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  • Ossian's Hall overlooking the Black Linn waterfall
    Ossian's Hall overlooking the Black Linn waterfall© Penny van Millingen
  • The mirrored artwork in Ossian's Hall
    The mirrored artwork in Ossian's Hall© The National Trust for Scotland
  • Black Linn waterfall
    Black Linn waterfall© Penny van Millingen
  • Red Squirrel
    Red Squirrel© Laurie Campbell
  • Black Linn waterfall
    Black Linn waterfall© Penny van Millingen
  • The Hermitage Woodland walk
    The Hermitage Woodland walk© Penny van Millingen
  • Bridge over the river Braan
    Bridge over the river Braan© Penny van Millingen

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.

On foot
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.

By road
Off A9

Ordnance Survey Ref: OS Ref: NN008417

For more information visit the Stagecoach website

Call First ScotRail on 0845 601 5929 or visit their website

Call the Sustrans Information Line on 0845 113 0065 or visit their website.

Call Traveline Scotland on 0871 200 2233 for full public transport information

We continually strive to reduce the environmental impact of our overall operations. You can help us to be greener by abiding by our green guidelines.

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Opening times & Prices

31 Jul
  • Hermitage: all year daily
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5 day weather forecast

  • Thu 31/07 : Light rain shower 20°C 20°C 31/07
  • Fri 01/08 : Light rain shower 20°C 20°C 01/08
  • Sat 02/08 : Light rain shower 20°C 20°C 02/08
  • Sun 03/08 : Patchy light rain 19°C 19°C 03/08
  • Mon 04/08 : Sunny 21°C 21°C 04/08