There are many splendid walks around the Blairgowrie area, all of which
give the walker an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery and gently
rolling landscape of this part of Scotland.
Further details of all the walks listed below can be found in the various leaflets and brochures at the Blairgowrie Tourist Office.
Robert Noble, a member of the Scottish Mountain Leader Scheme and the Mountaineering Council of Scotland, offers a professional guiding service within Tayside.
Blairgowrie & District Hillwalking Club
A hillwalking club with a vast knowledge of the local area.
Banks of Ericht
A short walk through mixed woodland by the River Ericht and the derelict jute mills which line the river at this point.
Cairnwell and Carn Aosda
A short, steep hill climb across rough ground, leading to excellent views of the surrounding mountains, with the added attraction of a chair-lift for the less energetic!
Den of Alyth
A series of clear paths set in the wooded glen of the Alyth Burn.
Enochdhu to Kirkmichael
A short walk through farmland and forestry, linking two settlements in Strath Ardle.
Enochdhu to Spittal of Glenshee
A stiff walk, largely along good paths, crossing the high moorland between the valleys of the Ardle and the Shee Water.
Glas Maol and Creag Leacach
A brisk, steep hill climb across rough ground, leading to excellent views of the surrounding mountains.
Hill of Alyth
A brisk hill walk giving good views of Strathmore. Mostly of farm tracks and across the open hill, with a connecting section along a metalled road and a possible extension over Balduff hill.
Kindrogan Hill Trail
A well signposted forest walk which leads through dense woodland to fine views from the peak of Kindrogan Hill.
Kirkmichael to Lair (Glenshee)
A brisk hill walk along largely unreliable tracks, through some fine rolling hill land, typical of the scenery of the eastern highlands.
A walk which takes you through the outskirts of Blairgowrie on metalled roads, through the surrounding farmlands (largely fruit-growing) on various paths and farm tracks.
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Last updated January 2000