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The B846 road towards Fortingall crosses the Tay via the elegant Wade's Bridge, built in 1733 as part of the network of military roads designed to tame the Highlands.


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$57.06 Cultural & Theme Tours

Best of Scotland in a Day Small Group Tour from Edinburgh

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Dunkeld Cathedral, Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandStroll through quaint narrow streets and/or visit Dunkeld Cathedral (free of charge).Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, Blair Atholl, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandLunch is available in the castle restaurant.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Queen's View, Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandStop at Queen’s View with its much-admired Highland vista along Loch Tummel towards the distant peaks of Glen Coe.Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Castle Menzies, Weem, Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandDrive past Castle Menzies and cross the River Tay via the famous General Wade Bridge into the quaint village of Aberfeldy.Stop At: The Hermitage Woodland Walk, Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandThis lovely riverside walk takes us past some of the tallest trees in Britain to a spectacular waterfall and viewpoint where salmon can often be seen leaping the falls.Duration: 45 minutes

$13.93 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Aberfeldy Distillery Tour

Your visit will start with a short film in the auditorium, followed by a chance to explore the heritage centre and discover more about the remarkable history of John Dewar & Sons. This part of your visit is self guided with the aid of audio guides/ipads, available in various languages. Your experienced tour guide will then take you on a tour of the Aberfeldy Distillery and warehouse so you can learn more about the whisky making magic! The tour ends with a wee dram in the whisky lounge for adults / seniors. Drivers can request a take-away pack to create a Maime Taylor cocktail at home.Your ticket does not include transport to/from the distillery. The distillery is located on the outskirts of picturesque Aberfeldy, nestled on the banks of the River Tay, 20 mins from the A9 in Highland Perthshire, 90 minutes from Edinburgh. Free parking. Additional tastings and whisky cocktails are available at the bar. You can browse the shop showcasing the full Dewar's portfolio along with exclusive limited edition single cask bottlings and fill your own bottle with a specially selected cask of Aberfeldy Single Malt.Tours take place throughout the day, present your voucher on arrival. Please note, last tour is 1 hour prior to closing, however we recommend allowing 1.5 hours for your visit.There is a cafe onsite, however your ticket does not include food - booking is not essential for the cafe.As a traditional working distillery, visitors must wear sensible footwear on the distillery tour (no high heels or open toed shoes permitted).Unfortunately dogs (except assistance dogs) are not permitted in the visitor centre or distillery. The visitor centre and heritage centre is fully accessible, however due to the historical nature of the distillery building, the tour can be adapted for less mobile visitors. A full accessibility statement is available.

$53.08 Outdoor Activities

White Water Rafting on the River Tay from Aberfeldy

The famous River Tay is the perfect introductory river to take out first time adventurers. A thrilling half-day experience for all ages and sizes of group, rafting on River Tay offers you the perfect conditions to get your feet wet and learn rafting skills from our expert guides. This six miles journey starts at our home base in Aberfeldy and ends in Grandtully. At the start of your journey to the rapids, you will be able to enjoy stunning scenery along the Tay Valley as the river winds lazily through the valley; rolling hills, diverse wildlife and tranquillity are hallmark features of this beautiful landscape. As you acclimate to your surroundings, your guides will teach you rafting techniques through a series of interactive and challenging games. You and your group will have ample opportunity to practice your newly learnt rafting skills before the river drops away and you encounter your first rapids. River Tay keeps first time rafters and seasoned rafters on their toes; Rapids such as 'Zoom Flume' and 'The Washing Machine' will offer your first set of exciting rapid challenges, before the grand finale: 'The Grandtully Rapid'. This is the longest rapid on the river and provides one or two surprises for the unwary rafter!Starting from our base in Aberfeldy, your half-day rafting trip includes all equipment, transport on and off the river, experienced raft guides on each raft, a trip leader on each trip and an operations manager on dry land. We also include free professional photography with every trip which you can download and share with your friends and family.White water rafting trips on the River Tay with Splash are available every day (morning and afternoon) throughout the week, all year round (except Monday and Tuesday as these are dedicated Fishing Day). This river is suitable for all levels of experience from beginner to advanced, adults and children (aged over 8 years), and all group sizes including individuals, couples and groups.

$15.92 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Blair Castle House and Gardens Admission

Visit: Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, Blair Atholl, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandOpen 7 days a week from March 31st to 31st October 2018 9.30am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm). We are situated in Highland Perthshire in the village of Blair Atholl just a minutes drive from the A9, 90 minutes from Inverness, Glasgow and Edinburgh and 50 minutes from Aviemore. Enjoy walking around the castle and exploring the decades of history on offer, explore the ancestry of the Murray family and get to know the Dukes and Duchesses that spanned the centuries.  On the hour between 11 - 3pm for 15 minutes there is also a piper who will play 15 minutes of bagpipes for all visitors to enjoy. We have many activities on the estate as well where you can book via our website. These include: Tractor Rides, Landrover Safaris, Pony Trekking and also we have a range of accommodation that can be booked through our website if you wish to extend your stay.

$50.42 Cultural & Theme Tours

Ultimate Whisky Tour departing Edinburgh

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kirkgate Park, Perth, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandWe pause briefly at Kinross for a comfort break before continuing into the HighlandsDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery, Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandDewar's world-renowned crafted Highland Single Malt Aberfeldy whisky has been produced at Aberfeldy Distillery since 1898. We spend 2 hours here for their Whisky and Chocolate tasting tour; comprising of a full guided tour of the distillery, warehouse and interactive heritage exhibition, and a tasting of Aberfeldy's 12 year old single malt whisky, the premium Dewar's 12 year old blended Scotch and super-premium Dewar's 18 year old blended Scotch, matched with chocolate sourced from a local chocolatier. The tour costs £23 for three whisky samples with paired chocolates.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Aberfeldy Gallery, Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandWe spend an hour in Aberfeldy for lunch.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Loch Lubnaig, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandWe pause for photos of beautiful Loch LubnaigDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Deanston Distillery & Visitor Centre, Stirling, ScotlandLocated on the River Teith, Deanston Distillery was a cotton mill for over 180 years and has been distilling whisky using traditional methods since the 1960s. We stop here to enjoy a whisky tasting at £13 and enjoy some refreshments in the cafe.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Doune Castle, Doune, Stirling, ScotlandOur last photo stop of the day is Doune Castle; we'll pause here briefly for photos before we continue back to Edinburgh.Duration: 10 minutes

$112.79 Water Sports

White Water Rafting and Stand Up and Paddle Boards on the River Tay from Aberfeldy

The famous River Tay is the perfect introductory river to take out first time adventurers. A thrilling half-day experience for all ages and sizes of group, rafting on River Tay offers you the perfect conditions to get your feet wet and learn rafting skills from our expert guides. This six miles journey starts at our home base in Aberfeldy and ends in Grandtully. At the start of your journey to the rapids, you will be able to enjoy stunning scenery along the Tay Valley as the river winds lazily through the valley; rolling hills, diverse wildlife and tranquillity are hallmark features of this beautiful landscape. As you acclimate to your surroundings, your guides will teach you rafting techniques through a series of interactive and challenging games. You and your group will have ample opportunity to practice your newly learnt rafting skills before the river drops away and you encounter your first rapids. River Tay keeps first time rafters and seasoned rafters on their toes; Rapids such as 'Zoom Flume' and 'The Washing Machine' will offer your first set of exciting rapid challenges, before the grand finale: 'The Grandtully Rapid'. This is the longest rapid on the river and provides one or two surprises for the unwary rafter!Stand Up Paddle Boarding allows you a unique way to explore rivers and lochs; it’s a whole new experience which includes thrills and relaxation all at the same time. You can meander down a river and enjoy the natural beauty of the river on your paddleboard.Starting from our base in Aberfeldy your rafting and Stand Up Paddle Board includes all equipment, transport on and off the river, experienced raft guides on each raft, a trip leader on each trip and an operations manager on dry land. We also include free professional photography of the rafting with every trip which you can download and share with your friends and family.White water rafting and Stand up and Paddle Board trips on the River Tay with Splash are available every day throughout the week, all year round (except Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday as these are dedicated Fishing Day). This river is suitable for all levels of experience from beginner to advanced, adults and children (aged over 12 years), and all group sizes including individuals, couples and groups.