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Fortingall village is located in Perthshire, a few miles west of Aberfeldy. According to an unlikely legend the father of Pontius Pilate was a Roman officer on a mission here, and so this became the birthplace of his famous son. There is a very ancient yew tree in the churchyard. The village was rebuilt from 1889 in English arts and crafts style, designed by James Marjoribanks MacLaren for Sir Donald Currie of the Union Castle shipping line.

Fortingall is easily reached from Perth:

Express By Holiday Inn, Perth. Ideally located for access to the main motorways in central Scotland, this hotel provides great value for the business or leisure traveller. All 81 modern bedrooms have power shower, hairdryer, television including SKY Sports 1 & 2 and SKY News. Wireless internet access is available. Free car parking is provided. Perth Hotel Breaks.

The Quality Hotel Perth is an elegant Victorian hotel in the hub of social activity, with its Scottish fare and fine whiskies. Bedrooms have television and tea and coffee making facilities. An excellent Perthshire touring base in good golfing country, close to a number of whisky distilleries and the Caithness glass factory.

The Ramada Perth hotel is a former 15th century watermill, located in the centre of Perth, the gateway to the Highlands. Fresh running water is still visible through portholes in the reception and lounge areas. The hotel is an ideal location to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside.

If you would like to Tour Fortingall on a highly personalized small group tour of my native Scotland please e-mail me: Sandy Stevenson

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