Near Atholl Palace Hotel
Located around 100 yards from the Atholl Palace Hotel is Escape Route, one of the leading cycling and outdoor retailers in Scotland. Kevin and the team are on hand Tuesday to Saturday and can recommend cycling routes to suit your abilities, as well as offering bike hire, tag-alongs and tandems.
Cycling in Pitlochry
Pitlochry in Highland Perthshire is the ideal destination to base your cycling break and offers an impressive choice of off-road cycle trails and the Pitlochry area is nationally recognised as one of the UK’s top locations for road and mountain bike cycling. Pitlochry is a haven for cycling enthusiasts of all fitness levels with routes and trails to suite all abilities from bike rides, family friendly routes to challenging routes and everything in between. Cycling is a great way of getting to see the dramatic scenery around Pitlochry. The stunning historic town of Pitlochry is surrounded by easily accessible countryside routes and plenty of picturesque cycle routes in and around the town, a great mix of leisure and distance rides.
Popular cycling trails include Bealach mountain biking, a rewarding route for reasonably fit mountain bikers up to the loch below Ben Vrackie and back over the Bealach na Searmoin, Faskally Woods a gorgeous and interesting cycle route, Edradynate Loop, by Farragon Hill, our own Atholl Estate and many more.
Why Stay With Us
After a busy day exploring Pitlochry on your bike, Atholl Palace Hotel is the perfect base to return to. Enjoy the warmth and comfort of our unique guestrooms where you can relax and unwind. As our guest enjoy access to our leisure facilities which boasts an indoor swimming pool, spa bath, plunge pool, steam room, the perfect place to relax your muscles after a day of cycling. Experience delicious dining where we offer a tempting selection of food and beverage options during your stay. Our menus offer value and variety and our chefs pride themselves in showcasing Highland Perthshire’s world class ladder with the use of sourcing local Scottish produce.