Pitlochry is ideally located, with many interesting and scenic viewpoints within a 30 minute radius of the Town.
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 Pass is located 3 miles north of Pitlochry. The site is owned and managed by The National Trust for Scotland.
Blair Castle and the Bruar Falls are also within a 15 minute drive from Pitlochry. At Bruar you can shop till you drop in halls of country clothing and cashmere, and also take in a walk at Bruar Falls to make you feel as if you have been energetic!
Queen’s View is Scotland’s finest and most photographed view, and is 6 miles west of Pitlochry on B8019. There are many Forest walks and activities nearby. A free and exciting audiovisual presentation is available, with a Forest Shop and Tea Room serving tea, coffee and light snacks.
Open 10am to 6pm daily, April to October. Site open all year.
Aberfeldy, Strathtay and Kenmore are all within a 30 minute drive from Pitlochry and take in some lovely scenery. Aberfeldy has a selection a gift shops, with Kenmore located at the end of Loch Tay, with lots of watersports available for the more adventerous! A beautiful 18 hole Golf course is also found in the tiny village of Strathtay.