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All abilities

There are many paths in the National Park that provide particularly good opportunities for the less able or those looking for easy gradients and smooth surfaces in a variety of scenic locations.

Aberfoyle

Aberfoyle village is suited to visitors with limited mobility as the area is generally of a level nature. The village has cafes/restaurants…Find out more

Balloch Village (including Balloch Castle Country Park Scooter Routes)

Balloch is a bustling village located at the southern end of Loch Lomond. It is the gateway to Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park and easily accessible from Glasgow. View the Balloch Castle Country Park scooter routes.

Benmore Botanic Gardens

Located within a magnificent mountainside setting on the Cowal Peninsula, Benmore is an enchanting Garden steeped in history and surrounded by dramatic scenery. Find out more…

Callander

Callander town is suited to visitors with limited mobility and has many cafes/restaurants and hotels which have disabled facilities.Callander’s rich history and heritage trail can be enjoyed around the town’s historic centre. Find out more…

Callander Meadows Riverside Paths

A short circular route with a tarmac surface leaving from the Meadows car park. This takes in sections of National Cycle Route 7 for those looking for a longer path. Gates are all two way opening and wide enough for wheelchairs, buggies and horses.

Firkin Point

Firkin Point can be found on the west bank of Loch Lomond about halfway between Inverbeg and Tarbet. It is a popular viewing point providing stunning views of Loch Lomond.

Starting the walk from the car park and picnic site, it is possible to go for 3 miles north or south on a level surfaced path. The lochside path is ideal for wheelchair users, families with prams and those who want to get close to the loch. The route forms part of the West Loch Lomond Cycle Path, allowing you to take in the beautiful scenery along the way. There’s free car parking, disabled toilets and a picnic area/benches adjacent to car park and lochside.

Lake of Menteith Fisheries

Coulam wheelie boat can be accessed by pier/ramp. Wheelchair is lowered by hydraulic lift and equipped with an easy starting pull start engine. The Fisheries also has a landing craft type front loader and electric start engine.

The cafe is currently closed but it is possible to purchase tea/coffee and access to this and to the disabled toilet is possible in a wheelchair.

There is a dedicated wheelchair space next to the wheelie boat.

Contact:  manager@menteith-fisheries.co.uk

Luss Village Paths

In particular the riverside path from the village centre out along Luss Water and returning along the old Luss road. Download a copy of the Luss Village Paths leaflet.

Glenbranter Ritual Grove

A Forestry Commission Scotland woodland path amongst mature tall pines in an open forest environment. There are toilet facilities at the car park start point. For more information visit www.forestry.gov.uk.

Loch Katrine

Starting at the Trossachs Pier, the lochside track is tarmac and smooth with some steeper gradients further around. It is particularly accessible with the option to hire motorised buggies for an easier ride. For more information on this route and many other all abilities paths in Scotland, visit The Walking on WheelsTrust website.  See www.lochkatrine.com

Glen Ogle

Start at Lochearnhead or Killin for this ramble on National Cycle Route 7, mainly on former railway tracks and including the scenic viaduct in Glen Ogle. Full details at the Walking on WheelsTrust website.

National Cycle Route 7

This cycle route has a number of particularly accessible sections. The off road parts at Callander, Strathyre south, Kingshouse north and Glenogle south offer some challenging distances with good gradients. For information on a variety of cycle routes along National Cycle Route 7 visit www.routes2ride.org.uk/scotland.

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