Pitlochry and the Cairngorms
Situated in the heart of Scotland, Pitlochry has been a tourist destination for over 150 years. The region's sparkling clean air, rich history and wonderful scenery make this an excellent base from which to explore a classic Scottish itinerary including a distillery and castle visit, in addition to an excursion to the Cairngorms. Tours are based on Sunday or Monday departures.
Pitlochry • Blair Castle • Atholl Palace Hotel • Cairngorms • Distillery
Day 1 Travel to the hotel in Pitlochry.
Day 2 Begin with a visit to, and subject to availability, a guided tour of Blair Castle. Enjoying one of the finest settings in Highland Perthshire, the castle dates back to 1269 and has undergone several transformations over the years. Its unique history and rich heritage are illustrated with the antiques, artworks and artefacts on display. In the afternoon, visit the magnificent Atholl Palace Hotel and its fascinating museum, followed by a delightful cream tea.
Day 3 Travel further afield today for an excursion through the magnificent Cairngorm National Park. Take a trip on the Funicular Railway to the top of Cairn Gorm and take in some of the most spectacular views in Scotland looking across the famous mountainous landscape which epitomises this beautiful country.
Day 4 A classic excursion for any tour of Scotland is a visit to a distillery. Blair Athol Distillery in the centre of town is one of the oldest working distilleries in the country, producing 12 year old single malt whisky drawing the crystal clear waters of the Allt Dour burn. A tour and tasting is included. After taking an excursion for a photo opportunity at the not-to-be-missed 'Queen's View', the afternoon is free for independent sightseeing in Pitlochry.
Day 5 Homeward journey. An overnight stop in either direction can be arranged for an additional charge, on request.
All tours are tailored to your requirements
Fishers Hotel, Pitlochry
Located in the town centre, the hotel's owners continue to make improvements throughout the hotel and grounds. The atmospheric lounge and large dining room incorporate the traditional style of the building.
• 3 star • 137 rooms • Lift
• Coach parking nearby
Your tour includes:
• 4 nights half board in Pitlochry with:
Full Scottish breakfast
3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee
• Admission to Blair Castle
• Cream tea at the Atholl Palace Hotel
• Tour and tasting at Blair Athol Distillery
• Return trip on the Cairngorm Railway
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