River and dam

Tummel Valley ride

Event Details

  • Start Date Saturday, 3rd of August 2024
  • End Date Saturday, 3rd of August 2024
  • Start/End Time 10:30 - 18:30
  • Near Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross
  • Categories
  • Groups , ,
  • Approx Distance 60 Miles
  • TerrainThere are no huge hills, but expect a lot of undulations, 1000 m of climbing! Minimum pace 10 mph.

This ride explores the Tummel valley from Pitlochry, the home of the UK's largest hydro-electric scheme.  Expect a lot of dams and power stations, as well as archetypal Scottish scenery.  We also use a couple of historically important bridges, one of stone and the other aluminium.

Image from https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Tummel_hydro-electric_power_scheme , which also has an interesting description of the hydro scheme.

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