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Article published 28/03/2023

Event summary and resources

Thanks to everyone who came along to last week's Perthshire Talks Tourism in-person event. We welcomed almost 50 tourism businesses from across Perthshire to Birnam Arts Centre, to focus on all-things-adventure tourism in Perthshire with an agenda full of inspiring local speakers. 

We hope this event was time well spent, away from your business and inspired you with new ideas about how your business can benefit from the strong adventure tourism offer in the region. 

On this page:

Useful resources from our speakers

  • Perthshire Adventure

    Find out more about this group and their members, on their website. If you would like to get in contact regarding their membership or to discuss or explore working together contact Ross Dempster or Adam Flint. 

  • Cycling Industry Guide  

    We've developed this handy guide to help tourism businesses make the most of the cycling tourism market and help Scotland to establish itself as a world-class cycling destination. The guide provides market insights and advice on how best to reach our cycling visitors, to help businesses service their specific needs. 

  • Scotland. Made for Cycling video 

    Available on our YouTube channel. Share this dynamic and exciting video with your visitors and showcase what Scotland and Perthshire has to offer. 


  • Cycling map website

    The River Tay Way and seven cycling day trip routes in Perthshire feature on a new cycling map website. It's part of our new cycling spring marketing activity, working with Sustrans Scotland to raise awareness of cycling across Scotland. Check out the cycling map.

  • Tayside Trails Association (TTA)

    The TTA is a non-profit organisation run by volunteers and funded by donations and fundraising. The TTA works to improve the safety and condition of trails, which includes multi-use core paths used by walkers, cyclists, and horse riders. You can follow them on Facebook or Instagram to keep up-to-date with their activity.

  • River Tay Way

    The River Tay Way is a proposed walking and cycling route that will begin in Kenmore and follow the course of the River Tay (approx. 50 miles / 80 km each) through the communities of Aberfeldy, Grandtully, Dunkeld and Birnam, Murthly, Stanley and Luncarty eventually ending in Perth. 

    The "Supporting the River Tay Way Scheme" is a chance for businesses and accommodation providers along proposed River Tay Way to contribute towards the development, improvement and maintenance of the new walking and cycling route.

Speaker presentations

To view each of the speaker presentations go to the Perth & Kinross Council, Perthshire Tourism Partnership (PTP) webpage.

On this page you can also browse past PTP event presentations and meeting minutes.

You can also find out more about the PTP and upcoming events on our dedicated webpage.

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