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.
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.
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.
Pitlochry is also where you will find the award winning, luxury, boutique bed and breakfast, Craigatin House and Courtyard: www.craigatinhouse.co.uk
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!
The Weather in Pitlochry
Autumn – The Weather in Pitlochry
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
Marking the 325th anniversary of the Battle of Killiecrankie, this brand new event for 2014 to commemorate this Jacobite battle that took place on 27th July 1689. Should be a fantastic day with lots to see and do, don’t miss it!
See website for details: www.soldiersofkilliecrankie.co.uk
Better quality picture of the regional winners from the last Visit Scotland – Scottish Thistle post
The Etape Caledonia 2013 Cycle Sportive takes place in Highland Perthshire 12th May 2013.
This fantastic closed road 81 mile sportive takes in the most dramatic scenery Highland Perthshire has to offer! 5,500 cyclists will leave Pitlochry from 6am on Sunday to take in this wonderful course come on down and give them a cheer!