Pitlochry and the surrounding area is packed with places to visit, activities to keep everyone entertained and some fantastic walks. Staying one night just isn’t long enough. Here is a selection of our favourite places.
Pitlochry and within walking distance from the Poplars Guest House:
Nae Limits. For some serious outdoor adventure experiences e.g. gorge walking, canyoning, white water rafting. Booking essential.
Within 40 mins drive:
Highland Safaris. Winner of `Best Visitor Experience` in Scotland combines the Red Deer Centre with award winning exhilarating Land Rover safaris, inspiring walking & biking activities & Perthshire’s only Gold & Gem Panning Centre. Set in a stunning location, do not miss the award-winning Café & inspiring Gift Shop.
Glen Lyon. Scotland’s longest, loneliest, loveliest Glen. Visit Fortingall to see possibly the oldest Yew Tree in Britain (maybe Europe too).
Mains of Taymouth Country Estate. Great walks, water sports and pony trekking on the beautiful shores of Loch Tay. Visit the Courtyard for great shopping and lunch.
Castle Menzies. 16th century fortified castle with ghost walks available.
Or Book a Private Guided Tour:
Highland Odyssey provides an experienced, fully insured driver/guide in a comfortable VW minibus for tailor-made tours (max 7 people). Stay longer in Highland Perthshire to explore the beautiful scenery, characterful villages and historic sites where Allan Stewart shares his comprehensive knowledge of Scottish geography and culture. Advanced booking essential.