Pitlochry Whats On Guide December 2019

The Pitlochry What’s On guide is full of events and activities in the Aberfeldy, Blair Atholl, Dunkeld, Pitlochry, Rannoch and Tummel areas from guided walks, theatre events, shows, highland games, lots of music all in one place. The Pitlochry What’s On is produced monthly.

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December 2019

Dunkeld and Birnam Santa Day

14 December 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

14th December 10.30am to 4pm
Dunkeld and Birnam Santa Day
Dunkeld and Birnam, PH8 0DS

Celebrating 30 years of the Dunkeld and Birnam Santa Day. This is a fun filled family day out, it is a wonderfully christmassy event that happens every year. The day is packed with lots of fun events for everyone. 10.45 am Puppet Show (approx 60mins long) for Ages 4+ (£6). From 11am Community Market has lots of stalls there on the day and the opportunity to visit the many local businesses. 11am “Hunt the Elf” competition for children to take part in. 12.45 Just Singing outside the Birnam Hotel greets Santa. 1pm  Santa and his reindeer parade (please join in) leave from the Birnam Hotel over the Dunkeld Bridge to his grotto in Dunkeld Square, where Santa will spend the afternoon meeting the children. (Maximum of 2 adults per family in the grotto). There will be two stilt walkers and a naughty Christmas Tree. 2.30pm “Christmas Jumper” competition for adults and children. 3pm Best dressed Dog Competition. Please also feel free to dress up your dogs and we will have a prize for the best dressed pooch. More on Dunkeld & Birnam Santa Day or call on 07712 133301 or dunkeldsantaday@gmail.com

Breakfast with Santa

14 December 2019 @ 11:00 am - 15 December 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Breakfast with Santa at Queens View Pitlochry

Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th December 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm
Breakfast with Santa
Queens View Visitor Centre, By Pitlochry PH16 5NR
Come and enjoy an all you can eat breakfast as a family with our special guest! Limited spaces available based on breakfast table size. £9.95 per person, under 3s eat free. Call 01796 473188 to book.

Europe`s first and only Blackout Bungee

14 December 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturday 14th December
Blackout Bungee 
Highland Fling Bungee, Killiecrankie Visitor Centre, Killiecrankie PH16 5LG
Europe`s first (and only) black out bridge bungee jump, back for another year due to popular demand! For one night only. Limited spaces. For all you wondering what it is, well basically its Bungee Jumping from a 132ft bridge into the pitch black River Garry Gorge at the Pass of Killiecrankie.

Feel not only the rush of falling, bouncing and swinging but also the rush of not knowing how close you are to the ground or quite where you are! Call: 0345 3665844, email: jump@bungeejumpscotland.co.uk or book through our website to secure your Black Out Bungee jump this year!

Christmas Disco Party Night

14 December 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

14th December 2019
Christmas Disco Party Night with room
Atholl Arms, Blair Atholl, By Pitlochry PH18 5SG
A Christmas night out with Capes and Bubbly along with a three course Dinner and Christmas Disco. There is also discounted rooms, so you do not have to drive. The Christmas Party is £37.50 per head. The rooms are £65 per room. That really is hard to beat. For bookings call 01796 481205 For full details on The Christmas Party Night in Blair Atholl

Jukebox Hero at The Old Mill Inn

20 December 2019 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Free

20th December from 9.30pm
Jukebox Hero at The Old Mill Inn
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
A top notch covers band from Dundee playing all your favourite hits. FREE Admission T: 01796 474 020 www.oldmillevents.co.ukwww.theoldmillpitlochry.co.uk

Festive Cruises – Loch Tay Safaris

21 December 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4 January 2020 @ 3:30 pm
Festive Cruise Safaris on Loch Tay

21st of December and the 4th January 11am and 1pm (closed 25th and 26th December).
Festive Cruises – Loch Tay Safaris
Kenmore, Loch Tay

Skim over the water of Loch Tay on board our cosy heated cabin RIB. Make magical moments surrounded by stunning and dramatic landscapes in an area steeped in history and mythical folklore. There will be two cruises 1100hrs and 1300hrs each day for 1.5 hrs. (Cruises availability subject to weather and minimum numbers.) To book call 018878 820 071 or email: info@highlandsafaris.net

Breakfast with Santa

21 December 2019 @ 11:00 am - 22 December 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Breakfast with Santa at Queens View Pitlochry

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd December 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm
Breakfast with Santa
Queens View Visitor Centre, By Pitlochry PH16 5NR
Come and enjoy an all you can eat breakfast as a family with our special guest! Limited spaces available based on breakfast table size. £9.95 per person, under 3s eat free. Call 01796 473188 to book.

Festive Dining

21 December 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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5th December 6pm to 11.30pm
Festive Dining
Thyme at Errichel Restaurant, Crieff Road, Aberfeldy PH15 2EL
Award wining field to fork dining with Thyme at Errichel.  Delicious food and cosy fireside drinks await this festive season.  With the option of a private dining room for larger groups and the beautiful round house for romantic couples, come and relax and let us do the cooking for a fab evening of food and friends. £32-£39 per person. T: 01887 820850 or 07483 352 123 and  events@errichel.co.uk and Thyme at Errichel web site

Last Orders at The Old Mill Inn

21 December 2019 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Free

13th December from 9.30pm
Last Orders at The Old Mill Inn
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
Last Orders are our favourite Rock tribute act. FREE Admission T: 01796 474 020 www.oldmillevents.co.ukwww.theoldmillpitlochry.co.uk

Scott MacDonald at The Old Mill Inn

27 December 2019 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Free

27th Deember from 9.30pm
Scott MacDonald at The Old Mill Inn
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
Talented Glasgow based singer/songwriter playing a mix of originals & covers. FREE Admission T: 01796 474 020 www.oldmillevents.co.ukwww.theoldmillpitlochry.co.uk

The Engine House at The Old Mill Inn

28 December 2019 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Free

Sat 14th December from 9.30pm
The Engine House at The Old Mill Inn
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
Jangly guitars, fiddle, banjo & loads of harmonies, underpinned by bass guitar & drums. FREE Admission T: 01796 474 020 www.oldmillevents.co.ukwww.theoldmillpitlochry.co.uk

Hogmanay New Year 2020

30 December 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 2 January 2020 @ 10:00 pm

Monday 30th December to 1st January 2020
Hogmanay New Year 2020
Atholl Arms Hotel, Blair Atholl, By Pitlochry PH18 5SG
Monday 30th December
Choose either two or three day Hogmanay breaks. 2 days from £350-£375 per person or 3 days from £415 per person. Our festivities begin this year on Monday 30th December with a bubbly fruit punch reception and a three course Table d’hote welcome dinner in our Baronial dining hall. Music from the Lindsay Duo with some traditional dancing as a practice run tin preparation for the Hogmanay ceilidh. Tuesday 31st December – A champagne and canapé reception will commence your evening followed by our four-course Hogmanay Gala Dinner, served in the baronial hall. After dinner entertainment will be delivered by The Dab Hand Ceilidh Band. Our Highland Piper Bruce Hinch will pipe in the New Year, toasted by a glass of champagne. Dab Hand will then take you through to the wee hours of the morning. Wednesday 1st January A Bucks-Fizz brunch will be served from 9am til 10:30am to allow a little more time to recover from the night before. After a long walk, a lazy day or a dance at the well renowned Pitlochry Street Party, a New Years Day evening buffet will be served in the dining room. Additional nights will be charged at £70 per person for Dinner, Bed and Breakfast. To book Call: 01796 481205 or info@athollarmshotel.co.uk

Hogmanay Dinner Thyme at Errichel Restaurant

31 December 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Hogmanay at Thyme at Errichel

31st January 2019 From 7pm
Hogmanay Dinner
Thyme at Errichel Restaurant, Crieff Road, Aberfeldy PH15 2EL
Join us for a relaxed and delicious dinner.  Six courses, perfectly balanced and well paced in time to see in the Bells. Starting from 7pm for welcome drinks in the Library. Dinner will be served in the Roundhouse from 8pm.

Six Course Dinner plus Prosecco on arrival £85 per person.  Groups of 6 people or more receive a 10% discount. Complimentary pick up and drop off for guests staying within 7 mile radius of Aberfeldy. Please reserve when booking your table. Advance booking essential. Dietary Requirements catered for, please let us know when booking your table. T: 01887 820850 or 07483 352 123 and  events@errichel.co.uk and Thyme at Errichel web site

Hogmanay Dinner

31 December 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fern Cottage Hogmanay Dinner

31st of December at 7pm
Hogmanay Dinner
Fern Cottage Restaurant, Ferry Rd, Pitlochry PH16 5DD
Why not start your Hogmanay Celebrations in style! Join is for our delicious 6 course Taster Dinner Menu that is available in Fern Cottage. Please don’t forget to let us know about any dietary requirements you might have. £56.95 per person. For bookings and more information please contact the restaurant on 01796 473840 or pop in and you can pick up the Menu also.

Hogmanay with Last Orders

31 December 2019 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
£5.00

31st December from 9.30pm
Hogmanay with Last Orders
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
A night not to be missed! Last Orders are our top Rock tribute act. FREE Admission T: 01796 474 020 www.oldmillevents.co.ukwww.theoldmillpitlochry.co.uk

January 2020

Pitlochry New Year’s Day Street Party

1 January @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesday 1st January 1 to 4pm
Pitlochry New Year’s Day Street Party
Atholl Road, Pitlochry
New year is welcomed in style by closing Atholl Road, Pitlochry’s main street to traffic and having it filled with new year revelers, between 1pm to 4pm. Vale of Atholl Pipe Band, Jack Delaney’s Ceilidh Band, Silly McBee, the Clown. Entrance is free, the raffle and donations fund it year to year. Organised by a local group of hard working volunteers since 2000. Please support them, so it returns next year. For more on Pitlochry New Year Street Party including short video.

New Years’ Day Party with Jukebox Hero

1 January @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

1st January from 4pm
New Years’ Day Party with Jukebox Hero
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
Join the party with one of Dundee’s top covers bands. After the New Years Day Street Party! FREE Admission T: 01796 474 020 www.oldmillevents.co.ukwww.theoldmillpitlochry.co.uk

Festive Story Time

2 January @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Aberfeldy Watermill Children Christmas stories

23rd December 11am to 11.30am
Festive Story Time
Aberfeldy Watermill, Mill St, Aberfeldy PH15 2BG
Half an hour of festive story telling for 4-7 year olds. Free event, no need to book just come along to the Watermill. T: 01887 822896 Aberfeldy Watermill Web Site 

Festive Dining

5 January @ 6:00 pm - 10 January @ 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until 5 January 2020

Thyme at Errichel Festive Dining

30th December to 4th January 
Festive Dining
Thyme at Errichel Restaurant, Crieff Road, Aberfeldy PH15 2EL
Special Opening Hours for the Hogmanay Week!  Join us from Monday 30th December to Saturday 4 Jan for 6 nights of delicious food and drinks. £39 (£85 for New Year’s Eve Dinner) per person.  T: 01887 820850 or 07483 352 123 and  events@errichel.co.uk and Thyme at Errichel web site

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

18 January @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturday 18 January 2pm and 7pm
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Port-Na-Craig Rd, Pitlochry PH16 5DR
The Banff Mountain Film Festival features a selection of adrenaline-packed films, starring athletes and explorers as they venture to the edge of their limits in remote corners of the planet. Witness the world’s best adventure film-makers telling stories of life-affirming journeys with stunning wilderness cinematography – all from the comfort of a cinema seat!
As well as gripping short films and a celebratory festival atmosphere, there are free prize giveaways too. There are two different film programmes to choose from (matinee and evening show), or double the adventure and come to both with the two-show discount. 01796 484626 Tickets cost £16.50 (£14.50 concessions, and per person in groups of 6+). See www.banff-uk.com for more.

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