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.
My husband and I stayed here for our wedding anniversary, what a wonderful little retreat. Firstly the owners were very accommodating as we would be arriving later than anticipated. The location of the lodge was superb, wonderful views in a quiet location yet very close to the town and local attractions. The lodge was very well equipped, everything that was needed was there, it was was very clean and kept to a high standard. The biggest bonus was the hot tub, it was not over looked and we had great views of the surrounding landscape, a great way to spend the late evening watching the sun sink behind the mountain. Iklefish on Trip Adviosor
We recently stayed at Kinnaird woodland lodges (love cabin). When we arrived the cabin was beautifully decorated with candles and rose petals etc! The view was absolutely amazing, it was so relaxing to sit in the hot tub and watch the sun go down. The perfect place to be if you are looking for a chilled out place to stay. Sadly our weekend away was cut short due to unfortunate circumstances but very kindly Jane and Andy have offered us another stay up at the lodges to make up for it. I can't stress how thankful we are to them and would definitely recommended anyone to visit Kinnaird woodland lodges as the overall stay and service is amazing. Lisa-Marie_Cameron Trip Advisor reviewer