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Queen's View Visitor Centre

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Queen's View Forest Notice

  • Perth and Kinross Council will be closing the B8019 between Gary Bridge and Queens View Visitor Centre from Thursday 31 October to Saturday 2 November, then Monday 4 November to Friday 8 November 2019.
  • Closure times will be from 9am till 3pm (with the exception of Saturday 2, closed 9am till 12noon).
  • During this road closure Queens View Visitor Centre and Allean Forest will not be accessible from Pitlochry. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Highland Perthshire's most iconic view

Queen's View lies at the heart of Highland Perthshire and is the area's most popular visitor attraction. Just one look is enough to tell you why.

When Queen Victoria visited in 1866, she assumed that the sweeping view west along Loch Tummel was named after her – but she was wrong. We think the view was really named after Isabella, the first wife of Robert the Bruce, who lived more than 500 years earlier.

Today, you too can enjoy views fit for a queen, along with a nice cup of tea from our café. Pick out some gifts at the well-stocked shop and relax before exploring the nearby forests.

Guide map to Tay Forest Park (PDF 5.6MB)

Visit Scotland four star award     Green Tourism award silver     Visit Scotland Taste Our Best award 2018-2019

Facilities & access

Parking (charge)
Parking (charge)
Easy-access facilities
Easy-access facilities
Cafe or refreshments
Cafe or refreshments

Opening hours

The café and visitor centre open daily between 10am and 5pm until November, and between10am and 4pm from November to March.

Call Cobbs to reserve tables, or for any enquiries, on 01796 474188.

Car parking charges

£2 per visit. Your ticket can also be used at Braes of Foss and Dalerb car parks before the expiry time.


Well behaved dogs are welcome to join you in all areas of the visitor centre and cafe.

Getting here

From the A9, follow signs for Killiecrankie, then Kinloch Rannoch. Queens View Visitor Centre is about 7 miles along the B8019.

Using SatNav?

PH16 5NR is the nearest postcode.

Public transport

Local bus services run from Pitlochry. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.

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