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PITLOCHRY  - PLACES TO VISIT

Pitlochry Theatre

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

The Pitlochry Festival Theatre is famous for its annual productions which appeal to a cross section of the visitors to Pitlochry. It's possible to see 6 different plays on six different nights. A restaurant and coffee shop is also available. Productions, concerts and other events are now programmed throughout the year. 

golf course

Pitlochry Golf Course

Pitlochry is well situated for golfers. It has its own 18 hole course which is not long but will challenge all standards of golfer. Pitlochry G.C. is only 5 minutes walk from Rowanlea. There are many other courses in the locality for the golfing fan, Dunkeld, Blair Atholl, Strathtay, Aberfeldy to name a few, and all offer their own unique challenges.

Blair Castle

Blair Castle

This is the second most visited castle in Scotland after Edinburgh. This castle enjoys one of the finest locations in the heart of highland Perthshire. Tours of the castle are available and you can walk around the extensive grounds and gardens. This is one tourist attraction not to miss. 

Edradour Distillery

Edradour Distillery

Edradour distillery hold's the proud distinction of being the smallest distillery in Scotland. It is also the last original 'farm' distillery in Perthshire. You'll find Edradour nestling in a pocket glen in the hills above Pitlochry in the Southern Highlands. A very interesting tour in a superb location.

House of Bruar

House Of Bruar

Offers a modern shopping facility, with exclusive goods and good home style cooking. A perfect place to purchase those holiday gifts for family and friends. If shopping is not your thing then you can enjoy a stunning walk around the Fall's of Bruar right on the doorstep 

Pitlochry dam

Dam and Fish Ladder

A gentle stroll around the local Loch Faskally takes you over the Dam and along the side of the salmon ladder.

Dunkeld

Dunkeld

Pitlochry's near neighbour, Dunkeld is a charmimg village and just 15 minutes drive away. Dunkeld Cathedral and a walk along the side of the River Tay are well worth exploring.

Crannog Centre

Crannog Centre

This authentic recreation is based on the excavation evidence from the 2,600 year old site of Oakbank Crannog one of the 18 crannogs preserved in Loch Tay, Scotland. A visit to the Centre includes a self-guided exhibition, a guided crannog tour and 'hands-on' and technology demonstrations. There is also a themed gift shop in which to browse offering an excellent selection of books, crafts, and related items. 

Glen Lyon

Glen Lyon

Glen Lyon is the longest glen in Scotland. It's some of perthshire's most majestic scenery and whether walking or driving here you will be spellbound. Probably the best chance to see a golden eagle - if you are very lucky!

Piper

Pitlochry Highland Night

A Highland Night is an evening of traditional entertainment, full of Scottish Music and Dance. These outdoor productions are performed weekly during the summer months by local artists for the residents and many visitors of Pitlochry: in the heart of Highland Perthshire. The 2019 Highland Night season run's every Monday evening throughout the summer at the Pitlochry Recreation Ground The gates are open from 7pm with the show starting at 7.30pm. Adult Admission £7.00

Enchanted Forest

Enchanted Forest

The Enchanted Forest, the renowned outdoor sound and light show is set to delight the senses when it returns to Faskally Wood near Pitlochry this autumn. This years event runs from 3rd October to 3rd November.

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Highland Games

This year's event takes place on September 14th. Pitlochry Highland Games has been hosting competitors and enthralling spectators since 1852. This is the last major highland games of the season and hosts the final of a number of competitions. Events include, pipe bands, cycle races, highland dancing and the usual highland game events. A great day out in Pitlochry.

Queen's view

Queens View

A short drive along the side of Loch Tumell brings you to this famous viewpoint. The views are spectacular in all directions and Schiehallion dominates the view to the west.

The Cuilc and Ben Vrackie

The Cuilc & Ben Vrackie

Right on the doorstep, the Cuilc (Duck pond) with it's family of swans. Ben Vrackie in the background of the photo is within easy reach of good walkers, and well worth the effort for the views from the top.

Pitlochry Dam

Pitlochry Dam Visitor Centre

This new visitor centre overlooks the dam and has a very interesting museum telling the story of the building of the dam with exhibits for children. There is also a cafe - well worth a visit.

Loch Dunmore

Faskally woods and Loch Dumore

A lovely circular short walk (about 1 hour) straight out of Rowanlea which takes in Loch Faskally, Faskally woods and the beautiful Loch Dunmore