Walking

The scenery in Highland Perthshire is truly stunning.  Following are just a few of the walks in our area.  Once you get here we can provide you with more information, maps and leaflets.  Should you be taking on one of the steeper climbs please do ask us to print off a daily mountain forecast for your information, and safety.  Should the Scottish weather not be kind to you we do have a drying room for wet clothing and equipment.  We would also be delighted to provide you with a picnic should you wish.

www.walkhighlands.co.uk/perthshire/loch-tay.shtml – Local walks in detail.

Birks of Aberfeldy 

Moderate   3.5km    Time   1-1.5 hrs

This walk encompasses woodland and waterfalls.  Within a 2 minute walk from our front door, this walk takes you on a circular route on well-maintained paths taking in beautiful scenery.  This walk was made famous by our Scottish National Poet, Robert Burns, who was inspired to write the song ‘The Birks ‘o’ Aberfeldy’, whilst visiting the area.

www.walkhighlands.co.uk/perthshire/birks-of-aberfeldy.shtml

 The Railway Path

Moderate   6km                            Time   2 hrs

This walk is part of the Rob Roy Way and takes you to Grandtully.  The path begins opposite the Whisky Distillery on the edge of town.  You will follow the River Tay until the path takes you up on to the Old Railway track.  Once you get to Grandtully, you can either continue on the Rob Roy Way to Pitlochry or stop for a well-earned rest before heading back to us.  There is also a regular bus route to Aberfeldy.

www.walkhighlands.co.uk/perthshire/aberfeldy-pitlochry.shtml

Schiehallion

Challenging  10km    Time   4-6 hrs

One of Scotland’s best know Munroes, Schiehallion is a long singular ridge, it has an excellent path making it a popular walk.  The final section to the summit has boulders.  Also known as ‘The Fairy Hill of the Caledonians’ it has spectacular views on the summit.  This walk can be started at the Braes of Foss car park.

www.walkhighlands.co.uk/perthshire/schiehallion.shtml

Ben Lawers

Challenging   11km   Time   5-6hrs

The 10th highest Munro, Ben Lawers is the highest peak of a long ridge formed by 6 peaks.  You will cross a second Munro, Beinn Glass enroute to the summit.  These is a clear path to the top but is exposed to bad weather.  At the foot there is a car park.

www.walkhighlands.co.uk/perthshire/ben-lawers.shtml

Highland Safari

Walking Safari – Armed with a route map & nature notes, be transported to the high tops ready for a self-guided journey back down!

www.highlandsafaris.net/leisure/our-safaris/walking-safari

Absolute Escapes – Specialists in self-guided walking holidays on the Rob Roy Way.

www.absoluteescapes.com/Rob-Roy-Way-Overview.html

Hillwalk Tours – Tours along the Rob Roy Way

www.hillwalktours.com/hiking-scotland/