Pitlochry Tourist Information

Pitlochry

Pitlochry

Gateway to the Highlands, Pitlochry on the edge of Tay Forest Park is a Perthshire jewel with a rich arts and festival scene, great craft shops and a choice of fine restaurants and traditional inns. Featuring premier local golf and a range of outdoor activities in its Highlands surroundings, visitors flock to Pitlochry for its premier arts and festival scene centred around the acclaimed Pitlochry Festival Theatre.

A choice of pretty walks branch out from the town, from challenging hikes to gentle strolls, and you’ll find best salmon, trout and grayling fishing on the River Garry and River Tummel. Local Lochs in the Tummel Valley like Loch Faskally are also popular fishing hotspots. Book yourself an activity day out with one of several activity centres in the area offering a range of adrenalin pumping activities including white water rafting on the River Tay and Tummel or maybe a bungee jump at Killiecrankie!

A top holiday base for outdoor activities, touring and festivals, you’ll find Scottish best festivals here like the Pitlochry Winter Words Festival.  Don’t miss the choice of premier attractions around the Blair Athol Estate including the Blair Athol Distillery and spectacular Blair Castle. This popular gateway to the Perthshire Highlands offers an outstanding choice of quality accommodation from luxury boutique hotels and B&Bs to budget hostels and caravan parks. Browse & book Pitlochry accommodation online now.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.