A very warm welcome awaits you in Pitlochry
The Birchwood Hotel is situated in Pitlochry, a the picturesque town in the heart of Perthshire, Scotland.
Our historic building is a Victorian country house built in 1875, once a Scottish family home. The building maintains its splendid period character and still has many of its original features.
For a quiet retreat, the Birchwood Hotel is ideal . We offer cosy, comfortable accommodation just a few minutes’ walk from the centre of town. Our unique nineteenth-century Gothic bedrooms look out over two acres of stunning gardens and woodlands, and our popular restaurant is the highlight of their stay for many guests.
Our friendly and welcoming team are here to ensure you have the best possible stay in Pitlochry, and many of our guests see our hotel as a ‘home from home’, returning time and time again.
Peaceful Victorian accommodation in the heart of Pitlochry
The Birchwood Hotel hospitality is second-to-none; we offer a range of bedrooms including spacious single, double, superior and ground floor rooms. All rooms have been refurbished to a high standard, and the décor matches the Victorian Gothic style, in keeping with the period of the house when it was originally built. For a personal touch, the bespoke curtains and bedcoverings are handmade, making them completely unique to your room.
All bedrooms are fitted with an ensuite bath or shower room.
We provide traditional hospitality in all rooms, including tea and coffee facilities, a TV, free Wi-Fi and a telephone should you need it. We also have electric blankets available for the cooler months, and should you require anything else for your stay in Scotland, the Birchwood Hotel staff will be happy to oblige.
You will find everything you need for a relaxing Scotland holiday at the Birchwood Pitlochry Hotel; please find more information on our prices and room availability page for our 2017 rates.
You can book to stay either online, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call the owners John and Viv on +44 1796 472477.
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Wine and dine in our traditional hotel restaurant, offering guests fresh, local Scottish dishes in a peaceful setting.
Start the day off right with a hearty breakfast overlooking our splendid gardens and woodland, and spot the red squirrels and roe deer that roam the area. In the evening, relax and unwind over dinner from our extensive menu created by Viv. All of our dishes – including our delicious soups and exquisite desserts are made using the highest quality seasonal Scottish ingredients, and prepared specially in our kitchen.
To compliment your dinner, we have a well-researched wine list showcasing wines from all over the world. Our comfortably furnished Guest Lounge boasts original features including high ceilings and stunning pine-wood panelling; the perfect backdrop to sample our extensive range of malts and liquors. In the cooler months, the open fire will welcome you back after a day of exploring what Pitlochry has to offer. In summer, you can spend the long, lazy evenings in a secluded haven.
We are passionate about catering for all of our guests staying at Birchwood Hotel and we can provide tailored meals for most special dietary requirements, including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free diners.
The town of Pitlochry is a beautiful, green, historic sanctuary set in the heart of Perthshire in Scotland. Popular with walking and driving tourists, Pitlochry’s picturesque scenery draws nature lovers to visit all through the year.
There are many things to do and see in and around Pitlochry and Highland Perthshire. For history lovers, the town is adorned with period architecture and the area is also home to numerous ancient sites and stone circles. Be sure to visit the historic homes of Perthshire, Blair Castle, Glamis Castle, Scone Palace (the crowning place of Scottish kings) and Balmoral Castle, home to private rooms reserved for Her Majesty the Queen.
For explorers, Pitlochry is the perfect location for walking, hiking, climbing and trying outdoor sports. The area has many public gardens, including the nearby Beatrix Potter garden; the author spent many summers in Perthshire, and the sprawling woods are said to have been the inspiration for her well-loved tales of Peter Rabbit.
For wildlife spotters, an array of birds, squirrels and deer are frequently seen in Pitlochry, and the area is home to many different species of tree and plant life. Perthshire is known as ‘Big Tree Country’; here you can visit the tallest tree in Britain, and awe at the 3000-year-old Fortingall Yew. For guests who want to discover Perthshire with a camera, the area offers an unbeatable landscape, from high mountains, to waterfalls, woodland and the local wildlife.
Pitlochry is also home to two distilleries, and there are many independant craft and jewellery shops catering for all types of guests’ tastes. The Festival Theatre is a beloved attraction of those visiting Pitlochry, with a different show available each night of your stay at the Birchwood Hotel.
The Birchwood Hotel is just a short walk from the shops, theatres and restaurants, but secluded enough for it to feel like a world away from the pressures of daily life. The setting is perfect for those who want to be close to the action, but also those who want a quieter, more relaxing vacation; for guests who want a bit of both, the Birchwood Hotel is the perfect holiday choice.