Self-catering holiday accommodation in Pitlochry
Stay in Pitlochry, Perthshire, Scotland
A dramatic mountain range and lush woodlands ensure Pitlochry is a popular Scottish holiday destination which counts Queen Victoria as one of its earliest visitors.
For those looking to stay in self catering accommodation, Pitlochry's Victorian town centre buildings are home to grand guest houses and apartments. Visitors seeking a more lively environment can stay at an ancient inn or tavern and get to meet the locals. Hostels are available for the seasoned traveller and caravans can be rented on private land. Get closer to nature with a cottage or chalet or rent a large self catering lodge.
Visitors to Pitlochry will find a wealth of activities to enjoy. Hike the trails of majestic Ben Vrackie which towers above the town. Walk along the River Tummel pathways and enjoy a picnic overlooking Loch Faskally or take a guided tour of 8 way marked trails and be sure to stop off at Queen's View. Visit the historical pass of Killencrankie where the 16th century battle took place and marvel over the Falls of Bruar, inspiration for a poem by Robert Burns to the Duke of Atholl.
Learn more about the area's past at Pitlochry and Moulin Heritage Centre or take part in a tasting tour of The Blair Whisky Distillery. Blair Castle, a short distance from Pitlochry, is the ancient home to the Dukes and Earls of Atholl; spend an afternoon admiring the tapestries or stroll around the immaculate grounds.
At night take in a show at The Festival Theatre in the small hamlet of Port na Craig and enjoy fine dining in a local restaurant. Pitlochry is easily reached by road and rail with convenient public transport links to cities in the north and the south. Fine attractions in a beautiful setting ensure Pitlochry remains a popular choice for a self catering holiday.