Farm and Forest Walk

Enjoy nature in many shapes and forms

Starting at the Glen Tilt Car Park, this walk passes the Victorian Home Farm at Balanloan, an organically run working farm today specialising in the hardy hill breed of suckler cow such as the Luing and traditional blackface sheep. Up the hill through the Birch Wood, it is well worth the extra 100m to enjoy the view from the Glen Tilt Viewpoint. As you head downhilll, you'll see the steep gorge that the River Tilt flows though. This is a site of Special Scientific Interest due to the abundance of rare flowers such as cow-wheat and herb Paris.

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Printed Information:
A full-colour booklet, featuring maps and photographs, is available printed for £1.20 from Atholl Estates Information Centre (seasonal), Blair Castle Gift Shop, Blair Castle Caravan Park reception or Pitlochry Tourist Information Centre. The booklet can also be downloaded as a pdf (see above). Information can also be found in the Hallewell Pocket Walking Guide 'Walks North Perthshire', available to purchase from local Visitor Information Centres and other outlets.

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Farm and Forest Walk