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Dog friendly holidays in Scotland at Rosemount Hotel, Pitlochry

Dog Friendly Breaks in Pitlochry Scotland

A unique holiday haven for dog families

A rapidly increasing number of people are choosing to take dog friendly holidays in Scotland at Rosemount Hotel Pitlochry. Reviews attest that we give a genuine welcome to dogs and owners and have great facilities to cater for their particular requirements. We have taken on board the good management of pet friendly holidays and it has become a highly pleasurable part of our operation.

Coronavirus Matters | Ultra-safe and Peaceful Environment in which to enjoy your Scottish Holiday
We are happy to defer individual bookings, for free, in the event of travel restrictions affecting anyone’s booking. If deferral is not possible, then we will refunds your deposit. Please also rest assured that we have designed new practices to allow our guests to remain in their personal “bubble” during their stay.

    • Check-in/check-out are remote, contact with reception will be by phone/text, meals may be taken in rooms.
    • Room-access routes are channelled into a one way system, to minimise counter-traffic.
    • We offer in-room dining or pre-bookable private dining (limited availbility)
    • In addition to our well-reviewed standards of spotless cleanliness, we are ULV-fog disinfecting hard surfaces, in all areas, regularly throughout the day, when open.
    • Additional attention is paid to door handles, stair rails, light switches, TV remotes, bathroom taps.
    • All public areas have been re-set in new layouts, with screening and +2 m distancing between tables and stand-points.
    • Counter areas are protected to comply with good social-distancing practices.
    • Rooms are sanitised, over a 2 hour process, with ultra low level fogging, to give total confidence of hard-surface disinfection.
    • Staff will not enter your room during your stay
    • Guests may bring their own pillows, but we have a pillow-fallow system to sanitise our entire stock.
    • We continue to work closely with Scottish Government agencies to ensure that our safety policies are amongst the best available
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Experience a very small sense of the treats in store from a visit to Pitlochry, Perthshire. We want you to be confident that, while you are out and about having an amazing time, there'll be a dedicated and professional team looking after your safety and wellbeing at Rosemount Pitlochry

Experience a very small sense of the treats in store from a visit to Pitlochry, Perthshire. We want you to be confident that, while you are out and about having an amazing time, there'll be a dedicated and professional team looking after your safety and wellbeing at Rosemount Pitlochry

Experience a very small sense of the treats in store from a visit to Pitlochry, Perthshire. We want you to be confident that, while you are out and about having an amazing time, there'll be a dedicated and professional team looking after your safety and wellbeing at Rosemount Pitlochry

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We take on board the extent of our responsibility to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our staff and guests. We have hammered out the finest details and are ready to appraoach the tasks at hand with lifted spiirits. This is our new normal and we embrace it with enthusaiam and vigour!

We fully take on board the extent of our responsibility to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our staff and guests. We have hammered the finest details and are ready to appraoach the tasks at hand with lifetd spiirits. This is our new normal and we embrace it to the brim!

We fully take on board the extent of our responsibility to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our staff and guests. We have hammered the finest details and are ready to appraoach the tasks at hand with lifetd spiirits. This is our new normal and we embrace it to the brim!

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To protect Guests and staff, we have simplified and improved our dining offering to include
In-room Dining
Private dining at a secluded, socially distanced table
Dining outdoors

To protect Guests and staff, we have simplified and improved our dining offering to include
In-room Dining
Private dining at a secluded, socially distanced table
Dining outdoors

To protect Guests and staff, we have simplified and improved our dining offering to include
1) In-room Dining
2) Private dining at a secluded, socially distanced table
3) Dining outdoors

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Our remit, this year, is to make a secure haven for our visitors to remain safe and free to venture out for the day amidst some of the UK's finest scenery. These vistas are simply meant to be enjoyed by those who respect them. We'll be working hard to make that possible each and every day.

Our entire remit, this year, is to make a secure haven for wonderful visitors to remain safe and free to venture out for the day amidst some of the UK's finest scenery. These vistas are simply meant to be enjoyed by those who respect them. We'll be working hard to make that possible each and every day.

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 Reviews by past guests at Rosemount Hotel Pitlochry number in their thousands, across various media, and are an excellent tribute to the craft skills of our wonderful and dedicated team of staff. Be sure to explore our rates for some great discounts, especially for early and late booking.


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Dog friendly Short Breaks Scotland

Rosemount Hotel has a variety of rooms in which pets are accepted for dog friendly holidays in Scotland. There are four rooms grades which vary in size, tariff and amenity. We ask that dogs are not left unattended on the premises, but apart from that, they are welcome in all areas except the Restaurant. For further information about our dog friendly accommodation and some fabulous walks in the area, read on . .

 

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Dog friendly holidays in Scotland for Walkers

Hillwalks

The essence of all Dog friendly Breaks in Scotland is  the quality of the local walks and how they may be enjoyed by both dogs and owners. Not all walks are convenient for dog owners. Some kinds of terrain may not be suitable for aging dogs and not all routes are safe to let dogs off-lead. However, with pentiful choice, the Perthshire area has something to offer everyone when it comes to a huge variety of walks.

Perthshire’s majestic glens are the stuff of legend – and that is fact. The area offers rich choice of Hill and Glen – each providing a beautiful visiting prospect during your Dog friendly stay in Pitlochry, Scotland.

Ben Vrackie

Starting at Pitlochry, itself, we have the magnificent Ben Vrackie.

Ben Vrackie is a well known and much loved hill which forms a scenic backdrop to the bustling resort town of Pitlochry in Highland Perthshire.

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. The path is well-constructed for most of the route, passing beside Moulin Burn and then across heather moorland. Red grouse and red deer live on the hillside and sometimes a flash of white can indicate the presence of the shy mountain hare.

 

This fabulous trail is also featured in the video, below:-

Other Pitlochry Walks Great for taking the Dog

HIGHLIGHT

Experience a very small sense of the treats in store from a visit to Pitlochry, Perthshire, wirh your dog. The following selected highlight videos give the merest hint of the true delights of Perthshire as a destination for "dog-nuts", (amongst whom we consider ourselves firmly paid-up members :-).

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Pitlochry is an idyllic base for touring and exploring the stunning heart of Scotland

Pitlochry is idyllic and has a perfect location at the very centre of Scotland. This makes it a perfect base for touring and exploring the stunning heart of Scotland

Pitlochry is idyllic and has a perfect location at the very centre of Scotland. It sits at the heart of endless miles of scenic walks, along every type of terrain. There are places for safe swimming and plenty of dog friendly bars and cafes to provide refreshment along the way.

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Here's a link to a YouTube Video from SEESCOTLAND: Ben Vrackie offers a moderate hike, taking around 3-4 hours from our door. The initial climb, to a small Lochan 2/3 of the way up, is steady and fine for dogs (and humans!) that are moderatelty fit. Thereafter, the incline steepens, but the views are worth the effort. On a clear day, you can see the summit of Ben Nevis

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A perfect riverside walk through mature forest and leading to a stunning waterfall. Salmon may be seen jumping the falls late October onwards. Paths are well formed and the forestry boasts some of Scotland's tallest trees. Plenty of interest for people and pooches, alike.

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Back to a warm, cosy, friendly Base

Return to Rosemount Hotel invigorated, happy and hungry. Time for a wee relaxing aperitif and a delicious meal with a happy dog at your feet. It’s a great sight to see several dog owners enjoying a few companionable hours chatting of an evening, with several dogs strewn across rugs, content. It feels SO right! You can read more about Pitlochry’s genuinely dog friendly hotel and find out about some longer walks below:-

Short Breaks Pitlochry

Designated area for dining with your pet or as a small private group

Rosemount Hotel Pitlochry Bar.Dogs most welcome

The Braes of Killiecrankie Walks

For those preferring a longer walk, the well waymarked Bealach route follows a high moorland path of 10 miles, traversing the lower slopes of Ben Vrackie, onwards to Killiecrankie before returning to Pitlochry alongside a sheltered path by the River Garry. This may be dissected into 4 or 5 shorter walks or variations on the basic circuit walk.

Killiecrankie and Beallach Walks
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View of Loch Faskally
from Pitlochry Dam

View of the River Tummel
from Pitlochry Dam

Loch Faskally
Viewed from The Foss Road

Views of Loch Faskally along the Foss Road

View of Loch Faskally from Clunie Dam

Linn of Tummel
Along from Coronation Bridge

The Pass of Killiecrankie
Viewed from the Garry Bridge

Approaching Pitlochry Dam.
Nearly home to Rosemount . . .

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Dog Friendly Car Tours with Walks

A highly popular car tour amongst visitors to Rosemount Hotel, takes in the House of Bruar – a fabulous Visitor Centre with great shopping and eating facilities. They are wonderfully canine-conscious, have a covered parking area for dog owners and a tap for water.

From the house of Bruar, you might take the road that runs paralell to the A9 for Calvine then onwards towards Loch Tay and Glen Lyon – Perthshire’s longest, loveliest glen, where the road meanders alongside the river Lyon which tumbles through corries, gorges and meadows. The pools near Bridge of Balgie are accessible, with the added benefit of parking and a little tearoom nearby.

From Glen Lyon, Loch Tay can be reached via a road passing around Ben Lawers Britain’s 10th highest mountain. It is well-known for its unique range of sub-arctic plants and wildlife, including rare alpine plants of striking colour and the Ptarmigan.

Dog friendly Weekend Breaks in Scotland

If a shorter break with convenient walks is the order of the day, such as on a Pitlochry weekend break with dogs, then the publication linked below is an excellent illustration of the rich variety of entertaining things to do with your dog in the Pitlochry area. The Pitlochry paths leaflet highlights 40 miles of waymarked trails that surround Rosemount Hotel.

Scottish Breaks with Dogs. Find us on a Map

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Our location, just 5 minutes from the main street means that we are peacefully located, yet convenient for all that the town has to offer. We enjoy gorgeous views over the Tummel Valley and then upwards towards Ben Vrackie.


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