5 Things to do in Aberfeldy, Highland Perthshire

AberfeldyThere are hundreds of things to do in Aberfeldy, the town is the bustling heart of Highland Perthshire. Aberfeldy is steeped in history from ancient stones to spectacular bridges (1733) and architecture. It has pubs and restaurants serving excellent local fare as well as many galleries and more. Below is a short list of five things you could do if you were in Aberfeldy for the day.

1 – Come rafting with Splash White Water Rafting.

Come rafting with Splash on Scotland’s longest river.  The river Tay white water rafting experience starts from our base in Aberfeldy and follows the river six miles downstream to the village of Grandtully. White water rafting on the Tay is fun and can be enjoyed by the whole family (8 years and up) it is also the very best way to see the area. You will see unfiltered natural beauty from your raft, experience adrenaline as you whip through the rapids and more. Now that sounds like fun. Book your adventure here.

2 – Take a walk up the Birks of Aberfeldy

The falls of Moness ie “The Birks of Aberfeldy” was made famous by the national bard Robert Burns when in 1787 he penned the song “The Birks of Aberfeldy”. The birks experience was so magical that Rabie himself wrote a song about it. If this doesn’t inspire you as to the natural beauty that awaits you at the birks, then nothing will. The walk takes you on a circular path to the top of the Falls of Moness, the walk is full of spectacular sights and well worth the visit.

3 – Relax at Moness Resort with a massage

If you decided to get your heart pumping with some white water rafting or a brisk walk around the Birks of Aberfeldy then you may be looking to relax a little. Moness Resort has a fine selection of Spa Treatments to help you relax. From Swedish,  hot stone and Indian head massages to reflexology they have you covered. Sit back and enjoy the pampering – you deserve it. More info here

4 – Dewars Whiskey Tours

The last whiskey distillery left in the area, it was founded in 1846  by John Dewar and has been in the town of Aberfeldy for over 150 years! Dewar’s whiskey is world-renowned, they offer a range of tours ranging from the general tour which includes a wee dram to the specialist tours for the whiskey connoisseur. 

5 – Enjoy a movie at the Birks of Aberfeldy Cinema

Yes, it’s been a fun, exciting and adventurous day in Aberfeldy, it’s time to sit back and enjoy some evening entertainment. Why not sit back and enjoy a movie right in the heart of the town at the Birks cinema. One of the newest additions to the town, the cinema opened in 2013 and is a great place to finish your day in Aberfeldy.

If you’re thinking about visiting Aberfeldy, Splash white water rafting can take the hassle out of your trip. We have an extensive network of partners around the town and wider Perthshire area. We can book you great deals on accommodation, tours, activities and more. Contact us today to see how we can help you get the best Aberfeldy experience.

Call the Splash office on 01887 829706. Or if you prefer email: [email protected].


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