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Ben Vrackie

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Address: Pitlochry, Scotland

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Great views

Great views from the top. Bit of a steep climb in parts, but easily do-able for most of the family. We saw children of 7 or 8 years old going up with their parents. Go early to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Elmac66
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East Lothian, United Kingdom
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East Lothian, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views from the top. Bit of a steep climb in parts, but easily do-able for most of the family. We saw children of 7 or 8 years old going up with their parents. Go early to avoid the crowds as it's close to Pitlochry and popular with visitors.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked up Ben Vrackie with my boyfriend in winter. We happened to be lucky with perfect weather conditions as the sun was shining and wind was almost nonexistent. However, dont let the sunshine fool you as it is obviously windy up at the top so make sure you wear gloves, a hat and a scarf! The walk from Pitlochry... More 

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Funchal, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Walked up on 5 December. So,e steep parts but great views and a well worn path to follow. Enjoyed our walk tremendously

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Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Whilst up in Pitlochry for the Weekend We enjoyed a walk up Ben y Vrackie with friends. The Weather was clear and the Views were out of this world Lovely walk and day out

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Thank Sammy E
Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I visited Ben Vrackie on a cold December day. It has an excellent well maintained path and great car part at the bottom. Fantastic views.

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Thank Allen W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Just been up with some friends from work in National Mapreading Week. Conditions were mild but murky and occasionally wet. There is now an extra car park on the road up from Moullin Inn - but if you go late morning on a good day on holidays you might still be pressed to find a space. Good and easy to... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely a must-do for everyone who is nearby and reasonably fit. When in Moulin turn left just after the hotel and follow the road to the car park (there is an overflow car park as well) on the right hand side. Then just follow the signs for the track. Took me 3,5 hours there and back again. The last part... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were staying in a Bed & Breakfast Lodge on Pitlochry's main street, Atholl Road. So we decided to start our hill-walk, to the top of Ben Vrackie, from that location! From Atholl Rd., we turned up Bonnethill Rd., walking to the juncture of West Moulin Rd. Then on up West Moulin which transitions to Kirkmichael Rd. Then a left... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

It was our first walk up Ben Vrackie but definitely not the last one. Walk up, takes about 2 hours - you could probably do it in 1,5hr if you're experienced but we weren't rushed. First part (takes about an hour) is just about difficult enough to get your blood pumping right by the time you reach the loch. From... More 

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Dalgety Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a great wee hill. Been up it a fair number of times now. Last time was February 2016 when it was covered in snow and ice. Lochan half way up was totally frozen and we were walking out on the ice. Don't like the manufactured path to the summit as it is hard on the feet, but given... More 

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