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Walking & Cycling


Highland Perthshire has dozens of waymarked walks and paths to suit everyone. More than 90 are listed under the headings in the menu above, so why not get your anticipation going by browsing through the almost endless possibilities.
We also have some great businesses in Highland Perthshire whose mission is to make sure you enjoy our outdoors to the full:
Cycling - On and Off Road
For road cyclists and those who prefer to get off the tarmac, go to the specialist website of our partner organisation, Highland Perthshire Cycling , where you will get details of all the routes featured here, and a great deal more besides.
Popular walking and cycling routes radiate out from all our main towns and villages and Pitlochry is the end destination of the 127km Rob Roy Way that starts at Loch Lomond near Glasgow.

Below are some of the main path networks with printed guides:

Pitlochry / Dunkeld and Birnam: Networks of six paths in and around Pitlochry and eight around Dunkeld and Birnam include popular walks such as Ben Vrackie and Birnam Hill. 
Download the Dunkeld & Birnam Leaflet

Atholl Estates: A guide is available from Atholl Estates featuring six paths, including the Red Squirrel Walk, ideal for families.  Click here. You can also download a leaflet with details of Atholl Estates paths for walking and cycling around Dunkeld - click here.

Tay Forest Park: The Forestry Commission has published a map of recommended paths,  including 3 paths of varying length and difficulty at Carie, on the southern shore of Loch Rannoch. Click here.
Trails of the Upper Tay: This publication contains details of 12 paths ranging from 1 mile to 10 miles in length, covering the area from Grandtully up to Loch Tay, including Aberfeldy. This can be ordered online here or bought from a variety of local outlets.
Use these search engines to find great things to see and do in Highland Perthshire. 
You don't have to select a choice in each drop down option, but you'll get more exact matches if you do.
So, if you're looking for an easy walk around Dunkeld, just select "easy - walking - Dunkeld and Birnam" from the drop downs.  If you want to browse through dozens of paths to walk or ride throughout the area, just choose "All Highland Perthshire" and leave the other choices clear.
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