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“Fonab Castle to Ben Vrackie”
Review of Ben Vrackie

Ranked #8 of 40 things to do in Pitlochry
Certificate of Excellence
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
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“Fonab Castle to Ben Vrackie”
Reviewed 13 December 2013

scenery, challenge. We took the long route but loved it. there are lots of ways to get there, if you want to park at bottom of Ben Vrackie you can, we didnt and ended up a 13 mile+ hike. beautiful day and views to die for.

Visited October 2013
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BLACKWELL, UK
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
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“Second Time on Top of Ben Vrachie”
Reviewed 9 December 2013

This is a wonderful climb, not too difficult for reasonably fit people, who go properly equipped in every respect. You can walk from the centre of Pitlochry up the hill to Moulin, where the walk proper stars. It's forty minutes from town to Moulin and 2 hours 15 minutes from Moulin to the summit. On a clear day, which mine was, the views are breathtaking! I am a 66 year old male and keep reasonably fit. Good, strong footwear and correct clothing is essential...it's a 2760 feet high mountain!!

Visited November 2013
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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“Great bike route”
Reviewed 19 November 2013

The top is very steep and takes a lot of concentration, the lower end gets fast and loose. Stunning views from the top too. I'm sure it's a nice walk too- ceertainly an easy munro for those new to it.

Visited November 2013
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Ried Im Innkreis, Austria
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“wonderful view”
Reviewed 25 September 2013

The path up to ben vrackie is amazing, you have a lot of beautiful views over lochs, munros and villages.

Visited September 2013
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137 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Excellent short hike”
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Wonderful hike on our first full day in Scotland. We went into the tourist information office and asked for paths and it took awhile to find one we settled on. The views are fabulous and the path quite well marked. Finding the trailhead took a couple minutes. We parked at the public car park across from the Moulin hotel and wandered up from there. There is an additional parking lot further up the path (3-5 minutes) but it was less secure and we wanted to grab some food at the Moulin pub afterwards (fabulous food and local beer). The hike itself was great though shorter than what we had been told at the tourism office (1h 20min up and 40min down). The hike was a slow steady climb until the end which was at a fair pitch. An excellent hike that I would definitely recommend!

Visited September 2013
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