Father's Day Sorted

Discover our 5 top recommendations for the perfect Father’s Day in Dunkeld

With Father’s Day looming ever closer, it's time to dust down those thinking caps and come up with another genius idea to pay homage to that living legend, your old man.

Father's come in many shapes and sizes, whether he's adventurous, nature-loving, car-crazy or a whisky lover we have him covered for the perfect day in Dunkeld this Father’s Day.

1. Rock Climbing & Abseiling

If adventure is your Dad’s thing, right here in Dunkeld it doesn't get much more adventurous than rock climbing and abseiling with The Canyoning Company, which is just 5 minutes from the town centre.

Release your Dad’s inner Bear Grylls this Father’s Day, but don't spend all day hanging around, get your spot booked now to avoid disappointment!

Website: https://thecanyoningcompany.co.uk
Cost: From £35 per person
Locations: Dunkeld, Pitlochry and Dollar

2. Take him back to nature

If nature’s your Dad's thing then you really are spoilt for choice if you bring him to Dunkeld this Father’s Day.

Take him to the beautiful Hermitage Woodland Walk, visit Ossian's Hall for an unrivalled view of Black Linn Falls or have your picture taken inside the Birnam Oak Tree.

He really will love what nature has to offer and it'll leave David Attenborough jealous that you’re not his child this Father’s Day!

Website: https://www.nts.org.uk/visit/places/the-hermitage
Cost: Free
Location: Dunkeld

3. The off-road experience

If your Dad is a car fanatic, The Land Rover Experience might just be the present to get him going.

Situated on the banks of Butterstone Loch, this gives your father the chance to drive the latest Land Rover models over rugged Scottish terrain and rutted tracks for the ultimate off-road driving experience.

Move over Jeremy Clarkson, top father skidding through!!

Website: https://www.scotland.landroverexperience.co.uk/
Cost: From £150 (up to 3 drivers)
Location: Dunkeld

4. Aberfeldy Distillery

There’s many a dad out there who loves a small dram from time to time, so why not treat him to a whisky tasting experience at the historic Aberfeldy Distillery.

The award winning visitor experience with it’s interactive heritage exhibition sets Dewar’s of Aberfeldy apart from many other Scotch whisky distilleries.

Treat your dad to a small goldie or 5 this Father’s Day it’s sure to make him glow!

Website: https://www.dewars.com/gl/en/aberfeldydistillery/
Cost: from £10.50 per person
Locations: Aberfeldy

5. Relax at Atholl Arms Hotel

All these activities are a certainty to work up a hunger and Dunkeld has many fine establishments to help fill those bellies and quench that thirst.

Why not book into the award-winning Atholl Arms Hotel for breakfast, lunch or dinner or enjoy fine local ale in the bar during your trip.

Or if you're going that extra mile for the world’s best Dad, book him a room with a fabulous view over the River Tay and shelter for your 4-legged friends in our award-winning pet-friendly hotel.

BONUS: Sit Back on the Terrace

Our Outdoor Terrace is now open for the Spring & Summer. There’s no better place to be than on the terrace with a glass of wine, cup of tea or a full lunch or dinner, with stunning views of the River Tay.

Treat your Dad this Father’s Day to his best yet with everything Dunkeld has to offer.