Blair Atholl Information

Blair Atholl is a pleasing combination of tourist centre and village.

Blair Atholl Castle

Situated at the meeting of the Tilt and Garry rivers. Glen Tilt, which eventually connects with Deeside. It is also a well known glen for its marble in shades of light grey and green.

It is a small village in Perthshire, located where the River Tilt meets the River Garry. Just outside the village is Blair Castle, traditional home of the Dukes of Atholl and centre of the Atholl Estates. Like much of Scotland, the estate had been largely stripped of trees until the 18th Century. From then the "Planting" Dukes of Atholl began the process of reforestation to both improve the land and increase their profits from it. During the 18th and 19th Centuries they planted around 27 million conifers on Atholl Estates, many of them non-native species gathered from around the globe.

For a small village, it offers the visitor a wealth of attractions, together with a good range of Hotels, Guest Houses and Bed & Breakfast. (Take a look at our accommodation list). There is a working Corn Mill, a Country Museum, Churches and an interesting array of shops.

You will find a warm welcome awaits you.

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Where to stay - find a place locally, whether your accommodation preference is bed and breakfast, B and B, B & B, guest house, self catering, holiday cottages, bunkhouse, holiday caravans and more.

Where to eat - places to choose from a variety of cuisines; Indian, Chinese, traditional Scottish, bistro, coffee house, or the traditional fish and chips.

What to see and do - there are many visitors activities and places to visit; distilleries,  gardens, gallery, golf, river, walks, watermill, waterfalls, woods, old churches and monuments, and more.

Learn about the many historical events.


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