Blair Atholl


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Blair Atholl

Blair Atholl (ăthˈəl), parish, Perth and Kinross, central Scotland, at the confluence of the Garry and the Tilt rivers. Blair Castle, begun c.1269, is the seat of the duke of Atholl and his Atholl Highlanders, Britain's only private army. The castle was an important fortress in Scotland's civil wars.
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Keith Murray ploughed into 77-year-old Barbara Vaughan's car after failing to react to a traffic queue on the A9 near Blair Atholl, Perthshire in December 2017.
Sitting right behind the railway station at Blair Atholl, the Bothy Bar is the kind of place some Scottish folk might cringe at, with its swathes of plaid, taxidermy, mounted antlers and paintings of old steam locomotives (the Duchess of Atholl, naturally).
On arrival at the boutique hotel, near Blair Atholl, we were arrested by the sight of a stately, ivy-clad house, surrounded by grand, old trees.
But those terms were briefly and blissfully mine too during a visit to Blair Atholl, in Highland Perthshire.
The nearby village of Blair Atholl sits on the swirling confluence of the Rivers Tilt and Garry in the midst of the Grampian Mountains and guests have a plethora of outdoor pursuits within easy reach.
This year, I will be playing in the Pipe Band in Blair Atholl, Perthshire.
But there's no fear of bumping into her ex in the States as rugby star Foden, 33, is in Blair Atholl in Scotland on a boys' trip.
Eight Scouts were sent home from the International Scout Jamboree in Blair Atholl last Thursday, July 19.
Blair Castle Caravan Park in Blair Atholl, Perth & Kinross was crowned best Scottish campsite, and the winner in England the Vale of Pickering Caravan Park in Allerston, North Yorkshire - which also won the best overall award.
We stayed on the estate, in one of the woodland lodges, the perfect base to explore the grounds, and a short walk to the village of Blair Atholl - which has shops stocked with all the essentials such as bread, milk - and wine.
In addition to Leopard Creek, some of the courses that you should not miss are the links at Fancourt, Blair Atholl and our Sun City courses - Gary Player Country Club and Lost City Golf Course.
Programs to include The Aachen Festival which offers Dressage, Show Jumping, Driving & Eventing and the Blair Castle Horse Trials, Blair Atholl, Scotland.