Keith' but is now commonly referred...

Clach Na Coileach

The gathering place of the Clan MacThomas. Just south of Finegand, in Glenshee, is a large glacial erratic stone. There are many erratics in this glacial landscape but the thing...

Den ‘o’ Alyth

A woodland walk along part of the Highland Boundary Fault. The Den (‘narrow valley’ or ‘gorge’) o’ Alyth is a wooded glen through which the Alyth Burn runs. Part of...

Glenisla Highland Games haugh

The Games haugh is the site of Glenisla Highland and Friendly Society annual Highland Games and was inaugurated in 1856 at a time Queen Victoria’s love of Balmoral brought a...

River Ericht

One of the Ecomuseum’s most scenic rivers. The rapid and often turbulent water course of the River Ericht is formed from the confluence of the rivers Blackwater and Ardle which...