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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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“car park” (22 reviews)
“sliding door” (4 reviews)
“the river” (23 reviews)
Dunkeld, Scotland
Dunkeld, Scotland

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This sits on an outcrop of rock overlooking a spectacular waterfall. Visitors would do well to continue further to the equally spectacular Rumbling Bridge a further mile up the pat.

Thank TheGoodShag
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful surprise, when standing , gazing at this waterfall your heart bursts with pride and pleasure . This is not a hard trek , a few hundred yards from the car park . Stay and walk for a couple of hours or...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Walk here through the beautiful woodland trails of the Hermitage, Ossians Hall is a folly which overlooks the Falls of Braan, an impressive waterfall.

Thank squidgitmidget
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A fairly gentle walk along a well trodden riverside path from the sign posted The Hermitage NTS car park just off the A9 past Dunkeld (£2 if the machine is working, wasn't day we were there). Stunning views of the waterfall when you get there....More

Thank JimGlas
Reviewed 28 October 2017

A visit to the Hermitage should surely include this rather charming and unique viewpoint. Easily found by following the path from the car parks along the river, the small hall has a great location above a splendid waterfall. The "hall" is much smaller than I...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 13 October 2017

As the hall was shut for a private wedding the visit was a bit pointless. If you go on the NTS website there is no advance notice of weddings so it's a lottery. Shame that a national site of this beauty can be closed so...More

Thank Gardener F
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Fantastic view over waterfall enhanced by the theatrical setting of Ossian's hall. Don't be put off by the closed door its part of the experience. Just walk in the slide open the other door to get the view (and sound) of the waterfall

Thank Tudor J
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Short walk from the parking lot and what a nice surprise. You walk through the door and are surprised with the mural and view of the falls.

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Ossian's Hall is reached by a lovely, easy trail along the banks of the River Braan and it overlooks a gorgeous waterfall. Well worth the walk.

Thank WHTraveler
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Early evening walk along the river, was very quiet. Then we went into the hall and through to the viewing platform - the thunder and spray were stunning. Do wonder what this is like after a really good rainstorm because after light rain it was...More

Thank Batnovice
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7 July 2017|
Response from Philip H | Reviewed this property |
Yes done bridge is next to it and the falls. guess that it's approximately 500m from car park. Hope that helps you& that you enjoy your visit.