Each section of The Great Trossachs Path is slightly different. Here are our highlights.

Inversnaid Pier to/ from RSPB Inversnaid Visitor Gateway

 Distance: 1.2 miles/ 2 km

 Passing by the beautiful Arklet falls which have been  an inspiration to many poets, this section of The  Great Trossachs Path offers stunning views over  Loch Lomond.

 Terrain: The path is narrow with steps and some  boggy sections. There is a small section on the  public road. Cyclists are advised to use the public  road for this section of The Great Trossachs Path.

 Refreshments: Route passes by Inversnaid Hotel and the Inversnaid Bunk house.

The RSPB Inversnaid Visitor Gateway provides local information as well as a public toilet. 


RSPB Inversnaid Visitor Gateway to/ from Stronachlachar

 Distance: 3.8 miles/ 6km

 Walking along the rugged open hillside is an  exhilarating experience. This is one of the  newest sections of the woodland corridor  within The Great Trossachs Forest NNR.

 Terrain: A well made path. There are a  couple of very short but steep sections.

Refreshments: The Pier cafe at Stronachlachar.

Stronachlachar to/ from Trossachs Pier

 Distance: 12.4 miles/ 20 km

 This stunning lochside journey has inspired  artists and writers for hundreds of years. the  story of this landscape continues today with  a new forest in the making- over a million  native trees have been planted here. 

Terrain: tarmac single track road along the lochside.

Refreshments: The Pier cafe at Stronachlachar and Brenachoile Cafe at Trossachs Pier

Trossachs Pier to/ from Glen Finglas Visitor Gateway, near to Brig o' Turk

 Distance: 6 miles/ 9.7 km

 Dense woodland and the picturesque village of Brig  o' Turk offer a variety of sights and sounds along this  section.

 Terrain: Mostly on forest tracks with short sections  on roadside pavements and a narrow boardwalk.

Refreshments: Brenachoile Cafe at Trossachs Pier, The Byre Inn, Brig o' Turk or the Brig o' Turk Tearoom.

The Glen Finglas Visitor Gateway provides local information as well as a public toilet.





Glen Finglas Visitor Gateway, near Brig o' Turk to/ from Kilmahog

 Distance: 5.4 miles/ 8.6 km

 Passing through ancient woodland, open hills  and newly emerging trees- there is so much  nature to experience along this section.

 Terrain: Well made off road path for the  whole section. If cycling take care as there are some short steep sections.

Refreshments: Byre Inn or Brig o' Turk Tearoom or The Lade Inn at Kilmahog

Kilmahog to/ from Callander (1.2 miles/ 2km)

 Distance: 1.2 miles/ 2km

 This section follows the old railway line from  Callander and passes through farmland and the  outskirts of the town.

 Terrain: Mostly tarmac- following the old railway line.

 Refreshments: The Lade Inn, Kilmahog. Numerous  options in Callander