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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

*Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve
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

*Blairgowrie & District Hillwalking Club
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.'

*Drovers' Tryst Walking Festival
Overview

Usually held Mid October.

*Kinross & Ochil Ramblers
Overview

'A friendly group which organises a range of walks. The Tuesday Walkers meet fortnightly in Kinross for a two hour walk, maximum 4 miles, which always ends at a coffee shop. The weekend walks are also fortnightly, alternating between Saturday and Sunday. Most walks are C or C+ grade, 5 to 8 miles, but there is also the odd excursion to bag a Munro.'

*LDWA - Heart of Scotland
Overview

'The Heart of Scotland Group of the Long Distance Walkers Association arranges walks roughly in the area of Perth & Kinross, Fife, Angus, Tayside and Stirling ... LDWA members and friends, whether from the area or not, are warmly invited to come on the walks.'

*Loch Leven Nature Reserve
Overview

'Set on the southern shore of the loch, RSPB Loch Leven nature reserve offers a great day out for families, nature lovers and wildlife watchers alike. Formerly known as Vane Farm, we bought this reserve in 1967 as a centre for environmental education and it is still a fantastic place for children to explore and discover nature today ...'

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RSPB

*Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park
Overview

'Short to Moderate Distance ... Long Distance ... Hills & Mountains ... Health Walks'

*Perth & Kinross Council
Overview

'Within Perth and Kinross there are a great deal of signposted paths, many of which connect communities and are signed from villages or towns. Local Path Networks are generally established and promoted as a result of the Council working with local communities and Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust.'

*St Fillans Community Council
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.'

*Visit Highland Perthshire
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

*Visit Scotland - Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley
Overview

'There are endless opportunities to stretch your legs on a walking trip in Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley. This historic region truly does cater for all walking abilities. Hill walkers will enjoy the towering peaks of "Rob Roy Country" while a gentler stroll can be found along woodland trails. Roam some of the 720 square miles of the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park or walk the scene of Robert the Bruce's famous victory in 1314 at Bannockburn.'

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VisitScotland

*Visit Scotland - Perthshire
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

See also

Perthshire [Walkhighlands] | Perthshire [WalkScotland]

Blair Atholl Waymarked Trails
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

Cateran Trail
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.'

Kinross and Loch Leven Walk
Distance (miles)4
Overview

'An accessible circuit taking in part of the shore of Loch Leven, including the chance to take the ferry to the Castle, and then returning through Kinross.'

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Walkhighlands

Loch Leven Heritage Trail
Distance (miles)8
Size (acreage)3400
Overview

'A unique trail linking natural, historic and cultural heritage around the north and east shores of Loch Leven. The Trail runs from the Pier, Kinross to RSPB Vane Farm, a distance of 12.5 kms.'

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TRACKS - The Rural Access Committee for Kinross-shire

Minigaig Pass
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

See also

The Minigaig [Heritage Paths]

Pitlochry Local Walks
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

St Martins Turnpike
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

Trossachs Guide to Walks and Hillwalking
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

Walking in and around Kinross-shire
Overview

'The newly developed Loch Leven Heritage Trail has awakened interest in Kinross-shire as a walking venue.  It provides a wonderful flat, fully accessible route around the majority of Loch Leven. However for those who are prepared to do a little bit of climbing there are tremendous rewards to be found elsewhere around Kinross-shire ...'

Walking Rings of Breadalbane
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.'

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Bredalbane Tourism Circuit

William Soutar Perth Walks
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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