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Waterfall at Bruar
Falls of Bruar, Perthshire © Perthshire Treks

Castles & Waterfalls

From £50 per adult

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May — November

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A super walk starting near Blair Castle, visiting "The Hangman's Knoll", a hidden folly with a great view down to Blair Castle, a remote glen and the spectacular Falls of Bruar.

A super walk starting near Blair Castle at the Old Bridge of Tilt, visiting remote glens and scenic waterfalls. Early on in the walk, we visit the Balvenie Pillar on “The Hangman’s Knoll”, Old Blair and a hidden folly with a great view down to Blair Castle. The route then wanders up by the lovely Banvie Burn - along an ancient route - and past some old shielings in Glen Banvie. We then turn southwards into Glen Bruar and visit the spectacular Falls of Bruar. If possible we will stop for refreshments at the House of Bruar. We then walk back up to the first bridge at the Falls of Bruar and follow a track through Baluain Wood towards Blair Castle to complete a memorable walk.

The walk will start and finish at the Glen Tilt car park just outside the hamlet of Old Bridge of Tilt. We’ll start walking at 10:00. The walk is 19km long with a total ascent of 550m and will take 6 to 7 hours (depending on the length of stop at the House of Bruar!). We should be back at Glen Tilt car park by 16:30. The walk follows good paths and tracks.

You will need to bring with you a pair of good walking boots, waterproofs, a small rucksack, some warm spare clothing, walking poles may be useful, hand sanitiser, a face mask and something to eat and drink. You can find more information about booking arrangements and what to bring with you on the website page for the tour. Sorry, but no dogs.

We can provide this walk on various dates through the summer and autumn, and it's easy to book. To see what dates are available, our terms and conditions and to book on this walk, please go to our website at:

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Perthshire Treks
1 Kinnaird Braes
PH16 5GY
Blair Atholl
Small Group (1-16)
Castles Landscapes Walking/Hiking

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  • £50 Per Adult
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Perthshire Treks

Explore. Connect. Learn. Perthshire Treks provides guided walking adventures, off the beaten track, in Perthshire and elsewhere in the Scottish Highlands. We'll help you to get outdoors, connect with nature and explore our fantastic countryside and its history. We provide ten full-day and three half-day guided walks in Highland Perthshire through the spring, summer and autumn. We also provide bespoke walking adventures based around you and your needs - tell us what you'd like to do and we'll help you achieve it! Please contact us to find out more about what we offer.

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