©

Pitlochry trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Itinerary planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  Scotland  /  Perth and Kinross  /  Pitlochry

Pitlochry

4.2
Distilleries · Gift & Specialty Shops · Castles
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. It is administered as part of the council area of Perth and Kinross, and has a population of 2,776, according to the 2011 census.It is largely a Victorian town, which developed into a tourist resort because of Queen Victoria visiting the area in 1842 and the arrival of the railway in 1863. It remains a popular tourist resort today and is particularly known as a centre for hillwalking, surrounded by mountains such as Ben Vrackie and Schiehallion. It is popular as a base for coach holidays. The town has retained many stone Victorian buildings, and the main street has an unusual period cast iron canopy over one side.HistoryPitlochry today dates largely from Victorian times, although the areas known as Moulin and Port-na-craig are much older. History records that Moulin Kirk was granted by the Earl of Atholl to Dunfermline Abbey in 1180 and Moulin became a burgh of barony in 1511. Port-na-craig was the site of the original ferry over the River Tummel which operated until the suspension footbridge was built in 1913. Building between these two separate communities followed the construction of the military road north in the 18th century which followed the line of the present main street. Moulin contained the parish school which was attended by Alexander MacKenzie (1822-1892) the second Prime Minister of Canada. This schoolhouse "Blairmount" now operates as a luxury holiday rental.
Our United Kingdom tour itinerary builder website combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Pitlochry

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Pitlochry

See all ›
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Pitlochry

4.2
Duration: 8 hours
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.9
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Pitlochry

4.8
Duration: 2 hours
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
4.4
Duration: 8 hours
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Pitlochry

See all ›
3.5
Duration: 4 hours
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Pitlochry

4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
4.0
Duration: 30 minutes

Nature in Pitlochry

4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Recently planned trips to Pitlochry

See more plans