Strathtay: History, Culture and Sport



Birnam Arts

The Birnam Arts Centre is a  multi-purpose arts, conferencing and entertainment venue encompassing the  Foyer CafePotter’s JunctionGift Shop and the Beatrix Potter Exhibition. There are monthly art exhibitions upstairs in the building.


There are number of different clubs within Highland Perthshire, among them:

Strathtay Harriers
Highland Perthshire Cycling  Dunkeld Golf Club
Sharks Swimming Club Perth Strathtay Harriers
Perthshire Rugby Club Luncarty Tennis Club
Luncarty Junior Football Club


Highland Cycling

Within five years, Highland Perthshire has gone from having no cycle clubs or programmes taking place to being able to offer schools and communities a huge range of opportunities for cycling.

Live Active Leisure

Perth and Kinross is home to many famous sporting attractions. Our great outdoors 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