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Pitlochry is a small town on the River Tummel, a few miles north of Dunkeld. It developed as a tourist resort after a visit from Queen Victoria in 1844, the arrival of the railway in 1863, reaching its climax with the building of the chateau-like Atholl Hydropathic by Andrew Heiton
(1875-78), now the Atholl Palace Hotel. The town’s facilities and scenic yet accessible location continue to make it popular with tourists from all over the world. The Pitlochry Festival Theatre, founded in 1951, is open during the summer; the Scottish Plant Collectors’ Garden is being developed here. Loch Faskally, lying just to the north, is part of a hydroelectric scheme and includes a salmon ladder with an observation chamber.

Fishers Hotel stands in the centre of this Victorian Town and is a reminder of the Grand Old Days. All the public areas have just been refurbished to a high standard and provide wonderful lounges with open fires, exclusive cocktail lounge, Courtyard restaurant and also a lively public bar and bistro. The hotel has 2 acres of award winning gardens in which to relax. Ideally situated for touring the best of Perthshire the hotel has limited car park spaces and is very convenient for the railway station and the main citylink coach stops.

Scotland's Hotel is situated in the centre of beautiful Pitlochry, in the heart of Highland Scotland. The hotel has two restaurants serving Scottish and Italian cuisine (Easter-October) and leisure facilities including an indoor pool, spa bath, sauna, solarium and mini-gym. Bedrooms are located within the main building, the adjacent Bank House or Dunevis which is across the road from the hotel.

Atholl Palace Hotel. The baronial style Atholl Palace Hotel sits within 48 acres of parkland overlooking Pitlochry and the scenic splendour of the surrounding Highlands and is ideally located for touring Scotland. There are 105 well equipped bedrooms including two Turret Suites and elegant, spacious lounges where afternoon tea is served amidst log fires and twinkling chandeliers. Other features include a bar, the Veranda Restaurant which serves local produce and complimentary parking. Leisure facilities include tennis courts and indoor leisure club.

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

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