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Visit Dunkeld

Trip time! Discover the riverfront, local cuisine and spas in quaint Dunkeld.

Experience the relaxing area of Dunkeld—a scenic riverfront, restaurants and sights from The Hermitage to Dunkeld Cathedral.

Top hotels in Dunkeld

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Dunkeld House Hotel
Dunkeld House Hotel
4 out of 5
Blairgowrie Road, Dunkeld, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£94
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27

Situated on the riverwalk, this spa hotel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Dunkeld Cathedral and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from The Hermitage. Bells Blair Athol Distillery and ...

4.2/5Very Good! (655 reviews)

"Like: Very relaxing in the bedroom, lounge and spa areas. Really nice surrounding settings, great for walking and exploring. Good quality breakfast buffet with plenty of choice. Staff service very attentive. Dislikes: The restaurant evening meals could be better in terms of quantity. Quality good, ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2020

Dunkeld House Hotel
Royal Dunkeld
Royal Dunkeld
3 out of 5
Atholl Street, Dunkeld, Scotland
£59
per night
Jan 22 - Jan 23

Situated in a rural location, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Dunkeld Cathedral and Birnam Oak. Polney Loch and The Hermitage are also within 2 miles ...

4.2/5Very Good! (75 reviews)
dinner, bed and breakfast-all dog friendly

"our room was lovely! very cozy, bed very comfortable. staff were all friendly and attentive, paying much appreciated attention to our dog with treats and fuss 😊 thank you for a lovely stay"…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct 2019

Royal Dunkeld
Atholl Arms Hotel
Atholl Arms Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Bridgehead, Tay Terrace, Dunkeld, Scotland
£72
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27

Situated in Dunkeld, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Dunkeld Cathedral and Birnam Oak. Polney Loch and The Hermitage are also within 2 miles (3 km). ...

4.3/5Excellent! (46 reviews)

"Rooms were spacious and clean. Desk and restaurant staff were friendly and accommodating. Overall a pleasant place to stay."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2019

Atholl Arms Hotel

Popular things to do in Dunkeld

Dunkeld Cathedral
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Dunkeld Cathedral

4.5/5(9 reviews)

Find out about the history of Dunkeld when you spend time at Dunkeld Cathedral. Stroll along the riverfront in this quaint area or visit its top-notch restaurants.

The Hermitage
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The Hermitage

5/5(10 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at The Hermitage, a lovely green space in Dunkeld. Visit the spas and lively bars in this relaxing area.

Polney Loch
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Polney Loch

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Polney Loch during your travels in Dunkeld. Stroll along the riverfront in this relaxing area or visit its top-notch restaurants.

Glamis Castle
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Glamis Castle

4.5/5(32 reviews)

Find out about the history of Forfar with a stop at Glamis Castle. Visit the spas and lively bars in this walkable area.

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park
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Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

4.5/5(481 reviews)

Visit this Scottish national park to hike through ancient woodlands, relax on the shore of the largest body of freshwater in Britain and enjoy local produce.

Gleneagles
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Gleneagles

4.5/5(24 reviews)

Hit the links in Auchterarder at Gleneagles, a popular golf course. While in this family-friendly area, you can savour the top-notch restaurants.

Top activities in Dunkeld

Small-Group Highland Lochs, Glens & Whisky from Edinburgh
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Small-Group Highland Lochs, Glens & Whisky from Edinburgh

£42

Scotland is a country of immense natural beauty, inspiring landscapes, and, of course, distinctive scotch from original distilleries. Experience all the splendor the area has to offer. Meander up to the Highlands, travel along looming glens, and sample fine whiskies.

The Outlander, Palaces & Jacobites Experience from Glasgow
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The Outlander, Palaces & Jacobites Experience from Glasgow

£42

Take a full day exploring the sets of the famous TV series: discover Linlithgow Palace, Outlander's Wentworth Prison; see Blackness Castle, the Headquarters of Black Jack, and explore Doune Castle; the home of Clan MacKenzie in our fantastic Outlande

The Ultimate Whisky Experience from Glasgow
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The Ultimate Whisky Experience from Glasgow

£38

Departing Glasgow, our Ultimate Whisky tour journeys north west to our first stop of the day, Tullibardine Distillery*. A family owned distillery, Tullibardine has been brewing and distilling since the 15th Century.

Game of Thrones Castle tours
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Game of Thrones Castle tours

£60

Doune Castle is Winterfell in Game of Thrones . Visit Doune Castle on a unique private tour of the Game of Thrones Castle in Scotland – Winterfell .Doune is also featured in Monty Python’s Holy Grail. Doune is one of the best preserved medieval castles in Scotland.

Small-Group Outlander Adventure Full Day Tour
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Small-Group Outlander Adventure Full Day Tour

£45

Leave Edinburgh and travel back in time as your driver-guide takes you over the Queensferry Crossing to Culross. This virtually-unchanged 16th-century village overlooks the sea and poses as the fictional town of Cranesmuir.

The Black Watch Museum Admission Ticket
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The Black Watch Museum Admission Ticket

£8

Visit: The Black Watch Castle & Museum, Balhousie Castle Hay Street Balhousie Castle, Perth PH1 5HR Scotland A visit to the ancestral Home of The Black Watch brings the history of Scotland's oldest Highland Regiment to life, through artefacts, personal stories and interactive displays.

Reviews of Dunkeld

4.6

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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5 - Excellent 67.5%
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4 - Good 27.5%
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3 - Okay 5%
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4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Nov 30, 2019

Pity the beauty of the place did not portray the 2 unfriendly barmen

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Oct 25, 2019

Friendly and helpful

4/5 - Good

BigFella

Oct 25, 2019

WiFi upgraded in rooms is a must - no longer an extra it is expected.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Aug 26, 2019

We were in Dunkeld's twin of Birnum both locations are really nice to stay and visit a few nice hotel bars and restaurants in the area. Well worth a visit especially when the weather is nice

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Aug 18, 2019

Good variety of eating places. Pet friendly pub/restuarant

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jul 31, 2019

Beautiful village with river walks and dining at the river. 10/10