Pitlochry Walks

Pitlochry Walks

There are a network of Pitlochry Walks from the centre of Pitlochry. The wider area of Aberfeldy, Blair Atholl, Rannoch and Dunkeld have some of the best Way Marked Trails you will find anywhere in Scotland.

Pitlochry Walks on offer include a forest and waterfall walk to a gem of a distillery another walk is from the centre of Pitlochry to the dam and fish ladder.

If you are looking for a Walks, have a look at Walk Scotland who are based in Pitlochry, with extensive walking knowledge of the whole area and indeed of Scotland.

A choice of Pitlochry Walks:-


Dunkeld and Birnam Walks

Dunkeld Walks are well known locally and being varied, interesting - some with beautiful glens and others with fabulous views over the local highland landscape. Walks beside the River Tay and to lovely falls. You will find them all here. READ MORE

Address:The Cross, Dunkeld, Scotland, PH8 0AN
Tel:Park your car in Dunkeld and use the town as your walk base

Clan Trail

The Clans of Rannoch - MacDonalds, The Menzies, the MacGregors, the MacDougalls, the Camerons, the Robertsons and the Stewarts, Drive around Loch Rannoch, looking out for the marker posted indicating information boards, which tell the stories from the past. It is a great way to spend an afternoon and see this beautiful loch. READ MORE

Address:Start at Kinloch Rannoch, Pitlochry PH16 5PW

Falls of Acharn

Known locally as a very special walk, the falls are spectacular when in spate. The Victorians added a hermits cave, and viewing platforms. A circular walk starting with a steep climb along a rough earth farm road. Upper and lower falls, hermits cave and specially constructed viewing platforms. READ MORE

Address:Aberfeldy PH15 2HT
Tel:Starts in the village of Archarn, a few miles beyond the Scottish Crannog Centre at Kenmore on Loch Tay

The Birks of Aberfeldy

A 1.5 mile circular walk along the Moness Glen, just outside the town of Aberfeldy. The waterfalls are a feature of the hanging glen, made famous by Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns, who wrote the poem ‘The Birks o’Aberfeldie’ in 1787. Highly recommended for those who are agile. READ MORE

Address:Moness Burn,, Aberfeldy

Niel Gow's Oak

Scotland's famous 18th century fiddle player, Neil Gow sat under this oak tree composing many of his famous tunes, with the 4th Duke of Atholl sat by. READ MORE

Address: Dunkeld PH8 0HX
Web: http://www.perthshirebigtreecountry.co.uk

Edradour Black Spout Pitlochry Walk

A sixty metre (190ft) waterfall, through oak woods to the picturesque Edradour Distillery. A popular 3 mile (4.5Km) circular walk from the centre of Pitlochry via Black Spout Waterfall to Edradour Distillery and back. READ MORE


Hermitage Dunkeld

The Hermitage is home to Ossian's Hall, a spectacular building, built to impress, originally lined with mirrors, with a large door to hide the view. When the door was opened the sight of the falls tumbling over the rocks was spectacular and the noise a great surprise, the mirrors made the waterfall even more spectacular. READ MORE

Address:Dunkeld PH8 0AH
Tel:01350 728641
Web: http://www.nts.org.uk/Visits/

Pitlochry Dam and Fish Ladder

Pitlochry is known for its Dam and Fish Ladder, with hundreds of thousands of visitors to the town walking the short circular walk from Pitlochry's main street. Annually 5,000+ salmon pass through the fish ladder each year, to spawn. The fish ladder has 34 pools and 2 observation windows. READ MORE

Address:Pitlochry PH16 5AP

Drummond Hill

Breathing taking views over Kenmore from Black Rock view point. Drummond Hill Walk is 4.5 miles long along good forestry paths and roads. This walk from the village of Kenmore or forest car park. The walk is through Scotland's Oldest Managed forests planted by Black Duncan the Laird of Breadalbane in the 17th Century. READ MORE

Address:Kenmore, Aberfeldy PH15 2HW
Tel:On Loch Tay