The village of Blair Atholl is one of the last Perthshire outposts before going north through the Grampians at the Drumochter Pass. It is popular for holidays, hill-walking, hunting and fishing. Blair Atholl Mill in the village centre is a rebuilt corn mill where you can follow the various stages of the process. The Atholl Country Collection in the old school house gives a good insight into this area's past. The museum exhibits tools and implements made by blacksmiths and wheelwrights from several periods of the region's antiquity.
Blair Castle is one of the most popular visitor attractions in Scotland. And About 4 miles (6km) north of Blair Atholl and positioned just off the A9, is the House of Bruar, a new visitor centre which incorporates a Clan Museum and Wild Flower Garden Centre. It also provides a Scottish retail outlet par excellence. Here you can purchase almost all your gifts and Highland country wear at one stop. There is a magnificent Food Hall, Tartan and Tweed Hall, Cashmere Room and Countrywear Shop as well as many assorted gifts of a uniquely Scottish flavour.
Our recommended places to stay in or near Blair Atholl include:
- Atholl Arms Hotel