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.
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.
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.
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.
Walking Safari – Armed with a route map & nature notes, be transported to the high tops ready for a self-guided journey back down!
Absolute Escapes – Specialists in self-guided walking holidays on the Rob Roy Way.
Hillwalk Tours – Tours along the Rob Roy Way