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Pitlochry Hydroelectric Dam and Fish Ladder spans the River Tummel at Pitlochry in Perthshire, Scotland. It was built between 1947 and 1951. By damming the River Tummel, Loch Faskally was created behind it. There is a salmon count monitor and the...more
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Pitlochry Power Station Port-Na-Craig Rd, Pitlochry PH16 5BF, Scotland
All reviews salmon nice walk worth a visit viewing room suspension bridge hydro power circular walk town centre information boards interesting place festival theatre interesting visit viewing area stunning views car park chamber hydroelectric
You can't access the power station other than to look through some windows at the turbines, but you can walk across the top of the dam and along the fish pass, which was very innovative when it was built all those years ago. If you...More
Fish ladder closed due to 'health and safety' even though visitor center info desk knew of no accidents since opening in 1951! Could only view fish ladder on 'live' feed and that was showing pre-recorded. Might just as well stay at home and watch fish...More
Great for walks, food and information. Fish ladder helps the salmon up the river and reproduce, you can read all about it on entering the centre and how the dam was formed. Opens 9.30-5 daily and worth a look. Nice food and has a balcony...More
Nipped into here as was in the area & wanted to see the fish ladder after struggling with disabled partner down the dam steps only to find at the other end a sign that says closed due to health & safety reasons.
They could have...More
Had another visit to the fish ladder and power station at Pitlochry with the family, its a nice walk and helps tire out the grand kids, as last year we treat ourselves to an ice cream at the shop / restaurant at the side of...More
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Hello, you can access our visitor centre by heading along the main street then turn down Rie-Achan Road and turn right along Armoury Road and up the hill till you reach our visitor car park. There is wheelchair access and... More
Hello, you can access our visitor centre by heading along the main street then turn down Rie-Achan Road and turn right along Armoury Road and up the hill till you reach our visitor car park. There is wheelchair access and disabled parking available.