'The Gateway to the Highlands', the village of Pitlochry offers something for everyone
Pitlochry is a delightful Victorian village nestling in the Perthshire Highlands amidst some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe and has been a popular holiday resort for over a hundred years. Famous for its Festival Theatre, salmon ladder, distilleries, woollens shops and not least its Golf Course, Pitlochry is centrally placed for exploring all the scenic beauty of the Perthshire Highlands. Get an inside look at the secrets of malt whisky making at Blair Atholl and Edradour distilleries, visit the historic Moulin village or dine at one of the many wonderful bars and restaurants.
Just to the north lies the dramatic Pass of Killiekrankie, scene of the Battle of Killiekrankie during the Jacobite Rebellion, with a visitor centre operated by the National Trust for Scotland. In Blair Atholl, see the white-turreted Blair Castle, home of The Duke of Atholl with its superb collections of paintings and armoury, then go shopping at the word famous House of Bruar, The Harrods of the North
Pitlochry is renowned for its superb walking and biking facilities, with an integrated network of well-signposted forest trails and designated mountain bike routes. Some of Scotland's finest salmon and trout angling is enjoyed in Perthshire, particularly on the River Tay and Tummel.
Pitlochry is as lively by night as it is by day. Pitlochry Festival Theatre's season runs from May to October, and at its peak you can see six plays in six days. Concerts and other entertainments are also staged there and at other local venues like such as McKays Bar and Restaurant.
There can be no finer destination for a visitor and it is true to say that in Pitlochry you really are in the Heart of Scotland.
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