Blair Atholl

The Blair Atholl area starts with the narrow pass of Killiecrankie where all routes once had to pass, into Blair Atholl, onto Struan and Calvine northwards.

You-Tube-Logo.jpgOn YOU TUBE – Donald McBeath Blair Atholl’s most famous son – this short video commemorates his death 100 years ago – the Atholl Highlanders pay their respects to Donald McBeath (8mins 24secs).

You-Tube-Logo.jpgAlso on YOU TUBE – a Traditonal Highland Dance performed by men, replicating the male Black Growse (2mins 43 secs) – this was performed in Blair Atholl Village hall on the ‘Old New Year’s Eve’ 2008.

You-Tube-Logo.jpgAlso on YOU TUBE – A video of the village of Blair Atholl starts with the Blair Atholl and Piotlochry Pipe Band Marching down Blair Atholl main street. (6mins 56secs).

You-Tube-Logo.jpgAlso on You Tube – The Atholl Highlanders Parade for the Chief the Duke of Atholl (9mins 42secs).

You-Tube-Logo.jpgOn YOU TUBE – Blair Atholl and Killiecrankie are on the direct John O’Groats to Lands End route that thousands of people take each year. This short video is of one of the more unusual challanges undertaken, the video starts with the repair of the fridge trolley. (2mins 57 secs)

Have a look at the local Tourism Association web site http://www.blairatholl.org.uk/.  The area has much to offer …

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Cairngorms Gateway Information Centre

[caption id="attachment_1528" align="alignleft" width="210"] John Swinney MSP and the Cairngorm National Park team posing for press photos[/caption] Cairngorms Gateway Centre in Blair Atholl The NEW Cairgorms National Park Gateway was created during 2012. There have been some very significant changes... READ MORE

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Blair Atholl Summer and Christmas Markets

Blair Atholl Summer and Christmas Markets are two very popular events, attended by locals and visitors alike. The stall holders are small businesses many from Highland Perthshire offering their wares, many hand made crafts are unique to this area. Have a... READ MORE

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Cairngorms National Park

[caption id="attachment_1584" align="alignleft" width="210"] 4th October 2010 Blair Atholl joins the Cairngorm National Park after controversuially being omitted when the Park was first drawn up[/caption] Cairngorms National Park, Blair Atholl, Calvine and Killiecrankie Brief History The Cairngorms National Park was officially opened in... READ MORE

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Blair Atholl Area Tourism Association

The Blair Atholl Area Tourism Association, http://www.blairatholl.org.uk/ was set up in 1992 as a direct result of feeling their area was not being properly supported by the then national tourism body. So the the Tourism businesses of Blair Atholl, Killiecrankie, Struan and Calvine set... READ MORE

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Blair Atholl Summer Gala Nights

[caption id="attachment_1619" align="alignleft" width="210"] Love this photo, the enquisite young rightly asking what the older geration are upto[/caption] Blair Atholl Gala Nights - a popular night for locals and holiday makers. The Blair Atholl Gala Nights occur on two evenings each... READ MORE