One of Scotland's great views, Queen's View is a natural viewpoint at the eastern end of Loch Tummel, looking west towards Schiehallion, Loch Rannoch, and Glen Coe. It probably named for Isabella, first wife of Robert Bruce, though Queen Victoria thought it was named for her. Tay Forest Park, B8019 Pitlochry,
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One of the easiest of Scotland's waterfalls to access, Reekie Linn is actually a pair of linked falls on the River Isla, at Bridge of Craigisla, about 4 miles north of Alyth. There is a parking area immediately north of the bridge on the B954, with picnic tables and an information sign explaining about the geology of the area and the variety of bird life you can see there. From the parking area, there is a short 5-minute walk to a viewing area for the falls. B954,
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The Tay Forest Park takes in a huge swath of remote and idyllic countryside near Dunkeld, including Loch Tummel. The most popular part of the Forest Park is The Queen's View, offering a superb view up Loch Tummel. Rannoch Moor, at the end of the road, is desolate wilderness covered with peat bogs. Queens View Visitor Centre,
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On the south bank of the River Tay, opposite Dunkeld, stands a solitary oak tree, the last remaining vestige of Birnam Wood, made famous in Shakespeare's play Macbeth. The tree is about 600 years old, meaning it was mature when Shakespeare is thought to have visited the area in 1589. Dunkeld,
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The Hermitage is one of the most picturesque of the countryside areas maintained by the National Trust for Scotland, The Hermitage is an area of 33 acres of conifer and deciduous woodlands and contains one of Britain's tallest Douglas fir trees. A romantic folly built in 1758 stands above the wooded gorge of the River Braan and offers views of Black Linn waterfall. Dunkeld,
Weem Forest rises above Weem village and the historic house of Castle Menzies. The forest was planted in the 19th century by the Menzies family to create a picturesque backdrop for their castle home. Within the forest is St David's Well, established by St Cuthbert and later the home of Sir David Menzies, a 15th century hermit. B846,
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Sitting room with wood/coal burner and arch to dining room with patio doors to garden. Fully fitted kitchen with breakfast area. Twin bedded room. Utility room. Cloakroom/WC. First floor: Double … Sleeps 6