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Pitlochry is one of Scotland's most beautiful and vibrant places to visit.

In the heart of Scotland with real hospitality, clear sparkling air, beautiful scenery, rich clan history, fine food, plenty of space and lots to see and do. Pitlochry is primarily a holiday destination, which caters for the holiday maker year round in its own special way.


Pitlochry is Open

We wish to inform visitors that new restrictions for the hospitality sector become law on Friday 9th October until 25th October 2020 inclusive.

Nationwide measures (outside the central belt area)

- All premises may only open indoors between 6am and 6pm, with no sales of alcohol.
- All premises may open outdoors until 10pm, including for the sale of alcohol, if licensed to do so.
- Current meeting rules apply in hospitality settings: maximum of 6 people from two households.
- Limited exemption for meals and drinks (without alcohol) for guests only in accommodation, transport and student residences that are licensed premises.
- Exemption for specific life events (eg. wedding receptions) which may continue (with alcohol) as per current meetings rules (eg. 20 persons limit in licensed premises)
- Exemption for local takeaways, subject to local licensing.

The Scottish Government is not advising people who have already booked holiday accommodation in October to cancel, but ask that people think about whether they need to travel outside their local health board area, especially if you live in, or would be travelling through the central belt area.

One household only restriction will apply to self-catering properties from when the revised regulations become law on Friday 25th September.

Table service only will continue to be required in all hospitality premises. Customer contact details is now a mandatory requirement in all the hospitality sector. This helps the Track and Trace team.

Face coverings for customers and staff is now mandatory when entering, exiting and moving around hospitality businesses. The only exemption is when customers are seated for the service of food and drink.

A maximum of 6 people from two households can meet in public indoor spaces, such as cafes, pubs and restaurants. Children under 12 from those two households do not count towards the limit.

Stay Safe


The Scottish Public Health campaign asks everyone to follow these 5 simple steps

- Face Coverings are recommended in enclosed spaces. It is Mandatory if using Public Transport to wear a face covering on buses, trains and at Railway Stations. From Friday 10th July, it will also be Mandatory to wear a face covering in all shops. Please adhere to these measures for your own and our community’s safety.
- Avoid Crowded Places – if you go somewhere and it is too busy, for your own safety – LEAVE.
- Clean Your Hands and hard surfaces regularly.
- Two Metre Social Distancing – Please keep 2 metres away from others when out.
- Self Isolate and book a test if you develop coronavirus symptoms. DO NOT TRAVEL

We encourage visitors to please book direct with our businesses, to help them and to make sure you have the most up to date information. Due to inevitable changes taking place in each business, our site will be updated regularly so please keep checking for updates.

To that end, please use our on-line enquiry form which goes straight to the businesses who are open for them to respond to you.

We look forward to welcoming you to Pitlochry and Highland Perthshire.

Pitlochry Accommodation

Pitlochry has many well established hotels, bed & breakfasts, guest houses, self catering, hostels and caravan parks in the town

Looking to stay in a Pitlochry Hotel?

Here we have a selection of Pitlochry hotels for you to choose from...

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Looking to stay in a Pitlochry Small Bed & Breakfast?

You will find a large selection of Pitlochry BBs in the town, here are some to choose from...

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Looking to stay in a Pitlochry Large B&B Guest Houses?

You will find a large selection of Pitlochry BBs and Guest Houses in the town, here are some to choose from...

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Looking to stay in Pitlochry Self Catering accommodation?

You will find many self catering cottages, apartments. Here is a selection to choose from...

To Sleep 2+ To Sleep 4+ To Sleep 6+

Looking to stay in a Pitlochry Hostel or Caravan Park?

You will find a decent selection of Pitlochry Hostels and Caravan Parks in and around the town, here are some to choose from...

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What's On In Pitlochry

There are no planned Events in 2020 in Pitlochry, all cancelled till 2021.

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Groups & Culture

All The Pitlochry Local Groups and Culture Events

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Known affectionately by many as the “Theatre in the Hills”, Pitlochry Festival Theatre (PFT) is a focal point in Highland Perthshire life, offering a varied and exciting programme of events all year round.

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Winter Lighting

Winter Lighting

The Pitlochry Winter Lighting Scheme starts in early October and runs until late February each year. The town is illuminated with over 60 winter LED lights and lighting features across the dark winter months.

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Highland Mainline Railway

Pitlochry Station

Pitlochry is very proud of its busy Station. Direct links to Inverness, Edinburgh and London Kings Cross make for pleasant travelling and enjoying the stunning scenery.

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Pitlochry Community Groups

Pitlochry Community Groups

One of Pitlochry's real strengths as a town is that it has a large number of volunteer groups and organisations, all working for the good of the town each has its own particular area of specialism. Every group contributes something to the town in some way or another, working together, to help to make Pitlochry what it is today, a successful vibrant highland town.

Groups include Pitlochry in Bloom, the Bowling Club, the Atholl Players and the Community Choir to name just a few.

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Shopping & Indoors

Find out all the local shops and museums in Pitlochry

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