(1 mile), the traditional home of the Dukes of Atholl and the Atholl Highlanders, Europe’s only remaining official private army. Blair Castle is open to the public for much of the year with some 30 fully-furnished rooms on display along with wonderful gardens and planned historic landscapes.
Edradour Distillery and Blair Athol distilleries are both within a 15 minute drive, whilst Aberfeldy and Dalwhinnie distilleries are within 30 minutes – all are open to the public.
The great outdoors
There are endless miles of woodland, riverside and hill paths and trails leading from Blair Atholl into the Cairngorms National Park and the Grampian Mountains. For more serious hikers, Glen Tilt and the Munros beckon – we’ll be delighted to assist with routes and advice for your own special expedition – bike storage and drying facilities are all here.
The Atholl Arms “Bothy Bar”
Year round Pub atmosphere with hearty pub grub served from midday until about 9pm – no reservations required. 15 minute walk/free parking.