Have you ever wanted to visit an enchanted forest in the beautifully mysterious Scottish countryside! Well, this years event, held in Pitlochry, Scotland is sure to be a magical experience that you will want to explore.

What Is The Enchanted Forest?

Where, When and How To Visit Scotland

Nestled in the forestries of Perthshire, the Enchanted Forest is an ever-popular annual event that brings a multi-award winning show from creative artists; Kate Bonney, Simon Hayes (who specialise in all those colourful light shows you see), RJ McConnell and Jon Beales, who add unique sounds and melodies to the forest canopies that will totally envelop your senses.

Who Would Visit?

Where, How and Why You Must Visit Scotlands Enchanted Forest

Pixies, fairies, young ladies in red-riding coats… Hansel and Gretel… Goldilocks!

You get the picture.

What To Do In The Enchanted Forest?

Where, When and How To Visit Scotland

The Enchanted Forest is a truly magical, exploratory, wintery experience – and a perfect event to enjoy when wrapped up in your scarf, mittens and coat! In the mysteriously dark Scottish evenings, the forests come alive for you to explore and enjoy at your own pace.

There are water shows, light-shows, fire shows, sound and even storytelling yurts to sit and hear some magical Scottish fairy tales.

As you walk through the Enchanted Forest, you will also experience some of Scotland’s best ariel artists, who will be performing in the wooded canopies above your head. This year’s theme is “Flux” which gets its inspiration from “waves of energy” that will be showcased at this year’s event.

Is There Food & Drink In The Enchanted Forest?

Where, When and How To Visit Scotland

No outdoor winter event would be complete without local Angus Beef Steaks and haggis for visitors to enjoy a taste of Scotland.

Pair these with some delicious oat-based vegetarian options and some mulled wine or hot chocolate and you are guaranteed a full tummy to enjoy the event.


How Do I Get There?

Where, When and How To Visit Scotland

Based just outside Pitlochry in Perthshire, Scotland, the Enchanted Forest is relatively easy to find! The most convenient way to arrive is by train. taking only a few hours from Edinburgh or Glasgow.

Once you arrive, there is a shuttle bus that will whisk you and your friends towards the secret enchanted forest!  The shuttle bus is included in your ticket price 🙂

Alternatively, you can stay at some gorgeous spots like Fonab Castle if you’re looking for accommodation that’s a little closer. It’s a beautiful place.

How Much Does It Cost?

Where, When and How To Visit Scotland

You can buy your tickets directly from the Enchanted Forest website. The 2021 rates are around:

Child Under 3: FREE; Child 3 – 15: £10-20; Adult: £20-£30;


When is it?

The Enchanted Forest starts in the autumn months each year.    

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