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 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....

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...

Barry Hill Fort

One of the best preserved examples of an enclosed hilltop settlement in Scotland. Viewable from across Strathmore and from the roads around Alyth, Barry Hill fort has not yet been...

Brackny Bridge

The oldest known bridge of its type in Scotland. Built in 1824 by engineer John Justice of Dundee as a prototype for a larger version at the Haughs of Drimmie...

Brooklinn Mill

Water powered turbines. Near  the  mouth of  the  Lornty Burn  stands  the site of Brooklinn  Mill built  in  1843 by  Mr.  David Grimond,  son  of  the founder  of  Lornty Mill, now privately [...]

Caulfeild’s Military Bridge

The military story behind some of Scotland's roads. Major William Caulfeild, the British government's Inspector of Roads from 1732 to 1767, was responsible for building new roads and bridges in the...

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...

Dalrulzion Forest

The site of a number of iron age round houses. Dalrulzion is a name given to a particular form of iron age house building style with double walls. They are...

Diarmuid’s Tomb

One of many legends in Glenshee connected to Fionn Macumhaill. Dhiarmaid or Diarmuid O’Duibne (“of the bright face”) was one of the legendary Fionn Macumhaill’s most trusted warriors. It is...

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