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Falls of Bruar, Pitlochry

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Waterfall · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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The Falls of Bruar are a series of waterfalls on the Bruar Water in Scotland, about 8 miles (13 kilometres) from Pitlochry in the council area of Perth and Kinross. They have been a tourist attraction since the 18th century and were immortalized in a poem by Robert Burns, The Humble Petition of Bruar Water to the Noble Duke of Atholl, supposedly from the river itself entreating the Duke to plant some trees in the then barren landscape.
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  • What a beautiful place. We took a nice stroll up with the dog. Probably bad timing as the last day of the sale was on in the shop so it was extremely busy but it didn’t take away from the beauty of... 
    What a beautiful place. We took a nice stroll up with the dog. Probably bad timing as the last day of the sale was on in the shop so it was extremely busy but it didn’t take away from the beauty of...  more »
  • One can either take a short walk and stop at the Lower Bridge or continue a longer and more taxing hike up tot the Upper Bridge. Now that the House of Bruar is fully open again, a return via the... 
    One can either take a short walk and stop at the Lower Bridge or continue a longer and more taxing hike up tot the Upper Bridge. Now that the House of Bruar is fully open again, a return via the...  more »
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  • A gentle hike to the viewpoint by the lower falls and then a further one and a half mile hike to the upper falls and back. Path was not crowded and the sense of "forest bathing" was lovely. There's also a huge shopping outlet close by where you can get a variety of food and ice creams.
  • The photos online really don't do this place justice. We were taken aback by just how spectacular the waterfall is. The masonry, small bridges add the overall fairytale feeling. Absolutely worth the short hike to see. The path is well maintained and the signage is easy to follow.

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