Pitlochry Walks

There are a number of great Pitlochry walks in and around the Pitlochry area. Pitlochry has one of the best Way Marked Trails in Scotland, detailed in a walks leaflet and a network of routes you can walk from Pitlochry town centre.

Part of the Pitlochry Walk area is Dunkeld, 13 miles south of Pitlochry, has similar, excellent walk network of paths. These walks are included in an excellent and inexpensive Dunkeld Walks Leaflet, which can be purchased from Dunkeld Tourist Information Centre and other local outlets. One of the most famous walks is Neil Gow’s Walk past the oak tree he once played under, entertaining the Duke of Atholl on the opposite bank of the river Tay.

Blair Atholl, offer a Pitlochry walk with a difference; it is 7 miles north of Pitlochry located on Atholl Estates, the ancient home of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. There is an excellent walk and cycle network, an inexpensive walk leaflet can be purchased from the Blair Atholl Information Hub, next to the Museum and Food in the Park and almost directly opposite Blair Castle Caravan Park.

Fancy a Pitlochry walk with a bit of history? Head out west, 14 miles from Pitlochry is Aberfeldy, which has a number of excellent walks along the Tay and the Moness Walk made famous by Rabbie (Robert) Burns, Scotland’s National Poet.

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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
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Drummond Hill

Drummond Hill Walk is 4.5 miles long with fabulous views from Black Rock viewpoint over Kenmore. READ MORE

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Dunkeld and Birnam Walks

Dunkeld and Birnam walks leaflet Highlights eight way-marked trails, including a map, covering a total of nearly 36 miles ofRead more » READ MORE

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Falls of Acharn

The Falls of Acharn,circular walk which will take you about 1hour. You will see the upper and lower falls from specially constructed viewing platforms READ MORE

Address:Aberfeldy PH15 2HT
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Pitlochry Dam and Fish Ladder

Pitlochry is known for its fish ladder, where annually 5,000+ salmon pass each year, to spawn. The fish ladder has 34 pools and 2 observation windows. READ MORE

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Niel Gow's Oak - the Fiddle Tree

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: perthshirebigtreecountry.co.uk
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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

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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/
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The Clan Trail & Carrie Woods

Follow the posted route around Loch Rannoch to find out about the Clans who used to live in the glen. READ MORE