Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    1 June 2015
  • Hotel reservation deadline:
    22 June 2015
  • Early registration deadline:
    29 July 2015
  • Registration deadline:
    10 August 2015
  • Paper submission deadline:
    31 October 2015

Organise your trip

Travel


By air

By air

The closest major airport is Edinburgh, at just over 1 hour away by car. It has services by over 50 airlines, including 200 flights to London daily, and regular direct services to Europe and New York. Dundee also has a small airport, about ¾ hours drive. Glasgow international is 1½ hours away and Prestwick 2 hours.



By train

By train

Pitlochry Station is on the main rail line between London, Edinburgh and Inverness. Regular trains, and one overnight sleeper train, run through Pitlochry from London, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. Direct trains between London Kings Cross and Pitlochry run twice daily.

The station at Pitlochry has a bridge that can be difficult to negotiate for visitors with mobility issues. Please contact Scotrail in advance if you require any assistance. From the station, it’s approximately a 15-20 minute up-hill walk to Atholl Palace Hotel.

For information contact National Rail Enquiries (tel: +44 (0)8457 484950).



By coach

By coach

Pitlochry is served by all major coach operators, services run daily from Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness and Perth. See www.citylinkonlinesales.co.uk for further information. From the coach station, it's approximately a 10-15 minutes uphill walk to Atholl Palace Hotel.



By car

By car

Approaching Pitlochry from the South, take the A924 (signposted for Pitlochry) off the A9. After passing the Blair Athol distillery, on your right, continue under a railway bridge and turn right into the Atholl Palace entrance. From the north, take the A924 (signposted for Pitlochry) off the A9. The A924 is the main street through Pitlochry. Continue right through the town and turn sharp left just before the railway bridge.

You can plan your route online using one of the free route planners - examples are The AA or The RAC.



Parking

Parking 

Parking is available onsite at the Atholl Palace Hotel.