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Connecting with Scotland’s Great Trails

Whether you chose to walk, cycle or ride, the Waterbus connects you with a number of long distance routes that pass through the National Park.

West Highland Way

The Waterbus lets you access and enjoy some of the most scenic sections of the world famous West Highland Way between Balmaha, Rowardennan and Inversnaid. Highlights include the Highland boundary fault line, Ben Lomond, Arrochar Alps, flora & fauna.

Rob Roy Way

The Rob Roy Way travels along part of National Cycle Route 7, forest paths, farmland tracks, dismantled railway track and minor roads. The route starts at Drymen and passes through Aberfoyle, Callander, Strathyre, Lochearnhead and Killin and ends in the Perthshire town of Pitlochry.

The Great Trossachs Path

A breathtaking route taking in sparkling loch shores, stunning hillside scenery and ancient woodlands. From short walks to long distance adventures linking to three of Scotland’s Great Trails, it offers something for everyone.

Three Lochs Way

Balloch to Inveruglas via Helensburgh, Arrochar and Tarbet. You can access the waterbus service at Tarbet and Inveruglas on Loch Lomond. It is another of Scotland’s Great Trails in the National Park.

Cowal Way

This long distance route starts at Portavadie on Loch Fyne and also finishes at Inveruglas on Loch Lomond.  Both routes share the same trail through scenic Glen Loin between Arrochar and  Inveruglas where you can link up by waterbus to the West Highland Way and The Great Trossachs Forest Path.

John Muir Way

This is a route celebrating the John Muir legacy. Stretching from North Berwick to Helensburgh linking up with the 3 Lochs Way, West Highland Way, Cowal Way, West Loch Lomond Cycle Path and NCN 7.

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