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The Category Perthshire is a subset of Perth & Kinross. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Perthshire which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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The following Perthshire Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Blairgowrie & East Perthshire Walking Festival

 

www.nts.org.uk/visit/places/ben-lawers

Size (acreage)11000
Overview

'Ben Lawers is Scotland's tenth highest Munro and the central Highlands' highest mountain, stretching 1,214m (3,984ft) above Loch Tay. Make it to the summit and you'll be rewarded with magnificent views of Ben Lomond and Glencoe to the west, and the Cairngorms to the north. It's part of the Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve, which encompasses nine mountains within the southern slopes of the Ben Lawers and Tarmachan ranges, seven of which are Munros. The area attracts walkers and climbers of all levels, who are drawn to the varied and scenic routes available.'

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National Trust for Scotland

www.bdhc.org.uk

Overview

'If you are a visitor we do hope that you will consider joining us on one of our Sunday walks and hopefully then join us to enjoy the benefits of full membership.'

www.stfillanscc.org.uk/things-to-do/

Overview

'The St Fillans Path Network gives access to a variety of landscapes, from woodland to riverside, open hill to lochside. They offer magnificent views over Loch Earn and the surrounding hills. All the routes on this website are fairly straightforward but stout walking shoes/boots are recommended ... These walks were developed with help from the local community, in conjunction with the National Park Ranger Service.'

www.highlandperthshire.org/wcall/browse-all-paths-routes

Overview

Descriptions of over 90 'Paths, Tracks and Routes' in the Area - which covers: Aberfeldy & Loch Tay; Rannoch & Tummel; Blair Atholl; Pitlochry; Dunkeld & Birnam.

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Highland Perthshire Ltd

www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/perthshire/itinerary/

Overview

'With 2,000 square miles of dramatic landscape, Perthshire offers a wide variety of walking opportunities for you to enjoy. Located in the heart of Scotland, this region is home to some of the finest and most accessible scenery anywhere in the Scottish Highlands. Discover a variety of routes from gentle riverside strolls and refreshing forest trails to treks in the rugged countryside and climbing Munros.'

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VisitScotland

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Perthshire [Walkhighlands] | Perthshire [WalkScotland]

athollestatesrangerservice.blogspot.com

Overview

'The estate has a network of over 30 miles of waymarked trails for you to discover the fascinating history and wildlife of this working landscape. The trails cover a variety of distances and will take you along rivers and burns, through woodlands and onto wild moorland. For the quiet and observant visitor each trail has its own rewards.'

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Atholl Estates

www.pkct.org/Pages/Category/long-distance-trails

Distance (miles)64
Overview

'Fully waymarked walk of 64 miles (103 km) that lies at the heart of Scotland, approximately 1 ½ hours north of Edinburgh. The Trail takes its name from the feared cattle thieves who raided the rich lands of Strathardle, Glenshee and Glen Isla.'

www.walkscotland.com/minigaig.htm

Distance (miles)29
Overview

'Was built towards the end of the 16th century and replaced an earlier route called Comyn's Road, constructed by David Comyn, Lord of Badenoch. Although there are few precise facts about when the latter was laid, the route was certainly in use during the 16th century. The story goes that Comyn created his link between Blair Atholl and Kingussie to transport a particularly fine ale from an inn near the Perthshire village to his Badenoch home ...'

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WalkScotland

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The Minigaig [Heritage Paths]

www.pitlochry.org/outdoors/local-walks.html

Overview

'Pitlochry, in the heart of Highland Perthshire, is a walker's paradise. With its excellent network of well-marked routes, ranging from gentle strolls to challenging hikes, and surrounded by dramatic scenery, there is something for everyone to enjoy.'

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Pitlochry Partnership

www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=54

Distance (miles)5
Overview

'This old road is depicted very clearly in John Adair's map of 1683.  Maps tended to show only the very important roads in the 17th and 18th century, so it must have been of great significance.  Indeed according to Adair, it was the only route running north out of Perth on the east side of the Tay and as such would have seen a great deal of traffic.'

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Heritage Paths

incallander.co.uk/walks

Overview

'Walking & hillwalking in the Trossachs National Park is the best way of seeing this beautiful area on your walking holiday. The Trossachs area is near Glasgow and Edinburgh by car and is a great place to start Hillwalking in the southern highlands. Mountains, lochs, forests, old railway lines, rocky mountain passes, drove roads, there is something for everybody on hill walking holidays in Scotland ...'

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Callander Enterprise

www.visitbreadalbane.org/walking-rings

Overview

'Designed to provide pleasurable walks through wonderful scenery with the minimum of road walking. Each day’s walk starts and finishes in a town or village where refreshments and accommodation can be found. The walks may be done individually by using local bus services.'

www.williamsoutar.com/walks.html

Overview

'The William Soutar Perth Walks were officially launched by Provost John Hulbert and Councillor Liz Grant at the Soutar House on 19 November 2007. The idea of a haik originated with Robert Alan Jamieson, who was the Soutar Writer in Residence from 1993-96. Alan's idea was to identify sites which Soutar had either written about or had referred to in his poetry, and link them together as a walk ...'

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