The Queens View is 89 miles north of
33 miles northwest of Perth, 7 miles west of Pitlochry.
This Attraction is maintained by the
Forestry Commission, named after Isabella of
Mar, first wife of King Robert the Bruce.
The Queens View can be visited all year with
a small car parking charge. The Visitor Centre
and Cafe / Diner are open 1 April - 31 October
9 am to 6 pm, and 1 November - 31 March 10 am
to 4pm.. Postcode: PH16 5NR
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The Image top is of the Visitor Centre. The
Queens View is about a 200 yard, fairly level
walk from the Centre.
The Viewing Area sits high above Loch Tummel
with great views west, south, and east. There
is a metal plate with engravings naming the
Mountains that can be seen from the Viewing
Area such as the 3,553ft Schiehallion 14
miles west, and Glencoe
Mountains up to 3,770ft 69 miles west.
The Queens View History
1277 - Isabella of Mar was born at Kildrummy
Castle in Aberdeenshire, daughter of Donald,
Earl of Mar.
1295 - Isabella of Mar and Robert Bruce
1296 - the First War of
Scottish Independence broke out after King
Alexander III died without leaving an Heir.
1296 March - the English invaded Scotland so
they could have a Scots Noble under their
influence as King of Scots.
Robert Bruce was one of the Scottish Nobles
fighting to become King of an Independant
Isabella is said to have been hiding in the
Loch Tummel area at this time, why the area was
named The Queens View.
1296 December - Isabella died aged nineteen,
soon after giving birth to her daughter
1306 - Robert Bruce was crowned as King
Robert I of Scotland at Scone
1371 - Marjorie's son Robert Stewart,
became King of Scotland, the first of many
Stewart Kings that evntualy ruled Scotland and
1866 - Queen Victoria visits the Queens View
on one of her many trips to Scotland.