Ben Vrackie

Walkers on Ben Vrackie path

Ben Vrackie (speckled mountain) path spurs off Bealach Path up to the summit (2,759 ft / 841 m), which offers fantastic panoramic views across the whole of Perthshire and across to the Cairngorms. The walk is a great one for bird watchers and wildlife admirers.

The route is about 5 miles / 8 km and takes about 3 ½ hours to explore on foot each way. It includes steep inclines on path.

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Clunie Path

Port-Na-Craig Suspension Bridge, Pitlochry © VisitScotland / Kenny Lam, all rights reserved

This path climbs up into woodland above the River Tummel where you can spot red squirrels and dear and admire stunning views to the hills beyond. You get to walk cross the Port-na-Craig suspension bridge across the river and spot nearby towns and Loch Faskally from the forest tracks.

This path is 7 miles / 12 km, involves around 450 m climb and crossing the A9, and takes between 3 and 4 hours to walk.

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Craig Fonvuick

This path spurs off of Killiecrankie Path (see below) to climb 820 ft / 250 m up to Craig Fonvuick. The path passes through Tulach Hill Special Area of Conservation, a Natura 2000 wildlife site of European importance. Please take care to respect the habitat therein and take some time to admire the unusual plants and very rare snails that call the area home. The path on the north side passes through scattered birch woodland, crossing high moorland on top, while the southern end zigzags steeply back down through woodland.

The route is about 2 ½ miles / 4 km, taking about 2 hours to walk.

Craigower Path

LOOKING OVER A DRYSTONE WALL TO WALKERS ON THE PATH ACROSS THE GOLF COURSE AT PITLOCHRY TO HILL OF CRAIGOWER (A NATIONAL TRUST FOR SCOTLAND VIEWPOINT), Perth & Kinross © VisitScotland / Paul Tomkins, all rights reserved

This waymarked path ascends Craigower Hill, which offers some of the best panoramic views across Perthshire, including Loch Tummel, Loch Rannoch and Glencoe.

Craigower Path is about 3¼ miles / 5 km, takes around 1½ to 2 hours to explore, and involves good paths and tracks but a steep ascent of over 400 m to Craigower's summit.

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Edradour Path

The 60 metre Black Spout waterfall on the Edradour Burn, by Pitlochry © VisitScotland / Kenny Lam, all rights reserved

This easy-going woodland walk meanders through Black Spout Wood to the impressive Black Spout waterfall - a must-see! There are also fantastic views of Ben Vrackie to be enjoyed and the lovely little Edradour Distillery, which hosts tours in the summer.

This path is 3 miles / 5 km and takes around 1½ hours to walk. It's an easy-going woodland walk that goes uphill in places.

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Killiecrankie Path

Looking over the Garry Bridge onto the River Garry by Killiecrankie © VisitScotland / Kenny Lam, all rights reserved

This long circular route links Pitlochry with Killiecrankie and takes in some of Perthshire's most iconic sites like Pass of Killiecrankie, Garry Bridge, Linn of Tummel and Soldier's Leap. It follows waterside paths up the River Garry, across Coronation Bridge, next to Loch Faskally and through some mixed woodlands.

This is one of the most colourful autumn walks in all of Perthshire...a real must-see!

The whole loop is about 12 miles / 19 km and takes about 6 hours to walk.

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Moulin Path

This path is named for Moulin just north of Pitlochry which, historically, was a large Pictish town and the site of the earliest church in Atholl. Take a short detour to visit the ruins of Caisteal Dubh, 'The Black Castle', which was originally built c 1326 on a crannog.

This circular route is about 3 ½ miles / 6 km, taking about 2 hours to explore on foot.

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Strathtay

This path spurs off from Clunie Path (see above) at the standing stones of Clachan an Diridh to descend 853 ft / 260 m into Strathtay village.

The route is about 4 miles / 6.5 km each way, taking about 2 ½ hours to walk.

  Click here to download the Pitlochry Paths Network leaflet.

Banner image: Linn of Tummel © VisitScotland  Kenny Lam, all rights reserved