(060) Auchterarder Circular (Perthshire)

Route Summary
This gentle circuit acquaints you with the small town of Auchterarder, famous for its very long High Street, and nearby golf courses. You will also appreciate the fine countryside views, particularly towards the Ochill Hills. Be aware, one section adjoins the busy A9 road.

Duration: 2 hours. Continue reading “(060) Auchterarder Circular (Perthshire)”

(058) Perth-River Tay North Inch Circuit (Perthshire)

Route Summary
This is an easy walk on level ground. The mighty River Tay fascinates throughout, passing by parkland, a golf course, rough grazing, splendid villas, and notable features such as Perth Racecourse and Scone Palace. All in all, an excellent leg-stretcher without too much effort.

Duration: 2.5 hours. Continue reading “(058) Perth-River Tay North Inch Circuit (Perthshire)”

(057) Blairgowrie-Cargill’s Leap-Knockie Hill Circuit (Perthshire)

Route Summary
At first following an historic passage used by Highland cattle raiders, along the River Ericht, the route then climbs gradually through hill farmland to the summit of the Knockie Hill where there are great views, near and far, in all directions.

Duration: 2.5 hours. Continue reading “(057) Blairgowrie-Cargill’s Leap-Knockie Hill Circuit (Perthshire)”

(054) Crieff-The Hosh Circuit (Perthshire)

Route Summary
This walk overlooks Crieff, with a moderately taxing overall ascent of 161 m over a short distance, offering some wonderful views of the surrounding hills. The environment is mixed, with woodlands, fields, and tumbling burns. The route passes the famous Glenturret Distillery.

Duration: 1.75 hours. Continue reading “(054) Crieff-The Hosh Circuit (Perthshire)”

(053) Scone-Murrayshall Hill Circular (Perthshire)

Route Summary
At just under 10 km, and 300 m overall ascent, this is an invigorating and enjoyable hike through a variety of rural environments, with impressive panoramic views from Murrayshall Hill rewarding the effort involved. There are interesting historical focal points along the way.

Duration: 3 hours. Continue reading “(053) Scone-Murrayshall Hill Circular (Perthshire)”