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Atholl

The district of Atholl lies at the heart of Scotland occupying largely mountainous country in highland Perth and Kinross. It stretches from Rannoch Moor in the west to Glen Isla in the east and to the River Almond in the south. Amongst its high peaks are Schiehallion (1083m / 3547 feet) and Beinn a' Ghlo (1121m / 3671 feet) and chief amongst its rivers are the Tay, Tummel, Garry, Ardle and Braan. At its centre is Blair Atholl and Blair Castle, seat of the Dukes of Atholl, a branch of the Murray family. The district is noted for a delicacy known as Atholl Brose which is made from whisky, honey and eggs.


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