Things to do locally near the Cuil an Daraich Guest House
There is lots to see and do locally whatever your interested in, here are a few suggestions of places to visit locally during your stay.
Some attractions may be operating differently due to Covid, best to check opening times etc.
In Pitlochry –
Pitlochry Festival Theatre – Fantastic theatre with a variety of shows throughout the year.
Black Spout Walk – Popular short walk, 190ft waterfall, ending at a distillery.
Blair Atholl Distillery – One of the oldest working distilleries in Scotland.
Pitlochry Putting Green – Ideal for all the family.
Pitlochry Golf Course – One of golf’s world wide hidden gems.
Edradour Distillery – World renowned as the smallest traditional distillery in Scotland.
Pitlochry and Moulin Heritage Centre – Fantastic exhibition of local information, memorabilia, photographs & history of the area.
Moulin Brewery – Small craft brewery producing real ales.
West of Cuil an Daraich
Highland Safari – Award winning safaris and adventure activities, plus a great cafe.
St Mary’s Church – A magical, must see church.
The Birks of Aberfeldy – Really beautiful, interesting circular walk.
Castle Menzies – Spectacular, historic 16th century castle.
Cluny Gardens – Best place to see red squirrels in Perthshire & stunning gardens.
Fortingall & The Yew Tree – The Fortingall Yew is at the geographical heart of Scotland, thought to be one of Europe’s oldest living things.
Loch Tay – Enjoy a drive round this scenic loch. Lots of interesting places, cafes etc along the way.
The Crannog Centre – Find out all about these ancient water dwellings.
Rannoch Railway Station & Tearoom – World famous railway station on the edge of Rannoch Moor.
House of Bruar – country clothing & brilliant food hall.
Falls of Bruar – walk featuring really stunning waterfalls and gorge.
Blair Castle – currently only ground and gardens open
Queen’s View – views fit for a queen, visitor centre, cafe & walks.
The Hermitage – Various walks, see Ossian’s Hall, towering Douglas Firs, spectacular waterfall and picturesque folly.
Logierait Woods – Great walk on our doorstep.
Loch Faskally & Salmon Ladder – Starting from Pitlochry or Faskally Wood.
Craigower – Starting from Pitlochry, great views from high up on the hillside.
Ben Vrackie – Almost a Munro, really spectacular views from the top.
Schehallion – Our local Munro, fairly easy one with good footpaths.
Meall na Leitreach – Favourite of ours, great views of Loch Garry and surrounding hills.
Perthshire has many fantastic walks with spectacular views, great information on the Walk Highlands website.
Nae Limits – Water, land and adventure activities for all ages.
Splash – White water rafting, canyoning & paintball etc.
Highland Fling Bungee – Bungee Jump, zip-wires and many more activities over River Garry etc.
Boating Pond Pitlochry – Water sports, fishing, mountain bikes and great cafe.
Bike Trax @ Highland Safaris – Mountain bike skills loop.
Mountain Bike Trails – Huge amount of excellent routes locally.
Pitlochry Highland Games – Traditional Scottish Highland Games.
Winter Words Festival – Held mid February, the very best writers, authors, journalists and sportsmen tell you their stories.
New Years Day Street Party – Join thousands celebrating the new year in style.
Our eating out page has info for local cafes and restaurants.