have been written-up here as examples of what is on offer in the area: These have been put together from several visits. Loch Earn in the late summer, with green deciduous trees in the foreground and brown bracken-covered hills behind.
Ascent - 2880 feet / 873 metres . Height: 104.3m The landscape along the Highland Boundary Fault is lumpy and bumpy, sometimes craggy, resulting in lots of hiking routes to small hilltops providing great views. Expert local knowledge, gifts and inspiration. you have walked in this area, we would welcome your stories, photos and comments! Crieff is easily accessible by road, less than an hour’s drive from the cities of. Lorchearnhead 3.8 miles; Stirling 31.6 miles. Loch Earn is also home to the Loch Earn Watersports Centre who offer multiple watersports activities ranging from waterskiing and wakeboarding to kayaking and SUP hire. Loch Earn Watersports Centre is a hidden gem located on the south side of the Loch.
Carnmore, in BALQUHIDDER Find more advice on exploring Scotland during Covid-19 on our dedicated page.
Location: Grid Ref: NN 5886 2370 • X/Y co-ords: 258869, 723704 • Lat/Long: 56.38449860,-4.28740920 The A85 road connects these, and runs on along the north side of Loch Earn to Lochearnhead, where it meets the A84 running up from Callander. This booking system and any information appearing on this page relating to the availability of any accommodation is provided by third parties and not by VisitScotland. Trail Magazine: Ben Vorlich 17.2km - 3h 27m. At 985 m, Ben Vorlich to the south of the loch is a popular climbing spot for visitors due to the spectacular views from the top of Loch Earn and the surrounding national park. Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice. Crieff is also fortunate to have one of the most attractive and accessible lochs – Loch Earn – close by to the west along Strathearn.
Starting at the Balmaha Visitor Centre , we walked westward towards the lakeshore.
Loch Earn is popular for a range of watersports and there's a caravan park at the St Fillans end. Lochearnhead in the snow, with the deep drifts in the foreground, and the mountains reflected in the chilly, glassy Loch Earn. Grade - moderate. And to the north of all these towns, there are more challenging hikes along mountain trails to higher summits. Meet Ben Turner - Extreme adventure athlete, speaker, nutrition and fitness geek! We entered a small, but charming park called Tom Wier’s Rest , complete with a statue of beloved Scottish broadcaster Tom Wier. This means that even if the hilltops are deep in snow or shrouded in cloud, you can find a lower level walk to enjoy. If. These are from 30 minutes to 2.5 hours, apart from one longer 4-5 hour route, taking in woodland, fields and riverbanks. Crieff is easily accessible by road, less than an hour’s drive from the cities of Glasgow, Stirling, Edinburgh and Dundee, making it a popular destination for day trips and weekend breaks all year round. School House, in STRATHYRE
We are only 1 hour 20 minutes drive from Scotland's major cities Edinburgh & Glasgow. And to the north of all these towns, there are more challenging hikes along mountain trails to higher summits. Ben Vorlich and Stuc a'Chroin... 14.4km - 2h 53m. A quieter and narrower road runs along the south side of the loch, giving access to the usual route up Ben Vorlich.
VisitScotland / Paul Tomkins, all rights reserved. 4.6km - 0h 56m. The paths go along the Loch Ard Forest, Loch Venachar, Loch Lubnaig, Loch Earn and Loch Tay. ’s munros, but the full circuit of Glen Turret makes a more satisfying day out. These two peaks are amongst the most prominent when seen from the central lowlands – I can see them clearly now as I type this, looking out from the Dundee to Glasgow train, and the view is the same from the main A9 road. Leisurely. This is a detached cottage in Balquhidder in the Highlands. Three hiking routes have been written-up here as examples of what is on offer in the area: These have been put together from several visits.