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Linn of Tummel

Charming riverside walk in the heart of Big Tree Country
Linn of Tummel river with trees and footbridge
Overview
  • Keep an eye out for glimpses of red squirrels, otters, kingfishers or even a pine marten.

  • Take in the excellent views of Killiecrankie from the Garry Bridge.

  • Don’t miss the Edwardian fish ladder, created in 1910 to allow salmon to jump upstream.

  • Admire the obelisk, which commemorates a visit by Queen Victoria in 1844.

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Linn of Tummel
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Entry prices

Adult
Free
Family
Free
One adult family
Free
Concession
Free
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About this place

Linn of Tummel is a 19ha woodland property where the rivers Garry and Tummel meet – linne is Gaelic for ‘deep pool’. The slow, calm Garry and the crashing, fast-flowing Tummel feed into Loch Faskally, surrounded by woodland. The property is at the heart of ‘Big Tree Country’ and exemplifies the much-lauded Highland Perthshire landscape.

The picturesque combination of water and woodland is also home to a rich variety of wildlife.This stretch of Perthshire countryside is ideal for a revitalising walk.

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