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Ben Vrackie, Pitlochry

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Ben Vrackie is a mountain in Perthshire, Scotland. It lies north of the town of Pitlochry and reaches 841 m high at its summit. The summit may be reached easily by a direct path from Pitlochry or Killiecrankie, and commands views of Pitlochry and the surrounding glens.
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  • Long and steep climb but well maintained, safe path. Beautiful, unspoilt views at summit, suitable for novice climbers but a basic level of fitness is essential. Easy to access route from car park beh...  more »
  • There's a long pleasnat stroll over the moor and past the lochan until you get to the base of Ben Vrackie, and then it's a pretty unrelenting upward climb, however the path is first rate and the pain ...  more »
  • Car Park at the start of the walk. Initial steep climb but levelling out a bit fairly early. Long walk in before the foot of the Hill. Good long walk, quite steep in places, a bit challenging if unfit...  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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