Download the official guide to walking in Scotland
Refresh and enliven your senses in Scotland, a country perfect for walking. Whether you want a gentle stroll in the countryside among the trees and rivers, a breezy coastal stroll along sandy beaches or a walk through the wild mountain and loch scenery, Scotland has all of this in abundance.
Discover some of Scotland’s Great Trails, long-distance routes, which will allow you to see for yourself Scotland’s breathtaking landscapes as well as uncovering wonderful wildlife, old castles, abbeys, canals and other fascinating aspects of Scotland’s unique heritage.
Wherever you choose to walk in Scotland, it is important to be safe, so familiarise yourself with some simple safety guidelines to ensure you enjoy an invigorating and satisfying walk in the beautiful Scottish countryside.