Munros are mountains of over 3000ft. There are over 282 of these munros in total and many in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and across Perthshire. If you are looking for a more gentle walk, there are some great woodland trails and the National Cycle Network is a fantastic way to see the park.
Walking and Climbing
1. Ben Lawers
Ben Lawers is one of Scotland’s highest Munros (3,984ft). Fantastic views of Loch Tay and surrounding peaks from the summit. The Nature Reserve spread across a large swathe of the mountain is known for its abundant flora and fauna, rare butterflies, and archaeological remains.
Killin, FK21 8TY
2. Rob Roy Way
A week long walk in the southern highlands of Scotland. Taking its name from Scotland’s famous folk hero, the trail connects several smaller villages finishing in Pitlochry, Perthshire.
3. Three Saints Way
Named for St. Kessog, St. Fillans and St. Serf, this long-distance walk begins at Killin and travels through beautiful rural scenery to finish on the coast at St. Andrews.
4. Birks of Aberfeldy
A circular walk through woodland on the western outskirts of Aberfeldy. Named after the poem by Robert Burns, the trail is known for birch, oak, ash and elm trees along the route.
5. Deil’s Cauldron & Melville’s Monument
Starting in the picturesque village of Comrie, the trail takes in the magnificent sight of the rocky gorge with crashing waterfall known as the Deil’s Cauldron. The circular route also comes to the Melville Monument offering exceptional views of the surrounding area.
Walking and Hiking Information
Walk Highlands provides a comprehensive list and maps of walks of all levels throughout Scotland. Web: www.walkhighlands.co.uk
Munro Drone provides great aerial footage of many great climbs. Web: www.munrodrone.com
Sustrans Scotland maintain a number of cycle routes across the country that are an enjoyable way to see Scotland. Forest trails, loch side tracks and more for walking. Web: www.sustrans.org.uk