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Getting There -- Trains from Perth arrive every 2 hours and cost £6.20 to £8.50. Travel time is 1 1/2 hours. For information and schedules, call tel. 08457/484-950, or visit www.nationalexpress.com.

Pitlochry-bound buses leaving from Perth make a stopover in Dunkeld, letting you off at the Dunkeld Car Park, which is at the train station (trip time: 50 min.). The cost is £6.20. Contact Stagecoach (tel. 01738/629-339; www.stagecoachbus.com).

Driving from Aberfeldy, take A827 east until you reach the junction of A9 heading south to Dunkeld.

Visitor Information -- A tourist information office is at The Cross (tel. 01350/727-688; www.scottish-towns.co.uk). It's open April to June and September 9 to October 27, Monday to Saturday 9:30am to 5:30pm and Sunday 11am to 4pm; July 1 to September 8, Monday to Saturday 9:30am to 6:30pm and Sunday 11am to 5pm; October 28 to December, Monday to Saturday 9:30am to 5:30pm (closed Jan-Mar).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.