Welcome to Perthshire Big Tree Country

Perthshire has some of the most remarkable trees, woodlands and country gardens in Europe and is the place to be during Year of Natural Scotland.

Just a short trip can take you to Europe's oldest tree, the world's highest hedge, the sole survivor fromFaskally Shakespeare's 'Birnam Wood' ... and it doesn’t stop there. Check out our ancient tree hunt feature and discover for yourself the wealth of ancient trees listed for Perth & Kinross on the Woodland Trust database.

Perthshire has a whole host of events for you to enjoy throughout the year. Use the map on the right to find your way around Big Tree Country and discover why the area is more than just big and famous trees. 

Find out why Big Tree Country is the centre of a global rescue operation ... iCONic is just one of the new and exciting projects taking place in the area. The 'Supporting Big Tree Country Scheme' in operation at The Gleneagles Hotel is helping this and other projects.

Whatever you choose to do be sure to make the most of Big Tree Country in all its glory.

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