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“A very special place”
Review of Ossian's Hall

Ossian's Hall
Ranked #3 of 19 things to do in Dunkeld
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Built for the second Duke of Atholl in 1758 and restored in 1953, this folly sits on a rocky outcrop overlooking the turbulent Black Linn Fall, which affords fine views of the distant woodlands.
Reviewed September 24, 2013

A stunning venue for our small wedding, the views and sounds of the water just breathtaking. Can't wait to return in the spring to see the salmon leaping!

1  Thank Ruth M
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Reviewed September 12, 2013

Nice view of the falls but a bit sparse on decoration. The best bit is the walk to get there with some really impressive trees.

Thank WelyDoug
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Reviewed September 10, 2013

The hall is a round building suspended over a river gorge that is interesting from a historical perspective. It was built in order to attract a hermit. The best part is the walk through the Hermitage to get there and the view of the falls.

Thank MaryPHX543
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

Been here far too many times to remember as both a child and an adult. The hermitage walk surrounding Ossian's Hall is gorgeous and both of my young children loved their mini adventure. We walked, threw stones into the water, climbed on the stones, looked for mushrooms, investigated Ossian's cave and then got stung by a nettle! It is a shame it is busier than it used to be but this just reflects what a stunning area it is. It may not be the only walk like this in the area but this does not mean that it is not a great place to visit. The Hall itself is a great spot to view the waterfall. Whether you think the last revamp or not is for the better ( bright interior and glass doors) is pretty much down to personal taste and the colour of the interior walls doesn't change the view. I still love going there. :)

Thank cat r
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Reviewed September 1, 2013

A great place to go for a walk. You can keep it short or go further afield. Lovely woodland with a river passing through it. Some great places for a photographic study or just 'snaps'. There is plenty of parking the price is fair as you can park all day for £2.00.

Thank Roger T
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