GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Loch Lomond and the Trossachs Cycle Routes

With miles of woodland trails and wonderful lochside paths Loch Lomond and the Trossachs is a wonderful place for leisure cyclists and mountain bikers.

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Route NamePhotoDistanceDescription
Aberfoyle to Callander13 miles (21 km)This popular ride takes you from Aberfoyle to Callander in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. It's a splendid ride taking you through the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park to Loch Venachar and Loch Drunkie. The route runs for about 13 miles along National Cycle Network Route 7 on mostly traffic free paths. 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>>
Callander to Balquhidder11 miles (18 km)Travel from Callander to Balquhidder on this lovely route on National Cycle Network Route 7. The route runs for just under 13 miles on a mixture of traffic free paths and woodland trails with a short on road section at the end of the route. It's a reasonably flat route with a couple of moderate climbs along the way. There's much to enjoy with river views, stunning lochs and some attractive woodland trails. View Full Details>>
Dumbarton to Callander39 miles (62 km)Follow National Cycle route 7 on this incredible cycle ride through Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and enjoy fabulous views of Lochs Lomond, Drunkie and Venachar. View Full Details>>
Glasgow to Balloch21 miles (34 km)This ride takes you from the city of Glasgow to the village of Balloch in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. The route runs for just over 20 miles, using a largely traffic free section of National Cycle Network Route 7. It's a fairly flat ride taking you along the Clyde River, the Forth and Clyde Canal and finally through the lovely scenery of the Vale of Leven. As such it's a great way to reach the shores of Loch Lomond using your steam. View Full Details>>
Glen Ogle8 miles (12.8 km)This lovely cycling and walking trail takes you along National Cycle Network Route 7 through the beautiful Glen Ogle. The route runs for about 8 miles along a traffic free pathfollowing the course of the formerCallander and Oban Railway from Killin to Loch Earn. There's a moderate climb in the first half of the route before descending to the loch. On the way you'll enjoy views of the Ogle Burn and the pretty Lochan Lairig Chaile. View Full Details>>
Inverness to Carrbridge32 miles (52 km)Travel along National Cycle routes 1 and 7 on this fascinating cycle ride which takes you past Culloden battlefield and the historic Bronze Age Clava Cairns. View Full Details>>
Inverness to Nairn25 miles (40 km)Travel along National Cycle route 1 in this fascinating cycle ride which takes you past Culloden battlefield and the historic Bronze Age Clava Cairns. View Full Details>>
Killin to Callander25 miles (40 km)Travel through the beautiful Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park along National Cycle route 7 on this stunning cycle ride. 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 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 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 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>>
Pitlochry to Killin39 miles (62 km)Follow the Rivers Tummel and Tay along National Cycle route 7 on this stunning cycle ride through the Highlands. 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>>
Three Lochs Way33 miles (53 km)This super route is suitable for both walkers and mountain bikers 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>>

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