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Welcome To Rob Roy Country - A Place For All Seasons

Walks, Trails and Wildlife

Walks, Trails and Wildlife     Walkers and cyclists will appreciate the many footpaths, waymarked trails, cycle routes and forest trails within nature reserves, community woodlands, farms, plantations and native woodland. Local wildlife includes Golden Eagle, red and roe deer, red squirrel, pine marten, badgers, otters, osprey,red kite, black grouse, kestrel, kingfisher, peregrine, sparrow hawk, bats and more.

For hill walkers and climbers Munro's including Ben Vorlich, Stuc A Chroin, Ben Sheann, Ben Ledi, and  Ben Lawers (1,214m)  being the highest mountain in the Central Highlands.  Ben Lawers is owned by the National Trust for Scotland and is home to alpine plants as well as Ptarmigan, Red Deer, Mountain Hare and the Common Lizard.

Follow The Rob Roy Way, Glen Ogle Trail, Queen Elizabeth 11 Forest Park, GlenAmple. Walk along or around and sail or kayak on Loch Earn, Loch Lubnaig, Loch Voil, Loch Doine.

There is also a wide range of walks in the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park  .

The Loch Earn Tourism Initiative are proud to be members of Wild Scotland . Spot wildlife in LETI accommodation gardens or while out walking or contact our professionals like our Land Rover Wildlife Safari at Hidden Glen Safaris or walk to visit animal hides in the forest with Natural Trossachs Eco Tourism expert at The Strathyre Outdoor centre where they offer wildlife tracking, bushcraft and birdsong weekends.

Aquila Ecology

Aquila Ecology

Aquila Ecology is small independent company based in the beautiful surroundings of St Fillans, Perthshire focussing on Nature Tourism and Ecological Consultancy

Ben Lawers - Central Scotland

Ben Lawers - Central Scotland

Owned by the National Trust for Scotland. Car park (NN575333), nature trail, mountain footpaths, visitor centre (open in the summer months). Boots, full waterproofs, map and compass are required for the higher paths

Ben Shian - Strathyre

Ben Shian - Strathyre

Start at the car park on the south side of the village of Strathyre. Take the Forest Enterprise signed footpath over the bridge and up to the tarred road. 100m past the village school, turn left on to the hill footpath. Climb quite steeply through tall conifers for 300m to a forestry road.

Creag an Tuirc - Balquhidder

Creag an Tuirc - Balquhidder

To appreciate the magnificent Braes o' Balquhidder and to get a lovely view its worth the short walk to the top of the Manse Rock, or Creag an Tuirc (rock of the boar). 

Glen Tarken Trail - St Fillans

Glen Tarken Trail - St Fillans

Easy walk on low level path and well made up former railway trackbed. 5 Miles.

Kirkton Pass - Balquhidder

Kirkton Pass - Balquhidder

At Balquhidder Church follow route until you reach the public water supply enclosure. Go straight on, ignore all junctions to left or right. Soon the rocky face of Creag an Eireannaich (Rock of the Irishman) comes into view ahead. 

Loch Earn to Loch Lubnaig

Loch Earn to Loch Lubnaig

Loch Earn to Loch Lubnaig by Glen Ample. This is a straight forward family walk on a track which has been used for generations of travellers, although rough in places the route is always clear. It begins on the South Loch Earn road.

Rob Roy Way

Rob Roy Way

The Rob Roy Way is on the list of National Scottish Trails. The 7 day walk starts in Drymen and ends in Pitlochry. 

Wildlife in Perthshire

Wildlife in Perthshire

Wildlife in Perthshire and the Trossachs. Red Squirrels - These creatures are native to Britain , but there are only about 140,000 left (at a rough estimate) compared to over 2.5 millions grey squirrels

Rob Roy Country

Hotels and Inns, Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfast, Self-Catering, Camping and Campsites in Perthshire
& The Trossachs 

(Balquhidder, Lochearnhead, St Fillans & Strathyre)

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