The town of Pitlochry and surrounding area provides a diverse range of attractions with some of Scotland’s most astounding scenery as the backdrop.
There are many places to visit within a mile or two which we would recommend taking in on your holiday or short break.
The dam was built in the 1940’s during the Hydro Electric expansion across the Scottish Highlands.
An award winning new visitors centre opened in 2016, telling the story of the Tummel Tigers it has views over the dam form the cafe and a great selection of local gifts.
The walk across the dam and the view over Loch Faskally is a magical experience. Why not continue this beautiful walk around the loch and up to Loch Dunmore where the woods have been the location for series 5 of Outlander, the wildly romantic Highland saga.
Just down the hill from Kinnaird is the Moulin Brewery at the Moulin Inn. Why not take a tour of the micro-plant and then enjoy a sample with the locals next door.
Jewellery out of heather? Believe it or not – yes! Find out how it is made with a guided tour. An unusual and unique gift from Scotland. Located centrally in the town, behind the tourist information centre.
There are two distilleries close to Kinnaird. Edradour Distillery, the smallest legal distillery in Scotland is just over mile from here. You can leave your car behind and take a stroll along for a wee dram and a distillery tour.
Pitlochry's second distillery produces the more well known Bell’s Whisky and is located on the south side of Pitlochry.
You can drive there or walk down through the Black Spout wood.
Located just across the river Tummel from the centre of Pitlochry the ‘Theatre in the Hills’ sits overlooking the river Tummel and faces the imposing mountainside of Ben-Y-Vrackie. It is famed for its imaginative sets and varied productions. If you visit Pitlochry for a week in the summer you can see 6 different plays during your stay.
The theatre hosts other events including art exhibitions, creative writing courses and concerts for varied musical tastes.
Close by is the Plant Explorers garden. This is lovely place to walk round with interesting native species, information on the local history of gardening and some peaceful spaces to sit and relax.
"Sooo Peaceful" We have just returned from a 3 night stay at Kinnaird lodges, only one fault that it wasn't long enough. The lodges are well equipped with everything that you could possibly need for your stay. The views from the lodge are stunning, after a day out walking there was nothing better than relaxing in the hot tub. Thanks to Yvonne for the warm welcome that we received on our arrival and for showing us around. This was our first visit and hopefully not the last. Lorraine and Ronnie
My husband and I spent new year there. Stayed three days but could easily have stayed longer! We booked the upgrade but Im sure all lodges would have been of same quality. Absolutely beautiful inside with all the tools for cooking you could need. Finished to an extremely high standard. Log fire really added that special touch as the bells came in, looking out windows at all the fireworks taking place in and around Pitlochry! The hot tub was just magical sitting under the stars. About a 10 - 15minute walk away is the Moullin Inn which is very popular, you can just get a drink or nice meal. Pitlochry itself is about half hour walk. Great base if you fancy doing bit walking or some touring. Would definitely reccommend the lodges and hope to return some day! Room Tip: Beatiful views from all lodges! Ann Jamieson - Trip Advisor Review