Destination guide

The friendly city of Dunkeld awaits you

The riverfront and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Dunkeld. This welcoming and relaxing city is known for its restaurants, spas and bars. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Dunkeld

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Dunkeld has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Black Spout Waterfall (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Pitlochry Golf Club (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Perth Racecourse (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • North Inch Golf Course (15.3 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Gleneagles Golf Course (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dunkeld

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dunkeld is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Hermitage (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Birnam Oak (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Loch of the Lowes (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Fortingall Yew (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Loch Tummel (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Loch Tay (14.6 mi / 23.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Dunkeld

The nearest airport is in Dundee (DND), located 28.1 mi (45.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Edinburgh (EDI), which is 43.3 mi (69.7 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Dunkeld & Birnam Station.

Where to stay around Dunkeld?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 473 vacation rentals near Dunkeld. From 205 Houses to 75 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Dunkeld for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Dunkeld?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Dunkeld. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • The Hermitage: 559 vacation rentals
  • Loch of the Lowes: 530 vacation rentals
  • Dunkeld & Birnam Station: 545 vacation rentals
  • Birnam Oak: 542 vacation rentals
  • Ossian's Hall: 545 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dunkeld listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Dunkeld?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 205 Houses in Dunkeld. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dunkeld include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 75 rentals available
  • Villas: 20 rentals available
  • Cabins: 140 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dunkeld?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Dunkeld. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.