Blair Atholl

Blair Atholl best known for its castle, Blair Castle, which is home to Europe’s only legal private army, the Atholl Highlanders. The Duke of Atholl reviews his troops once a year, on a Saturday at the end of May, and on the Sunday is the Atholl Gathering, a wonderful wee Highland Games, which the Duke and his highlanders also attend.

Blair Atholl village is the southern most village in the Cairngorm National Park and has an excellent Cairngorm Park Information centre which helps you discover everything about Atholl including its walks and wonderful wild life.