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The Great Trossachs Path

A 30-mile long route running between Callander in the east and Inversnaid at Loch Lomond in the west, taking in scenery, loch shores, hill slopes, mature woodlands, wildlife and history.

At a glance:

Length: 30 miles (48km)
Start/finish: The Great Trossachs Path starts and finishes at Callander and Inversnaid (on Loch Lomond)
How to get there: Regular public buses depart from Stirling to Callander; trains and buses depart from Glasgow to Tarbet, where a boat bus service operated by Cruise Loch Lomond crosses Loch Lomond to Inversnaid

The Great Trossachs Path is a 30-mile long route running between Callander in the east to Inversnaid and Loch Lomond in the west, and also passing through Brig o’ Turk, the Loch Katrine area and Stronachlachar. The path connects the Rob Roy Way with the West Highland Way and also links to the Three Lochs Way, so long-distance walkers will now be able to undertake an extraordinary journey across the centre of Scotland. But it’s also accessible to cyclists (connecting, among others, with the NCN7), and has numerous smaller walks, which should appeal to families, or those just looking for an amazing place to take a weekend stroll.

Embedded in heart of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, The Great Trossachs Path has short, long and circular routes of various lengths and challenges. These trails are a series of loop walks each with its own unique character and beauty – from lochside paths, woodland trails to hilltop vistas. The Great Trossachs Path has it all, as the Trossachs is within an hours drive for 80% of Scotland’s population.

A new Great Trossachs Forest App is available giving smart phone users a wealth of information about the area’s wildlife, geography and history.

 

There are lots of facilities along The Great Trossachs Path to make your adventure even more enjoyable:

Information points

Public toilets (listed in order from Callander to Inversnaid):

  • Callander station road car park (across the road from Callander Meadows car park)
  • Glen Finglas Visitor Gateway, Lendrick Hill car park, just outside Brig o’ Turk
  • Trossachs Pier car park
  • RSPB Inversnaid Visitor Gateway
  • The Inversnaid Hotel is a ‘comfort partner’ and so it provides public toilet facilities

Cafes, pubs and restaurants along The Great Trossachs Path (listed in order from Callander to Inversnaid):

 

Read more about the Path here.

 

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