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.


pitlochry highland games 2013

pitlochry highland games 2013

The Pitlochry highland games 2013 come to Pitlochry town on Saturday 14th September.  A huge day for Pitlochry town, the highland games offer superb highland entertainment lasting all day.  Pitlochry Highland Games has been hosting competitors and enthralling spectators since 1852.

One of the very last Highland Games of a long Season, Pitlochry Highland Games hosts the finals of a number of competitions including:

  • British Tug o’ War Championship sponsored by Stephen Country Homes
  • Perthshire Tug o’War League sponsored by McCash & Hunter
  • Perthshire Heavyweight League sponsored by PSPC
  • Perthshire Dancing League sponsored by Piob Mhor 
  • Perthshire Junior Piping League sponsored by Highland Bagpipe Company 
  • Scottish Athletics Clubs Junior Relay Final sponsored by PHG and The Enchanted Forest

See website for all the necessary information:  http://www.pitlochryhighlandgames.co.uk/



Bed and Breakfast Pitlochry


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Set back from the road in private and secluded wooded grounds in the Highland Perthshire town of Pitlochry, Scotland.  This beautiful early Victorian former Doctors house has now been transformed into an award winning, Pitlochry boutique bed & breakfast.  Craigatin House and Courtyard Pitlochry B&B provides a unique blend of the traditional with the luxury of contemporary design.  We are city chic in a beautiful rural highland setting.  Craigatin House Pitlochry is rated Visit Scotland Four Star GOLD

We have a total of 14 individually designed spacious rooms.  We have seven deluxe double, four doubles, two twins and one suite.  The Craigatin House Pitlochry deluxe double rooms all have comfortable six foot wide beds and are decorated in modern fabrics and furnishings with Farrow and Ball colours.  All of our 14 bedrooms rooms have large HD LCD TV’s, Freeview and DVD players.  We also have free Wi-Fi access in all our bedrooms and public area’s.


For special occasions, the Craigatin House Pitlochry Suite has all of the above with the addition of a private sitting room complete

Craigatin House & Courtyard, Pitlochrywith ipod docking station, espresso coffee machine, two large LCD TV’s and DVD player.

Breakfast is our speciality!  Breakfast served in our brand new airy and contemporary dining room, where you’ll also find our guest lounge, all centred around our large and welcoming log burning stove.

We are centrally located withing Pitlochry town with ample private off road parking, just minutes flat walking distance away from all local attractions like the Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Edradour Distillery, Blair Athol Distillery,  bars, restaurants and local attractions.




Craigatin House & Courtyard, Pitlochry – No.1 in Scotland

We’ve recently received our 700th five star review  on the Tripadvisor website!

Thanks to everyone who has stayed with us at Craigatin House and has reviewed us on the Tripadvisor site, we remain No.1 out of 4,532 B&B’s inScotland! Craigatin House & Courtyard | Pitlochry

Craigatin House and Courtyard Pitlochry


Craigatin House September Garden

This will hopefully be the final taming of the Craigatin garden autumn commences in earnest.  All the hedges trimmed and all borders cleaned and pruned! Time for a rest!

Pitlochry | www.craigatinhouse.co.uk

Front reception area hedges.

Bang tidy hedges.

Craigatin Reception.

Sharp hedge work | Craigatin House | Pitlochry

Craigatin House & Courtyard Pitlochry Garden

Craigatin House | Autumn Grass

Craigatin House | Border Patrol

Craigatin House and Courtyard | Rear Hedge

Craigatin House Shortlisted by Laterooms.com

We are thrilled and delighted to announce that Craigatin House and Courtyard Pitlochry has today been shortlisted for a Laterooms.com Best Kept Secret Award.  Shortlisted in the “Best Service” category, the overall winners will be announced later this month.  

Thank you very much to everyone who voted for us, our success in awards such as this would simply not be possible without the support of our valued guests!

Full list of all the finalists here:  http://www.bestkeptsecretawards.com/


Pitlochry Scotland