Strathtay, Perthshire

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Gaelic: Srath Tatha
Grid reference: NN911534
Location: 56°39’35"N, 3°46’41"W
Post town: Pitlochry
Postcode: PH9
Dialling code: 01887
Local Government
Council: Perth and Kinross
Perth and North Perthshire

Strathtay is a small rural village in Perthshire, on the north bank of the River Tay and in the heart of the valley from which the vaillage takes its name, Strath Tay. The whole village is part of the 'Grandtully and Strathtay Conservation Area'. Neighbouring Grandtully is situated on the other side of the Tay, across Grandtully Bridge.

Strathtay is a particularly attractive village in Highland Perthshire, very much shaped by the feu of land tenure peculiar to Scots law, which has led to a prevalence of Victorian architecture and landscaping. The village has many stone houses with large, mature gardens containing oak, beech, and monkey-puzzle trees and rhododendrons. The writer J M Barrie is known to have spent summer holidays at Beechwood in Strathtay.

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