Pitlochry Festival Theatre


Port Na Craig, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16 5DR

    Welcome to Pitlochry Festival Theatre

    Nestling on the banks of the River Tay, Pitlochry Festival Theatre (Scotland's famous theatre-in-the hills!) enjoys stunning views - the best anywhere in Pitlochry - and is the perfect destination for both Entertainment, or just for a Day Trip out to either sit and relax over a simple cup of coffee and a tempting home-made cake in the Foyer Cafe, to a tasty light or full Lunch, through to their famed, themed a la carte pre-theatre Evening Meal in the Festival Restaurant.

    The Theatre is unique on Scotland, presenting a full Summer Season of Plays in repertoire, renowned for the quality of its productions, allowing the visitor the chance to choose up to a week's entertainment and experience anything from Comedy: Perfect Days, Passing Places, J. M. Barrie’s The Admirable Crichton, Drama: The Yellow On The Broom, Mr. Bolfry to a sizzling new Scottish Musical, Whisky Kisses!

    Later in the year, watch out for our autumn classic, Graham Linehan (Black Books, IT Crowd and Father Ted) 1955 smash-hit Comedy, The Ladykillers, and then the PFT Christmas Show - a stunning extravaganza with lavish set and costumes that are out of this world -  the wonderful and uplifting Scottish premiere of Miracle on 34th Street, based on the classic 1947 film - featuring the classic It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas. A joyous, heart-warming show, this will be the perfect entertainment for the whole family this Christmas!

    There's a wealth of Sunday Concerts throughout the season to choose from, including Popular, Traditional, Classical and Jazz events - pick up a brochure or search our online brochure at PitlochryFestivalTheatre.com

    As well as enjoying a show at the theatre, there's a lot more on offer - for instance: Backstage Tours, Talks, Active Arts WorkshopsExplorers Garden (see Explorers Garden entry for more information) and a young theatre group, HIPER.

    The Festival Theatre has a fabulous, bright and breezy Shop in its foyer, with a multitude of unusual gift ideas, plus things for the home, accessories and books - you're sure to find that 'just-that-bit special' present you've been hunting for or, perhaps, a treat for yourself!

    There's also a Gallery within the Theatre, with work for sale from leading Scottish Artists, using a range of media in both traditional and contemporary styles.

    Whatever your reason for visiting Pitlochry Festival Theatre, you're assured of a very warm welcome in a ravishing Highland setting!

    Visit the theatre's website, PitlochryFestivalTheatre.com for more information on forthcoming performances, events and to book online, or phone the Box Office on 01796 484626


    4 Arts Venue
    Green Tourism Silver Unassisted wheelchair access
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Delta Card
    • Diners Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Disabled Parking

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From the railway station follow the finger post signs to the theatre, or turn left out of the station and continue on up to the main road running through Pitlochry (Atholl Road), turning right at the junction. Continue heading south down the main road and turn right at the Memorial Park. Follow the road down to the suspension bridge and cross over - the  theatre is directly in front of the bridge.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh Airport go north across the Forth Road Bridge onto the M90. At Perth follow the signs for the A9 to Inverness, turn off at Pitlochry and follow the signs to the theatre.


    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair
      • the gift shop
      • the information point
      • the ticket issuing point


    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility
      • some routes
    • Seating available throughout the attraction at appropriate intervals, for visitors with limited mobility
    • Wheelchairs provided
      • These are freely available
    • Where appropriate there is a hearing loop system [e.g. ticket counter/ gift shop]


    • Staff who have contact with visitors have disability awareness training

    Cafeteria / Restaurant

    • Catering staff provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements
    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to the :
      • cafeteria
      • restaurant


    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • flat, ie. without steps
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
      • With designated parking for visitors with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.


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