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Ben Vrackie

Pitlochry, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Pitlochry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Outdoors
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Type: Mountains, Outdoors

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is a really beautiful walk to do...unfortunately the day we did it we couldn't manage to get to the top with the weather but managed most of it...but will come back one day to finish what we started. Even in the rain the scenery is stunning...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The path all the way to the top is well sign posted, the pathway is clear and even when it becomes a stairway made from the rock, the walk is manageable for walkers of most abilities. It takes around 2 hours to get to the top at a steady pace.

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Kyiv, Ukraine
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I highly advise you to climb the summit of Ben-y-Vrackie - it's not so easy but you will be rewarded!:)

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

a lovely walk, hard going to begin but once you clear the trees it flattens out a wee bit (not much). Worth the walk to the top though, the views to the top are amazing

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Gretna Green, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very hard climb when you eventually get to it, long hike to get there, but through some stunning scenery. Definitely need to go prepared for all weather's. But worth it

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Edinburgh
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10 reviews 10 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

A fairly straightforward but rewarding hill walk. Not as high as a munro and very close to Pitlochery so from start to finish it will take around 3-4hrs.

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Daylesford, Australia
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128 attraction reviews
640 helpful votes 640 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was tough. we are both in our 60s and well out of our comfort zone. We took 3 hours to reach the top walking from Pitlochry. But the exhileration of conquest was magnificent. We did make the mistake afterwards of trying to find an alternative track to the North going down (there is none) but " strolling down through... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A well signed energetic climb to the top of the nearest 2000+ foot mountain, views at the top worth the effort.

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Senior Reviewer
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is a great hill for people new to walking. the views are great, path is clear, the incline further on gets a bit steep but there's no rush as there are so many views to take in.

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Turriff, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

very easy to follow path and steps up the hill, handy car park at the bottom too.Was quite misty with low cloud at the top so the view was disappointing at the top.

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