the cycle route beside the A9, go L here for 1 mile and then take the back road back to Dunkeld and the car park. Grade: Moderate Duration: 4-5 Hours Length: 46.5km/28.4m. Perthshire has some of the best road cycling in Scotland with a huge number of extremely quiet roads which criss-cross the county and don’t take half a day to get to. Sport: cycling, Distance:27.84 miles / 44.81 km, route no: 4281278. From the 222 metre high point there are some magnificent views of the Tay Estuary toward Dundee and Fife, the Ochils, Ben Vorlich and Ben More, the Grampians, Ben Lawers, Schiehallion and the Lochnagar massif. Read more. Bike Riding. Route map for 'Dunkeld Route 10 Km' - a 10.0km running route near Oaklands, ZA. Please click here to find out more about this cycle route. I would not recommend that section on a road bike, although it is manageable if you go slowly, just frustrating. National Cycle Route 77 runs from Dundee to Pitlochry via Perth. The water of River Tummel (and its landscape) is always different. Great for natural history. Other routes are available as downloads below: Dunkeld Walks A4 Booklet. Responsible for this content Macs Adventure Verified partner Explorers Choice / Scone Palace near Perth Add comment . 25 Feb 2019 Since launching cycle.travel in 2013, we’re delighted to have become the route-planner of choice for thousands of bike tourers, recreational riders and city commuters. From Dundee, the route passes through Invergowrie before running alongside the A90 until Longforgan. Lots of opportunities to stop and enjoy the views. Bealach Mountain Bike and Walking Route A rewarding route for reasonably fit mountain bikers up to the loch below Ben Vrackie and back over the Bealach na Searmoin. Depending on which direction you choose, there is a stiff climb out of Aberfeldy on the A826, but of course this is rewarded by a long long downhill to Dunkeld! A route around Birnam. North of Dunkeld, Route 77 is poor between the Hilton and the Tay crossing. Start from the Cally Car Park (signed off the Blairgowrie/Loch of the Lowes road just outside of Dunkeld). Route14. Suitable for all. Had multi-day touring in mind? Dunkeld to Ballinluig: 1 hour, 8.5 miles, 320 calories. There are some hotels along this route, including Atholl Arms Hotel Dunkeld. Share Bookmark My Map Print GPX KML Plan a route here Copy route Plan joint trip Embed Fitness Dunkeld to Pitlochry. Thank you, very useful. Ready for more? Nearest train station: Dunkeld and Birnam Recommended bike: Gravel or mountain bike. Every area has a 'classic' route, explore your own or ask at the local bike shop. If you’re planning a break to Perthshire, why not pack your bikes too? Fort William to Strontian to Glenfinnan to Fort William. The classic mountain bike route through Glen Tilt can be found in the Blair Atholl section. Share Bookmark My Map Print GPX KML Plan a route here Copy route Plan joint trip Embed Fitness Perth to Dunkeld. Route3. You achieve height quickly and easily. Plotted with the plotaroute.com route planner. Cycling around Loch Tummel | Recreational cycle route | 27.6 mi | EN, NL. Experience Scotland from a new perspective, from the saddle of a bike, and immerse yourself in our amazing landscapes, history and culture. Key Facts. Dunkeld Cycle routes Pitlochry Cycle routes Tummel and Rannoch Cycle routes Blair Atholl - Glen Tilt There are a number of excellent rides on Atholl Estates, who also produce a Cycle Route Booklet which can be purchased from the Ranger's hut in the middle of Blair Atholl. We’re delighted to bring the world’s best bike route-planning to the Southern Hemisphere… Stick to tarmac with our new routing option. Walking and cycling routes change over time. Perthshire cycling: The best routes. We acknowledge the support of Angus Cycling Club in supplying the routes described on these cards and also the support of CTC Tayside in supplying photographs. Cycling along a place with a past (Battle of Dunkeld). Start Routes Perth to Dunkeld. Depending on which direction you choose, there is a stiff climb out of Aberfeldy on the A826, but of course this is rewarded by a long long downhill to Dunkeld! Kevin is an invaluable source of local information. A two day gravel adventure starting and finishing in Dunkeld. After that it is on road to Logierait and is all good. Take care as this route uses two A roads, the A826 and the A822 between Aberfeldy and Dunkeld. Dunkeld to Jubilee bridge is a non tarmac off road path, although passable on a road bike by a competent cyclist care must be taken. Responsible for this content Macs Adventure Verified partner Explorers Choice / Edradour Distillery Add comment . Ignore a path off to the right, and continue by the Tay, passing a discreet sewage works. The traffic-free section of National Cycle Network Route 77 between Almondbank and Perth city centre is also a vital connection for commuters. Posted 1 year ago # Frenchy Member. A simple, beautiful mountain bike route on Atholl Estates' tracks through woodland, past lochs and over moorland, north of Dunkeld. Popular Walking Routes from Dunkeld, United Kingdom. It is often known as The Salmon Run cycle route. Weather conditions may also affect path surfaces. Route1. Route map for 'Craiglush To Pitlochry' - a 30.6km walking route near Dunkeld, UK. This route is fitted for all seasons. Plotted with the plotaroute.com route planner. Share this page. Find ideas for new routes for walking, running, cycling and more on plotaroute.com. Pitlochry has Escape Route and in Dunkeld there is Base Camp Bikes. Craigvinean Downhill Route (alternative Route) Starting from the same car park go to the junction about 200 metres along the road - a route marker for cyclists directs you right - ignore this and carry straight on. Two major cycle routes cut through the wonderful loch and glen scenery of Perthshire. Find the right bike route for you through Aberfeldy, where we've got 53 cycle routes to explore. Alternatively, hit the big cycling climbs of Glen Quaich or Schiehallion road with a base in Aberfeldy or Dunkeld. Route map for 'Aberfeldy To Dunkeld' - a 26.4km walking route near Aberfeldy, UK. This is the shortest route out of our suggestions and it’s suitable for families with younger children. Thanks to Tony Wragg and Hugh Stewart who provided this route information from their new book Mountain Biking Adventures: multi-day routes in northern Britain. Cycle Ride to Glamis. Route12. Dunkeld to Pitlochry - Bike Riding. Logierait to Pitlochry via Route 7 is good fun as well. Start Routes Dunkeld to Pitlochry. Route runs from Perth out the Gilmerton and up over the hill to Dunkeld before coming back down to Perth via Bankfoot. Bike Riding. ‘The Salmon Run’, NCN77, follows the fish up the Tay for 54 sometimes challenging miles, mostly on quiet roads. The cycling route starts at the car park. Keep to this track through fields and woods for 4 miles to reach the road just before Polney Loch. Dundee to Perth. Please use your own judgement when using the routes based upon the weather and the ability, experience and confidence levels of those in your group. See route map, elevation profile and description Carnoustie to Crombie Park. You’ll never be short of a new route, but take those climbing legs with you for the extra challenge. Loch Tummel is a beautiful lake and National Scenic Area in Scotland. The ride is easily accessible with train stations at either end. Contents . NCN7, meanwhile – as part of its mammoth journey from Sunderland to Inverness – winds challengingly off-road north through the hills from Aberfoyle (heavy-duty mountain bikes only) Attractions along the route include the Cairn o’ Mhor Winery, Scone Palace, two whisky distilleries, Dunkeld Cathedral and Big Tree Country. Dunkeld: Dunkeld bike hire & repairs, The Old Police House, Perth Road, Birnam : Kenmore: Perthshire Mountain Bikes, 31 Taymouth Drive Kenmore : Kirkmichael: DBH Cycle Hire, within Kirkmichael Village Shop, Main Street, Kirkmichael, Strathardle 881272: Pitlochry: Escape Route, 8, West Moulin Road, Pitlochry, 01796 473859. This lovely route follows the River Tay and National Cycle route 77 from Perth to Dunkeld. Route13. There are some hotels along this route, including Atholl Arms Hotel Dunkeld. You will follow the Sustrans Route 83 and 7 into Pitlochry, where the Escape Route Cafe offers great food and drinks. Read more. Perth to Dunkeld - Bike Riding. Back. Grade: Easy Duration: 2-3 Hours Length: 32.5km/20m. Dunkeld & Birnam Station is a short cycle from Dunkeld. 1.1 Dundee to Perth; 1.2 Perth to Dunkeld; 1.3 Dunkeld to Pitlochry; Route. 1 Route. 3. Enjoy our fantastic countryside responsibly by following this sensible advice. A cycle route map for Blair Atholl is available locally at the Information Centre or Caravan Park shop. More Pitlochry Cycle Routes with the new Gravel Trails. Take care as this route uses two A roads, the A826 and the A822 between Aberfeldy and Dunkeld. Route map for 'Dunkeld' - a 58.5km cycle route near Kinrossie, UK. Two national cycle routes pass through Highland Perthshire. The route below starts at the car park at Corsiehill and takes you up Kinnoull Hill to the Kinnoull Tower. Dunkeld to Pitlochry via Ballinluig and Dalguise. Most people get on their bikes to ride here in the months of May and August. Use the drop down menu above to find a wealth of routes in the area for all abilities. Follow the road L, and as the road heads downhill look for a layby on the L, with a path heading off uphill. Overnight parking of cars or campervans/caravans is not permitted at our Cally, Glen Tilt and Logierait car parks. Highland Perthshire Cycling secures investment for Pitlochry Cycle Routes in the form of the Gravel Trails Project across Highland Perthshire. Further on the Dunkeld House hotel is seen just over to the right of the path. We've placed the marker on the map at the point where these two routes meet. Edradynate Loop, by Farragon Hill A very attractive route for fit and experienced mountain bikers with demanding climbs, great views and stonking downhills. Check out just a couple of the cycle routes around Dunkeld, they’re rather gorgeous… even if we are biased. Talk to other cyclists and leave comments about this cycle route. Carnoustie to Forfar. Keep to the main track and climb for about 20 minutes until you come across the signs warning you of mountain bikers crossing. A Lochaber Loop . Plotted with the plotaroute.com route planner. Read about many more rides in the Perth area. From there the route continues on NCN 7, where The Struan Inn near Calvine is another welcome stop for refreshments. Got a short journey to take, why not cycle? Find bike rides and cycle routes such as Perth to Crieff and Dunkeld Circular Perth Dunkeld Road (A85) Dunkeld Road (A85). Follow this, turning R at the track junction. Plotted with the plotaroute.com route planner. Sustrans Routes 7 and 77 both pass through Highland Perthshire - check out the routes on the map in the Gallery tab, or follow the links below. Back. From short and family-friendly day trips, to longer routes, suitable for the avid cyclist! Route16. 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