Fortingall Information 

Fortingall - Perthshire Scotland is one of the most beautiful villages in historic Perthshire. It is one of the Scottish Highlands largest parishes.

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Covering an area of over 300 square miles it is bigger than nine of the old Scottish counties. From the big house at the western end and past the farm, the village extends on to the extremely attractive hotel and the nearby church. Situated almost in the mouth of Glen Lyon, the village is considered to be one of the most interesting and picturesque villages in all of Scotland . And behind and above the single attractive street of thatched houses, on the crest of a wooded escarpment, perches the site of Dun Gael, a fort of unrecorded age. The village has two main claims to fame. In the churchyard, is the flourishing remains of the Yew tree, thought to be 5000 years old. If so, it is probably the oldest living thing on Earth. The other claim is it is alleged, that this was the birthplace of Pontius Pilate. 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.

You might want to find out about the many historical events.


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