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Activities in Highland Perthshire

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Queens View & Visitor Centre
Queens View & Visitor Centre Scotland 's finest and most photographed view made famous by Queen Victoria . This is a must see on any trip to Perthshire, six miles west of Pitlochry. There is an audio visual presentation, with visitor shop, tea room and toilets, as well as being an excellent base for some wonderful woodland walks, including a former croft settlement.

Walking In Perthshire
Walking In Perthshire Step into the heart of ‘Rob Roy Country’ and experience the spectacular scenery of Perthshire on foot. Explore over 250 miles of way marked routes through this beautiful region, from gentle riverside strolls to exhilarating treks into rugged mountain terrain. As you take in the stunning scenery you’ll also pass by a variety of interesting sights including Roman remains, medieval castles and whisky distilleries.

The Scottish Crannog Centre
The Scottish Crannog Centre 'Walk over water' This award winning heritage attraction features guided tours of a re-created Celtic Iron age loch dwelling. Exhibition centre with video displays of original artefacts and lively hands on crafts bring the past to life . The Crannog lies twenty miles south of Pitlochry on the banks of Loch Tay near Kenmore.

Big Tree Country
Big Tree Country Discover the magic of Perthshire's woodland heritage. Here in the green heart of Scotland are some of the most remarkable trees and woodland of anywhere in Europe. See the oldest tree in Europe at Fortingall, the world's highest hedge and Britain 's tallest tree in this incredible county. A haven for a huge variety of Plant, Animal and Birdlife.

Loch of Lowe’s Wildlife Centre
Loch of Lowe’s Wildlife Centre Visit the Ospreys. Excellent views from observation hides by the loch shore. Stunning close up live CCTV footage directly from the nest. Visitor centre with unique displays and friendly staff. A Scottish Wildlife trust.

Killiecrankie visitor centre (NTS)
Killiecrankie visitor centre (NTS) On 27 July 1689 the peace and tranquility of this beautiful gorge was shattered when the first shots in the Jacobite cause were fired, at the Battle of Killiecrankie. One soldier escaped by making a spectacular jump across the River Garry at the spot now known as Soldier's Leap. You can try the jump for yourselves in a marked area outside the Visitor centre. The Visitor Centre features 'hands-on' natural history exhibits, models and maps of the battle. Also, see nesting birds at close range.

Stanley Mills
Stanley Mills Stanley Mills is one the best-preserved relics of the 18th-century Industrial Revolution. The mills were built in 1786 at a hairpin bend in the River Tay, This property tells the story of working class life in a cotton mill. Fascinating and full of atmosphere. Good hands on displays.

House of Bruar and Falls of Bruar
House of Bruar and Falls of Bruar An emporium of quality goods including Cashmere, Delicatessen foods and wild flowers with an excellent eating hall. All this overlooked by the magnificent Falls of Bruar. You can climb up one side of the gorge rest on the bridge , and admire the setting and come down the other side, a very easy going walk.