Blairgowrie attractions

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BlairgowrieThe red stone towns of Blairgowrie and its sister Rattray lie on either side of the River Ericht where it emerges from spectacular gorges in Strathmore. Blairgowrie was connected to Rattray by a bridge in around 1725. This original bridge was washed away in the 1840s, but quickly replaced with another. The bridge linking the two parts of the community today has been considerably expanded to cope with the traffic now making use of it. Blairgowrie is now the centre of the Scottish soft fruit industry, the raspberry industry in particula

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AttractionsMeikleour Beech Hedge. The great hedge of Meikleour forms an incredible living wall of beech trees 30 metres (100ft) high and 530 metres (1/3 mile) long. The trees were planted in 1745 and are now officially recognised in the Guinness Book of Records as the highest hedge in the world. Adjacent to the A93. About 4 miles south of Blairgowrie.

Meikleour Beech Hedge

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AttractionsMeigle Sculptured Stone Museum, Meigle, Near Coupar Angus, Perth and Kinross PH12. Tel: 01828 640 612. The Museum at Meigle displays a magnificent collection of 26 sculptured monuments dating from the late 8th to the late 10th centuries. Making up one of the most important collections of early medieval sculpture in Western Europe, they are all that survive of a centre of Pictish wealth and patronage. About 9 miles east of Blairgowrie.

Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum

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