South Perthshire Deer Management Group (SPDMG) lies at the south eastern edge of the main red deer range in Scotland, adjacent to the fertile farmland of Glen Almond and Strathearn, and just to the north west of Perth. The broad boundaries of the area are:
– in the east: the A9 running from Bankfoot to Ballinluig
– in the south: the A85 running from Lochearnhead to Crieff, and then following the edge of the hills and Glen Almond to Bankfoot
– in the west: the road leading from Lochearnhead up to Lix Toll
– in the north:, the road from Lix Toll to Killin, and then along the south side of Loch Tay to Kenmore, and following the A827 through Aberfeldy and Grandtully back to Ballinluig.
Towards the east, there are a number of properties which do not contribute to the Group and therefore the actual working Group boundary is not an exact fit within this overall boundary. Other than the village of Amulree, there are no settlements within the DMG area itself, but a number of well known towns and villages lie around the periphery including Crieff, Comrie, St Fillans, Lochearnhead, Killin, Acharn, Kenmore, Aberfeldy, Dunkeld, and Bankfoot. The City of Perth lies a short distance away.