Hotel in Pitlochry

Pitlochry Christmas Festival

Pitlochry has added yet another new exciting event to its annual calander. This year the town has pulled together for the "Pitlochry Christmas Festival" which will be held on 28th November 2015. This event has been planned to coincide with the opening of Pitlochry Festival Theatre's fantastic production of the musical  "White Christmas".  

A full day of exciting activities, competitions & bargains has been organised which will include: a shop/restaurant window display competition, festive lunches on offer in cafe's and restaurants, a winter bbq, plus don't forget to keep an eye out for the many special offers to be found in the local shops - for this day only!

Throughout the town there will be festive stalls set up and a fantastic programme for the children with various activities including an exciting mini highland games event at the Leisure Centre!

Don't miss the "official" switch on of the Christmas tree lights outside Fishers Hotel, this can be seen at 4pm.

The Pine Trees Hotel is only a 10 minute stroll to the centre of town and with our  Winter Warmer breaks offer making it the perfect base for your festive break in Pitlochry this year.

White Christmas, The Muscial and Snow White, balletLORENT

Dare we say it........ YES!  "Christmas is just around the corner". This year Pitlochry Festival Theatre have once again pulled out all the stops! Commencing on 27th November - 27th December the wonderful Christmas production of White Christmas, The Musical, dubbed as the greatest Christmas show ever!  With an ensemble of 20 talented performers and a dynamic 10 piece orchestra, this sparkling stage adaptation of the classic 1954 movie (starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen) is packed with classic Irving Berlin hits like Snow, Sisters, Blue Skies, What Can You Do With A General?, How Deep Is The Ocean, The Old Man and the unforgettable title song, White Christmas.  A wonderful show that will set you on the right path for an extra special 2015 Christmas!

In February Pitlochry Festival Theatre welcome back balletLORENT, this time with the magical fairytale adaptation, Snow White, performed by balletLORENT’s cast of professional dancers.  Who dance alongside a local young cast of talented performers, telling the tale of a a mother’s poisonous jealousy, deception, compassion and redemption. With magical mirrors, mysterious miners and beauty as pure as feathered snow; exploring the true cost of being beautiful; the fear of ageing in front of the mirror; and that beauty from within counts above all else. This is a family show and recommended for ages 7+.

Should you require further information on either one of these wonderful productions please ask the reception staff at The Pine Trees Hotel.

Enchanted Forest 2015

This years Enchanted Forest show will run from Friday 1st October until Sunday 1st November. Due to its incredible success in recent years and an expectation of 55,000 visitors this year! It was decided that the show should run for an extra week.  Each year the theme changes and we are looking forward to this years show flux, which will include a new orchestral piece to help you explore the stunning autumn woodland setting and spectacular light display like you have never seen before.
This is one of the most exciting annual events taking place in Scotland and this year saw The Enchanted Forest take the title of  Scottish Thistle Award 2015 for Best Event and Best Creative Event at the Scottish Event Awards 2014.

The Pine Trees Hotel are delighted to welcome you during your trip to this years show and we are ideally situated, only a 10 minute walk from the pick up point where regular buses will take you directly from Pitlochry to Faskally woods and back.  Tickets are selling quickly so book yours now at:

The House of Bruar

Known as the Home of Country clothing The House of Bruar has an excellent reputation for offering a comprehensive range of luxurious and exclusive items of clothing for Ladies and Gents.
With their Ladies department offering choice brands, plus a stunning Menswear hall offering an extensive range of tweeds and traditional menswear.

Once you have made your purchases in the clothing department you can browse through their Fishing Tackle Shop and Gallery which offers contemporary rural art.  There is a fantastic Country Living Department where you will find all sorts of unusual gift ideas, kitchen gadgets, china, children's clothing, toys and books.

The Food Hall and Delicatessen alone is well worth a visit to The House of Bruar. With a wonderfully spacious restaurant offering the very best in British produce. From there you can meander through to their fabulous delicatessen and Butchery department.

Located by Blair Atholl and just a short 10mile drive north of The Pine Trees Hotel, Bruar is well known for its spectacular scenery and waterfalls so make sure you have time to take a stroll around whilst visiting.

Killiecrankie Pass and Visitor Centre

The Pass of Killiecrankie is an impressive wooded gorge and part of Scotland's ancient oak and mixed deciduous woodlands. With its natural beauty this spot has become a favourite sightseeing stop in Perthshire.  Learn all about "The Battle of Killiecrankie and see where one courageous soldier escaped by making a spectacular 18ft leap across the River Garry - now famously known as  "Soldiers Leap".
The Visitor Centre located above the gorge features exhibits on the battle and offers a programme of guided walks, if required, throughout the season.  At the Visitor Centre, via a remote camera link you can watch the birds nesting at close range. Then have a browse through the gift shop and out onto the picnic area and to the open air snack bar.

On Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of July celebrate the 326th anniversary of the Battle of Killiecranke - gates open 11am - 5pm. Go on a Battlefield Tour and see where the government troops lined up.  Learn about the many highland traditions from that era -  piping, music, traditional story telling and dance.  On the Saturday night there is a Ceilidh where you can enjoy an evening of great storytelling, music and dance.

For more information about this event just ask at the Pine Trees reception desk.