Small town packed with history in the heart of Perthshire
Pitlochry Tours with Great British Trips
In the heart of Scotland and known as the gateway to the Highlands, the little town of Pitlochry is the perfect stopping-off point for visitors crossing the country. Set in a lovely scenery with the river Tummel flowing nearby, the town is a popular destination offering a range of independent shops, restaurant, cafes and traditional and friendly pubs. The surrounding area around Pitlochry is very beautiful, you can stroll along the river, through the woodsand open moorland, and of course, you can walk up to the dramatic Ben Vrackie situated about 6 to 8 miles from Pitlochry. From the summit, you can even see Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh on a clear day!
Want to visit Pitlochry?
Time to spend here: 3 hours - 1 day
More Information: www.perthshire.co.uk
What's nearby? Perthshire
What transport do you recommend? Transport is limited in the area so best explored with a vehicle or driver.
Did you know? During the medieval period the busy little town of Perth was known by locals as St. John's Toun or Saint Johnstoun.
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What can I see in and around Pitlochry?
<strong>Perth</strong> Perth, a former capital of Scotland, lies in a valley next to the River Tay. Its history goes back some 800 years with many Kings of Scotland being crowned on the Stone of Destiny at Scone Palace, just outside the town. Perth city