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Month: August 2017

Wednesday 13th September – Pitlochry to Perth

Wednesday 13th September – Pitlochry to Perth

My B&B last night was one I’ve stayed at previously on a cycle tour through this area, it’s about a mile outside the main town & reasonably priced for a tourist town like Pitlochry. Heading for the city of Perth today I was following National Cycle Network route 77 (NCN77) known on some map routes as ‘The Salmon Run’ as a lot of it runs alongside the River Tay – famous for salmon fishing. It was a bit overcast as…

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Tuesday 12 September – Ranoch Moor to Pitlochry

Tuesday 12 September – Ranoch Moor to Pitlochry

I was the only person to get off the train at Rannoch, it’s a small unmanned station, which surprisingly had a small cafe, I could have done with a coffee before I set off but it was closed. Rannoch Moor (Scots Gaelic┬áMointeach Raineach) is an expanse of around 50 square miles of boggy moorland to the west of Loch Rannoch, its a designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) & a special area of conservation, it extends from &…

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