Walks

Popular walks that don't involve any strenuous climbing!

  • Little Druim Wood
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    Glen Finglas Play Trail

    The Glen Finglas Play Trail is a woodland walk through Little Druim Wood which is great fun for the kids. There are no really strenuous parts, so suitable for adults of all capabilities. It starts at the Glen Finglas visitor center, and should take about an hour or so. There are lots of things for the young ones to find,…

  • Glenfinglas Reservoir seen from The Stuc Odhar Walk
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    Stuc Odhar

    This is one of the walks originating from the Glen Finglas Visitor Centre car park.  (Follow the link for more information.) Initially it follows the same route as the Lendrick Hill and Dam walk. (Follow the link to read about that route) You can also begin from the Little Druim car park, but I think starting at the Glen Finglas…

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    The Lendrick Hill & Dam Walk

    This walk is one of a series of walks that start from The Glen Finglas Visitor Gateway. The paths are well marked, and well looked after. This is just one of nine marked trails of various grades of difficulty which start from the visitor centre. Full marks to the Woodland Trust for their excellent work here - for more details…

  • Bracklinn Falls Bridge
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    The Bracklinn Falls Circuit – near Callander

    This is a lovely walk to The Bracklinn Falls. Fairly easy but with a few steep slopes, it should take about 2 hours. It would be entirely possible to include this walk on a day's drive around the beautiful Trossachs area. The road to the falls is signposted from Callander main street and is on the right hand side as…

  • Spartleton Hill
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    Spartleton Hill and The Herring Road Circular Route

    Spartleton Hill is one of the Lammermuir hills.   This is a pleasant circular walk of just under 5 miles, with gentle gradients and not too much of a climb up to the summit at 468 m high. The walk passes the remains of  Gamelshiel Castle and then, after you descend from the summit, part of the return route follows the…

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    Lime Craig Forest Walk Aberfoyle + Optional Climb

    The Lime Craig walk starts at The David Marshall Lodge - now called "The Lodge" apparently. (Well I've been going there since I was a kid in the sixties, and it will always be The David Marshall Lodge to me.) Find out more about the lodge here: http://www.trossachs.co.uk/david-marshall.php There are various waymarked walks in the adjoining forest, plus lots of…

  • Corbenic Poetry Path
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    The Corbenic Poetry Path

    The Corbenic Poetry Path The what?  That's exactly what I thought as I drove past the car park for this one day. I'd been trying to get some leaping salmon shots at Buchanty Spout, but that day, the salmon had decided not to turn up.  The usual plan B in this case is to head up to The Hermitage to…

  • Black Linn Falls
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    The Hermitage, Dunkeld

    The Hermitage, Dunkeld, is a wonderful woodland walk alongside the River Braan.  There are various paths and trails, and you can get a spectacular view of the Black Linn falls from a small folly known as Ossian's Hall.