Fantastic Scenery in Highland Perthshire

21 May 2023


Highland Perthshire has fantastic scenery, but the infrastructure and road surfaces in a lot of the towns and cities is simply no longer fit for purpose. As a result the streets in the centre of Perth are emptied of people, those cycle lanes the local council promised years ago never materialized, coupled with potholes on virtually every city centre street, the rail service north of Perth towards Inverness has been reduced so much one cannot really call it a service anymore, and tourists now prefer other locations.

This then raises a question about the local council's knowledge on how to improve the infrastructure, or how they intend to promote tourism in Perth?

This photo (see above) was taken at lunchtime in Perth City Centre with more 'To Let' signs than people!

For more info about the cycling infrastructure see previous blog at: https://www.highlandbiketours....

For more info about the leaders of PKC on how they improved the infrastructure over the past 10 to 15 years, or what they have done so far to promote tourism in Perth see Section 2 below


Here is a summary on Perth & Kinross Council's knowledge on how to improve the infrastructure, or promote tourism in Perth City Centre;

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What our guests say

We had a great time on a private tour. The bikes were excellent and Terry was able to customize the tour to what we wanted. Highly recommend booking this tour.

Morgan Elk

Loved our day with Highland Bike Tours! Equipment was in great shape (helmets, vests, and bikes). I learned and saw things I would not have been able to see by car or if I had biked on my own.


Had a great tour around Perth. Great cycling and learned a lot about the landscape (and also whiskies). Of course, it is also an added bonus that you can do this tour in Dutch. Terry speaks perfect Dutch as a Scot and can also tell a nice story. Recommended!

Pim Bleeker

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How to book your Tour

There are no cash payments at the premises, so all tours must be booked in advance, or paid by debit or credit card (at the shop/hub) prior to the tour. All our tours starting in Pitlochry can now be booked online.

Please note that there are only a maximum of 4 places on any given tour.

It is also worth mentioning that if the ‘private tour’ option has been booked in advance then there are no other places or bikes available on that day. For more info about the ‘private tour’ (from 1 up to a maximum of 3 people for the same fee) please see our Tours section, or simply contact us by email or via the website.

To reserve your place on one of our tours that start in Perth, you can either send us an email to [email protected], or simply complete the Contact Us section. As there are only 4 slots on any of our tours we operate on a first-come first-served basis with all our bookings. Please also include the height of each person - We will then supply you with the correct frame size.

Highland Bike Tours (HBT) make use of Hybrid E-Bikes with a classic Dutch design, so suitable to use while wearing casual clothing. You can view images of these e-bikes on the FAQs page (see above), or on our Instagram link (see below).

Guided E-Bike Tours also in the Dutch language. NL: Samen met een Nederlandssprekende tourgids ervaar je al het moois dat de Schotse Hooglanden te bieden heeft op een unieke manier. Vanaf 2023 zijn er tours die vertrekken vanuit Pitlochry! - Voor meer info zie ook: (our Dutch language website)

Atholl Road, Pitlochry PH16 5BL, Perthshire, Scotland

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