Walks in Pitlochry Area

Ben Vrackie

Ben Vrackie ascends to the stature of 2757ft and gives amazing perspectives of the encompassing mountains and the encompassing moorlands.

The best place to begin your Ben Vrackie walk is at Moulin. An unmistakably stamped way close by a stream, under towering trees carries on up to the deer fence, which must be crossed at the stile point.

The way is all around stamped and very simple up until the last rising which is very steep. You might be sufficiently fortunate to see red grouse and Red Deer on the slopes.

The view point on the summit names the greater part of the obvious slopes including Schiehallion, the Cairngorms and Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh.

Craigower Hill

Craigower is an old reference point slope, a rough outcrop bulging out above Pitlochry. At around 1300ft its position over the union of the Tummel and Garry waterways surrenders sees both valleys and down the Tummel and Tay towards Dunkeld.

Again beginning in Moulin, take a left hand turn onto the street behind the Moulin Hotel; keep taking after the signs for Craigower, to the green which you then cross; before heading up through the coniferous woods on the inclines of Craigower. The well sign posted course through the forested areas is very east going however it gets more extreme as you close to the summit.

Falls of Bruar

Bruar is arranged 8 miles north-west of Pitlochry, on the A9 towards Inverness. The waterfalls at Bruar are a wonderful spot for summer picnics, and a restful walk around the family. The crevasse was striking in verse by popular Scottish writer Robert Burns.

You can begin your walk at the place of Bruar – The Harrods of the North – so a spot of retail treatment might be exactly what you require after your walk!

The unmistakably signposted walk begins close to the gallery and carries on up the railroad line and on through coniferous woods on the precipice edges which overhang the Bruar Water. The water is perfectly clear as it disregards the stone, which has made excellent examples on the stone.

Tummel Forest

On the slopes behind Queen’s View making progress toward Kinloch Rannoch from Pitlochry, you will locate the tremendous Tummel woods. There are many walking courses which can be taken in this rich zone, a great spot o stop is at the Queen’s View guests focus, where you can likewise get a couple maps of the woodland which will demonstrate to you some of these courses.

There is a fine outing site, high over the woods with perspectives of Loch Tummel and Schiehallion.

Natural life which can be seen in the Tummel woods are badgers, red squirrels, foxes and wildcats despite the fact that you must be very calm and fortunate to perceive any of them! Birdlife is likewise differed in the woods, including the Blackcock and the Capercallie.