Trails & Routes

Articles that include informative walking guides with maps and route descriptions.

Causeymire Wind Farm

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.

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Ullapool Hill & The Braes

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.

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John Muir Way, Balloch

This walk on the John Muir Way takes you on a journey through Balloch Castle Country Park, past the fantastic views of Loch Lomond, and over the Kilpatrick Hills to Strathblane.

Along the way you’ll get to experience a real sense of the wildness that this part of the country is famous for.

Discover this beautiful and under-appreciated region of Scotland with this complete visitor guide.

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John Muir Way, Helensburgh

The walk from Helensburgh to Balloch is a perfect opportunity to appreciate Helensburgh with its lovely beach and numerous cafés, as well as the countryside that extends across this stunning area of the Trossachs in South-West Scotland.

Discover this beautiful and under-appreciated region of Scotland with this complete visitor guide.

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Water of Leith, Colinton

The walkway from the visitor centre on Lanark Road follows the Water of Leith to the disused train station at Colinton. Along the way, visitors will pass Hailes Halt and Colinton Parish Church among many other historic landmarks.

Discover this beautiful part of the Water of Leith in this comprehensive guide which includes an overview and visiting advice.

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Glasgow City Centre Mural Trail

The Glasgow city centre mural trail takes walkers on an interesting route through the city centre to view giant public artworks that have been painted on buildings and walls.

Discover this fascinating trail in this complete guide which provides an overview as well as handy visiting advice.

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