Pitlochry Must See

Things to see and do when staying at Craigatin House Pitlochry

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

A stay in Pitlochry would not be complete without a visit to The Pitlochry Festival Theatre. Open every day throughout the year, the main Summer season of plays, concerts and shows runs from May to October.

 
The Queens View

The Queens View

Located just 5 miles north of Craigatin House, this spectacular view – considered the best in Scotland – is definitely worth the short drive to get there. Gift shop, tearoom and toilets on site.

 
Loch Faskally & Faskally Woods

Loch Faskally & Faskally Woods

Both right on the door step of Craigatin House. A beautiful little loch with amazing views and delightful gentle paths that hug the shoreline, Loch Dunmore can also be found within the woods.

 
Ben Vrackie Mountain

Ben Vrackie Mountain

One for the fit and active! Towering 841metres over Pitlochry, Ben Vrackie is a dominating sight, yet pretty straightforward to climb. Well defined paths will take you up and down in approx. 4 hours!

 
Blair Castle – Blair Atholl

Blair Castle – Blair Atholl

Situated 5 mile to the north of Craigatin House, the ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl, Blair Castle enjoys one of Scotland’s finest settings in the heart of Highland Perthshire, a great day out!

 
The Waterfalls of Bruar

The Waterfalls of Bruar

10 miles north of Craigatin House and located behind the fabulous House of Bruar, this famous and spectacular walk is a must when visiting the House of Bruar. Robbie Burns wrote the poem The Humble Petition of Bruar Water to the Noble Duke of Atholl about these beautiful falls.

 
Blair Athol Distillery

Blair Athol Distillery

A 15 minute walk from Craigatin House, Blair Athol Distillery is one of the oldest working distilleries in Scotland. After enjoying a leisurely conducted tour, you can mull over the distinctive character of the finished article as you sip your dram of Blair Athol 12 Year Old.

 
Edradour Distillery

Edradour Distillery

Reputed to be the smallest distillery in Scotland, home of Edradour 10-year-single malt whisky. Guided tours include a taste of Edradour whisky, an audio-visual presentation and a real insight into the traditional methods of whisky making.

 
Pitlochry Dam

Pitlochry Dam

Each year between April and October an average of 5,400 salmon fight their way upstream from Atlantic feeding grounds to spawn in the upper reaches of the River Tummel. They must by-pass the Hydro-Electric dam at Pitlochry by travelling through the interconnected pools that form the Pitlochry "fish ladder" up and around the dam. The flow from the bottom of the fish ladder attracts the salmon into the first pool and from there they rise through connecting pipes until they have climbed the height of the dam.

 
House of Bruar

House of Bruar

Located 10 miles North of Pitlochry, the House of Bruar offers a variety of quality goods ranging from textiles to food to art, from wild flowers to all that is best from the Scottish countryside.

 
Highland Safari's

Highland Safari's

Highland Safaris winner of the 'Best Visitor Experience' in Scotland combine exhilarating award winning Land Rover Safaris to heights of nearly 3000ft, our new Red Deer Centre, inspiring walking and Biking activities and Perthshire’s only Gold and Gem Panning Centre. Relax and enjoy our cosy café and shop situated in a unique and stunning location. A truly authentic discovery of everything that makes Perthshire an exceptional destination. For more information please visit www.highlandsafaris.net

 
Killiecrankie Visitor's Centre

Killiecrankie Visitor's Centre

Located 3 miles North of Pitlochry, the Killiecrankie centre was the first purpose built visitor centre in Scotland and provides the the opportunity to discover about the formation and history of the Pass, to experience the sights and sounds of its wildlife and to delve into the gory history of the Battle of Killiecrankie (1689). The centre holds the Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold Award for excellent environmental management.

 
Scottish Quads

Scottish Quads

Experience Quad Biking in Scotland at its best. Scottishquads.co.uk have the largest fleet of quad bikes and the best quad biking treks in Scotland. Set in beautiful Strathbraan close to Dunkeld, Aerfeldy and Crieff, we are Perthshire’s most centrally located Quad Biking centre

 
Nae Limits

Nae Limits

Nae Limits offer adventure activities on land and water the list is endless.... rafting, canyoning, adventure tubing and other adventure sports. Many of these exhilarating adventure activities are unique to them, such as sphereing and adventure tubing. They are known for doing things a little differently. When you come to Nae limits you know that everything will be done to make sure that you get that little bit more out of your experience.