Carse of Gowrie

Produce from Carse of Gowrie apples © Ron GilliesAn area with an intriguing past featuring the world’s largest tree species and a history of fruit bearing. 

Discover how an impressive avenue of arboreal giants pays tribute to a local visionary and his gold-panning sons.

And it’s not just people of the past that have helped shaped the Carse of today.  One local primary school decided to turn a threat into an opportunity in a very creative manner. The result of its efforts provides a lovely addition to the local landscape.  

Throughout the Carse, the range of produce inspired by Scotland’s longest established fruit growing area is very much in evidence. As a result of local and historical concern, the diminishing orchards are once again blossoming with fruit yields increasing from two to 45 tonnes in just three years … definitely something worthy of celebration.

Explore Perthshire

Stay in touch...

FacebookYou TubeTwitterFlicker

Did you know?

Lady Mary

Lady Mary's Walk

Although the chestnut tree is found on Lady Mary's Walk, it is not common in Scotland.

Web Development by WebXeL