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PITLOCHRY HIGHLAND GAMES

The Highland Games is the highlight of the year and also one of the biggest events to be held in Pitlochry.  Attracting thousands of visitors and loved by locals!
See the Pipe Bands parade down the main street of Pitlochry, (approx. 11.40) to the Recreation ground.  With a number of competitions & events for spectators to enjoy such as the Tug o' War! Highland Dancing, Pipe Band competitions, running, cycling events and heavy events, the list is endless but be assured there is always something of great interest to see.



There are also a number of Craft and Charity stalls around the field selling a variety of goods and  raising money for various local charities. Numerous food & drink stalls are also situated around the grounds giving you a variety of delicacy's to choose from.
Finally once you have seen the day's events and browsed the stalls you can see the hugely popular Parade of Massed Bands which commences around 5pm. This is a fantastic sight to see!

Did you know Pitlochry Highland Games has been going since 1852?

For more information on  Pitlochry Highland Games  just click this link.

Blair Castle International Horse Trials and County Fair

The Blair Castle International Horse Trials and Country Fair is Scotland's top Equestrian event. Taking place this year from 21st to 24th August.  This event attracts over 40,000 visitors to the village of Blair Atholl. Olympic medallists compete as do amateurs in the international event classes. For Equestrian eventing, the horse trials at Blair Atholl remain one of the premier competitions on the calendar, and is now in its 26th year of international horse trials held at Blair Castle.







As a spectator you can watch world-class dressage, show jumping as well as a technical cross-country event. The Bruadar Country Fair attends this event on Saturday and Sunday and features various other countryside pastimes such as  falconry, gundog training and also quad bike stunt riding.

In addition to all these events taking place there are over 200 trade exhibitors selling top quality produce & merchandise to suit every shoppers taste! These alone are worth a visit!

Blair Atholl is situated just 7miles North of Pitlochry and the event is easily within reach of the Pine Trees Hotel. As always we look forward to this fantastic weekend of sport and the wonderful atmosphere it brings to our area




For more info visit Blair Castle

Soldiers of Killiecrankie

To mark the 325th anniversary of the Battle of Killiecrankie which took place on 27th July 1689!

The Soldiers of Killiekrankie group which is a local community lead organisation have planned this wonderful event to commemorate the first Jacobite Battle. The event planned so far has Battlefield tours, Jacobite music & storytelling. The Scottish National Trust Children's event, Scottish Youth Theatre, Badenock Walking Group plus lots more.
In addition to this they also plan to have traditional Craft stalls and there will be a Ceilidh on the Battlefield on Saturday night.
This event will take place on Saturday & Sunday 26th & 27th July 2014, from 10am to 5pm each day.


This is a fantastic event for the whole family to enjoy.
Free car park, Adults £6, Concessions £5, Childrend under 16 £3. Family Ticket of 4 £16.





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Blair Castle & Gardens

Blair Castle is one of our great local attractions and only a 7 mile drive from Pitlochry. Head North straight up the A9.
The Castle offers tours which will take you through its amazing 30 rooms which give a varied impression of Scottish life over the last seven centuries.
Surrounded by great historic features including a magnificent walled garden , ruined kirk and Red Deer park.  Also expect to see a peacock or two roaming around the Castle grounds!
There is family fun to be found outdoors at the Castle with a fantastic woodland adventure playground. Indoors children can take part in the "Castle Detectives Challenge"!
There is a Gift Shop located in the Castle providing a beautiful range of products. Next to this is the restaurant where you can stop for a refreshment & sample some traditional Scottish dishes!





The Castle is open daily from 9.30am - 5.30pm (last admission 4.30pm)





For more info visit Blair Castle



Pitlochry Festival Theatre - Home Again 2014

In recognition of Scotland's second Year of Homecoming.  Pitlochry Festival Theatre are offering all theatre-goers the chance to celebrate great theatrical voices with a highly entertaining season called Home Again!
With Whisky kisses a new Scottish musical comedy, to start the summer season off.
Followed by Perfect Days, The Admirable Crichton, The Yellow On The Broom, Passing Places & Mr. Bolfry.  Tickets are now on Sale!



For booking  & details on times etc: Box Office 01796 484626.




For more info visit  Pitlochry Festival Theatre.