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Cycling routes

Cycling is a fantastic way to explore Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park and we have a great range of cycle routes to cater for all tastes; from family friendly cycle paths and wide forest tracks through the area’s stunning forests, up to hard-core trails and challenging terrain for mountain bikers. Bring your own bike or hire one when you get here.

Tour of The Trossachs

Grade: hard. An exhilarating and hilly parcour through the heart of the Trossachs – a classic roadie circuit featuring a big climb, quiet roads and outstanding scenery. From Aberfoyle, the route is straight into the biggest climb of the day (Duke’s Pass) and…

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Three Glens Route

Grading: hard. An awesome loop with an adventurous mountain crossing. The route features three beautiful glens and a big climb into the upper reaches of Glen Kendrum, followed by a sweeping descent of Gleann Dubh into Glen Dochart. This is wild mountain…

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Loch Venachar Circuit

Grading: moderate. A challenging circuit of contrasting halves centred around the picturesque Loch Venachar. The first part is quiet road-riding along the Invertrossachs Road (NCN7) and a section along the loch shore. The second half is challenging off-roading on the Great Trossachs Path contouring…

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Loch Eck Loop

Grading: moderate / hard. On a clear day, this demanding route reveals magnificent views of Loch Eck, Beinn Mhor and the west coast islands of Jura and Islay. Start / end at Glenbranter on the A815 in the Cowal Peninsula.

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Glen Loin Loop

Grading: hard. An awesome ride through the rugged splendour of the Arrochar Alps. Well-known to local riders, the circuit involves a long climb and stunning mountain scenery, followed by a fast descent and techy single track to finish. Starts / finish in Arrochar.

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Achray Forest Cycle Route

Grading: moderate. The quiet tracks, lochs and high conifers of the Achray Forest are an enchanting place to explore by bike. This tour through the pine-scented heart of the Trossachs showcases some of the finest landscape and riding the area…

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West Loch Lomond cycle path

Grading: easy A level, linear route taking in the pretty village of Luss with spectacular views of Loch Lomond and its famous islands, Conic Hill and the most southerly Munro Ben Lomond (974m). There are many picturesque loch-side picnic spots…

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Rob Roy Loop

Grading: easy A family-friendly ride through Strathyre Forest and Balquhidder village with mountains, lochs, wildlife and the chance to visit Rob Roy’s grave. Starts and ends in Strathyre.

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Loch Ard Loop

Grading: easy Located in a beautiful forest near Aberfoyle, this is an ideal circuit for families wanting to experience off-road cycling in a safe environment. After a short hill at the start, the route passes a lochan, followed by a short…

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