Pitlochry Scotland

Pitlochry, is a pretty Highland town located at the geographic centre of Scotland in the dramatic county of Highland Perthshire, Scotland. Lying on the River Tummel and at the foot of Ben Vrackie mountain this small town has a resident population according to the 2001 census of 2,564.

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Pitlochry Scotland is a Victorian town,  which has prospered as a popular tourist resort since Queen Victoria visited the town in 1842.  Pitlochry prospered significantly also with the arrival of the railway in 1863.

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Pitlochry remains a popular international visitor destination today and is especially known for its history with nearby Blair Castle and as a centre for walking, golfing, cycling, Whisky tasting and theatre with the famous Pitlochry Festival Theatre located in the town. Pitlochry is surrounded by mountains such as Ben Vrackie and Schiehallion.

TummellPitlochry is also where you will find the award winning, luxury, boutique bed and breakfast, Craigatin House and Courtyard: www.craigatinhouse.co.uk

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Weather in Pitlochry

The weather in Pitlochry.  As with the rest of the United Kingdom, Pitlochry has a maritime climate with cool summers and mild winters.  The warmest driest months are May to September and the coolest wettest months are October to March.  You can expect the warmest day of the year to reach 26 degrees Centigrade (79.3 degrees Fahrenheit) and the coldest winter night to be circa -10 degrees Centigrade (12 degrees Fahrenheit).  

So when is the best time to visit Craigatin House Pitlochry?  Anytime is the best time, with lots to see and do the scenery is beautiful whatever the weather! 

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The Weather in Pitlochry 

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Autumn – The Weather in Pitlochry

Winter CraigatinThe Weather in Pitlochry – Craigatin House Winter

 

CRAIGATIN HOUSE by Marja Slooten

Some great Craigatin House #Pitlochry pictures sent in by Dutch photographer Marja Slooten, many thanks indeed Marja! See more of Marja’s photo’s of Scotland here:www.marjaslooten-fotografie.nl

Craigatin Garden

Craigatin House Dining

Craigatin House Lounge

Craigatin House

QUEEN’S BATON RELAY COMES TO PITLOCHRY

Friday 4th July 2014 saw the arrival of the Commonwealth Games,
Queen’s Baton Relay in Pitlochry, Perthshire.
A somewhat damp day dit not deter a huge turn out from the towns residents to welcome and celebrate the baton being run the length of Atholl Road.