Embedded in heart of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, The Great Trossachs Path has short, long and circular routes of various lengths and challenges. These trails are a series of loop walks each with its own unique character and beauty- from lochside paths, woodland trails to hilltop vistas. The Great Trossachs Path has it all and all within an hours’ drive from most of Scotland’s population.
The Great Trossachs Path offers a range of visitor options:
It is a long distance path (30 miles/48 km) and part of the Scotland’s Great Trails network of paths. It is therefore a fantastic long distance walk on its own or can be extended by connecting to other Great Trails. The Great Trossachs Path is a perfect way to take in stunning scenery along loch shores, hillslopes, mature woodlands rich in wildlife and history.
It offers a range of options to enable visitors to dip into the glorious rich landscape and artistic heritage in the heart of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.Our art and literature trail, the Old Military Road and numerous other on-site features mean that the story of the Trossachs can be unveiled by telling the stories along the various routes.
Many of our loop walks have a unique and different character. As the Trossachs is within an hours drive for 80% of Scotland’s population, there is always something new to experience. For ideas for a fun day out see the individual walks listed on the left hand side.
The Great Trossachs Path offers a fantastic opportunity for cyclists. The whole of The Great Trossachs Path can be cycled, as can many of the spur routes. The cycling section provides more information on this.
For those wishing to have more of a variety as part of their adventure, The Great Trossachs Path is suitable for walkers, cyclists and experienced horse riders. As it passes by five different lochs, numerous ferry, steamship and kayak opportunities can also add to your experience.
If you are looking for a more relaxed experience, The Great Trossachs Path can be combined with other local activities to offer a great day out in the Trossachs. For suggestions see our Great Days Out recommendations.
For those who have walked the West Highland Way and are looking to repeat the experience, The Great Trossachs Path offers a fantastic new start to the experience. Callander offers a wide variety of parking and accommodation options.
The Great Trossachs Path offers the opportunity to experience the beauty and the wildlife of The Great Trossachs Forest. It passes through ancient woodlands, designated habitats, lochside access and spectacular hilltop vistas.
The Great Trossachs Path enables you to walk in the footsteps of history. It passes by the birthplace of Rob Roy, a military Garrison and path, an Iron Age Fort, as well as the sites of numerous famous paintings and poems.