Killiecrankie


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Pitlochry
Perth & Kinross
PH16 5LG
Scotland

The east side of The Pass of Killiecrankie, a magnificent wooded gorge with the River Garry flowing along its base. The Battle of Killiecrankie, the major event in the first of the Jacobite uprisings, was fought nearby. The Visitor Centre tells the story of both the Passes rich natural history and the story of the battle. A number of key sites associated with the battle of Killiecrankie lie within the Pass, including the Soldier's Leap, Troopers Den and the Balfour Stone. The battle inspired poetry, prose and music including the famous 'On the braes of Killiecrankie' by Robert Burns One of the most well known views in Perthshire is looking northwards though the Pass from the Garry Bridge. The Pass is famous for its spectacular autumn colours The Pass supports an amazing richness of flora and fauna ranging from Pied Flycatchers and Red Squirrels to Otters and Pine Martens The woodland is part of a wider Site of Special Scientific Interest and lies within the Tummel National Scenic Area.

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FreePay & Display car park

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Facilities information:

Parking on two levels, designated parking bays in each. Visitor centre, shop and exhibition on one level with viewing balcony. Footpath down into the pass is steep with uneven path and steps: On cafe / picnic area level. Carry out cafe with nearby picnic area so assistance may be needed. Large print exhibition text available. Objects to touch in exhibition

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