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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

Posted in Road cycling routes

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…

Three Glens Route

Posted in Mountain biking routes

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…

Loch Venachar Circuit

Posted in Mountain biking routes

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…

Loch Eck Loop

Posted in Mountain biking routes

There is disruption to this walk please check the Forestry and Land Scotland website for more information. Grading: moderate / hard. On a clear day, this demanding route reveals magnificent views of Loch Eck, Beinn Mhor and the west coast islands…

Glen Loin Loop

Posted in Mountain biking routes

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.

Glen Finglas & The Meall Route

Posted in Mountain biking routes

Grading: hard. This circuit is well-renowned and gives a tough ride for experienced mountain bikers with plenty of stamina ‘in the bank’. Start and finish in Brig o’ Turk, west of Callander.

Achray Forest Cycle Route

Posted in Mountain biking routes

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…

West Loch Lomond cycle path

Posted in Family cycling routes

The visitor site at Tarbet, Loch Lomond is still under construction, it is open with limited access. For updates, please see the Tarbet page. Grading: easy A level, linear route taking in the pretty village of Luss with spectacular views of Loch…

The Banks of Loch Eck

Posted in Family cycling routes

Grading: easy Starting and finishing at Glenbranter in the Cowal Peninsula, this beautiful family-orientated cycle ride passes along the tranquil beaches and forests of western Loch Eck.

Rob Roy Loop

Posted in Family cycling routes

Grading: easy A fantastic 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.

Loch Ard Loop

Posted in Family cycling routes

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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