Derrybeg Bed & Breakfast recommends the following when visiting Pitlochry
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
A stay in Pitlochry would not be complete without a visit to The Pitlochry Festival Theatre. Open every day, the main Summer season of plays, concerts and shows runs from May to October.
The Queens View
Located just 5 miles north of Derrybeg, this spectacular view considered the best in Scotland is definitely worth the short drive to get there. Gift shop, tearoom and toilets on site.
Loch Faskally & Woods
Both right on the door step of Derrybeg. A beautiful little loch with amazing views and delightful gentle paths that hug the shoreline, Loch Dunmore can also be found within the woods.
Ben Vrackie Mountain
One for the fit and active! Towering 841metres over Pitlochry, Ben Vrackie is a dominating sight, yet pretty straightforward to climb. Well defined paths will take you up and down in approx. 4 hours!
Situated 5 mile to the north of Derrybeg, the ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl, Blair Castle enjoys one of Scotland’s finest settings in the heart of Highland Perthshire, a great day out!
10 miles north of Pitlochry and Derrybeg, the falls are located behind the fabulous House of Bruar, this famous and spectacular walk is a must when visiting the House of Bruar shopping experience.
Blair Athol Distillery
Blair Athol Distillery is one of the oldest working distilleries in Scotland. After enjoying a leisurely conducted tour, mull over the distinctive character of the finished article as you sip your dram of 12 Year Old.
Reputed to be the smallest distillery in Scotland, home of Edradour 10-year-single malt whisky. Guided tours include a taste, a presentation and a real insight into the traditional methods of whisky making.
Highland Safaris winner of the 'Best Visitor Experience' in Scotland combines the new Red Deer Centre with award winning exhilarating Land Rover Safaris, inspiring walking and biking activities and Perthshire’s only Gold and Gem Panning Centre. Set in a stunning location, visit the award-winning Café and enjoy delicious food served all day, home baking and fabulous Glen Lyon Coffee. Browse the Gift Shop and discover an original and exciting range of outdoor gear, cards, books & toys.
The House of Bruar
Located on the A9 near Blair Atholl, just 10 miles north of Pitlochry, The House of Bruar welcomes over one million visitors every year. Scottish country clothing specialists enjoying a unique reputation for quality that extends throughout their clothing, produce, homewares and art collections.
The Pass of Killiecrankie
The Pass of Killiecrankie is a magnificent wooded gorge with the River Garry flowing along its base. The Battle of Killiecrankie, the major event in the first of the Jacobite uprisings, was fought nearby. The Visitor Centre tells both the story of the rich natural history of the Pass and the story of the battle.
Pitlochry Dam & Fish Ladder
Constructed in 1951, the Pitlochry hydro-electric power station is part of the Tummel Hydro-Electric Power Scheme and was the first of its type in Scotland. The ajacent fish ladder consists of 34 pools, each 50cm higher than the last and covering a distance of 310m. Each pool has an opening below the water level to allow the fish to pass to the next pool.
The traditional Scottish Burgh architecture of Derrybeg provides 8 en-suite bedrooms which are delightfully decorated. Two rooms offering lovely views of the Tummel Valley.
Breakfast is served in our dining room, once again enjoying spectacular views, where Guests are welcome to select from our breakfast bar.
There is so much to see and do when staying in Pitlochry. Have a look at our favourite "must see" to complete your visit to Pitlochry whatever the time of year.