A Brief Guide To Pitlochry

A Brief Guide To Pitlochry

A Brief Guide To Pitlochry

Pitlochry is a lovely town which much to offer in terms of scenery, restaurants, shops and even a salmon ladder, where you can watch salmon passing back upstream at the Pitlochry dam. Not only is there lots to see and do in Pitlochry itself, it is also a good base for exploring Perthshire.

Pitlochry is the perfect place to stretch your legs, with miles of beautiful surrounding countryside. Don’t forget to take a minute to appreciate the stunning views.

In spring and summer, the views are bursting with flowers and vegetation. In autumn, the trees are spectacular in their oranges, golds and reds. Not a sight to be missed.

There are many sports to be enjoyed in this part of the world, whether it’s a more gentle game of golf or a day’s fishing or perhaps you would prefer some a little more extreme: bungee jumping or whitewater rafting, perhaps?

All these things and many more are available in and around Pitlochry.

If you prefer a more relaxing way of life, there are top quality spa hotels to be discovered, offering a full range of luxurious treatment and pampering sessions.

There are a number of cosy pubs and restaurants in Pitlochry as well as cafes that offer home-baking and hot cups of tea. There is also a distillery nearby for tours and tastings.There are quite a few independent shops in Pitlochry, including a book shop, old-fashioned sweet shop and places to pick up woollen and cashmere products.

As the weather in Scotland can be somewhat unpredictable, there are shops to pick up the inevitable waterproofs!

As with many towns of this size, Pitlochry is best explored on foot, although there is a tax service and a local bus service, connecting Pitlochry with local surrounding towns and villages.

There is a train station in Pitlochry that links the town to many parts of the UK. The station is placed on the Highland Line, which offers passengers wonderful views of Scotland. Pitlochry is situated around 90 miles from no fewer than three airports: Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness.

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