Pitlochry (from the gaelic Pit Lochraidhmeans meaning a cattle settlement)

Things to do in pitlochry

Pitlochry developed into a tourist resort after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert visited the area in 1842. Also, Soseki Natsume – the Japanese Charles Dickens –  who wrote ” I am cat ” visited Pitlochry in 1920. He was delighted by the natural beauty of Pitlochry, Scotland.

Pitlochry Theatre

Pitlochry is a Victorian town in the Highlands of central Scotland. It is well known for the Pitlochry Dam, fish ladder and Pitlochry Festival Theatre, two Pitlochry distilleries, Blair Athol Distillery and Edradour Distillery.

Best of all, Pitlochry is a natural centre for many outdoor activities, from gentle country walks to mountaineering, canoeing, mountain biking and rock climbing.

Pitlochry activities

Pitlochry walks

There are great paths to explore around Pitlochry, follow our suggestions for local walks to get close to nature.

outdoor activity

Outdoor Activity and Adventure

A wide range of exciting outdoor adventure activities nearby here

Scottish culture

Culture and History

The area is steeped in history, from iron age Pictish homesteads and hillforts, to grand Victorian castles. On the main route from lowlands to highlands, Pitlochry has seen armies, kings, merchants, cattle rustlers and artists. And all have left their mark.

Routes near Wee Blue Dream

Wee Blue Dream self catering log cabin sits on the edge of Pitlochry with fabulous views up to Ben Vrackie from your door, and only metres for the fantastic path network around Pitlochry. From here you can walk, run or mountain bike for miles, with great landscapes, history and wildlife at every turn.

Canoeing Pitlochry

A Great little Perthshire Paddle - Loch Faskally. Find out more information with kayaking , canoeing and electric bike hire in Pitlochry.


Pitlochry Cycle routes

For the more adventurous

The home of Bungee Jumping and The Killie Zip!

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

The Pitlochry Festival Theatre is large performing arts theatre located in the town and burgh of Pitlochry in Perth and Kinross, Scotland.

Birks Cinema

A unique state-of-the-art rural cinema showing the latest movies and much more, with super comfy seats in a spacious auditorium plus relaxed café bar – all in the Aberfeldy town square