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...

Backwater Dam loop walk

Follow the road/track up the west side of the water and onwards through farmland up to The Barny. Then follow the farm track back past Glen Damff Farm and Glenhead...

Bamff Estate

A pioneering example of ecology restoration. Bamff is a 1,300 acre estate carved out of the old Royal Forest of Alyth. In 1232, King Alexander II gave it to Neish...

Bamff Wildland Project

The newest re-wilding project in the Ecomuseum. Bamff is an upland farm close to Alyth owned by the Ramsay family. From the 1980s, they have been doing pioneering environmental restoration...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Dirnanean Garden

A Highland garden managed to encourage wildlife and wild flowers. The garden around the house is a traditional arrangement of lawn, shrubbery and walled garden. The garden is undergoing long term...

page 1 of 2