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.
Lodges are beautifully set out and to sit in the hot tub in the peace and quiet overlooking rolling fields and mountains is idyllic. Tripadvisor 2
We booked a lodge a day before arrival as a "MINI Honeymoon" after our Wedding on Saturday. I had been looking at local hotels which were averaging around £200 for 2 nights, I then came across these lodges and thought why not! For an extra £100 we had the privacy of our own lodge, with self catering facilities which we used both nights to make dinner, along with a wood burning stove, tv, dvd player and of course the main feature... the HOT TUB! We would definitely say this stay was more than worth what we paid, it was lovely, kitted out with everything we needed. Yvonne came in not long after we arrived to show us everything and give us some information about the area etc which was most useful. If you are looking for a lovely break away , go ahead and book this up ..... its definitely worth it! laurennessilicious on Trip Advisor