Local Walks in Pitlochry & Perthshire

Queen's View

Queen's View

Located approximately 5 miles North of Pitlochry, the spectacular view is just one of the scenic views to be seen. There is now an exhibition and audio visual display "The cradle of Scottish Forestry" telling the history of people and forests in Highland Perthshire.

There are the usual facilities such as tea room, toilets, shop and car park.

 
The Pass of Killiecrankie

The Pass of Killiecrankie

Located 3 miles North of Pitlochry, The Pass of Killiecrankie, is renowned for its outstanding beauty and natural history. It has been gouged into the landscape by successive ice ages and meltwaters.

The River Garry flows at the bottom of the Pass, while ancient mixed woodlands dominate the sides.

 
The Falls of Bruar

The Falls of Bruar

The Falls of Bruar walk - located just adjacent to The House of Bruar, a very tranquil and relaxing walk through a gourge of great natural beauty.

Bruar gorge is a living memorial to the poet Robert Burns, who came here in 1787 to admire the falls. Burns wrote The Humble Petition of Bruar Water in which he urged the 4th Duke of Atholl to plant its, at the time, bleak banks with trees. The Duke duly obliged in 1796.

 
Ben Vrackie

Ben Vrackie

Standing 2759ft (841metres) above Pitlochry, Ben Vrackie is one of the most popular walks starting above Pitlochry. On a clear day the summit represents one of the very best view's of the surrounding area.

Take the East Moulin Road up to the village of Moulin. From behind The Moulin Inn follow the road up to the car park. The height, gradient and good path means the summit is accessible in most weathers.

 



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