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The Hermitage is 2m W of Dunkeld

By train
The Edinburgh/Glasgow - Stirling/Perth - Inverness First ScotRail line takes you to Dunkeld-Birnam Station, and then it’s a one and half miles to The Hermitage.

By bus
Stagecoach bus number 23 from Perth to Aberfeldy stops at Dunkeld North Car Park.
Stagecoach bus number 27 from Perth to Pitlochry also stops at Dunkeld North Car Park.
Bankfoot Buses route 22 from Perth to Dunkeld stops also at Dunkeld North Car Park.

Walking
From Dunkeld-Birnam Station to The Hermitage: Walk north through Birnam and just before the bridge over the River Tay take the steps down to the river bank (these are beside the old tollhouse on your right immediately before the bridge). Turn left and follow the footpath through the grounds of the Forestry Commission offices into the small village of Inver. Head through towards the A9 road. Upon reaching the A9 turn left along the footpath and you’ll soon arrive at The Hermitage.
Distance = one mile.

By bike
National Cycle Route 77 passes through Dunkeld. It is one mile from Dunkeld to The Hermitage. There are bike racks at the Lower Car Park at The Hermitage.

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Road: Off A9
Ordnance Survey Ref: OS Ref: NN008417
Did you know?

The hall was designed to amaze and shock its visitors, it still tries to! Visitors have included William Wordsworth, J M W Turner and Queen Victoria The footpaths are part of a much wider local footpath network covering 30 miles of walks. The property lies within the Tay National Scenic Area A totem pole carved from a Hermitage Douglas fir by a Canadian carver from the Squamish Nation and local school children sits in a quiet corner. The waterfall is a renowned placed to watch salmon leap in the autumn. The woodland is home to red squirrels. One famous Douglas fir is one of the tallest trees in Britain The stand of Douglas firs is one of the tallest stands of trees in the country. Ossian’s Hall (B listed) was once one of the most elaborately furnished decorative garden buildings in Scotland.

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Opening times

Open all year, daily
(Hall will occasionally be closed for weddings)

Tel: 0844 4932192

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