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Things To Do

With its stunning location, Pitlochry is the perfect place to enjoy some Scottish Highland scenery. Whether it's outdoor activities that interest you or you're after some cultural enlightenment, the team at Knockendarroch will ensure you enjoy your stay in Pitlochry.


Situated halfway between the large cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh to the south and Inverness and Aberdeen to the north, Pitlochry offers our guests the perfect base to explore not only Highland Perthshire but also access much of the rest of Scotland




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The award winning Light and Sound festival, "The Enchanted Forest" returns to Pitlochry this October. 

We will be pleased to offer a ticket booking service for guests staying at the Knockendarroch.

More information can be found at the Enchanted Forest website.





The Pitlochry Festival Theatre opens for its Summer 2015 Season on 23rd May and runs to 18th October.  Guests staying at the Knockendarroch can enjoy a ticket booking service as well as an early pre-theatre dinner and complimentary transport to the theatre.


This year's full programme can be found on our Theatre page.



Walking, cycling, golf, fishing and adventure sports are all available around Pitlochry. Must see day-trips to the Fish Ladder, medieval village of Moulin, the nearby whisky distilleries or historic castles add to the experience. At night treat yourself to a show at the famous Pitlochry Festival Theatre.


Highland Safaris is well worth a visit.  It  won ‘Best Visitor Experience` in Scotland, and combines exhilarating Land Rover Safaris, the new Red Deer Centre, inspiring walking and Biking activities and Perthshire’s only Gold and Gem Panning Centre. Relax and enjoy the cosy café and shop situated in a unique and stunning location. 


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Shoppers are also well catered for in and around Pitlochry. The main street has a variety of small independent shops selling unique local products and The House of Bruar, one of Scotland's most prestigious country stores, is only a 10 minute drive from the hotel.


For our guests who are looking for an adrenaline rush, look no further than Nae Limits for your one-stop shop for all outdoor activities in Highland Perthshire, including but not limited to white water rafting, a relaxed canoe trip, canyoning or even cliff jumping! They also run the UK's first ever static bridge bungee jump just ten minutes up the road.


There are numerous great day trips within 1-2 hours of Pitlochry, including St Andrews, Glamis Castle, Scone Palace, Inverness, Balmoral Castle, or you can just enjoy some great drives and walks along Loch Tummel and Loch Tay.


Below we've included some further links to places of interest that may offer more information about things to do in & around Pitlochry.


Pitlochry Theatre
Perthshire Tourist Board
Highlands Tourist Board
Dunkeld Tourist Info
Blair Castle
White Water Rafting
Nae Limits Ex. Sports
House of Bruar

Crannog Centre




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