The small Scottish town that is known as Dunkeld is located within the Perth and Kinross area of Strathtay. The town of Dunkeld is located about fifteen miles to the north of the city of Perth. The town of Dunkeld is located on the eastern side of the A9 road, which is the main road to the Scottish Highlands.
The town of Dunkeld shares a railway station within the nearby town of Birnam. The railway station is located on the main line for the Highlands. The town of Dunkeld has a population of about one thousand one hundred and seventy. To the western side of the A9 is the national trust site, which is known as The Hermitage. The cathedral of Dunkeld is located on the northern banks of the River Tay.
The town of Dunkeld was completely rebuilt during the eighteenth century. The National Trust has restored a lot of the vernacular buildings within the town. The streets within the town are designed in a "Y" shape and the street run parallel with the River Tay.
The town of Dunkeld is completely surrounded by hill country and the lower slope has a lot of forest areas and the upper areas are covered with heather. The Birnam Hills that have a summit of four hundred and four meters is located about one and a half kilometres to the south of the railway station.
There is a car park located to the east, which allows easy access to the Birnam Hill. The nature reserve that is known as the Loch of the Lowes is located about two miles to the north of the town of Dunkeld.