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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.

Hydroelectric Dam and Salmon Ladder – Discover the power of hydro electricity. Read more…

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 four 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



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.



Perthshire has many fantastic walks with spectacular views, great information on the Walk Highlands website.


Annual Events

Pitlochry Highland Games – traditional Scottish Highland Games.

The Enchanted Forest – Scotland’s premier sound and light show, not to be missed! Read more…

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.


The Pine Cone View Point 

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Our eating out page has info for local cafes and restaurants