Rosemount Hotel. Accommodation in Pitlochry
“Exceptionally welcoming and friendly. Lovely spacious room with views and comfy bed.” . . .
Review: Freetobook May 2017
The town of Pitlochry is regarded as one of Scotland’s best-kept secrets, and more and more people are recommending the picturesque destination to others after experiencing it for themselves. The town is a renowned gateway to the Highlands as well as an excellent destination in its own right. Pitlochry sits on the River Tummel and is overlooked by Ben Vrackie. It is located just off the A9 and is an ideal setting for anyone who wants to unwind and get back to nature in an idyllic setting. Accommodation in Pitlochry is in high demand and advance booking is recommended, especially to receive some great Pitlochry accommodation deals .
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Centrally Located Accommodation in Pitlochry
There are many examples of fine accommodation in Pitlochry. Rosemount Hotel is delighted to offer a niche to those visitors who are seeking a central location for touring, walking, visiting Pitlochry Theatre or bringing a pet on holiday.
Guests are assured a friendly, caring welcome from staff who are highly motivated to help our visitors get the most from their holiday in Pitlochry. Accommodation comes in four grades of room which match amenity with budget. Accordingly, these range from spacious, clean and very comfortable suites to clean and well-serviced Economy rooms which provide a fabulous opportunity to save and stretch the budget to maybe engage in one of the many activities on offer, locally.
Places to See in Pitlochry
The town’s most well-known attractions include the Power Station and Dam, Loch Faskally, Edradour and Blair Athol Distilleries and Pitlochry Festival Theatre. If you wish to strike the perfect balance between uplifting exercise and relaxation, you’ll love the various walking, hiking and cycling trails that the town is known for. Diners are catered for brilliantly too Rosemount Hotel is well reviewed for its menu and should you desire to explore this lovely town of an evening, you will not struggle to find something that suits whether you’re looking for a simple cosy eatery or something a tad more luxurious. Golf, fishing and watersports are also popular activities amongst tourists and locals, alike.
Pitlochry Walks, Places to See, Things to Do
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View of Loch Faskally
from Pitlochry Dam
Dawn on Loch Faskally
Clunie Dam and Riverside Walk
Linn of Tummel
Along from Coronation Bridge
The Pass of Killiecrankie
Viewed from the Garry Bridge
Blair Athol Distillery
There are a vast number of exciting things to do whilst on holiday in Pitlochry. We recommend:-
Black Spout Wood Walk –
A saunter through light woodland to a delightful waterfall. For a longer stretch, press on to Edradour Distillery and enjoy the gorgeous downhill amble back into town. The views are breathtaking. Refreshment at the Moulin Inn or Pitlochry Golf Club enroute. This walk leads from the door of Rosemount Hotel Pitlochry. It can be modified to circuits of varying length which take from around 40 minutes to several hours to enjoy.
Ben Vrackie, Beallach-na-Searmoin, Ben y Ghlo and Craigower Hill.
(Fabulous scenic hillwalks with a range of degrees of challenge)
Ben Vrackie is a well known and much-admired hill which forms the ever-changing and scenic northerly landscape to the bustling resort town of Pitlochry in Highland Perthshire. Because “the Ben” sits to the north of the town, the sun lights its rugged southerly aspect, emphasising the contrast between greens, purples and greys in an ever-moving and dramatic way. All this against an equally dynamic and stunningly contrasting sky.
Ben Vrackie translates as `speckled mountain` and comes from a time when white quartz rocks were scattered across its slopes. On a good clear day the view from the summit of 2,757 ft (841 m) is tremendous with the Beinn a Ghlo range to the north and the sweep of Strathtay and Strathtummel to the west. In exceptional conditions it is even possible to see Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh.
The walk to the summit of this imposing backdrop to Pitlochry town (sometimes known as Ben y Vrackie) is approximately 3 hours there and back from Rosemount Hotel Pitlochry. The path is well-constructed for most of the route, passing beside Moulin Burn and then across heather moorland. A Lochan situated two thirds of the way up provides good safe swimming for dogs – an ideal cooler on a hot day. The final section is more demanding, but worth a little effort in return for the rewarding views. Red grouse and red deer live on the hillside and sometimes a flash of white can indicate the presence of the shy mountain hare.
Loch Dunmore –
An instantly-loveable, small Loch, just outside Pitlochry, surrounded by mixed woodland and teeming with wildlife, such as Red Squirrel, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers, Owls and some beautiful water birds. A wee holiday treat!
Killiecrankie, Queen’s View, Blair Atholl and Bruar
The Pass of Killiecrankie.
An impressive , tree-lined gorge which is simply breathtaking in Autumn, but beautiful all year around.
A must-visit place during holidays in the Pitlochry area. The panoramic view has been described as “spine-tingling”.
Allean Forest Walk.
Near to Queen’s View. A steady uphill walk, passing an abandoned crofting farmstead enroute. One of the buildings has been re-constituted to give a fascinating insight into the realities of living in this area in days gone by. Wonderful views over Loch Tummel towards Schiehallion on the horizon.
Blair Atholl, with Blair Castle,
visitor centre and country life museum, working watermill and Glen Tilt walks. Blair Castle offers many hours of historical education and interest. Pony trekking and wildlife safaris are bookable within its splendid grounds. Additionally, walkers and cyclists may find a whole network of trails leading from the castle gates. Cycle hire is available just opposite. There is plenty enough to spend a whole day exploring in this delightful hamlet. Just a few miles from Pitlochry.
House of Bruar and the Falls of Bruar.
A pleasing combination of top-end visitor facility with a delightful walk passing two waterfalls.
often described as the most beautiful Glen in Scotland. Please take a trip along this beautiful landscape during you Pitlochry holiday. You can drive onwards to Loch Tay and Kenmore, then on to Aberfeldy, the Spirit of Wood, Dewars Distillery and the Highland Chocolatier. A fabulous day out.
Kenmore and Loch Tay
with Kenmore Marina, Mains of Taymouth Visitor Centre and Restaurant and Crannog Centre
Aberfeldy and Strathtay
A quaint Highland town with independent shops, arty cafes and an art-house style cinema. Although the town is only 20 minutes direct drive away, there are several beautiful, scenic routes that we recommend our guests to take with many points of interest, eateries and viewpoints enroute. All in all – a full day of feasting the eyes, the soul and the belly!
The Highland Chocolatier
Exquisite chocolate made in situ. Pop over the road to see the rapids
Dunkeld and the Hermitage Forest walk
The romance of a semi-ruined Cathedral right on the banks of the Tay and a picture-perfect wee Highland town. Great walks around and about
Newtonmore and Kingussie
with Highland Wildlife Park in Kingussie and Highland Folk Museum in Newtonmore. Working Sheepdogs and Loch Insch Watersports Centre are located nearby in Kincraig.
For thrill-seekers and lovers of the great outdoors, there are a huge number of options for excitement:-
We are delighted to assist with booking outdoor activities and have many recommendations and ideas for things to do on an active break in Pitlochry
Bungee Jump –
located at the Garry Bridge over the Pass of Killiecrankie. Operated by Highland Fling. The ultimate Pitlochry Holidays adrenalin rush!
White Water rafting –
at the Linn of Tummel and Grandtully. Several operators include Nae Limits and Splash.
A new venture by the canyoning Company. See some fabulous, slightly more remote places, then jump off a cliff!?!
Microlite Flying –
Again, a relatively new craze in the area, but a fabulous experience. Flights and lessons from Scone Airport. A definite holiday Pitlochry Highilght!
One of the many Pitlochry holiday activities bookable at Activity Scotland
Horse Riding –
Available for all ages and abilities, though weight restrictions apply, at Blair Castle.
Mountaineering instructor, Stewart Johnson, is based at Aberfeldy.
A rich assortment of walks of every grade, and type of terrain, is available in the area.
In Loch or River – quiet or torrent
Choose from over 50 courses within a reasonable drive
Ski-ing and Snowboarding –
We are ideally located mid way between Aviemore and Glenshee, Just under an hour from either.
4×4 Offroad and Quad bikes –
There are several operators providing these experiences in the area. We are only too delighted to provide information.
Along quiet, scenic roads, or taking off into the hills and mountains
Rosemount Accommodation in Pitlochry as a Base for Touring
More and more health professionals are emphasising the importance of nature and exercise in boosting mental and physical health. Pitlochry is a wonderful place to visit if you’re ready to cleanse your mind, body and soul. If you’re a fan of the great outdoors, Pitlochry won’t let you down. Pitlochry offers the chance to escape any stresses and strains you might be experiencing in your day to day life. There are great opportunities to sidestep phone and computer screens in favour of nature. What’s more is that its conveniently located to world-renowned destinations like Aviemore, Balmoral, Inverness and Loch Ness, Fort William and Glencoe, Stirling and the Trossachs, Fife Coast and St Andrews, Edinburgh. All are ideally located for day trips.
Accommodation at the Heart of Stunning Scenery
There are many places to choose from if you require outstanding Pitlochry accommodation. Notably, Rosemount Hotel is an ideal base for anyone wishing to explore the best of Pitlochry. Included in your tour will be the epic countryside, spectacular Perthshire hills and vast range of attractions. Why not call them today if you’re looking for great Hotel accommodation in Pitlochry?