2 Events at Hermitage

  • Fantastic Fungi

    Fantastic Fungi

    Dates:Dates between : Wed 17 Aug - Wed 12 Oct Location:Hermitage

    A beginner's guide to fungi. Explore the Hermitage woods and discover all about the fascinating world of fungi.

    Details

    This is a beginner's guide to fungi and includes basic identification skills and folklore.

    Dates & Times:

    • 12 Oct 2016 : 10:00 - 12:30

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 5.00
    • Child : £ 3.00

    Contact:

    Please contact the ranger service on 01350 728641

    Booking:

    No booking required
  • Hermitage Autumn Den Building

    Hermitage Autumn Den Building

    Dates:Wed 12 Oct Location:Hermitage

    Family den building in the woods. We will be busy building dens at the Hermitage and discover where some of our favourite animals go in the autumn to spend the winter.

    Details

    Suitable for children ages 5 - 12 years.

    Dates & Times:

    • 12 Oct 2016 : 10:00 - 12:00

    Prices:

    • Child : £ 3.00

    Contact:

    Please contact the ranger service on 01350 728641

    Booking:

    No booking required

Once part of one of the most important 18th century picturesque landscapes in Scotland, an attractive woodland walk leads though spectacularly large Douglas firs (including one of the tallest trees in the country) to the amazing folly, Ossian’s Hall overlooking the Black Linn waterfall.

Follow in the footsteps of notable visitors of the past including Wordsworth, Queen Victoria, Mendelssohn and Turner as you wander around this magnificent designed landscape with it’s dramatic natural features.

Ossian Hall was refurbished in 2007 with sliding panels, secret handle and mirrored artwork to recreate the illusions of shock, surprise and amazement, the aims of its original design.

Enjoy the wildlife as you walk along the river Braan, with the dark foaming pool and the spectacular Black Linn waterfall. Let your imagination run wild as you admire the Totem pole, carved from a Douglas Fir tree by a native Canadian from the Squamish Nation. Extend your walk by linking in to one of the trails of the Dunkeld walks network.


Trust places nearby

  • Dunkeld
    DunkeldDunkeld Historic Attraction Dunkeld, perthshire
    PH8 0AN
  • Craigower
    CraigowerCraigower Woodland Countryside Near pitlochry, perthshire
    PH16 5LY
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