Allean Forest, Pitlochry

4.8
#7 of 14 in Nature in Perth and Kinross
Find yourself surrounded by swaying heather, tall Douglas firs, thick pines, and long stretches of grass dotted with spruce at Allean Forest. This scenic forest is set against the backdrop of a mountain landscape, with the deep blue Loch Tummel running through the valley below. The forest offers a wide variety of terrain and trees, as well as archeological remains. During planting, an 18th-century farmstead was uncovered--remnants of the farming community that existed here long ago. Follow one of the many well-marked trails to view the old farmstead, and see if you can spot squirrels, wildcats, badgers, and some of the many species of birds. Use our Pitlochry vacation planner to visit Allean Forest on your trip to Pitlochry, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • August 19, 2017
    Just a stone's throw up the road toward Kinloch Rannoch from Queen's View, this is a good place to go to walk off anything consumed at Queen's View restaurant and has a bit of history thrown in! Good ...  more »
  • July 17, 2017
    A lovely hike through the woods near the much visited Queen's View. It was a peaceful hike and we saw no other visitors during our morning hike. The trail was well-maintained & marked. I also apprecia...  more »
  • June 6, 2017
    Less popular than the Queen's View, but just up the road from it. Good parking, picnic area, toilets and a choice of circular walks through the forest on good paths. The yellow trail is shorter, howev...  more »

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Where to stay in Pitlochry

B&Bs and inns along the town's high street, or main street, offer rooms under the building's black roofs and spires. The majority of the lodging in town is private or family owned, as well as centrally located. Apartments and guesthouses on the outskirts of town are situated among rolling hills and pristine countryside. Consider a cottage near the river in the Perthshire area for outdoor activities.
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