Perthshire offers attractions and activities to cater for all tastes.   These include golf, historic castles and  monuments, whisky distilleries, walks (hill, river and woodland), mountains, gardens, birdwatching, outdoor sports and much, much more.   Details of all of these are on individual pages on this website (see index).

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Blairgowrie is situated centrally in Perthshire and offers easy access to all of Perthshire and much of central Scotland beyond.

In the summer, beautiful strawberries and raspberries can be obtained here in abundance as Blairgowrie is the centre of the soft fruit growing industry.

Perthshire offers numerous attractions to visitors.    Details of the many golf courses within an hour's drive of Ridgeway Bed and Breakfast can be seen on the golf page of this website.

Blairgowrie Golf Club has three courses including 'Rosemount' - one of the best inland courses in the British Isles.

There are many ancient castles, monuments and museums within easy reach of Blairgowrie.   Details are given on the castles page of this website.

An ongoing attraction is the Open Studios week held each year in September - A celebration of visual arts and crafts across Perthshire and Kinross, with many venues, run over a period of 9 days.

Braemar day 2nd September 2017, celebrates the Braemar Highland games with activities and entertainments followed by Blairgowrie Highland Games on 3rd September.

Classic Car Tour 23rd April 2017 

Blairgowrie and East Perthshire Walking Festival, 15th - 17th September 2017

Whisky lovers will find a host of welcoming distilleries within Perthshire.  The oldest at 'The Famous Grouse Experience';  the smallest at 'Edradour Distillery', Pitlochry, and many others also offering tours and samples.  All can be reached easily from Ridgeway Bed and Breakfast, Blairgowrie.   Details on the whisky distilleries page of this website.

For bird watchers it would prove difficult to find a more ideal base for a range of ornithology sites.    With ospreys, eagles, wildfowl, waders and cliff/ocean dwellers all within 90 minutes drive, as well as numerous garden and field birds all around, Ridgeway Bed and Breakfast, Blairgowrie is a perfect central location.   Details of just some of the many locations are given on the bird watching page of this website.

Those visitors who love walks will find a wealth of beautiful river, woodland and hill walks of varying length at all levels of access.  Details  are on the walks page of this website.   Blairgowrie is also the start of the 'Cateran trail', named after the cattle rustlers who used it in the past.   Details of the Cateran trail are on a separate page.

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