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Trails & Routes

Whiteadder Reservoir and Priestlaw: Things to Do

Whiteadder Reservoir is situated deep within the heart of the Lammermuir Hills in East Lothian.

The reservoir was created as an additional source of drinking water for the county but after work was completed in 1968 it become a haven for wildlife as well as a popular location for fishing and water sports.

One of the best ways to experience Whiteadder Reservoir is by walking a circular route around Priestlaw Hill which borders the body of water on its southern side.

Rob Roy Way from Callander: Things to Do

The Rob Roy Way is an 80-mile walking and cycling route between Drymen in Central Scotland and Pitlochry in Perthshire. This part of the route runs through the town of Callander to the village of Strathyre on attractive paths that border rivers, lochs, steep hills and open glens.

The trail is flat and level so it offers an enjoyable day out for all abilities and ages, but the more adventurous can take detours to enjoy the glassy expanse of Loch Lubnaig and the tumbling waters of the Falls of Leny before continuing on to a well-deserved drink at Lochearnhead.

Glen Loin and Coiregrograin: Things to Do

This scenic walking route runs through the dramatic mountain peaks and glens of the Arrochar Alps in the Strathclyde region.

At around 11 miles the route offers an enjoyable walk on paths that vary between tarmac and muddy woodland on a circuit that’s mostly level with a few minor climbs.

Along the way, walkers will see Beinn Narnain, A’Chrois, Ben Vorlich, Ben Vane and Ben Lomond as well as the pretty village of Arrochar and the tranquil waters of Loch Long.

Glencoe Visitor Centre: Things to Do

Glencoe Visitor Centre, set in the breathtaking landscape of Glencoe, contains a café, shop, and an exhibition about Glencoe and the infamous massacre.

Discover Glencoe and the visitor centre in this handy guide which includes an overview and visiting advice.

Banff Heritage Trail: Things to Do

Take a walk through the historic harbour town of Banff in northeast Scotland with this heritage trail which leads you through the historic town centre as well as along the coastline and the harbour.

There’s a huge amount of history in this wee town including a pre-reformation market cross, a tollbooth, the gorgeous 18th-century Duff House, and of course the lovely harbour which now mainly serves leisure craft.

Causeymire Wind Farm: Things to Do

This pleasant walk will take you across Dale Moss near Thurso and up close to the Causeymire wind farm where you will see the impressive turbines generating power for the local area.

There are lovely views to take in along the way on paths that are gravelled and well-maintained, making this wild part of northeast Scotland ideal for a winter stroll.

Ullapool Hill and The Braes: Things to Do

This Ullapool Hill and The Braes walking trail will take you on a stunning walk from the harbour in the delightful Scottish town of Ullapool, all the way up to the outcrop of Meall Mor and around a circular route through the hills and back to the town centre.

Discover one of the best walking trails in one of the most spectacular regions of Scotland with this complete visitor guide.