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  • House of Bruar

    Sometimes called, the ‘Harrods of the North’ House of Bruar is a must go to place for any visitor to the area. From fine clothes to house goods and fine food, there is something for everyone. To complement the Scottish country clothing range they have also cultivated an extensive network of local food suppliers who are dedicated to cultivating the very best in fresh produce, whether that’s outstanding Scottish Beef, stunning smoked salmon or even traditionally made jams and confectionaries. The fruits of their labours can be found in our Food Hall and Delicatessen, where they take their rightful place amongst the cream of the crop of hand-picked gourmet delights from across the globe.

    The House of Bruar
    By Blair Atholl
    PH18 5TW

    0345 136 0111

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  • Enchanted Forest

    Now in its 19th year, The Enchanted Forest sound and light show at Forestry Commission Scotland’s Faskally Wood, Pitlochry prides itself on raising the creative bar with a changing theme each year. While the details of this year’s show are still under wraps, visitors can expect a host of new creative talent and shimmering displays. The show will be open from 3rd October – 3rd November 2024 and over 60,000 visitors are expected.

    The Enchanted Forest
    Faskally Woods
    By Pitlochry

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  • Pitlochry Highland Games

    With the usual mix of pipe bands, individual piping, highland dancing, track (running and cycling), field, tug o’ war and heavyweight events, as well as charity and other stalls, bouncy castle and the like, it is a fun day out for all the family. Saturday 14th September 2024

    Pitlochry Highland Games
    Recreational Park
    Ferry Road

    01796 473488

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  • Pitlochry Dam Visitor Centre

    Brand new for 2017, SSE’s Pitlochry Dam Visitor Centre showcases the rich history of hydro electricity in the north of Scotland and how it transformed lives. On display are a number of fascinating artefacts that show how generations of homes have been transformed by electrical appliances.

    Pitlochry Dam Visitor Centre
    Armoury Road
    PH16 5AP

    01796 48411

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  • Strathspey Steam Railway

    Spectacular views are available on board as you steam through the stunning Cairngorms National Park on board one of our very special vintage train.Dining on board, exclusive vintage tours, wildlife package trips and outdoor adventure packages all available to enhance your experience of this area of the beautiful Cairngorms National Park!

    Boat of Garten Station
    Deshar Road
    Boat of Garten
    Cairngorms National Park
    PH24 3BH

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  • Scottish Crannog Centre

    Discover what life was like 2,500 years ago at the Scottish Crannog Centre, a unique reconstruction of an ancient loch dwelling in the heart of beautiful Perthshire.  Fun, exciting, inspirational and informative, this award winning centre has something for everyone, from the youngest explorer to the serious knowledge seeker!

    The Scottish Crannog Centre
    Loch Tay, Kenmore
    Nr Aberfeldy
    PH15 2HY

    01887 830583

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  • Blair Atholl Castle

    Blair Castle has been the home of the Atholl family for over seven centuries.

    Home to politicians, soldiers, agriculturalists and entrepreneurs, the family history is brought to life against a backdrop of fine 18th century interiors and Scottish baronial architecture, in 30 rooms. Visitors may wander through the grounds, visiting Hercules Garden, a nine-acre walled garden and Diana’s Grove, famous for its tall exotic conifers. There’s also the ruins of St Bride’s Kirk, set against spectacular scenery. Farm tours, Land Rover safaris, pony trekking and 40 miles of track are available for those who wish to explore further.

    Blair Atholl Castle
    Blair Atholl
    PH18 5TL

    01796 481 207

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  • Pitlochry Boating Station

    Pitlochry Boating Station is set on the picturesque shores of Loch Faskally. Loch Faskally gets on average 5500 salmon passing through its waters each year, which makes it a fantastic loch for salmon fishing. In total they have 17 fishing boats ranging from 12ft – 15ft long all of which can be supplied with 4 Hp outboard motors and fishing rod holders. At Pitlochry Boating Station you can also hire fishing rods and tackle from the small fishing tackle counter.

    Fishermen, tourists and walkers can also take full advantage of the Loch Side Café with its fabulous views, delicious home cooking and baking.

    01796 472919

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  • Pitlochry Festival Theatre

    Pitlochry Festival Theatre is often referred to as Scotland’s ‘Theatre in the Hills’. It offers an exciting year-round programme of theatre, touring companies and music. The ‘Theatre in the Hills’ has an international reputation for the high quality and scale of its productions, drawing over 100,000 visitors from throughout the UK and abroad every year to enjoy a unique repertoire system which allows visitors to see a different show every night of the week – two on matinée days!

    01796 484 626

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  • The Glenturret Tour

    The Glenturret Distillery offers is a unique whisky experience tour, blending the popularity of one of the UK’s most successful whiskies, The Famous Grouse, with Scotland’s oldest single malt whisky, The Glenturret still hand crafted as it was over two centuries ago using the only remaining hand operated mash tun in Scotland.

    The Glenturret Distillery
    The Hosh
    PH7 4HA


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  • Edradour Distillery

    Here in Pitlochry, at one of Scotland’s smallest distilleries, we produce Edradour 10-year-single malt whisky. Guided tours include a taste of our whisky, an audio-visual presentation and a real insight into the traditional methods of whisky making. Winter tours are weather dependant.

    Edradour Distillery
    PH16 5JP

    0131 5554988

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  • Bells Distillery

    Founded in 1798, Blair Athol Distillery is one of the oldest working distilleries in Scotland and stands at the gateway to the Scottish Highlands in the picturesque town of Pitlochry. The Distillery produces a 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky, with a mellow deep-toned aroma, a strong fruity flavour and a smooth finish. Blair Athol wins hearts through its contribution to the Bell’s Blend, the most popular blended whisky in the UK.

    Bells Distillery
    Perth Rd
    PH16 5LY

    01796 482 003

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  • Aberfeldy Distillery

    The Aberfeldy Distillery is steeped in history and craftsmanship, since 1898 our stills have produced the beautifully balanced Single Malt whisky at the heart of Dewar’s Scotch. Distillery tours take place throughout the day and include access to our atmospheric warehouse and interactive heritage exhibition. Browse the distillery shop for limited editions or ‘fill your own’ bottle of exclusive Aberfeldy single cask whisky.

    Aberfeldy Distillery
    PH15 2EB

    01887 822010

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