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Queen's View

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Ali
Ali
August 30, 2019
Said to be Queen Victoria's favourite view
Rose
Rose
August 27, 2016
There are trails from the Centre with stunning views
Mo
Mo
July 4, 2019
Fabulous views of countryside
Stuart
Stuart
February 23, 2020
Spectacular views of the forestry, glen and Loch Tummel, excellent cafe and gift shop on site. Perfect day trip where you can also visit Dunkeld Cathedral, The Hermitage, Pitlochry and the Queen's View
Loretta
Loretta
May 3, 2015
Visitor centre and stunning wooded area overlooking Loch Tummel. Said to have been named after Queen Victoria, following her visit to the area in 1866. It has been revitalised recently and a great stopping place for those heading along Loch Tummel
Lucy
Lucy
April 26, 2021
For an iconic Scottish view of mountains and loch the Queen’s View is hard to beat. A short drive from Pitlochry, towards Killiecrankie. Easy short walk to the viewing platform. Cameras essential!
Melanie
Melanie
June 14, 2018
The Queen's View is popular with tourists and gives a great view of Loch Tummel with the mountain of Shiehallion in the distance. An easy path for the less abled and good cafe
Derrybeg B&B
Derrybeg B&B
February 21, 2018
One of the most beautiful and famous viewpoints in Scotland!
Julia
Julia
March 9, 2018
One of the most photographed views in Scotland.
Neil
Neil
June 15, 2020
Queen's View lies at the heart of Highland Perthshire and is the area's most popular visitor attraction. Just one look is enough to tell you why. When Queen Victoria visited in 1866, she assumed that the sweeping view west along Loch Tummel was named after her – but she was wrong. We think the view…

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Location
Scotland, PH16 5NR
Phone01350 727284