Pitlochry Walks

Popular Pitlochry Walks

Our Pitlochry Walks includes paths near Pitlochry and further afield. There are many excellent walks in the wider area of Aberfeldy, Blair Atholl, Rannoch and Dunkeld.

Pitlochry, Dunkeld, Aberfeldy and Blair Atholl have their own dedicated walks with superb Way Marked Trails. We are sure you will a walk to suit you from this selection.

The walks on offer include a forest and waterfall walk to a gem of a distillery. Another Pitlochry walk is from the centre of Pitlochry to the dam and fish ladder.

Pitlochry has an excellent walks guide, Emma lives here and knows the very best trails and routes to suit your particular needs. Emma has an extensive walking knowledge not just for the Pitlochry area by for Scotland and the Munros too.

Our favourite Pitlochry Walks:-


The Falls of Bruar - Perthshires Greatest Walk

Described as Perthshire's Greatest Walk, the Falls of Bruar have attracted visitors for over 250 years. Robert Burns asked the Duke of Atholl to clothe the falls with trees and shrubs. The Duke was to do much more than that after Burns's death. An excellent walk. READ MORE

Address: Behind The House of Bruar, Blair Atholl PH18 5TW

Falls of Acharn

Known locally as a very special walk, the falls are spectacular when in spate. The Victorians added a hermits cave, and viewing platforms. A circular walk starting with a steep climb along a rough earth farm road. Upper and lower falls, hermits cave and specially constructed viewing platforms. READ MORE

Address:Aberfeldy PH15 2HT
Tel:Starts in the village of Archarn, a few miles beyond the Scottish Crannog Centre at Kenmore on Loch Tay

Clan Trail

The Clans of Rannoch - MacDonalds, The Menzies, the MacGregors, the MacDougalls, the Camerons, the Robertsons and the Stewarts, Drive around Loch Rannoch, looking out for the marker posted indicating information boards, which tell the stories from the past. It is a great way to spend an afternoon and see this beautiful loch. READ MORE

Address:Start at Kinloch Rannoch, Pitlochry PH16 5PW

Drummond Hill

Breathing taking views over Kenmore from Black Rock view point. Drummond Hill Walk is 4.5 miles long along good forestry paths and roads. This walk from the village of Kenmore or forest car park. The walk is through Scotland's Oldest Managed forests planted by Black Duncan the Laird of Breadalbane in the 17th Century. READ MORE

Address:Kenmore, Aberfeldy PH15 2HW
Tel:On Loch Tay

The Birks of Aberfeldy

A 1.5 mile circular walk along the Moness Glen, just outside the town of Aberfeldy. The waterfalls are a feature of the hanging glen, made famous by Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns, who wrote the poem ‘The Birks o’Aberfeldie’ in 1787. Highly recommended for those who are agile. READ MORE

Address:Moness Burn,, Aberfeldy

Pitlochry Dam and Fish Ladder

Pitlochry is known for its Dam and Fish Ladder, with hundreds of thousands of visitors to the town walking the short circular walk from Pitlochry's main street. Annually 5,000+ salmon pass through the fish ladder each year, to spawn. The fish ladder has 34 pools and 2 observation windows. READ MORE

Address:Pitlochry PH16 5AP

Niel Gow's Oak

Scotland's famous 18th century fiddle player, Neil Gow sat under this oak tree composing many of his famous tunes, with the 4th Duke of Atholl sat by. READ MORE

Address: Dunkeld PH8 0HX
Web: http://www.perthshirebigtreecountry.co.uk

Edradour Black Spout Pitlochry Walk

A sixty metre (190ft) waterfall, through oak woods to the picturesque Edradour Distillery. A popular 3 mile (4.5Km) circular walk from the centre of Pitlochry via Black Spout Waterfall to Edradour Distillery and back. READ MORE


Hermitage Dunkeld

The Hermitage is home to Ossian's Hall, a spectacular building, built to impress, originally lined with mirrors, with a large door to hide the view. The Hermitage forest features in the popular Outlander series in episodes eleven and twelve. When the doorod Ossian's Hall open the sight of the falls tumbling over the rocks is spectacular and the noise a great surprise. Well worth a visit. READ MORE

Address:Dunkeld PH8 0AH
Tel:01350 728641
Web: http://www.nts.org.uk/Visits/

Dunkeld and Birnam Walks

Dunkeld Walks are well known locally and being varied, interesting - some with beautiful glens and others with fabulous views over the local highland landscape. Walks beside the River Tay and to lovely falls. You will find them all here. READ MORE

Address:The Cross, Dunkeld, Scotland, PH8 0AN
Tel:Park your car in Dunkeld and use the town as your walk base