Cateran Trail, Blairgowrie

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Lace up your boots and delve into the lush landscape of the Scottish countryside on Cateran Trail, a circular route taking you through the verdant heart of the nation. Make your way north of Edinburgh to begin the 103 km (64 mi) loop, fully signposted along its length and divided into five general stages. As you wander across farmlands accented with historical stone walls and hills rich with trees, you'll pass through timeless villages and ancient glens. Plenty of country pubs along the route serve as stopping points for a pint or a bite to eat. While tackling the entire trail is a multi-day endeavor, you can certainly get a taste of the region by simply walking a small section. Keep an eye out for the trail's logo along the way: a red-and-white heart symbol within a green ring, denoting the path. Cateran Trail is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Blairgowrie Edition.
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  • This trail passes through the town and the walk along the river is fantastic. A large number of different birds can be observed and there are metal sculptures at intervals along the way. Seats are pro...  more »
  • We did this in June 2017, we did the 54 miles in 23 hours none of that wild camping for us or any of that pub lunch nonsense lol It was soaking wet windy and very muddy but isnt that what raising mone...  more »
  • I walked the full 54.4 mile trail on the Cateran Yomp. Stunning scenery! Highly recommend to any walkers or hikers looking for a challenge but also perfect for those looking for less strenuous, wonder...  more »

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