Dunkeld an Birnam

Dunkeld an Birnam are twa adjacent touns in Perth an Kinross, Scotland. They lie on opposite banks o the River Tay, an war first linked bi a brig built in 1809 bi Thomas Telford.[citation needit] The twa places lie close tae the Hieland Boundary Fault, whit marks the geological boundary atween the Hielands an the Lawlands, an are frequently descrived as the "Gatewey tae the Hielands" due tae their position on the main road an rail lines north. Dunkeld an Birnam share a railway station, Dunkeld & Birnam, on the Highland Main Line, an are aboot 15 mile (24 km) north o Perth on whit is now the A9 road.[2]

Dunkeld and Birnam
Dunkeld Market Place and Fountain - geograph.org.uk - 633061.jpg
Dunkeld Market Place and fountain
Dunkeld and Birnam is located in Scotland
Dunkeld and Birnam
Dunkeld and Birnam
Location within Scotland
Population1,287 [1]
OS grid referenceNO027425
Cooncil area
Lieutenancy area
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounDUNKELD
Postcode destrictPH8
Diallin code01350
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
Leet o places
56°33′52″N 3°35′06″W / 56.564341°N 3.584886°W / 56.564341; -3.584886Coordinates: 56°33′52″N 3°35′06″W / 56.564341°N 3.584886°W / 56.564341; -3.584886



  1. "Scotland's Census 2011. Settlement/Locality: Dunkeld & Birnam (S19000184)". National Records of Scotland. Retrieved 23 Mey 2018.[deid airtin]
  2. Blairgowrie & Forest of Alyth, 2008

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