Our top ten things to do in Pitlochry and Highland Perthshire


 1          Climb Schiehallion- the 'must climb' Schiehallion, surely Scotland's favourite Munro mountain. Often described as the centre of Scotland - the line of latitude midway between the most northerly and southerly points on the Scottish mainland, and the line of longitude midway between the most easterly and westerly points, passes close by the summit of Schiehallion

2          Pitlochry Theatre - probably Pitlochry's best known tourist attraction, the Theatre has grown in popularity, and now offers performances, shows and events all year round. Get the latest shows and programmes here 

3          Salmon fishing on the River Tay - The River Tay is internationally renowned for its Atlantic salmon fishing. It is one of the best salmon rivers in the United Kingdom and anglers come to central Scotland from all over the world to fish here

4          Take a Highland Adventure Safari - Highland Safaris offer award winning Land Rover Safaris and a unique and exciting way to experience the freedom, challenge and exhilaration of this scenic and fascinating environment

5          White water rafting and kayaking in Perthshire - Come and experience the exhilarating white water rafting on one of Scotland's most exciting stretches of river – on the River tay and Tummel. Expert providers include FreespiritsSplash, and Nae Limits

6          A round of golf at Pitlochry - referred to as the "Switzerland of Scotland". Invigorating golf in the shadow of the Grampian Mountains. One of the  finest and most scenic inland golf courses in Scotland. Also play famous Rosemount Blaigowrie, and a lovely course at Taymouth Castle. Exceptional nine holes at Kenmore

7          Pitlochry Walks - Located amid some of the finest scenery in Britain, Pitlochry makes an ideal base for a walking break or holiday. Fantastic mixed walking of all grades. For walkers there is a useful publication called 'Pitlochry Walks'. It lists eight superb and easy walks, four short, four long

8          Watersports on Loch Tay - at Loch Tay Boating Centre. Situated at the eastern end of beautiful Loch Tay, and ideally located for a variety of activities including motor boat hire, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, mountain biking and power boat sports

9          Zorbing and sphering with Nae Limits  - Spheremania is the only group to run this kind of activity in Scotland, through Nae Limits. Rolling down the Perthshire hills at great speed in a giant inflatable ball is one of the most unique experiences around. Sphereing (zorbing) is available all year round and no previous experience is required 

10        Fabulous cycling - Pitlochry is the centre of 3 major cycling areas of Highland Scotland with 6 waymarked cycle routes around the most stunning and spectacular scenery of Pitlochry and Highland Perthshire. From 10miles to 40 miles, our six favourites are the Garry cycle route, Schiehallion cycle route, Farragon circuit, Loch Tummel Circuit, Loch Rannoch circuit and the River Tummel circuit