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Loch Faskally

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Beautiful.

The views from the Loch are just amazing. I was able to take some stunning photographs. It was... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Marie M
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Glasgow
A very nice hike

The only problem is that the signs leading to the trail are hard to find. The loch is covered in... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
z0207
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Haifa, Israel
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Armoury Road, Pitlochry PH16 5AP, Scotland
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

The views from the Loch are just amazing. I was able to take some stunning photographs. It was lovely just to look across the Loch at the trees in their stunning Autumn colours. Very peaceful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marie M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The only problem is that the signs leading to the trail are hard to find. The loch is covered in part by several kinds of leaves.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank z0207
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Absolutely beautiful loch. Wonderful scenery. If you have time, there's a walking path around the perimeter of the loch

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John K
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Some place, great views to be proud of , beautiful part of Scotland to be enjoyed by all tourists alike

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ecosse71
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Lovely to sit and watch the natural beauty around you. We sat for over an hour enjoying the view and scenery.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CatieCFulwood
Reviewed 23 June 2018

After a good show and night in Pitlochery we decided to stroll across towards Loch Faskally. Definitely WOW factor! We loved the breathtaking scenery and tranqulity of the entire area. Total escapism!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank spenceley2015
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We walked from Pitlochry up past the Greenpark Hotel and round the top end of Loch Faskally, continued round past the dam and fish ladder. Passing Pitlochry Theatre we crossed the river over the suspension bridge and back to Pitlochry centre. A pleasant walk on...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank anniedoll2015
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Beautiful, very peaceful place . Our hotel, the Greenpark Pitlochry overlooks it . It's possible to walk around the area and it has a small fairly basic cafe and boat house. Lovely in summer but still very relaxing off season.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank blyth768
Reviewed 12 March 2018

You can hire a boat rowing or motor one you can also fish if you wish we spent 4 hours nice and relaxing

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank David H
Reviewed 24 January 2018

I moved hear and am lucky enough to live at the top of the street that I go down to the loch I walk hear everyday though round to the woods fantastic walks love how no matter what time of year it's still as stunning

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank maggiebagwash
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kcowley
We'll be arriving at the Atholl Palace Hotel in August as part of a CIE coach tour. We arrive at 3:30 and if possible I'd like to walk to the dam/visitor's center, green suspension bridge and Loch Faskally and back to the hotel by 7 pm when dinner is served. Google maps is very confusing and when I type in Loch Faskally, it just shows a trail on the opposite side of the river from the main town with some trees and a glimpse of water in the background. It also has me walking past the dam visitor's center instead of stopping at it. I'd show the google maps link but it won't let me. Can someone please give me clear directions from the hotel to provide the best photo ops, save time/backtracking and avoid walking on busy highways? Do I need to access the loch from the opposite side of the river near the Pitlochry Boating Station? If I run out of time, how far do I need to walk to have some nice views of the loch? Thanks for your help.
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Response from JEGCoArmagh | Reviewed this property |
Yes you have plenty of time to fit these in. When you arrive at your hotel they will have the local map of walks in the area which will let you make a number of choices. You could walk through the woods (black spout) and... More
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