Loch of the Lowes Path

Loch of the Lowes

This walk explores the rolling countryside on the north side of Dunkeld and meanders through coniferous and deciduous woodland to the Loch of the Lowes. The route's key attraction is the Scottish Wildlife Trust Reserve at the loch, where there are hides (admission charge) perfect for spotting osprey and an array of other bird life.

The route is about 5 miles / 7.5 km and crosses the A923.

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Birnam Riverside Path

Looking across the River Tay to Dunkeld

This is an easy waymarked circular route that follows a lovely stretch of the River Tay, with views across the river to Dunkeld's magnificent medieval cathedral, before going under Telford's historic Dunkeld Bridge. The path goes past the ancient Birnam Oak, one of the few remaining trees of the Birnam Wood which was made famous in Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

This walk is about 3½ miles / 5.5 km and is suitable for most abilities, with benches dotted along the riverbank.

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Inver Path

Couple walking through the Hermitage

This pleasant waymarked walk leads into the lower section of the Hermitage and offers a chance to detour up to Pine Cone Point - a modern folly with a fine view. Craigvinean is a spectacular woodland full of wildlife like red squirrels, pine martin and an assortment of bird life. The route returns along the banks of the mighty River Tay, passing Neil Gow's Oak and through the hamlet of Inver.

This route is 5 miles / 8 km and includes an ascent to Pine Cone Point.

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