This Victorian town has lots to see and do for adults and for kids. see


Scotland Spa Hotel – Just off the main street and with an indoor pool if you get one of Scotland’s rainy days.

Old Mill Inn – Stay in a pub with old-world charm.

Pitlochry Youth Hostel – Family rooms and bunk beds. Great for kids as you make breakfast for yourself in the kitchen and meet people from all over the world. Games are available for rainy evenings. You can book through booking.com.

Atholl Place Hotel – Luxurious hotel with an outdoor pool. Probably used 2 days a year.

Things to Do

Check out the official tourist site https://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/pitlochry/see-do/

Blair Athol Whisky Distillery is in town and easy to reach.

Moulin brewery is a walk up the hill to the village of Moulin but has excellent Scottish food at a reasonable price in its restaurant or bar.

Fish Ladder – see the fish jump up the river at the dam

Walks and Parks – lots of walks to play parks for kids all around Pitlochry. Too many to list. The circuit via the dam, Loch Faskally, the festival theatre is good.

Boating – The Pitlochry Boating Station allows you to hire a rowing boat out on the small loch formed by the River Tummel. You can fish with the kids too.

Pitlochry Putting Green – Great putting green for all the family.

Restaurants and Bars

Moulin Hotel – Dates from 1695 and serves excellent food at a reasonable price.

Old Mill Inn – Nice food in an old corn mill with a water wheel.

McKays Fish and chips – traditional Scottish food in paper that you eat outside.

McKays Hotel and Bar restaurant – nice menu and kids welcome

and many others…


When travelling to Pitlovchry visit these places;

Noah play centre – if you have children this is a nice break in Perth just off the A9.

Hermitage Park – lovely walks, waterfall.

Beatrix Potter centre, Birnam – cafe and play area. The oldest tree and children’s play park are a short walk away.

Dunkeld – a historical Scottish village a short walk from Birnam.


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