Dunkeld offers plenty more to the adventurous. With its unrivalled positions at the start of the Scottish Highlands and with fantastic transport links to Edinburgh and Glasgow its the ultimate activity base.
CANYONING: Jump down waterfalls, abseil cliffs, swim through pools, slide down rock slides, just some of the amazing immersive ways to move down Scottish Canyons. Dunkeld is slap bang in the middle of many Scottish classics, including Bruar, Alva, Acharn, Dollar, Craighall and Keltney.
Dunkeld based The Canyoning Company are one of the countries most pioneering providers. www.thecanyoningcompany.co.uk
WINDSURFING: Loch Freuchie is a great place to blast on your board with consistent winds from a great direction. Try also Loch's Tay and Earn.
QUAD BIKING: Several local operators can help instruct and guide you on a variety of different trails, an amazing experience, whether beginner or expert. www.highlandoffroad.co.uk and www.scottishquads.co.uk
SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING: Dunkeld is only an hour away from Glenshee resort and not much further to Cairngorm, making it a great base. Fantastic Cross Country Ski conditions can often be found in Craigvinean and Griffin Forests. The award winning custom ski makers, Lonely Mountain Ski's have their base in Birnam, which tells you all you need to know!. www.lonelymountain.ski
OFF ROAD DRIVING: Miles of purpose built, challenging offroad sections are available to test your skills on with our local operators. www.highlandoffroad.co.uk and www.scotland.landroverexperience.co.uk
BUNGEE JUMPING: Fancy flinging yourself off a 40 metre high platform suspended above a river?. One of life's ultimate adrenalin activities is possible just a short drive north of Dunkeld at the stunning gorge of Killiecrankie. www.bungeejumpscotland.co.uk
WHITEWATER RAFTING: Led by an experienced guide, experience the rush of going down whitewater rapids. Four sections are regularly rafted commercially locally; Grandtully and Stanley on the Tay and the Braan and Tummel. www.naelimits.co.uk