Weem

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For the radio station, see WEEM-FM. For the English town, see Wem.

Coordinates: 56°37′33″N 3°53′15″W / 56.625712°N 3.887391°W / 56.625712; -3.887391

Weem
Scottish Gaelic: Baile a' Chlachain
Weem is located in Perth and Kinross
Weem
Weem
 Weem shown within Perth and Kinross
OS grid reference NN843498
Council area Perth and Kinross
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ABERFELDY
Postcode district PH15
Dialling code 01887
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Perth and North Perthshire
Scottish Parliament Perthshire North
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The Victorian church at Weem

Weem (Scottish Gaelic: Baile a' Chlachain) is a village on the B846 near Aberfeldy in Perthshire, Scotland. The name Weem is derived from the Gaelic uamh, meaning 'cave'.

Nearby is Castle Menzies, formerly known as Weem Castle, where Bonnie Prince Charlie spent two nights on his way to the Battle of Culloden in 1746[citation needed]. One of Scotland's best-preserved 16th-century castles, Castle Menzies is the seat of Clan Menzies. Looked after by a private preservation trust, the Castle and grounds are open to visitors in summer (entrance charge).

The Old Parish Church of Weem, of medieval origin, contains the funerary monuments of the Menzies family going back to the 16th century, and the heraldic hatchments carried at their funerals. Key from neighbouring cottage.

There are two pubs in Weem, the Ailean Chraggan and the Weem Hotel.

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