Things to do:

On this page we are highlighting some local web sites that may be of interest to you and help you plan your stay here at River Tilt Lodge and in the Highland Perthshire area of Killiecrankie, Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Rannoch, Dunkeld, Aberfeldy, Kenmore, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon.

Atholl Estates Rangers service.

The Atholl Estates Ranger service offer a very comprehensive web site detailing all their activities

Basecamp Bikes in Blair Atholl

Blair Atholl has a network of off road cycle trails on Atholl Estates,

Blair Castle Pony Trekking

Here you can learn about hiring horses and trekking in the fabulous highland area on Atholl Estates.

Blair Castle

The ancient home of the Earls and Dukes of Atholl is a fabulous venue that you must make sure you visit when staying in the area.

Bowmore Blair Castle Horse Trials

The Bowmore Blair Castle Horse Trials are Scotland's biggest and best horse trails and in the top three for the whole of Britain (we understand). It is really worth while attending not just for the huge variety of horse events but also all the stalls and a whole host of other entertainment laid on at the same time.

Some recommend places for eating out. (link below)
The Enchanted Forest 2010

Perthshire Big Tree Country's The Enchanted Forest, the award winning outdoor sound and light show, will delight the senses when it returns to Faskally Wood near Pitlochry from 15th October - 31st October 2010.

Highland Perthshire is home to the Rally of Scotland for the next two years, 2010 and 2011.

The Glen Banvie Walk from Blair Atholl - - This walk is one of the walks highlighted in 'Discover Atholl Estates way marked trails from Blair Atholl' guide booklet

The Clunie Walk from Pitlochry

7 miles (11.25Km)
Allow a minimum of 3 hrs

Atholl Estates Blair Atholl Walks - The Glen Tilt Walk (10 or 6 miles)

The falls of Bruar. Long have the Falls drawn visitors - travelers, poets, artists, nobility and royalty - to view the wild grandeur of the Falls and their surroundings. In 1787, Robert Burns wrote a poem pleading with the Duke of Atholl to plant its banks with trees. Only after Burns' death in 1796 did the Duke plant 60,000 larch and Scots pines. In 1844, the mature trees enchanted Queen Victoria and Prince Albert on their visit. The well marked route is just over one mile long. Open all year. North of Pitlochry on B8079.

Killiecrankie Visitor Centre. Where Bonnie Dundee defeated the Government forces in 1689. This magnificent wooded gorge is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Although tranquil now, on 27th July 1689 a Jacobite army led by Bonnie Dundee defeated Government forces. The exhibition tells the story of the 650 million year old Pass of Killiecrankie. The National Trust for Scotland. Open 1st April to 1st November. 7 days, 10am to 5.30pm. 3 miles NW of Pitlochry on B8079. Tel:0844 493 2194

Cycle Highland Perthshire Brochure - free Guide and Website.

The Pitlochry Dam Fish Ladder Observation Chamber which is part of the circular walk. This popular short walk, taking 30-45 mins, starts in the middle of Pitlochry. It goes down and along the River Tummel, through the ancient settlement of Port-na-craig to the fish ladder and observation room, over the dam wall and back into Pitlochry. Along the route are the Festival Theatre, Port-na-craig Inn, Scottish Hydro Electric Visitor Centre & Armoury Restaurant (Map Ref: A,B,C, 3)