Strathtay

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For the bus company, see Stagecoach Strathtay.
Strathtay
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Strathtay
Location within Perth and Kinross
OS grid reference NN911534
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Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PITLOCHRY
Postcode district PH9
Dialling code 01887
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56°39′35″N3°46′41″W / 56.659669°N 3.778142°W / 56.659669; -3.778142 Coordinates: 56°39′35″N3°46′41″W / 56.659669°N 3.778142°W / 56.659669; -3.778142

Strathtay is a small rural village on the River Tay in Perthshire, Scotland. It is part of the Grandtully and Strathtay Conservation Area. Neighbouring Grandtully is situated on the other side of the Tay, across Grandtully Bridge. [1]

Strathtay is a particularly attractive village in Highland Perthshire, very much shaped by the Scottish feu system, 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. J. M. Barrie is known to have spent summer holidays at Beechwood in Strathtay.

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Strathtay

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References

  1. "Pitlochry and Crieff", Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (B2 ed.), 2008, ISBN   0-319-22985-8