Melville Monument

The Melville Monument stands overlooking the town of Comrie in Perth and Kinross. It commemorates the first Lord Melville, Henry Dundas, who was Chief Minister of Scotland at the time of William Pitt the Younger.

Built in 1811, the monument is 72ft in height and commands a great position on the peak of Dunmore at the mouth of the glen.

Reach Melville Monument by either taking a steep climb up from the layby at the top of the hill or opting for the more gentle route, about a mile further on. Once you’ve got to the top where the monument is, enjoy magnificent views of the whole of the surrounding countryside.

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Melville Monument 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 13.7℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (E)
Friday, Sep 29partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 10.9℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Sep 30partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.5℃ to 9.5℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Oct 01lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 10.8℃ to 13.1℃ with wind speed 1.1 m/sec (E)
Monday, Oct 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 10.2℃ to 10.5℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Oct 03heavyrain
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 10.4℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Oct 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 10.4℃ to 10.6℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (W)

Crieff weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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