Pitlochry Study Day

Pitlochry Study Day

This Study Day will explore the prehaps unappreciated architectural riches of this popular tourist
desination and endeavour to explain the hisotrical context.

Venue: Pitlochry
Time:  8.00
Cost: £70.00 or £40.00 (under 18s accompanied by an adult), price includes morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea, transport and entrances and donations.

Highlights of the Study Day include:

Pitlochry Festival Theatre: by Law & Dunbar-Nasmith (1979 and later)- sitting comfortably beside the Tummel at former ferry crossing downstream from A-Listed Dam and Hydro Station (Sir Alexander Gibb). There will be a guided tour.
Moulin Hotel: 1695 with picturesque 18th and 19th century additions.
Pitlochry and Moulin Heritage Centre: former church from 1829 on an Early Christain site.
Pitlochry Parish Church: Rogue Romanesque (1883) by C & L Ownerstanding on “Mount Zion” with a dramatic interior crossing. Intresting modern additions.
Atholl Palace Hotel and Gardens: by Andrew Heiton (1875), an enormous former Hydro with opulent interiors, it resembles a French chateau and is a signiture building for the town. There is a meuseum about the hotel and Heiton.
Holy Trinity Church: a fine grouping with Early Christian hall and lychgate. Inside there is good glass and a splendid Ninian Comper rerdos.

The coach will leave Hamilton at 8.00am (St Mary’s Episcopal Church, Auchengramont Road) and Glasgow at 8.30 am (North Hanover Street- side entrance to Queen Street Station). We hope to return to Glasgow at 8.30pm and Hamilton at 9.30pm.

To book your place please email the National Office- nationaloffice@ahss.org.uk