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The Best Hiking Trails in Scotland (United Kingdom)

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Photo of Glenfinnan viaduct and monument roundtrip 5.5 km Photo of Bidean nam Bian and Lost Valley 12 km Photo of Ballachulish Quarry, Loch Leven and Bracklet trail 5.7 km
  • near Glenfinnan, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    3.40mi
    Elevation +
    449f
    TrailRank
    85| Rating 4.5
    Photo ofGlenfinnan viaduct and monument roundtrip 5.5 km Photo ofGlenfinnan viaduct and monument roundtrip 5.5 km Photo ofGlenfinnan viaduct and monument roundtrip 5.5 km

    This hike takes in the main sights around Glenfinnan: the famous ‘Harry Potter’ steam train viaduct, the Glenfinnan monument, the Glenfinnan station on the West Highland Railway, and Loch Shiel. The walk starts at Glenfi...

    Just great.
    Rafael Corrado
    Bedankt voor de route tip. Wij hebben de trein vanuit de westview gezien, helaas regende het wel. In de ochtend rijdt de...
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  • near Kinlochleven, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    7.76mi
    Elevation +
    3858f
    TrailRank
    81| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofBidean nam Bian and Lost Valley 12 km Photo ofBidean nam Bian and Lost Valley 12 km Photo ofBidean nam Bian and Lost Valley 12 km

    Beautiful and fairly strenuous hike from Glen Coe into the area of the Three Sisters, onto the highest peak in Argyll at around 1150 m, and down into the scenic Lost Valley. The three sisters are three north-south ridges...

    What a beautiful nature and wonderful photos I was excited to see your pictures Wishing you all the best, dear friend
    mehdi.tabibvand
    Gracias por compartir tu ruta. Nos ha ido muy bien seguirla.
    josepmora
  • near Ballachulish, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    3.52mi
    Elevation +
    456f
    TrailRank
    80| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofBallachulish Quarry, Loch Leven and Bracklet trail 5.7 km Photo ofBallachulish Quarry, Loch Leven and Bracklet trail 5.7 km Photo ofBallachulish Quarry, Loch Leven and Bracklet trail 5.7 km

    Nice and easy hike in and around the village of Ballachulish, including a former slate quarry, dense woodland, Loch Leven and the Laroch river and estuary. I did this hike on a foggy day, so the views weren’t great, but ...

    Nice walk!
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  • Ben lomond via ptarmigan ridge

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    near Rowardennan, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    6.66mi
    Elevation +
    1299f
    TrailRank
    79| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofBen lomond via ptarmigan ridge Photo ofBen lomond via ptarmigan ridge Photo ofBen lomond via ptarmigan ridge

    Ben Lomond by ptarmigan ridge. A circular route. Car park, early morning, well...just before 9. Plenty of parking spaces still. Groups starting to arrive and start their ascend by the normal path, behind the toilets a...

    Good trail and we thought it is better to walk the other way around than most people do. Besides climbing this part is “...
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  • West Highland Way day #5

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    near Tyndrum, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    17.47mi
    Elevation +
    1850f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofWest Highland Way day #5 Photo ofWest Highland Way day #5 Photo ofWest Highland Way day #5

    Tyndrum to Kingshouse WHW - A MUST. More information at the official website https://www.westhighlandway.org/

    Nice trip, lossen of Rain, but also very exiting
    Theo Visser
  • near Brig o' Turk, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    5.94mi
    Elevation +
    837f
    TrailRank
    74| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofBrig O'Turk, The Lendrick Hill and Dam Walk Photo ofBrig O'Turk, The Lendrick Hill and Dam Walk Photo ofBrig O'Turk, The Lendrick Hill and Dam Walk

    Nice and easy walk starting at the parking lot of the Glen Finglas Visitor Gateway at Brig o'Turk. The trail follows the orange signed path. The trail includes a small waterfall, spectacular views over the lower woodland...

    Nice walk. We took our dog with us en he could walk off leash at some parts. Lovely views.
    MachenJuud
    Nice walk!
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  • Old Man of Storr (Isle of Skye)

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    near Borve, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    3.69mi
    Elevation +
    1020f
    TrailRank
    67| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofOld Man of Storr (Isle of Skye) Photo ofOld Man of Storr (Isle of Skye) Photo ofOld Man of Storr (Isle of Skye)

    Amazing trail to the Old Man of Storr. This is an iconic hike in Isle of Skye, with incredible views and scenery specially in a sunny day. The hike is of moderate difficulty because it’s mostly uphill but is has no tec...

    Thank you! Helpful Gpx
    ilCriptarca
  • near York Place, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    2.85mi
    Elevation +
    696f
    TrailRank
    67| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofArthur's Seat and Holyrood Park 4.6 km Photo ofArthur's Seat and Holyrood Park 4.6 km Photo ofArthur's Seat and Holyrood Park 4.6 km

    Where can you experience a real hill walk in the middle of a European capital? The volcanic Holyrood Park with its summit Arthur’s seat offers this unique opportunity, as well as great views of Edinburgh, the Firth of Fo...

    One of the best hikes I did in my life.
    Bear Claw
    So amazing to have such great views over the capital city of Scotland
    John Hughes 8
    Not bad for a major city hike.
    Rafael Corrado
  • near Borve, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    2.77mi
    Elevation +
    1004f
    TrailRank
    65| Rating 4.5
    Photo ofOld man of Storr (The Storr) - Isle of Skye (An Stòr from Norse) Photo ofOld man of Storr (The Storr) - Isle of Skye (An Stòr from Norse) Photo ofOld man of Storr (The Storr) - Isle of Skye (An Stòr from Norse)

    English (castellano debajo): The carpark is located right by the main road 6.8miles from Portree which will take about 10 minutes to drive. The carpark is not that big so fills up quickly mid-summer, there is an exten...

    Habría que seguir un poco más del Old Man of Storr al mirador, ahí están las vistas
    Berto Muñoz
    Geen
    Robert Rossou
  • West Highland Way day #3

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    near Rowardennan, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    14.87mi
    Elevation +
    1371f
    TrailRank
    61
    Photo ofWest Highland Way day #3 Photo ofWest Highland Way day #3 Photo ofWest Highland Way day #3

    Rowerdanan to Inveraran There are two ooptions, the lower level by the lake and the upper level by the road. Both appear on the official maps. Maps and many GPS trails present the upper level trail as the main but the l...

  • Cain Gorm Trail

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    near Glenmore, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    7.41mi
    Elevation +
    2510f
    TrailRank
    60| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofCain Gorm Trail Photo ofCain Gorm Trail Photo ofCain Gorm Trail

    We went off trail some places to avoid the snow (and sometimes just for the view). Got a beer at the ski lodge just before the summit. That was roughly one hour in. After you reach the summit, the real hike starts. The t...

    Great hiking. Thanks for sharing.
    werno1
  • Balmaha - Conic Hill -Loch Lomond

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    near Balmaha, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    2.84mi
    Elevation +
    646f
    TrailRank
    60| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofBalmaha - Conic Hill -Loch Lomond Photo ofBalmaha - Conic Hill -Loch Lomond Photo ofBalmaha - Conic Hill -Loch Lomond

    The route starts at the village. There are a couple of car parks. Boots highly recommended, especially if the weather is wet. The first part has a clear path up a rock staircase. The second part is across the field going...

    Très bien
    Fabien Wheel
  • Pap of Glencoe

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    near Carnach, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    3.80mi
    Elevation +
    2320f
    TrailRank
    59| Rating 3.33
    Photo ofPap of Glencoe Photo ofPap of Glencoe Photo ofPap of Glencoe

    Round trip with nice views starting from parking near electricity station Way up seem to be easier for both going up and down Possible to pass in 2-3 hours

    Le sentier n'ai pas indiqué (pas de code couleurs comme en France), avec l'application on peux arriver à se débrouiller ...
    durufle.yann
    Très belle vue, cependant le sentier de retour n'existe pas vraiment. Aussi, la randonnée devient très compliquée en cas...
    Gaëtan FAVARD
    Le parcours est modéré sur la partie montante. La plus part des randonneurs redescendent par cette voie. J’ai préféré vo...
    aurelien77
  • Glenfinnan viaduct

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    near Glenfinnan, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    3.55mi
    Elevation +
    390f
    TrailRank
    59
    Photo ofGlenfinnan viaduct Photo ofGlenfinnan viaduct Photo ofGlenfinnan viaduct

    Despite the rain it was a nice walk from the station (free parking if you are in time) to a good view point to see the Jacobite steam train arrive from Fort William. The trail starts at the dinner car, right the stairway...

  • West Highland Way day#7

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    near Kinlochmore, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    15.42mi
    Elevation +
    1742f
    TrailRank
    59
    Photo ofWest Highland Way day#7 Photo ofWest Highland Way day#7 Photo ofWest Highland Way day#7

    Kinlochleven to Fort William WHW - A MUST. More information at the official website https://www.westhighlandway.org/

  • West Highland Way day #4

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    near Inverarnan, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    12.92mi
    Elevation +
    1519f
    TrailRank
    59
    Photo ofWest Highland Way day #4 Photo ofWest Highland Way day #4 Photo ofWest Highland Way day #4

    Inveraran to Tyndrum WHW - A MUST. More information at the official website https://www.westhighlandway.org/

  • West Highland Way day #1

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    near Milngavie, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    13.15mi
    Elevation +
    692f
    TrailRank
    58
    Photo ofWest Highland Way day #1 Photo ofWest Highland Way day #1 Photo ofWest Highland Way day #1

    Milganvie to Drymen WHW - A MUST. More information at the official website https://www.westhighlandway.org/

  • Around Fife Ness 5.6 km

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    near Crail, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    3.48mi
    Elevation +
    85f
    TrailRank
    58| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofAround Fife Ness 5.6 km Photo ofAround Fife Ness 5.6 km Photo ofAround Fife Ness 5.6 km

    Easy coastal walk passing by the most eastern point in Fife, Fife Ness headland. You also walk on a golf course, on the beach, through a wildlife reserve, along a farm track, and pass by Constantine’s Cave. The sea is te...

    We walked this trail on 2 January 2024 in glorious sunshine. Great short walk. Don’t miss it!
    bloom.julian
  • near Claggan, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    8.59mi
    Elevation +
    869f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo ofRiver Nevis through Steall Gorge to Waterfalls Photo ofRiver Nevis through Steall Gorge to Waterfalls Photo ofRiver Nevis through Steall Gorge to Waterfalls

    Amazing trail. We started at a rather new car park; took the path right from the river; the last part is over the street where you can park as well. The path from there is sometimes across rocks and stones but if you wea...

  • Kinghorn-Burntisland v.v. 12 km

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    near Pettycur, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    7.25mi
    Elevation +
    551f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo ofKinghorn-Burntisland v.v. 12 km Photo ofKinghorn-Burntisland v.v. 12 km Photo ofKinghorn-Burntisland v.v. 12 km

    Hike with great views between Kinghorn and Burntisland. From Kinghorn to Burntisland you walk along the coast, and on the way back along the Binn hill ridge a bit inland. Attention: the route on Burntisland Sands can onl...

  • Edinburgh: New Town - Calton Hill

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    near Old Town, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    7.31mi
    Elevation +
    548f
    TrailRank
    56
    Photo ofEdinburgh: New Town - Calton Hill Photo ofEdinburgh: New Town - Calton Hill Photo ofEdinburgh: New Town - Calton Hill

    Edinburgh is one of those cities that you fall in love once you get there. With a picturesque skyline and a delicious atmosphere, the city is a kind of an open air museum. Amazing architecture everywhere, beautiful and h...

  • near Pitlochry, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    10.92mi
    Elevation +
    1713f
    TrailRank
    56
    Photo ofPitlochry - Killiecrankie Bealach Path Photo ofPitlochry - Killiecrankie Bealach Path Photo ofPitlochry - Killiecrankie Bealach Path

    From Pitlochry to Killiecrankie via the Pitlochry Boating Station, Loch Dunmore and Faskally Woods, along the River Garry path to Soldiers Leap and the Killiecrankie Visitor Centre. From there, the Bealach Path that head...

  • near Glengyle, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    7.79mi
    Elevation +
    2959f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo ofBeinn Talaichean and Cruach Ardrain from Iverlochlarig Photo ofBeinn Talaichean and Cruach Ardrain from Iverlochlarig Photo ofBeinn Talaichean and Cruach Ardrain from Iverlochlarig

    Unfortunately, the weather was not as we were expecting. The road to reach the car park, at the end of the public road beyond Loch Voil. Continuing along the track on the north side of the glen to the farm at Inverloc...

  • near Claggan, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    10.27mi
    Elevation +
    4521f
    TrailRank
    55| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofBEN NEVIS by the Mountain Track (Glen Nevis, Scotland) Photo ofBEN NEVIS by the Mountain Track (Glen Nevis, Scotland) Photo ofBEN NEVIS by the Mountain Track (Glen Nevis, Scotland)

    Ascent to Ben Nevis from Glen Nevis, on a great sunny day (or sunny morning, to be more precise), via the so called "Mountain Track". Technically the whole trail is very easy, a wide and perfect path from the starting...

    Ascension facil, bien señalizada, con un camino claro que solo en su parte final con niebla puede despistarnos
    Blax
  • Meall nan Tarmachan

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    near Morenish, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    5.06mi
    Elevation +
    2073f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo ofMeall nan Tarmachan Photo ofMeall nan Tarmachan Photo ofMeall nan Tarmachan

    MUNRO: Meall Nan Tarmachan ( 1044M) Date Climbed: 18/06/2022 Having set out to do the Tarmachan Ridge Loop, once at the summit of Meall nan Tarmachan, we felt the wind was too extreme for safe passage ('blowing a Ho...

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