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Access to Pitlochry is excellent. We're just off the A9 trunk road through Scotland.

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Atholl Palace Hotel delightful Victorian town nestling in the Perthshire Highlands amidst some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe, Pitlochry has been a popular holiday resort for over a hundred years.
The Atholl Palace Hydro with its white turrets sits elegantly above the thickly wooded hills around Pitlochry and provides a stunning sight for those approaching the town from the south.
Famous for its Festival Theatre, salmon ladder and woollens shops, Pitlochry is centrally placed for exploring the scenic beauties of the Perthshire Highlands.

ith many indoor attractions and a huge range of quality accommodation, this areas popularity is so easily understood. In Pitlochry itself, don't miss the Dam Visitor Centre and Salmon ladder, with its beautiful setting. Learn the secrets of malt whisky making at Blair Atholl and Edradour distilleries, or learn to throw your own pot at Pitlochry Pottery.

ust to the north lies the dramatic Pass of Killiecrankie, scene of the famous battle, with a visitor centre operated by the National Trust for Scotland.
In Blair Atholl, see the white-turreted Blair Castle with its superb collections of paintings and armoury, then learn about more humble ways of life at the Atholl Country Collection, the Blair Atholl Mill, a working oatmeal mill, or at the Clan Donnachaidh Centre at Bruar.

he Pitlochry area is superb for walks with an integrated network of well-signposted forest trails and designated mountain bike routes. Strathbraan Treks provide guided walks throughout Perthshire, each one accompanied by an experienced and fully trained Guide who will help you discover some of Scotland's hidden natural treasures.
Some of Scotland's finest salmon and trout angling is enjoyed hereabouts, particularly on the River Tay.

Queen's View itlochry is as lively by night as by day. Pitlochry Festival Theatre's season runs from May to October, and at its peak you can see seven plays in six days. Concerts and other entertainments are also staged here and at other local venues.

Round off a memorable day by watching the sunset over the picture-postcard Queen's View, where there is also a Visitor Centre.
Email Last June 2001
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