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Ossian's Hall

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Address: Dunkeld, Scotland
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Built for the second Duke of Atholl in 1758 and restored in 1953, this...

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.

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We found it difficult to open the doors but when you go inside you are wowed by this enchanting fairytale place. You go out to the balcony and see the amazing views of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 December 2016
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We found it difficult to open the doors but when you go inside you are wowed by this enchanting fairytale place. You go out to the balcony and see the amazing views of the waterfall. Worthwhile to come by

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Take your time and enjoy .. then go inside the hall and soak up the waterfall. Stroll on to the Ossian cave further on.

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Thank Pedros143
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Visit in autumn after rain in the hills and when river has risen to watch salmon attempt the Black Lynn Falls. Watch also for the dippers and, on milder evenings for the Daubenton's bats skimming over the pool in moonlight.

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Thank Stewart P
Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

It's only a half mile walk from the car park. The path was damp, covered with fallen leaves but not particularly muddy. It's worth it to see the falls and the quaint folly, even this second week in November. Lovely.

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Stunning views of the waterfall. It wasn't busy when I was there so I was alone for quite a time and could enjoy it even more.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Awesome view of the waterfall behind. This attraction is a must see for anyone visiting Dunkeld & Birnam.Can be accessed from the Hermitage walk!

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Thank Amit R
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great viewing platform to see water and get selves;) On main path, a few minutes walk from the car park.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Just a short walk from the car park, alongside the burn and you come to this amazing place. Don't be tempted to go onto the bridge as this will spoil the surprise! Go up the steps, into the door of the Hall, wait until everyone is inside, then open the sliding door and let the sudden view amaze you all.... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The wall is part of the Hermitage trail walk. It is a nice fall but not worth a long drive. I'm sure it is very pretty when the water is rushing and they've had a heavy rain.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I visited late in the evening when there very few people around. The trees and the viewing hall were magnificent.

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