Perthshire Amber Festival

A unique celebration of the Perthshire Highlands featuring world class music, art, and entertainment

What is it?

Described as one of Scotland’s most unique festivals, and a jewel in the crown of the country’s vast cultural heritage, the annual Perthshire Amber Festival brings together renowned musicians from across Scotland, the UK, and internationally.

Organised by acclaimed songwriter and performer Dougie Maclean (described by the Wall Street Journal as a ‘Musical Hero’), the annual event celebrates the vast cultural heritage of the Scottish Highlands in a series of concerts and events, all hosted by some of Perthshire most magnificent venues.

Condensed for into a four-day festival featuring music by some high calibre guests from Scotland and abroad, it is sure to serve as a highlight of your break in Scotland.  Alongside the music, the Perthshire Amber Festival also features guided walks, workshops, an autumn picnic, open mic sessions, storytelling performances, and a host of family-friendly activities, many free of charge.

Where is it?

Every year, the  Amber Festival is hosted in a series of stunning venues, all within an easy drive of the Dunalastair Hotel Suites in Perthshire.

Among the more unique places hosting concerts are the incredible historic Dunkeld Cathedral on the bank of the River Tay, the warm, intimate surroundings of the Scottish Crannog Centre in Kenmore, and the enchanting woodlands of Stanley Hill, also in Dunkeld.

When is it?

This unique music festival takes place each year in late autumn, for four days over the first weekend in November. Tickets are available for individual afternoon or evening concerts, or book a festival package.

For tickets and a full program of concerts, see:

Planning a visit to this year’s Amber Festival and need somewhere to stay? The Dunalastair Hotel Suites in Perthshire provides luxury holiday accommodation close to all the major concert venues.

Book your stay online today or speak to a member of our team now on +44 (0)1882 580444.