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Walking and Cycling

Birnam Path



Approximate Length: 5km/3m
Approximate Height Gained: negligible
Nearest Town: Birnam
Nearest Postcode: PH8 0AD

History, nature and Shakespeare - all on one easy riverside path ideal for family walks and rides.

This easy circular route follows the River Tay downstream from the mouth of the River Braan, with views across the river to Dunkeld's magnificent medieval cathedral, then under Telford's historic Dunkeld Bridge. The path the follows the Tay riverside path as it flows past the ancient Birnam Oak, a remnant of the Birnam Wood made famous in Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’.


Mountain Bike Route Card (also good for walking)
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Local Visitor Information
Printed Information:

The Dunkeld & Birnam Path Network leaflet gives a great overview of all the paths available in the area and is available for purchase from Visitor Information Centres.