Strathearn and Strathallan – History, Culture and Sport


Strathearn artspace encourage local groups to make use of the flexible space for creative workshops, classes, rehearsals and a wide range of other activities

Remake a creative recycle, re-use and education charity benefitting children & young adults and run by a committee of volunteer Trustees.  It runs craft classes and a scrap store.   Main aims are to divert items from landfill & encourage their re-use in art.

Dunning Historical Society promotes the historical attractions in the village including St Serfs Church and runs a small museum in the village hall.

Innerpeffray Library, between Crieff and Auchterarder is Scotland’s oldest free public lending library.

The Drovers Tryst is an annual walking & cultural festival held in October which celebrates Crieff’s history as the droving crossroads.

Add The mobile library service covers Strathearn & Strathallan. Crieff and Auchterarder both have libraries.


The Auchterarder Community Sports Association was established in 2012 as an opportunity for local sports clubs and key partners to meet at least quarterly to network. The Association focuses on strengthening sports clubs in Auchterarder and the surrounding areas- including Aberuthven, Blackford, Greenloaning, Braco, Glendevon and Dunning-and raising their profiles in the local community and beyond.

Some Clubs in the locality include:

Auchterarder Gymnastics Club Perth Strathtay Harriers (Auchterarder Satellite)
Dunning Golf Club Auchterarder Golf Club
Dunning Tennis Club Auchterarder Primrose AFC
Crieff Badminton Club Crieff Juniors FC
Crieff & Strathearn RFC Muthill Bowling Club
Stingrays Swimming Club Turleum Twirlstars
Strathearn Harriers Strathearn Mountain Biking Club
Crieff Ladies Netball Club Crieff Hydro Squash Club
Crieff Golf Club Crieff Hydro Tennis Club
Perth Strathtay Harriers (Auchterarder Satellite)

Live active Leisure

Perth and Kinross is home to many famous sporting attractions. Our great out doors makes Perth and Kinross a great place to cycle, run, canoe, golf and take part in many other outdoor activities.

Live Active Leisure offers a range of sport and leisure opportunities across Perth and Kinross. It operates 16 leisure venues throughout Perth and Kinross and works with partners to provide a range of community based activity opportunities for all ages, particularly children and young people.

There are hundreds of Community lead Sports clubs in Perth and Kinross. Live Active Leisure supports many of these groups through BOOST its Sports Development programme.

SCHOOL SPORT – Perth and Kinross has a network of Active Schools Co-ordinators who work together with schools, parents and communities to offer children and young people the opportunities and motivation to adopt active, healthy lifestyles, now and into adulthood.

Looking for ADVENTURE in our great outdoors LAL have a dedicated team with the aim of creating opportunities, developing resources, removing barriers and supporting growth, participation and learning for all outdoor learners in Perth and Kinross.

Being physically active is good for physical and mental health. WELLBEING programmes such as Stride for Life and Activity Referral in place to support the inactive to get active in communities across Perth and Kinross supported by the Wellbeing Team.