Pitlochry is without a doubt a very popular tourist centre, conveniently situated just off the A9 between Perth and Inverness. It has two famous whisky distilleries which attract many visitors: Bell's Blair Atholl Distillery and Edradour Distillery, which is actually Scotland's smallest distillery.
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Lots to See and Do
Trains from Perth and Inverness stop at Pitlochry and there are buses from Perth. There are many hotels to eat at as this is a popular tourist venue - the Moulin Hotel, the upmarket Knockendarroch Hotel, the luxurious Pitlochry Hydro Hotel and the Killiecrankie Hotel just north of the town to name but a few. In addition to these hotels, good meals can be found at Port-na-craig Inn, The Old Mill and McKay's Hotel.
The famous Pitlochry Festival Theatre (known as the 'Theatre in the Hills' presents a wide range of plays and musical events. People say of the area that you can 'stay six days and see six plays'. Next door is the Scottish Plant Collector's Garden which was opened in 2003 and displays plants collected over 300 years by Scottish explorers - it also has an amphitheatre and forest area within the 2.5 acre site.
Nearby is the Pitlochry Power Station and Dam where you can see fish attempting to leap over the salmon ladder.