Highland Perthshire is ideally located on the main road and rail communication systems from Central Scotland to and from the north of Scotland.
Your Pitlochry Tour Guide - Eddie Thomson is a retired Senior Detective from Scotland Yard trained to Advanced Driver level. Eddie will help you unlock his homeland of Scotland. Pitlochry is at the very heart of Scotland, and is an ideal base to tour the Scottish mainland as well as the Isle of Skye.
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Highland Perthshire has a treasure trove of beautiful scenery – hills and glens, lochs and rivers, characterful villages, historic sites – all this and wildlife as well – it has it all.
Highland Odyssey, Pitlochry Tourist Guide – (Tel: 01796 474404 or 07837714561) Guided Tours for up to 7 people in a comfortable VW Minibus. Allan Stewart has lived in this part of the Highlands for over 15 years and has known the area much longer, he will share all he has learnt with you. He is also an enthusiastic hillwalker, enjoys skiing, and has a good local history knowledge. Tours from half a day ( 4 hours ) to whatever suits the customer.
Perth and Kinross Council web site transport – provides all the bus time table details for the bus services throughout Highland Perthshire.
Elizabeth Yules Buses Tel: 01796 472290) – Operate the buses from Pitlochry to Tummel, and Kinloch Rannoch.
Highland Travel (Tel: – 01882 633 398 or 07971540282) – Operated from Kinloch Rannoch at Rannoch for buses/taxis to and from Kinloch Rannoch to Rannoch Station, meeting up with Yules buses from Pitlochry.
The Highland Perthshire towns of Dunkeld, Pitlochry and Blair Atholl are all located on the main trunk road connecting Edinburgh and Glasgow in Central Scotland to the north of Scotland.
Coaches and Buses to, from, and in Highland Perthshire – being on the main road network, the area is served well by regular national coach carriers. There is a local bus service too.
Ironically Highland Perthshire boasts two of the main rail lines with trains from central Scotland and south from England passing through the area:-
The main Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness and the north rail route stops at Dunkeld, Pitlochry and Blair Atholl railway stations. This gives visitors to the area the opportunityto travel south from Highland Perthshire to Edinburgh, Glasgow or Stirling for the day, OR north to Aviemore, Inverness and on to the town of Wick on the north east coast of Scotland.
The main West Coast Highland rail line to Fort William stops at Rannoch Station, affording visitors to Highland Perthshire the opportunity to catch trains to Fort William and Mallaig on the west coast of Scotland. (This image shows the ‘Royal Scotsman’ calling at Rannoch Station.)
Inverness airport is approximately 100 miles north – about 1hr and 45 minutes away.
Edinburgh, to the south east, is about 70 miles away or 1 hr 30 minutes.
Glasgow airport is about 2hrs 15 minutes away to the south west.
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