Pitlochry and Big Tree Country
Pitlochry is centrally located in the Scottish Highlands, and is easily accessible by car, coach or train.90 minutes from Edinburgh and Glasgow airports.
For a full programme of whats on in the area ,go to Pitlochry and Highland Perthshire What's On Page
Pitlochry makes a great base for your tour of Scotland. Because of its strategic location, you can make day trips from Pitlochry to Inverness, Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow and Edinburgh, saving you the hassle and time of settling into new accommodation every night. In Pitlochry itself, there are a number of attractions and activities for visitors.Weekly outdoor Highland nights in the recreation park,see links below,Country dancing and Highland shows in Pitlochry Town Hall.The Enchanted Forest has moved back to Faskally Woods.Live bands in local bars.
Take a trip to Blair Castle,(home of the only private army in the U.K),visit the spectacular Queens View or shop at House of Bruar.All within 15 minutes drive.
The Atholl Highland Gathering(In Blair Atholl Castle Grounds) and their Highland Games takes place the weekend of 26th and 27th May 2018.Blair Castle opening is 30th March 2018.
Pitlochry boasts two whisky distilleries, Bell's/Blair Athol and Edradour,which is the smallest distillery in Scotland. Both offer tours...and sampling You may wish to take in a show/ comedy/ play at the Pitlochry Festival Theatre,with a different show every day,there is also a programme of events to coincide with the Enchanted Forest with extra attractions and events in the town itself, check out the Observation Chamber at the Dam & Salmon Ladder, or stroll through the local woollen shops along the high street.There is also Pictish stones at Dunfallandy and Sentinal stones in Pitlochry to view for historians.
For the outdoors person, there are a selection of day hikes,cycling routes,river rafting,bungee jumping, lots of fishing and several golf courses,pay a visit to Pitlochrys new golf driving range,advice on walks,fishing,cycling,rafting and golfing is available. We'd be happy to make other suggestions and help you plan your visit to Pitlochry,Perthshire or other areas of Scotland.Fishing can be booked directly for river or loch fishing by going to Pitlochry angling club website or Scotlands Hotel in the town,Salmon,Trout and Grayling fishing available.Angling is also available at Loch Faskally in the town for Salmon,Trout and Pike from boats.Bicycles/car hire booking locally can be arranged.
Pitlochry is only 1hour from the ski slopes of Aviemore or Glenshee
For a night out drink or meal why not try the Old Mill Inn Bar & Restaurant, Pitlochry,music from live bands and free entry.Friday 11th May "Gavin Munro"and on Sat 12th Mayl"Cover Daddy" are playing from 9pm.
McKays Hotel in the town also have entertainment on Thursday, Friday and Saturdays.
Market in Armoury Road,Pitlochry on March 31st from 10am.Therafter on the third Sat of the month.Next one is on Saturday 19th May starting at 10am.
You will be given exclusive access to early bird tickets before they go on sale to the general public later this year.
This year's show opens on Thursday, 4th October and runs until Sunday 4th November.
Many shows sell out well in advance so if you have a specific date in mind, don't miss out - make sure you get your tickets early!
The Enchanted Forest is renowned to be Scotland's premier sound and light experience and attracted over 75,000 visitors in 2017.
Please note that pre-sale tickets are only available to buy online. For those customers who require disabled parking on site, we have opened up a dedicated booking line at 08442 097 354 and our team will be able to assist with your specific access needs.
The provisional dates for this years Enchanted Forest are 4th October until 4th November 2018 for more details go to http://www.enchantedforest.org.uk/
The Birks Cinema now showing all the latest films.Book online at www.birkscinema.co.uk
Other useful links :- Scottish Tourist Board
Pitlochry Golf Course www.pitlochrygolf.co.uk
Morag Cottage B&B
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