GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Scotland Walks

Scotland is a wonderful place for the walker with the highest mountains in Britain, huge beautiful lochs and wonderful glens. Don't miss the stunning Cairngorms National Park, the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, the Scottish Highlands and the climb to Ben Nevis.
The capital city of Edinburgh is also a lovely place to visit with interesting architecture and a fascinating history. It's also a great place for walkers with hill climbs, canals, and lovely parks in the city centre. See our Edinburgh Walks page for some ideas.

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In the spring walkers flock to the beautiful bluebell woods in Scotland. Click the 'Woodland' button below to see these.

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Abernethy Forest3 miles (5.5 km)This splendid forest and nature reserve in the Cairngorms has miles of good walking trails to try. This circular walk starts from the RSPB forest lodge and takes you along the woodland trails along the River Nethy. You can extend your walk further into the expansive forest and visit a series of pretty lochs and streams. The reserve is a fantastic place for wildlife with Ospreys and red squirrels to look out for. View Full Details>>
Aden Country Park2 miles (3 km)Explore 230 acres of parkland in this beautiful country park in the heart of Buchan. Scenery in the park includes peaceful woodland, a lake and a Victorian arboretum. There are also farm buildings built around 1800, a ruined mansion house and a coach house built in 1832 which now houses the award winning Aberdeenshire Farming Museum. View Full Details>>
Almondell and Calderwood Country Park3 miles (5 km)Explore 220 acres of country park near Broxburn on this easy cycle or walk. In the park you will find peaceful woodland and a lovely waterside trail running along the River Almond. Almondell is a haven for wildlife - look out for Roe deer, fox, heron, otters and woodpeckersas you make your way through the park. View Full Details>>
An Sgurr Eigg5 miles (7.5 km)Climb to the highest point on the volcanic island of Eigg on this challenging walk in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. From the 393 metres (1,289ft) summit there are spectacular views all round ofMull,Coll,Muck, theOuter Hebrides, Rum, Skye, and the mountains ofLochaberon the mainland. View Full Details>>
Ardnamurchan Peninsula6 miles (9 km)Explore the stunning Ardnamurchan Peninsula on this breathtaking walk on the west coast of Scotland View Full Details>>
Arthur's Seat3 miles (4.5 km)This is a hugely popular climb to the peak of Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh's Holyrood Park. It's a fairly challenging hike with the hill reaching a height of 251m (823ft) at the top. Here you can enjoy panoramic views of the city, the coast and the surrounding mountains. View Full Details>>
Ayrshire Coastal Path100 miles (161 km)A walk along the beautiful Ayrshire Coast from Glenapp Kirk, just north of Stranaraer, to Skelmorlie, near Greenock. The route passes Ayr, Prestwick, Saltcoats, Troon and Largs. As well as the fabulous coastal scenery there is the beautiful backdrop of the mountains of Arran across the Firth of Clyde to enjoy. There is also a variety of wildlife including 135 species of bird, seals, otters, roe deer and foxes. View Full Details>>
Backwater Reservoir10 miles (15.5 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this reservoir inGlen Isla, north westAngus. For the past 30 years, the Backwater Reservoir has supplied the residents of Angus with their water.This walk takes you around the reservoir and includes two climbs to hills overlooking the water. It's a wonderfully peaceful area with the large reservoir surrounded by attractive countryside and forest. View Full Details>>
Balloch Castle Country Park3 miles (4.5 km)Enjoy spectacular views of Loch Lomond in this beautiful country park in West Scotland. There are 200 acres to explore with nature trails, guided walks, peaceful woodland, a delightful walled garden and Balloch Castle which now serves as the visitor centre. You can stroll along the shoreline of the loch and then visit the Chinese Garden, Quarry Pond and the Secret Garden before enjoying refreshments at the loch side kiosk. View Full Details>>
Balmacara Estate4 miles (7 km)Explore 6,330 acres of farmland, woodland, moorland, coastline, saltmarsh, lochs and offshore islands on this stunning National Trust run estate. The circular walk takes you through peaceful woodland to pretty lochside beaches with stunning views across Loch Alsh to the mountains of Skye and Applecross. View Full Details>>
Balmaha Forest1 miles (2 km)This walk takes you along Loch Lomond, through woodland to Craigie Fort. The walk starts from the Balmaha car park/visitor centre. It's a short climb to the fort from which there are super views across the loch. View Full Details>>
Balmedie Country Park2 miles (4 km)Enjoy some simply stunning coastal scenery in this country park on the East coast of Scotland. There are boardwalks taking you over the sand and through the extensive dune system. The beach has won seaside awards in 2006 and 2007. View Full Details>>
Beecraigs Country Park5 miles (8 km)Enjoy a peaceful cycle or walk around this beautiful country park in Linlithgow, West Lothian. There are 913 acres to explore with a multitude of woodland trails suitable for leisure cyclists, mountain bikers and walkers. View Full Details>>
Beinn Dubh4 miles (6.5 km)This is a lovely walk to try if you are visiting the pretty Luss Village in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. The short climb gives fabulous views over the surrounding area. View Full Details>>
Beinn Eighe3 miles (5 km)Follow the Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail through a beautiful nature reserve on this circular walk near Kinlochewe. On the walk you will pass attractive pinewood woodland, mountainous lochs, white quartzite crags and pretty waterfalls. The views over Loch Maree and the Torridon Mountains are simply stunning. View Full Details>>
Ben Avon21 miles (33 km)This challenging walk in the Cairngorms takes you to the unusual Ben Avon plateau with its numerous granite torsand wonderful far reaching views. You start in Braemar in a parking area just off the Old Military Road to the east of the village. You then pick up the Gleann an t-Slugain path which will take you to Ben Avon. It's generally a very good path passing through woodland, along pretty streams and through the delightful Fairy Glen. On the way you'll enjoy great views over Glen Quoich, Glas Allt Mor and Slochd Mor. At the summit you will find the huge Leabaidh an DaimhTor. Some scrambling is required to get to the true summit where there are excellent views of Beinn a'Bhuird mountain. View Full Details>>
Ben Bhraggie5 miles (8.5 km)This circular walk climbs Ben Bhraggie hill in Golspie. The hill stands at a height of 397 metres (1,302ft) giving fabulous views over Sutherland. At the summit you will find the Sutherland monument. The 100ft statue represents George Leveson-Gower, the first Duke of Sutherland. He remains a controversial figure for the part he played in the Highland Clearances where thousands of Sutherland tenants were forced out of their homes in the early 19th century. View Full Details>>
Ben Lawers6 miles (10 km)Ben Lawers is one of the most popular climbs in Scotland due to the beauty of the surrounding area. It is also designated as a National Nature Reserve and run by the National Trust for Scotland. View Full Details>>
Ben Ledi4 miles (7 km)Climb to this popular viewpoint on this challenging walk in the Trossachs. The mountain gives fabulous views over the woodland and lochs of the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. View Full Details>>
Ben Lomond7 miles (11.5 km)Climb one of Scotland's most popular munros on this challenging walk in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. The mountains sits on the eastern shore ofLoch Lomond rising to a height of 974 metres (3,196ft). The climb takes place on a good path with a steady gradient, starting from the Rowardennancar park. The first section takes you through woodland towards Coire Corrach. You continue the ascent to Sron Aonaich and Sithean before reaching the summit where there are fabulous views across Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park. View Full Details>>
Ben Lui5 miles (8 km)Climb to the 1,130m (3,710ft) summit of this famous Munro in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. The peaks of Ben Lui are designated as a National Nature Reserve with lush mountain vegitation including saxifrages,mossesandlichens. View Full Details>>
Ben Macdui10 miles (16 km)Climb to the summit of the second highest mountain in Britain on this challenging walk in the Cairngorms View Full Details>>
Ben Nevis Mountain Track11 miles (17 km)Follow the Ben Nevis Mountain Track (or Tourist Route) up Britain's highest mountain on this spectacular walk. The walk begins in the Glen Nevis visitor centre car park in the town of Fort William in the Scottish Highlands. The visitor centre has a wealth of advice and information and is well worth visiting particularly if you are not an experience hill climber. This route is the most straightforward path up the mountain but is still strenuous with the upper section particularly rough and stony. As such you should prepare properly for the walk with good walking boots, extra clothing and plenty of food and water. It usually takes 7-10 hours for the ascent and descent so it is best attempted in the summer months when there is plenty of daylight. View Full Details>>
Ben Venue9 miles (14 km)This challenging walk climbs the popular mountain of Ben Venue in the Trossachs. There's fabulous views over the surrounding mountains, lochs and forestry from the high points. View Full Details>>
Bennachie Walks6 miles (9 km)Explore the Bennachie Forest and the Bennachie Hills on a series of fine walking trails. This circular walk climbs to the two highest peaks in the range where you can enjoy some fabulous views over Aberdeenshire. View Full Details>>
Berwickshire Coastal Path30 miles (48 km)Follow the Berwickshire Coastal Path from Berwick on Tweed in Northumberland, to Cockburnspath, in the Scottish Borders View Full Details>>
Birks of Aberfeldy2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a series of beautiful waterfalls and peaceful woodland paths on this lovely walk in Aberfeldy, Perthshire View Full Details>>
Bonaly Country Park5 miles (8 km)This country park is located a few miles to the south of Edinburgh city centre. The park features cycle and walking trails taking you through woodland and open moorland to a series of reservoirs. There are excellent views of the Pentland Hills, Edinburgh, theLothians,Fifeand theFirth of Forthfrom the park. View Full Details>>
Borders Abbeys Way67 miles (108 km)Explore the Scottish Borders and visit several historical ruined abbeys on this interesting and beautiful circular walk. You'll visit Kelso Abbey, Melrose Abbey, Dryburgh Abbey and Jedburgh Abbey while there is also a waterside section along the River Teviot and views of the Eildon Hills to enjoy. View Full Details>>
Bracklinn Falls and Callander Crags3 miles (5 km)Enjoy a walk around this popular beauty spot in Callander in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. These wonderful steep falls are set in a beautiful wooded gorge onKeltie Water, just a short walk from the town of Callander. View Full Details>>
Broch of Gurness1 miles (1 km)Visit this Iron Age broch village on Mainland Orkney and learn about its fascinating history stretching back over 2000 years View Full Details>>
Brodick Castle3 miles (5 km)Explore this stunning country park on the Isle of Arran on this walk in Scotland. There are miles of trails taking you to landscaped gardens, woodland, wildlife ponds, waterfalls and coastline, all set against the backdrop of Goatfell mountain. View Full Details>>
Brough of Birsay3 miles (5 km)Visit this tidal island on this short walk on Mainland Orkney. Access to the island is via a240m causewayacross the Sound of Birsay. It is only crossable at low tide - click here for tide times. On the island you will find the remains of PictishandNorsesettlements and a modern light house. View Full Details>>
Buachaille Etive Mor8 miles (13 km)Explore the stunning Buachaille Etive Mor ridge on this exhilarating walk in Fort William View Full Details>>
Cairn Gorm3 miles (5.5 km)This walk follows the signed 'Windy Ridge Path' from the Cairngorm Ski Centre car park to the summit of the mountain. At 1245metres (4084ft) Cairn Gorm is the sixth highest mountain in theUnited Kingdom. The route passes the Ptarmigan Restaurant, the highest restaurant in the UK. It is located at the Ptarmigan Train Station of the CairnGorm Mountain railway. It's just over half way from the summit so it's a great place to stop for refreshments and enjoy wonderful views of Loch Morlich, theRothiemurchus Forest, Ben Nevis and Ben Hope. You continue to the summit where you will find a cairn and a weather station building. The views of the surrounding area are truly wonderful. View Full Details>>
Calderglen Country Park3 miles (5 km)Follow the Rotten Calder River through this lovely country park in East Kilbride. There is a delightful riverside path passing through a scenic wooded glen forged out by the river. There are numerous pretty waterfalls along the path, woodland wildflowers and important geological features. Cyclists can also use the trails in the park but please beware of other users. View Full Details>>
Caledonian Canal6 miles (9 km)Follow the Caledonian Canal from Inverness to Loch Dochfour on this waterside walk or cycle in the Scottish Highlands. The flat towpath is ideal for an easy cycle or walk in beautiful surroundings. View Full Details>>
Calton Hill1 miles (1 km)Enjoy a short walk to Calton Hill in Edinburgh and enjoy lovely views across the city to the coast. It's a short and fairly easy climb with the hill also home to a number of significant monuments and the City Observatory. View Full Details>>
Cameron Reservoir2 miles (3.5 km)This lovely reservoir in Fife has a nice 2 mile footpath running around the perimeter. You can park at the eastern side of the water, just off the A915 and then pick up the trail. There's lovely views across the water, some nice woodland sections and lots of wildfowl to look out for. View Full Details>>
Camperdown Park4 miles (7 km)Explore 400 acres of parkland in this large country park in Dundee. The expansive grounds surround the 19th century neo-classical Camperdown House and contain 190 species of tree. There is also the Camperdown Wildlife Centre with twobrown bears, lemurs, monkeys, owls and eagles. View Full Details>>
Carron Valley Reservoir2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a lovely woodland trail along Carron Valley Reservoir on this easy walk near Stirling. The walk is known as the Loch Shore Trail and takes place on good waymarked paths, with a short boardwalk section at the start. There's lovely views across the large reservoir, pretty little woodland burns and lots of wildlife to look out for on the water. Keep your eyes peeled for Crested Grebe, Golden Eye, Tufted Duck and Osprey as you make your way along the trail. In the woods you may also see red deer, red squirrel and even the elusive pine marten. View Full Details>>
Castle Semple3 miles (5 km)Castle Semple country park is located in the Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park at Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire View Full Details>>
Cateran Trail62 miles (100 km)Explore the Perthshire Glens on this circular walk through Kirkmichael, Enochdhu, Spittal of Glenshee, Cray and Alyth View Full Details>>
Cathkin Braes Country Park2 miles (4 km)Enjoy panoramic views of the city of Glasgow and the mountain peaks beyond in this country park south east of Glasgow. View Full Details>>
Chatelherault Country Park6 miles (9 km)Enjoy a cycle or walk around this large country park located between Motherwell and Hamilton. The park lies along the River Avon gorge with ancient woodland and riverside trails to enjoy. Highlights of the park include the Hunting Lodge and Summer House built in 1732 for the Dukes of Hamilton. In the buildings you will find the visitor centre, the Banqueting Hall and Duke and Duchess Apartments, an Exhibition Gallery with displays, the Gift Shop and Cafe. There's also a wide variety of wildlife including roe deer, otter, badger and various woodland birds. View Full Details>>
Clatto Country Park3 miles (5 km)Enjoy miles of well laid out cycling and walking trails in this lovely country park in Dundee. The route starts by taking you around the large reservoir on the waterside path. Look out for a variety of birdlife including Pochard, Goldeneye, Tufted Ducks, Moorhen, and Coot. The route then heads into the peaceful Templeton Woodswhere you can look out for red squirrels. View Full Details>>
Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park3 miles (5.5 km)Enjoy a cycle or walk along the beautiful Lunderston Bay in the Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park located on the South Clyde estuary in Scotland. View Full Details>>
Clyde Walkway39 miles (62 km)This splendid, waterside cycle and walking route, runs along the River Clyde, from Glasgow to New Lanark, South Lanarkshire. View Full Details>>
Coire an t-Sneachda3 miles (5.5 km)Follow a good path to this stunning glacialcorrie in the Cairngorms. You start off from the Cairngorm Ski Centre car park and soon pick up the well maintained path to this spectacular corrie. As you climb you will see wonderful views of the Rothiemurchus Forest andLoch Morlich while crossing pretty streams on huge stepping stones. The surrounding glacial cliffs and huge boulders add to the dramatic nature of this stunning area. In the colder months you may see ice climbers attempting Magic Crack. View Full Details>>
Conic Hill2 miles (3.5 km)This popular climb to Conic Hill gives wonderful views over Loch Lomond View Full Details>>
Corrie Fee Nature Reserve5 miles (8 km)Explore this beautiful natural amphitheatrecreated by a huge glacier thousands of years ago. The walk begins at the Glen Doll car park, Glen Clova. You then pick up a good footpath heading towards Corrie Fee through Glendoll Forest. The route crosses White Water and follows the pretty Fee Burn into the nature reserve. It's a stunning site with the magnificent bowl shaped valley backed by a large waterfall. There's also beautiful alpine flowers and rare mountain willows clinging to the steep crags. It's wonderful for wildlife too with golden eagles and peregrines visitors to the area. View Full Details>>
Corrieshalloch Gorge5 miles (8 km)This spectacular beauty spot is 1.5km long and 60 metres deep cutting through a Highland wilderness rich in flora and fauna. The River Droma runs through the gorge, dropping dramitcally through a series of waterfalls, including the 46 metre Falls of Measach. The gorge was formed at the end of the last ice age and can be viewed from a viewing platform and a Victorian suspension footbridge. The walk below takes you past the gorge and through Braemor Wood to Lael Forest Garden with its 200 different tree species and longer plantation section with waterfalls. View Full Details>>
Cowal Way57 miles (92 km)This stunning walk starts at Portavadie on the banks of Loch Fyne and heads to Inveruglas View Full Details>>
Craigellachie Nature Reserve4 miles (6 km)This large nature reserve in Aviemore has a number of splendid walking trails to try. In the reserve you can enjoy several small lochs, woodland trails and stunning views of the Cairngorms. You can follow the easier waymarked trails around the lochs before climbing to wonderful viewpoints. From here there are great views over Aviemore and towards Cairn Gorm. The area is also good for wildlife watching - look out for peregrine falcons on the rocky crags. The reserve is easy to reach, located close to the centre of Aviemore and the train station. View Full Details>>
Craigtoun Country Park1 miles (1.5 km)This delightful country park is located just a few miles south-west of St Andrews. The park has a number of attractions including a ruined temple, nature trail, Italian garden, greenhouses, formal gardens, a miniature railway and a large pond where you can hire rowing boats and pedal boats. There is also the Cypress Walk through two parallel rows of cypress trees and the Dutch Village located on an island in the middle of one of the ponds. The park also has excellent facilities with a cafe, Barbecue area and large on site car park. View Full Details>>
Crathes Castle3 miles (5 km)This 16th-century tower house in Banchory is surrounded by 600 acres of formal gardens, woodland and rolling countryside. It's perfect for a peaceful afternoon stroll with six waymarked walks of varying lengths. View Full Details>>
Crinan Canal8 miles (12.5 km)Enjoy a waterside walk or cycle along the Crinan Canal in Argyll and Bute. It's a stunningly beautiful area with the canal running between Loch Crinan and Ardrishaig on Loch Fyne. Along the way there are a number of pretty locks and bridges with fabulous views of the surrounding Scottish hills and countryside. The flat towpath makes for a nice easy stroll or cycle ride. View Full Details>>
Crombie Country Park2 miles (3.5 km)Explore the 200 acres of woodland surrounding the beautiful Crombie Loch in this country park near Abroath, Angus. There are a number of different walking trails taking you through the woodland and alongside the loch. This includes a discovery trail giving information about the social and natural history of the park. Look out for a variety of wildlife as you make your way through Crombie including red squirrels, woodpeckers and roe deer in the woodland, and waterfowl on the loch. View Full Details>>
Culbin Forest17 miles (28 km)Enjoy a cycle or walk around this large coastal forest near Nairn. There are a huge number of tracks to choose from including the easy Hill 99 trail which is waymarked. View Full Details>>
Culzean Castle Country Park2 miles (4 km)This 18th century castle sits on a dramatic clifftop on the Ayrshire coast View Full Details>>
Dalkeith Country Park3 miles (5 km)This large country park near Edinburgh has a number of excellent walking and cycling paths. The waymarked walking trails run through the ancient oak woodland and along the River Esk which runs through the park. Cyclists can follow the miles of estate roads and then follow a lovely off road path along the River Esk to Musselburgh on the coast. View Full Details>>
Dams to Darnley Country Park3 miles (4.5 km)Enjoy cycling and walking in this large country park near Glasgow. There are 1350 acres to explore including wetland, burn, woodland, grassland and scrub. The main attractions in the park are the beautiful Barrhead Dams with miles of waterside trails alongside a series of connected reservoirs. The dams are excellent for birdwatching - look out for lapwing, ringed plover, redshank, common sandpiper and common gull. View Full Details>>
Dava Way23 miles (37 km)A super cycling and walking route along a dismantled railway line from Forres in Moray to Granton-on-Spey, Highland. The route passes through a pleasant mixture of farmland, woodland and moorland while also crossing the River Divie at Glenernie. It provides a link between the Speyside Way in the south and the Moray Firth Trail to the north. View Full Details>>
Dean Castle Country Park1 miles (2 km)Explore the 200 acres of parkland surrounding the 14th century Dean Castle in Kilmarnock. There are peaceful woodland trails and a waterside path along Kilmarnock Water to enjoy. The park also contains a wonderful urban farm with llamas, fallow dear, kune pigs, highland cattle, a Clydesdale horse and donkeys. The castle itself is also well worth a visit with collections of historic weapons, armour and musical instruments. The original keep was built around 1350 with the Palace being added around 1460. View Full Details>>
Dog Falls Trail2 miles (4 km)Follow the Dog Falls Trail along the River Affric on this splendid waterside walk in the beautiful Glen Affric. The waymarked trails takes you along a series of waterfalls before climbing to a wonderful viewpoint overlooking Loch Beinn a' Mheadhain. The area consists of ancient Caledonioan Pine Forest, a dramatic rocky river gorge and a small but delightful loch. View Full Details>>
Doune Castle2 miles (2.5 km)Explore the grounds of this fascinating 14th century castle before enjoying a waterside stroll along the River Teith and the Ardoch Burn. The Castle was the home of Robert Stewart, the 1st Duke of Albany. He was the ruler of Scotland, in all but name, from 1388 until in 1420. View Full Details>>
Drum Castle3 miles (4.2 km)This 13th century castle near Drumoakhas some lovely walking trails to follow through the grounds and surrounding woodland. View Full Details>>
Drumpellier Country Park2 miles (4 km)Explore 500 acres of lowland heath, mixed woodlands, lochs and open grassland in this pretty country park located between Glasgow and Airdrie. You can follow the woodland paths to Lochend Loch and Woodend Loch before enjoying a stroll along the Monkland Canal which runs through the southern end of the park. The park also contains a Visitor Centre, Cafeteria, Peace Garden and Nature trails. View Full Details>>
Duncryne Hill1 miles (1.5 km)This short climb takes you to the top of Duncryne hill near Gartocharn in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park View Full Details>>
Dunnottar Woods2 miles (3 km)These attractive woods in Stonehaven have miles of waymarked walking trails to try. View Full Details>>
Duntulm Castle1 miles (1 km)Visit the fascinating ruins of this 14th century coastal castle and enjoy wonderful views of Tulm Bay on this walk in Trotternish View Full Details>>
Eas a' Chual Aluinn6 miles (10 km)This walk takes you to the highest waterfall in Britain. It starts at a car park about 3 miles from the falls and follows a challenging footpath to the spectacular waterfall. The walk takes you past Loch na Gainmhich and a series of smaller lochs to the spectacular 658ft (200m) falls. From the high points on the walk there are wonderful views of Loch Glencoul, Loch Beag and the hills of Glas Bheinn and Quinag. View Full Details>>
Eglinton Country Park4 miles (6 km)This large country park in Kilwinning has nearly 1000 acres of parkland to explore on cycling and walking trails. There are peaceful woodland trails and delightful waterside paths running along Eglinton Loch and Lugton Water which runs through the southern end of the park. Other features in the park include the Eglinton Castle ruins, the walled garden and the pretty Clement Wilson gardens. View Full Details>>
Eildon Hills5 miles (8.1 km)This circular walk climbs to a series of wonderful viewpoints above the town of Melrose on the Scottish Borders. The Eildon Hills consist of three peaks of about 400 metres with wonderful views to Melrose Abbey, Leaderfoot Viaduct and the surrounding countryside of the Borders. View Full Details>>
Fairy Glen Skye3 miles (5.5 km)Visit this enchanting glen near Uig on this easy walk on Skye. Fairy Glen is a must see when visiting the Uig area. View Full Details>>
Fairy Pools Skye5 miles (8 km)This delightful walk visits a bubbling stream with a series of lovely pools and waterfalls. It's an exceptionally beautiful area and one of the highlights on the Isle of Skye. This circular walk takes you through the popular beauty spot with the option of continuing with a climb to Bealach a Mhaim. On the route look out for the wonderful underwater arch and the views of the surrounding mountains. View Full Details>>
Falls of Bruar2 miles (2.5 km)This walk takes you through a lovely wooded gorge to the Falls of Bruar in Perthshire. There is a good sized car park at the House of Bruar which is located just to the south of the falls (you can see this on the street view link). You soon pick up the footpath taking you along Bruar Water and through pine woodland to the falls. Along the way you will find several deep black pools, stone bridges, viewpoints and picnic spots. It's a fairly steep climb but worth the effort as the falls are clear and beautiful. There are two main falls plus a series of smaller ones to enjoy. The falls were immortalised in an 18th century poem by Robert Burns named the 'The Humble Petition of Bruar Water to the Noble Duke of Atholl'. Since then they have been a popular tourist attraction. View Full Details>>
Falls of Clyde Nature Reserve2 miles (4 km)Enjoy woodlands, waterfalls and a walk along the River Clyde in this delightful nature reserve in Lanark. The falls comprise of Bonnington Linn, Corra Linn, Dundaff Linn, and the lower falls of Stonebyres Linn. Corra Linn is the highest, with a fall of 84 feet. The Clyde Gorge is a haven for wildlife - look out for peregrine falcons, badgers, bats, roe deer, otters, kingfishers and over 100 species of bird. There's an excellent Visitor Centre with a lot of information on the falls and the animals that dwell there. View Full Details>>
Falls of Dochart1 miles (2 km)This short walk takes you from the town of Killin to the beautiful Falls of Dochart. You start in the town centre and follow a footpath through the town and along the River Dochart to the falls. It's a lovely setting with the white water crashing against rocks and flowing around the pretty Islands of Inchbuie. The river is surrounded by attractive woodland, with the lovely backdrop of the Highland Mountains. You can also visit the old watermill and cross the pretty little bridge over the river for even better views in both directions. View Full Details>>
Falls of Falloch1 miles (1 km)Visit these beautiful 'hidden' waterfalls on this short walk in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park View Full Details>>
Falls of Foyer2 miles (3.5 km)Visit these wonderful waterfalls and enjoy woodland trails and views of Loch Ness. It's a very popular area for walkers with good footpaths taking you through attractive woodland to the spectacular165 feet high falls. You can park in Upper Foyers and then follow a series of steps down to the gorge and the falls. There are two viewpoints where you can take in the full majesty of the falls and take some photos. View Full Details>>
Falls of Glomach11 miles (17 km)Visit the spectacular Falls of Glomach on this walk in Kintail. The falls are one of the highest inBritain, with a drop of 113m (370ft). View Full Details>>
Falls of Leny2 miles (4 km)Visit these beautiful falls on this short walk from Callander in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. You can follow a cycling and walking trail along a dismantled railway line from Callander to the falls. It's about a 2.5 mile walk along the Garbh Uisge river and the forestry of Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. It's a splendid short route with the rushing waters of the river and views of Ben Ledi and the other surrounding mountains. View Full Details>>
Fife Coastal Path115 miles (185 km)This walk runs along the attractive Fife coast from Kincardine Bridge to Newburgh. You'll pass through a series of delightful coastal towns and villages with lovely beaches, pretty harbours and interesting history. Highlights on the route include the wonderful university town of St Andrews where you'll pass the famous links golf course. There's also the picturesque harbour at Crail and Anstruther where you can enjoy refreshments at the excellent Anstruther Fish Bar. The shop has won the 'Best Fish and Chip Shop' in Scotland accolade on four occasions in the last six years. View Full Details>>
Finlaystone Country Park2 miles (3 km)Enjoy way-marked walks through the parkland and woodland surrounding Finlaystone House inInverclyde, Renfrewshire View Full Details>>
Flanders Moss Nature Reserve1 miles (1 km)This delightful National Nature Reserve near Kippen has a 0 View Full Details>>
Forfar Loch Country Park2 miles (4 km)Follow the 2 View Full Details>>
Formartine and Buchan Way53 miles (86 km)A super off road cycling and walking trail through Aberdeenshire following a dismantled railway line. The route runs from Dyce to Fraserburgh with an optional section to Peterhead. Highlights on the route include Aden Country Park where you will find the Aberdeenshire Farming Museum, forest walks and a ruined country house. The path also passes the peaceful Pitfour Lake, the 13th century ruined abbey at Deer Abbey (see video), the Strichen White Horse and the ancient Strichen Stone Circle. View Full Details>>
Forth and Clyde Canal35 miles (56 km)Follow the towpath of the Forth and Clyde Canal from Bowling to Falkirk on this super cycling and walking route. The route follows National Cycle Network Routes 7 and 754 so is well signed throughout. At Falkirk you can link up with the Union Canal which will take you into Edinburgh. As such you can cross central Scotland from Glasgow to Edinburgh on traffic free canalside paths. View Full Details>>
Gartmorn Dam Country Park3 miles (4.5 km)This 370 acre Country Park and Nature Reserve is located less than two miles from Alloa and Clackmannan in Clackmannanshire. The centrepiece of the park is the 170 acre Gartmorn Dam reservoir which has a lovely waterside path and is surrounded by peaceful woodlands. The park is very good for wildlife watching - look out for woodpeckers, roe deer, hare and red squirrels in the woodland areas and various wildfowl on the reservoir. View Full Details>>
Glasgow Canal Walk9 miles (14 km)This waterside walk takes you along the Forth and Clyde Canal from the centre of Glasgow to Clydebank. The walk runs for about 9 miles along a flat path, passing a number of locks and the Kelvin Aqueduct. At the end of the walk you can catch the train back to Glasgow. View Full Details>>
Glasgow to Edinburgh66 miles (106 km)This is the complete route from Glasgow to Edinburgh along the Forth and Clyde Canal and the Union Canal. The route follows National Cycle Network Routes 7, 75 and 754 so is well signed throughout. It follows the towpath of these two major canals and is traffic free for the duration so it is also suitable for walkers. The route runs for a distance of about 66 miles so it is possible to complete it in one day if you have a good level of fitness. View Full Details>>
Glen Affric11 miles (18 km)Explore this beautiful National Nature Reserve in the Scottish Highlands on this circular walk around Loch Affric. It's a stunning area with lochs, rivers, mountains, pine forest and lots of wildlife to look out for. Keep your eyes peeled for golden eagles, mountain hares andred deer as you make your way through the reserve. View Full Details>>
Glen Etive11 miles (18 km)This is a fairly flat walk or cycle through the beautiful Glen Etive in the Scottish Highlands. The route runs along a long country lane, following the River Etive through the Glen to Loch Etive. It's a special area with the river dotted with pretty waterfalls and surrounded by the striking peaks of Buachaille Etive Mor. Look out for red deer as you make your way through this stunning glen. View Full Details>>
Glen Finglas11 miles (18 km)Enjoy a walk along Glen Finglas Reservoir and Finglas Water on this lovely walk in the Trossachs. The glen consists of miles of attractive woodland trails, open heathland, rushing streams, waterfalls and challenging hill climbs. There's lots of wildlife to look out for including red deer, golden eagles and black grouse. View Full Details>>
Glen Orchy14 miles (23 km)This large area of woodland in Argyll and Bute has miles of cycling and walking trails to follow. There's also a series of impressive waterfalls, streams and rivers to enjoy. View Full Details>>
Glencoe Lochan Trail2 miles (2.5 km)This lovely, waymarked trail takes you around Lochan in Glencoe. The walk follows well defined footpaths through a delightful forest of North American trees planted by Lord Strathcona in the 1890s – he hoped they would comfort his homesick Canadian wife. The path also runs alongside the tranquil loch with the Glencoe mountains making a truly marvellous backdrop. It's a wonderful area with the beautiful Loch Leven also right next to the trail. View Full Details>>
Glenfinnan Viaduct2 miles (3.5 km)Visit the Glenfinnan Viaduct viewpoint and enjoy wonderful views over Loch Shiel, on this wonderful circular walk in the Scottish Highlands. It's a fabulous piece of architecture with the beautiful mountains making a wonderful backdrop. The viaduct is the longest concrete railway bridge in Scotland at 416 yards (380m), and crosses the River Finnan at a height of 100 feet (30m). The best time to go is in the summer when you can see the Jacobite steamtrainrunning from Glenfinnan toFort WilliamandMallaig. The viaduct featured infour of theHarry Potterfilm series with the Hogwarts Express passing along the same route. View Full Details>>
Gleniffer Braes Country Park5 miles (8 km)Explore 480 acres of woodland, farmland and moorland in this country park near Paisley. There are a number of way-marked walking and cycling paths running through the park. You can also enjoy fabulous views of Paisley, the Lower Clyde Valley and Ben Lomond. If you head to the eastern end of the park you will find Gleniffer Burn, waterfalls near Braemount, the Glenburn Reservoir and Thornley Dam. Also of interest is the 50 ft deep Gleniffer Gorge on the Tannahill walkway and the Craigielinn waterfall where icicles can be seen hanging in the winter months. View Full Details>>
Glenmore Forest Park6 miles (9 km)This forest in the Cairngorms National Park has miles of fantastic cycling and walking trails to enjoy. This circular route starts at the excellent visitor centre and follows cycle and walking trails into the forest and alongside the lovely Loch Morlich. The loch has a pretty beach perfect for relaxing on after your ride/walk, while the visitor centre has a great cafe with refreshments. There's also a wide variety of wildlife to look out for including Scottish Crossbill,Crested Tit,CapercaillieandRed Deer. The magnificent Cairngorms mountains make a wonderful backdrop for the route. View Full Details>>
Goatfell7 miles (10.5 km)Climb to the high point on the Isle of Arran and enjoy wonderful views over the surrounding area on this challenging walk. View Full Details>>
Gordon Way11 miles (18 km)Explore the Bennachie range in Aberdeenshire on this challenging walk. The route starts at the Bennachie Centre and heads west through Bennachie Forest, past Oxen Craig (the highest of the range) to Suie in the west. The views from the Bennachie ridge are stunning. View Full Details>>
Great Glen Way73 miles (117 km)Follow the Great Glen, running from Fort William in the west to Inverness in the east. The route is suitable for walkers and cyclists with a mountain bike or robust hybrid. View Full Details>>
Grey Mare's Tail2 miles (4 km)This walk takes you to the wonderful Grey Mare's Tail waterfall and then on to Loch Skeen, in the Moffat hills. The area is run by the National Trust for Scotland so there are very good paths taking you through the nature reserve. View Full Details>>
Haddo Country Park5 miles (8.5 km)Explore the beautiful estate of Haddo House on this lovely walk in Aberdeenshire View Full Details>>
Harlaw Reservoir2 miles (3 km)This easy walk visits Harlaw Reservoir, near Edinburgh. The site is located near Balerno, about 8 miles south-west of the city centre. It's a lovely, peaceful area with nice views of the surrounding Pentland Hills. View Full Details>>
Haughton Country Park2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a short stroll around the pretty Haughton Country Park in Alford, Aberdeenshire. Highlights in the park include a sequence of peaceful woodland trails and a lovely riverside walking path along the River Don which runs along the north eastern edge of the park. This area also contains a wildflower meadowand the grand Haughton House mansion. There are also wide grassy lawns perfect for a picnic. View Full Details>>
Hirsel Estate4 miles (6.5 km)Enjoy an easy walk around the Hirsel Estate and country park in Coldstream. In the park you will find the lovely Hirsel Lake which is a great place for bird watching. Look out for Herons, Kingfishers, Ducks, Geese and Reed Bunting from the bird hide. The walk also visits the adjacent Dunglass Woodwith miles of peaceful waymarked woodland trails. You'll also cross the pretty Leet Water and enjoy views of the surrounding countryside. View Full Details>>
Inchcailloch Island2 miles (3 km)Follow the lovely nature trail around this small island on Loch Lomond View Full Details>>
Inchmahome Priory1 miles (1 km)Enjoy a stroll around Inchmahome Island on Lake Mentieth and explore the fascinating Inchmahome Priory. You can catch a boat to the island from the Port of Mentieth in the summer months. It's a special place where you can enjoy a stroll around the 13th century ruins of the priory before heading into the surrounding woodland. The ruins include cloister buildings, a church and a chapter house with a collection of stone memorials, including one of a 13th-century couple in a loving embrace. There's also a variety of wildlife to look out for and fine views across the lake to the other islands. Inchmahome Priory is located just a few miles east of Aberfoyle. View Full Details>>
Inversnaid Falls1 miles (2 km)Visit these beautiful falls next to Loch Lomond on this short walk View Full Details>>
Inversnaid Nature Trail1 miles (2 km)Follow the lovely nature trail in this RSPB reserve by Loch Lomond on this short walk. The route starts at the Inversnaid Hotel and follows the West Highland Way along the loch before climbing to oak woodland and open moorland where there are fabulous views. Look out for pied flycatchers, buzzards and woodpeckers on the way. View Full Details>>
John Buchan Way14 miles (23 km)A walk through the Scottish borders named after John Buchan, the author of The Thirty-Nine Steps, who lived in the area. The walk runs from Broughton to Peebles and passes the Broughton Hills, Stobo Castle, The Glack and Cademuir Hill. There are also regular views of the River Tweed to enjoy on this beautiful walk. View Full Details>>
John Muir Country Park4 miles (6 km)Explore this beautiful section of the East Lothian coastline in this country park in Dunbar. View Full Details>>
John Muir Way45 miles (72 km)Follow the John Muir Way along the East Lothian Coast on this walk named after the father of the environment movement, John Muir. Muir grew up in Dunbar before emigrating to the USA where he established America's National Parks (video below). View Full Details>>
Kelvin Walkway9 miles (14 km)This walk follows the River Kelvin from Milngavie to the Glasgow Heliport on the River Clyde. The walk was created to form a 'green link' from the countryside to the parks, museums, galleries and historical/cultural landmarks in Glasgow. The walk runs through Kelvinside, Kelvingrove Park and Yorkhill with fine views of Glasgow University. View Full Details>>
Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park5 miles (7.5 km)Follow numerous, peaceful woodland trails through this lovely park in Perth. From Kinnoull Hill there are fabulous views of the River Tay and the surrounding countryside. View Full Details>>
Kintyre Way89 miles (144 km)This walk runs from Tarbert at the north end of the Kintyre peninsula, to Dunaverty in the south. You will discover hidden coves, deserted beaches and tiny fishing communities on this beautiful walk through Argyll & Bute. There are stunning views of the Isle of Jura, the Isle of Arran and the nearby Isle of Gigha. There are also fabulous long coastal sections and lochside walks around Loch Ciaran and Lussa Loch. View Full Details>>
Kirkhill Forest7 miles (11.2 km)This forest near Aberdeen has some good walking paths and mountain bike trails to try. There's also a series of hills to climb with great views over the surrounding area. View Full Details>>
Knapdale Forest3 miles (5 km)Enjoy miles of cycling and walking trails in this expansive forest in Argyll and Bute. It's a great place for outdoor exercise with a series of pretty lochs, waterfalls, woodland trails and lots of wildlife to look out for. View Full Details>>
Lanark Moor Country Park1 miles (2 km)Enjoy a lovely walk on the lochside path in this country park in Lanark. The loch is surrounded by some truly beautiful countryside and in the summer you can hire bumper boats. There's also a putting green, a picnic area and play park so it's a nice day out for families. View Full Details>>
Leith Hall Gardens2 miles (2.5 km)Explore the mixed woodland and open parkland surrounding the 17th century Leith Hall in Aberdeenshire View Full Details>>
Linlithgow Loch2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy an easy waterside stroll around Linlithgow Loch. The walk takes you past the ruins of Linlithgow Palace and the parkland surrounding it (known as the peel). The palace has a magnificent hall, a beautiful fountain, a courtyard and a number of wonderful sculptures. View Full Details>>
Linn of Dee7 miles (10.5 km)This walk visits the beautiful 300-metre natural rockgorge at the Linn of Dee in the Cairngorms. The walk starts at the Linn of Dee car park (postcode below is approximate) and takes you through woodland to the bridge over the River Dee. The Dee is a popularsalmonriver with a ladder by the waterfall where the fish have the chance to swim upstream to spawn. It's a lovely spot with the rushing water, pine woodland, the old stone bridge and the rocky gorge. The walk then heads north through Glen Lui along Lui Water to Derry Lodge. This Victorian building was used as a base for shooting parties but is now disused. You can then continue along the pretty Derry Burn with lovely woodland trails and fabulous views of the Cairngorm mountains. The footpaths for most of the walk are very good. View Full Details>>
Linn of Quoich3 miles (5 km)Enjoy riverside walking, beautiful waterfalls and peaceful woodland trails on this walk through Glen Quoich in the Cairngorms. View Full Details>>
Linn Park2 miles (2.5 km)At 200 acres, Linn Park is the second largest park in the city of Glasgow. There are lovely woodland and riverside walks and the park is also suitable for cyclists - please take care on certain sections and on loose fill paths. View Full Details>>
Loch an Eilein4 miles (6.5 km)This popular circular walk in the Cairngorms takes you around the beautiful Loch an Eilein and the smaller Loch Gamhna. It's a beautiful and tranquil location with the still waters surrounded by stunning hills and mountains. The undulating footpaths around the lochs are generally very good and not challenging. There are sections near to the water and several delightful woodland trails through the surrounding Rothiemurchus Forest. Also of interest is the unusual ruinedisland castle and the visitor centre. View Full Details>>
Loch Ard4 miles (6 km)Enjoy a walk or cycle along the beautiful Loch Ard, near Aberfoyle in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. View Full Details>>
Loch Arkaig4 miles (6 km)This walk takes you along Loch Arkaig and the adjacent pine forest in Lochaber. You can start the walk from the car park at Eas Chia-aig falls at the eastern end of the loch. Then head west across the River Arkaig and into the attractive woodland. It's a good track which leads to the Inver mallie bothy where there are great views across the loch. It's a very peaceful area with splendid views of the surrounding mountains. View Full Details>>
Loch Arklet10 miles (16 km)This walk takes you through the lovely Glen Arklet in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. On the way you will enjoy great views of Loch Arklet and pass the pretty Inversnaid Falls on Arklet Water. View Full Details>>
Loch Awe and Kilchurn Castle1 miles (2 km)Visit this fascinating ruined ruined 15th and 17th century castle and enjoy wonderful views over Loch Awe View Full Details>>
Loch Doon6 miles (10 km)This beautiful loch in Ayrshire includes a ruined castle, forest trails and stunning scenery. View Full Details>>
Loch Garten2 miles (4 km)This walk takes you around the beautiful Loch Garten RSPB Nature Reserve and also visits the nearby Loch Mallachie in the Cairngorms. View Full Details>>
Loch Katrine13 miles (21 km)This super cycle and walking route takes you on the lochside path around Loch Katrine in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. You start off at the Trossachs Pier and Visitor centre at the south eastern end of the loch where cycle hire is available. You then pick up the excellent tarmac path which starts off fairly flat but does have some climbs along the way. There are great views over the loch and to the surrounding hills and mountains. You'll also pass Glengyle House, the birthplace of Robert Roy MacGregor, theScottishoutlaw and folk hero. View Full Details>>
Loch Kinord3 miles (5.5 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this delightful loch and nature reserve in the Cairngorms View Full Details>>
Loch Lee10 miles (16 km)This walk visits Loch Lee and then climbs to the stunning Falls of Unich and the Falls of Damff View Full Details>>
Loch Lochy11 miles (18 km)Enjoy a waterside cycle or walk along the magnificent Loch Lochy on this route in the Scottish Highlands. On the northern/western side of the loch there is an excellent traffic free cycle and walking trail running along the Great Glen Way. You can park at the little Hamlet of Clunes and then pick up the waterside trail. The trail runs through the woodland of Clunes Forest with the option of extending your walk in the woods. View Full Details>>
Loch Lubnaig9 miles (15 km)This cycling and walking route follows National Cycle Route 7 from Callander to Strathyre along Loch Lubnaig. It's a great traffic free path, running for just over 9 miles along the Garbh Uisge river before heading through the woodland of Queen Elizabeth Forest Park alongside the loch. The route finishes at the little village of Strathyreat the northern end of the water. View Full Details>>
Loch Morlich4 miles (6 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this delightful lake in the Cairngorms. There is a good footpath running all the way around the water and through the surrounding forest. It's a popular, waymarked walk with ample parking at the visitor centre located at the north eastern end of the lake. There's much to enjoy with a beautiful, long beach, peaceful woodland trails and the wonderful backdrop of the Cairngorms mountains. View Full Details>>
Loch Muick8 miles (13 km)Enjoy a waterside walk around the beautiful Loch Muick on this super walk in the Cairngorms. There's a good circular track around the loch with the option of visiting the lovely Glas Allt Shiel waterfall at the western end. View Full Details>>
Loch Ness12 miles (19 km)This cycling and walking route follows cycle tracks and the View Full Details>>
Loch Oich10 miles (16 km)Enjoy a circular cycle or walk around Loch Oich in the Scottish Highlands. On the western side of the loch you follow challenging woodland trails through the forest above the loch in Invergarry. On the eastern side you can follow a flatter, waterside trail along the Great Glen Way. Good start points for the route are at the villages of Invergarry or Aberchalder. You could also start from the Forestry Commission car park at the southern end of the loch. View Full Details>>
Loch Shiel2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy a walk to the beautiful Loch Shiel from Polloch on this delightful walk. The walk begins at the car park at Polloch and takes you along the River Polloch to the lochside on peaceful woodland footpaths. It's a beautiful, peaceful place with the surrounding mountains making a wonderful backdrop. View Full Details>>
Loch Tay2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a short walk to Loch Tay from the town of Killin in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park View Full Details>>
Loch Torridon1 miles (1.5 km)This short circular walk provides great views over Loch Torridon in the Torridon Hills View Full Details>>
Loch Venachar and Loch Drunkie19 miles (30 km)This route in Queen Elizabeth Forest Park follows National Cycle Network Route 7 through the Achray Forest to two beautiful lochs in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. The route starts in the village of Aberfoyle and follows good woodland paths to Lochan Reoidhte and then on to Loch Drunkie. You continue on more forest tracks before a long lochside stretch along Loch Venachar. There's great views across the water to the surrounding woodland, hills and mountains. View Full Details>>
Lochcarron2 miles (3.5 km)This walk takes you from Ardaneaskan to the ruins of Strome Castle on the shores of Lochcarron. From the lochside country lanes there are splendid views over the water to the surrounding woodland and mountains. The walk passes through Leacanashiebefore coming to Strome Castle. The ruins overlook the loch making it a great photo opportunity. View Full Details>>
Lochore Meadows Country Park3 miles (5.5 km)Enjoy lovely waterside walking and cycling in this country park in Fife. The centrepiece of park is the beautiful Loch Ore which is surrounded by woodlands, meadows, grasslands, ponds and a Nature Reserve. You can explore the park on four way-marked trails of varying lengths and difficulty. The routes take you to Lochore Castle, Harran Hill Wood (with ancient woodland), Harran Hill (where there are fine views of the park) and over the Clune where there are archaeological features dating back to the Bronze Age. View Full Details>>
Luss Village1 miles (2 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this delightful conservation village on the western shore of Loch Lomond. If you're visiting the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park then Luss is one of the must see areas. You can catch boat trips from the pier, stroll along the pretty beach and then explore the delightful village with its pretty sandstone and slate cottages. View Full Details>>
Marwick Head3 miles (5 km)This RSPB Nature Reserve has some splendid coastal scenery and the largest cliff-nesting seabird colony on Orkney Mainland. Walk along the red sandstone cliffs and look out for up to 25,000 breeding seabirds. The walk also visits The Kitchener Memorialwhich commemorates Lord Kitchener and the crew of HMS Hampshire, which struck a mine and sank nearby on 5 June 1916. Parking is available at route start at the Marwick Bay car park. View Full Details>>
Meikle Bin Trail6 miles (9.5 km)Climb to Meikle Bin on this splendid walk in the Carron Valley. It's a challenging climb with the summit rising to a height of nearly 1900ft. View Full Details>>
Milngavie Reservoir2 miles (3.2 km)Enjoy a waterside walk around the Milngavie Reservoirs in East Dunbartonshire. The site is a popular place for walkers with nice footpaths to follow around the Craigmaddie and Mugdock reservoirs. The area is surrounded by attractive woodland with nice views across the water to the surrounding countryside. View Full Details>>
Monikie Country Park2 miles (3 km)This country park near Dundee is perfect for a peaceful, scenic stroll. It contains woodlands, grassland and reservoirs with 140 acres of open water, banks and islands. View Full Details>>
Moray Coast Trail44 miles (71 km)Explore the beautiful Moray Coast on this delightful trail. The route runs from Forres to Cullen and includes beaches, coastal paths, quiet roads and old railways. There are splendid views of the Moray Firth and the North Sea. View Full Details>>
Mount Keen11 miles (17 km)This is the shortest route to the summit of Mount Keen, the most easterly of the Scottish Munros. It starts at the Invermark car park in Glen Esk and heads through Glen Mark to the summit. The path is quite good for most of the route but become rockier towards the summit. There are fabulous views of Glen Esk, Loch Lee and theCairngorms. Look out for red deer as you make your way through the beautiful Glen Mark. View Full Details>>
Mugdock Country Park4 miles (6 km)This super country park in Milngavie has miles of footpaths and cycle routes to enjoy. This route takes you alongside Mugdock Reservoir, through Mugdock Wood, along Allander Water and past Mugdock Loch before returning to the start point at the car park by the reservoir. The combination of peaceful woodland trails and waterside paths makes for a lovely cycle or walk. View Full Details>>
Muiravonside Country Park3 miles (4.5 km)Explore 170 acres of woodland and parkland in this park near Grangemouth. There are a network of paths taking you around the woodland, parkland, gardens and riverside. Highlights in the park include the River Avon, a spectacular river gorgeand the historic Avon Aqueduct. View Full Details>>
Mull Head4 miles (6 km)This circular walk visits the Mull Head Nature Reserve on Mainland Island in the Orkney Islands View Full Details>>
Old Man of Hoy5 miles (8 km)This walk takes you to the amazing 449-foot sea stack on the island of Hoy in the Orkney Islands View Full Details>>
Old Man of Storr5 miles (7.5 km)Climb the famous Old Man of Storr on this stunning walk on the Isle of Skye. The walk takes you to the 719m (2,359ft) high summit on well constructed paths. View Full Details>>
Palacerigg Country Park4 miles (6 km)Enjoy miles of walking and cycling trails through this large country park in Cumbernauld. This previously uninspiring area has been transformed with the planting of thousands of native trees and shrubs. The park is now a haven for wildlife attracting roe deer, badger, fox and hare. Birdwatchers should look out for sparrowhawk, kestrel, long-eared and short-eared owl. View Full Details>>
Pap of Glencoe5 miles (8 km)This challenging walk takes you up the 742m (2,434ft) high Pap of Glencoe in the Highlands of Scotland. The walk begins at the car park at Lochan to the east of the village of Glencoe. It starts by passing through woodland before beginning the climb along the mountain tracks. It is a steep climb with some muddy sections and some scrambling for the last 100 metres to the summit. However, you will be rewarded with breathtaking views over Glencoe, the Mamores and Loch Leven. View Full Details>>
Pitfour Lake2 miles (2.7 km)This beautiful lake in Aberdeenshire has some good walking trails running along the water and through the surrounding woodland. The lake is located on the Pitfour Estate in Mintlaw. You could walk from the village or park in the parking area just off the A590. From here you can esily pick up the trails through the woodland to the lakeside. It's a peaceful spot with lovely views over the lake to the surrounding countryside. View Full Details>>
Plean Country Park2 miles (4 km)Enjoy peaceful walking and cycling trails in this large country park in Stirling. In the park you will find woodlands, flower meadows, ponds, streams and the ruined 18th century Plean Country House. There are several waymarked trails to follow including a nature trail where you can look out for a variety of wildlife including birds, squirrels, rabbits and dragonflies. View Full Details>>
Plodda Falls2 miles (2.5 km)Visit these spectacular 46 metre high falls in the Highlands of Scotland on this short circular walk near Tomich. Part of the Glen AffricNational Nature Reserve these wonderful falls are surrounded by attractive Douglas fir forest. The forestry commission of Scotland have created two waymarked trails called the Plodda Falls Trail and Tweedmouth Trail. You can pick up the trails from the car park and follow them through woodland and along the Abhainn Deabhag river to the falls. It's a spendid area with well laid out trails, majestic towering trees, the rushing waters of the falls and a great viewing platform jutting out over the waterfall below. View Full Details>>
Polkemmet Country Park2 miles (3 km)Enjoy beautiful woodland and riverside walks in this 168 acre country park near Whitburn. There are a number of walking trails taking you through the woodland and along the River Almond which runs through the park. There is also an abundance of wildlife - look out for Roe deer, fox, heron, water voles, bats and badgers. View Full Details>>
Pollok Country Park2 miles (4 km)This splendid park in Glasgow was named the best park in Britain in 2006 and in 2008, was named the best park in Europe. Highlights in the park include a riverside section along the pretty White Cart River, a beautiful walled garden with glasshouses, a delightful woodland garden and the very grand Pollok House - Scotland’s answer to Downton Abbey. View Full Details>>
Pressmennan Wood3 miles (5 km)Enjoy a visit to Pressmennan Wood and Pressmennan Lake on this circular walk near Dunbar in East Lothian. There's over 200 acres to explore with views of the Firth of Forth and Bass Rock. You can also enjoy a stroll along Pressmennan Lake, one of only three lakes in Scotland. It's a splendid place with Pressmennan considered by many to be one of the best woods in the UK. View Full Details>>
Queen's View Loch Tummel4 miles (6 km)Visit Queen's View for one of the best views in Britain on this short walk in Perthshire, Scotland. The viewpoint overlooks the beautiful Loch Tummel with the mountain of Schiehallionmaking a wonderful backdrop. Queen Victoriamade the area famous in 1866 when she visited with her servant John Brown. View Full Details>>
Queen Elizabeth Forest Park3 miles (5 km)Enjoy miles of mountain bike trails and footpaths in this expansive forest in Perthshire. This 3 mile circular walk take you around the Lime Craig Trail from the excellent visitor centre in Aberfoyle. There's attractive oak woodland, waterfalls and a steep climb to Lime Craig. From the viewpoint there are excellent views ofBen Lomond, Ben Venue, Ben Ledi, the Carse of Stirling and the Campsie Fells. The area is great for wildlife too. Look out for red squirrels and crossbills as you make your way through the woods. View Full Details>>
Ring of Brodgar2 miles (4 km)This walk visits a section of the fascinating Heart of Neolithic Orkney World heritage Site on Mainland island. The settlements are in a beautiful spot, next to the Loch of Stenness and surrounded by heather and wildlfowers. The area is also a RSPB Reserve with lots of wildlife to see. Look out for Curlews, drumming snipe, lapwings, dunlins, redshanks and oystercatchersas you make your way around the site. View Full Details>>
River Ness1 miles (2 km)Enjoy a short stroll along the River Ness on this popular waterside walk in Inverness. The route starts at the impressive riverside castle and follows the riverside path along the Great Glen Way to the delightful Whin Park. It's a lovely area with peaceful woodland next to the river and the delightful Ness Islands in Whin Park at the end of the walk. The islands are a natural beauty spotwith attractive woodland with otters and deer to look out for. In the park you can also enjoy a ride on the Ness Islands Railway. The super miniature railways runs in the summer months and includes a crossing of a 140-foot iron bridge dating from 1837. View Full Details>>
Rob Roy Way79 miles (127 km)Follow in the footsteps of Robert Roy MacGregor, famous Scottish folk hero and outlaw of the early 18th century. The walk takes you across the Southern Highland of Scotland taking in some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK. Starting from Drymen on the West Highland Way it goes north east to finish in Pitlochry. View Full Details>>
Rogie Falls1 miles (1.5 km)This short walk visits a series of lovely waterfalls in the Highlands. Rogie Falls are surrounded by attractive woodland with miles of forest trails. There's a car park very close to the falls where you can pick up the trails along the Black Water River to a viewing bridge suspended above the falls. It's a fantastic spot with the rushing waters surrounded by interesting rock formations with sloping trees. Look out for jumping salmon between June and October as they attempt to reach the upper parts of the river to spawn. View Full Details>>
Roslin Glen Country Park2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy a super cycle or walk along the River North Esk in this country park in Midlothian. You will pass along the Penicuik to Musselburgh cycle/walkway which makes use of disused railway lines. It's ideal for a peaceful off road cycle or walk, taking you through wooded glens with views of the rushing River North Esk as you go. You will also pass a number of interesting historical sites including Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin Castle, Wallace's Cave and Hawthornden Castle. View Full Details>>
Rouken Glen Park2 miles (4 km)This beautiful park near Glasgow is a perfect peaceful retreat from the busy city centre. The park covers 143 acres and contains miles of pleasant footpaths taking you to the park's many features. These include the pretty boating pond, a largewaterfallsurrounded by steep woodland, a delightful walled garden and a visitor centre. View Full Details>>
Sandwood Bay7 miles (12 km)Visit one of the most beautiful beaches in Great Britain on this wonderful walk in Sutherland. The route follows a 4 mile track from Blairmore, passing a series of pretty lochs through peat moorland to the coast. View Full Details>>
Scone Palace2 miles (4 km)Explore the extensive grounds and beautiful gardens of this historic house in Perthshire. Highlights include a wonderful maze with 2000 beech trees, the Kitchen Garden with pathways through the vegetable and cut flower beds and Moot Hill with its wide lawns and tiny Presbyterian Chapel. You can also enjoy a peaceful riverside stroll along the River Tay which runs through the park. View Full Details>>
Skara Brae and the Bay of Skaill1 miles (2 km)Visit this fascinating Neolithicsettlement located on Mainlandin the Orkney Islands. The settlement is located on the beautiful Bay of Skaill and is designated as a UNESCOWorld Heritage Site. Skara Brae dates from 3180 BCE–2500 BCE and consists of eight clustered houses with stone bed enclosures, dressers and seats. The site is superbly preserved and referred to as the ScottishPompeii. There are good facilities with a visitor centre and cafe. View Full Details>>
Southern Upland Way210 miles (338 km)This splendid route is one of the four official Long Distance Routes in Scotland and is Britain's first official coast to coast long distance foot-path. The trail starts at Portpatrick, on the south-west coast of Scotland, and runs to Cockburnspath on the eastern seaboard. The path visits Castle Kennedy, New Luce, Bargrennan, St John's Town of Dalry, Sanquhar, Wanlockhead, Beattock, St Mary's Loch, Traquair, Galashiels, Lauder and Longformacus. Highlights includes beautiful coast, a series of delightful lochs and fabulous views of the Lowther Hills and the Lammermuir Hills towards the end of the route. View Full Details>>
Speyside Way65 miles (105 km)This splendid route is one of the four official Long Distance Routes in Scotland. It follows the River Spey from Buckie, on the Moray Firth, to Aviemore. You will pass Craigellachie, Grantown on Spey and Boat of Garten with coastal and riverside sections to enjoy. There are also terrific views of the Cairngorm Mountains as you approach Aviemore. View Full Details>>
St Cuthbert's Way63 miles (101 km)This walk runs from Melrose in the Scottish Borders to Lindisfarne Castle and Holy Island. View Full Details>>
Steall Waterfall2 miles (3 km)Visit the second highestwaterfall in Scotland on this short walk in Glen Nevis View Full Details>>
Strathclyde Country Park4 miles (6 km)Explore nearly 1000 acres of parkland in the valley of the River Clyde in this large country park located between Hamilton and Motherwell. The main feature of the park is Strathclyde Loch which has a super waterside cycling and walking track. Surrounding the loch are woodlands, wetlands, wildlife refuges and attractive open parkland. There are miles of miles of surfaced footpathsand nature trails to follow through the woodlands and wetlands areas. The river Clyde also runs through the park so there is a particularly lovely section with the loch on one side and the river on the other. View Full Details>>
The Cobbler Mountain6 miles (9 km)The Cobbler or Ben Arthur is one of the most popular climbs in the highlands. At 884m (2,900ft) it is not the highest of the Arrochar Alps but is considered the most spectacular. It gets its name from the distinctive, large rocky summit which look like acobblerbending over hislast. View Full Details>>
Threave Gardens and Carlingwark Loch2 miles (3 km)This walk takes you from Castle Douglas to Carlingwark Loch and then on to the beautiful Threave Estate and Gardens. View Full Details>>
Three Lochs Way33 miles (53 km)This super route is suitable for both walkers and mountain bikers View Full Details>>
Townhill Country Park1 miles (2 km)This country park is located in Dunfermline and is very popular with water-skiers View Full Details>>
Union Canal31 miles (50 km)Follow the Union Canal towpath from Falkirk to Edinburgh on this super, waterside cycling and walking route. The route follows National Cycle Network Routes 75 and 754 so is well signed throughout. At Falkirk you can link up with the Forth and Clyde Canal which will take you into Glasgow. See the Glasgow to Edinburgh route for full details of this. View Full Details>>
Vogrie Country Park2 miles (4 km)Explore this beautiful Victorian Parkland Estate located in the heart of the Midlothian countryside. The park contains several walking and cycling trails taking you through the acres of woodland and parkland which surround the baronial-styled Vogrie House. There are several pretty water features to enjoy with ponds, burns and the River Tyne running through the park. Also make time to visit the pretty walled garden and the Rookery. View Full Details>>
Wallace Monument1 miles (2 km)This walk visits Abbey Craig hill in Stirling, home to the National Wallace Monument which commemorates Sir William Wallace, the 13th-century Scottish Knight. The tower stands on the volcanic crag of Abbey Craig where Wallace is said to have watched the army of King Edward I of England, prior to the Battle of Stirling Bridge. View Full Details>>
Water of Leith12 miles (20 km)This waterside cycling and walking trail follows the Water of Leith through Edinburgh. The route runs for just over 12 miles from BalernotoLeith along the small river. It's a nice flat path, ideal for cyclists looking for an easy ride, or walkers after an easy waterside stroll. Along the way there's lots of pretty waterfalls and weirs with wildlife such as herons to look out for. View Full Details>>
West Highland Way93 miles (150 km)This is a fabulous long distance walking and cycling* route from Milngavie, north of Glasgow, to Fort William in the Scottish Highlands. There's stunning scenery to enjoy with Lochs, mountains, rivers and waterfalls all dotted along the route. View Full Details>>
West Island Way30 miles (48 km)Explore the beautiful Isle of Bute on this stunning walk View Full Details>>
Wildcat Trail Newtonmore6 miles (10 km)This is a super circular walk around the village of Newtonmore in the Cairngorms National Park View Full Details>>

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