Take a hike - go on, we know you want to! Walking in Scotland means mighty mountains to conquer, plenty of forest paths or coastal walks to meander along, charming villages to discover, and exciting city routes to explore.
Whether you'd like to enjoy a walking holiday, or simply an afternoon's amble, you're definitely in the right place. What are you waiting for? It's time to explore one of Scotland's best assets - the great outdoors!
Plan your walk in Scotland
Walking route suggestions
One of the best ways to get to know a place is on foot. Scotland is lucky to have all of the essential ingredients which make it a world-class walking destination. Blessed with jaw-dropping trails and an extensive network of waymarked paths and routes to suit people of all abilities.
Hill walking routes
Scotland is full of hikes and trails up our tallest peaks. From conquering a Munro or starting off with a smaller Corbett or Graham, our mountains never disappoint!
Easy & family-friendly walks
Many of Scotland's trails and routes are family-friendly and is a great way to get the kids outdoors for some fresh Scottish air. Whether it's a lochside stroll, a beach wander or a tranquil walk through the trees, Scotland has you covered!
Accessible Walking Routes
Scotland has plenty of accessible paths and trails to choose from for an enjoyable day out in nature! Find out more at:
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General advice for walking
Find advice and information on weather, accommodation and more to keep you safe when walking in Scotland.
Scottish Outdoor Access Code
You can explore most of Scotland's outdoor land as long as you behave responsibly. This is known as access rights and is unique to Scotland.
National Trust for Scotland - Walking
The best way to see the Scottish outdoors is on foot, and National Trust for Scotland have got some of the best walking routes on their properties.
Forestry and Land Scotland - Walking Trails
From local woods for dog-walking or getting some exercise, to majestic mountain viewpoints and some of the world’s most iconic scenery.
Be prepared and get the latest updates from the Mountain Weather Information Service
A Guide to Safety Outdoors in Scotland
Although our scenery is stunning, Scotland's outdoors can be wild and rural. It's important to be prepared with the correct clothing and equipment.
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