Linn Of Tummel


    The Linn of Tummel is an area in Perthshire where the rivers Garry and Tummel meet.

    Located adjacent to the National Trust for Scotland property of Killiecrankie, a walking path meanders through mixed woodlands and leads to the Linn of Tummel.

    An obelisk commemorates a visit by Queen Victoria in 1844. At that time the Tummel made a plunge fall to join the Garry. The fall became the Linn, when the level of both rivers was raised in 1950 by the creation of Loch Faskally in a hydro-electric scheme.

    Beside the Linn is a very early example of a fish-pass which previously had enabled salmon to bypass the falls.

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome Dogs with responsible owners welcome. Keep dogs under control at all times.


    • Parking Local authority car park at Garry Bridge (Free)

    Public Transport Directions

    Linn of Tummel is 2.5m NW of Pitlochry

    By road:

    By bus:
    Elizabeth Yule local service, Pitlochry to Garry Bridge; (01796) 472290

    On foot:
    On Pitlochry footpath network, Killiecrankie walk (111/2m), starting at Pitlochry

    Transport within Scotland

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