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A moderately difficult trek, but features exceedingly beautiful views throughout the trek

I found out about this trek from the local map available at Pitlochry railway station and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sanket550
,
Goa, India
Snow Covered and a Good Climb

We did not reach the summit as there was just too much snow but it was a great walk. The early... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Isoza
,
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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“car park” (39 reviews)
“steep climb” (10 reviews)
“great walk” (18 reviews)
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Pitlochry, Scotland

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I found out about this trek from the local map available at Pitlochry railway station and instantaneously decided to do it. It was a slightly sunny day, so I didn't have to worry about the weather much. I did a solo hike all the way...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not reach the summit as there was just too much snow but it was a great walk. The early climb is on good paths and the arrival at the mini-Loch before the climb to the top is beautiful. Great views and lots of...More

Thank Isoza
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a rather long winter, we decided to get back on the hills with a jaunt up Ben Vrackie. Using the walk highlands route and downloaded gpx file onto our phone, we packed our bags with suitable hiking gear and set off. We parked further...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a trek up Ben Vrackie Right from the start even the walk from the car park seemed tough, but once under way the views all around made you forget the going under foot. From the pools to the steps put in to help you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent foods and service. Host were very welcoming and friendly. First class property. We would highly recommend this b and b to other guests.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go there, and if you take a photo on Ben-i-Vrackie, go to the McKays, youll get a beer for free! Believe me, go for it!

Thank dd h
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

This a lovely walk with a good car park. It was a great stop off on route to a few days away. I think it would be suitable for families.

Thank Damamaaberdeen
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

I think the hill itself and the walk up it is the highlight.It's a beatiful small mountain.Around the lochan below the summit is possibly the prettiest spot.The views at the top are ok....there is not much close by that is high so not spectacular views...More

Thank Scotlandmac
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

The experience was great. I was staying in Kinnaird near moulin. I went to the car park for Ben Vrackie which was two and a half miles to the summit and we started up. We went up in the first steep hill and went into...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

An excellent walk for all the family and a good 'first mountain' for young children. We parked in the top car park (get there early as it fills quickly) and headed up. The route is a good path and well sign posted. Initially the path...More

Thank Calder C
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