Trossachs Trails

Guided walking holiday in Scotland

From £ 499.- / 6 days

Price per person

  • Dogs welcome
  • One accommodation
  • Guided walking holiday
  • Lake in a valley
  • Stone bridge
  • Little spring running through moss-cevered rocks

Explore the Trossachs, with its many hidden routes and secret paths.

This walking holiday allows ramblers of all levels traverse the stunning west coast of Scotland, which hosts such wonders as Loch Lomond, Queen Elizabeth Forrest Park, Lake of Menteith, and many more.

Accommodation in Trossachs

Each guest will be provided an en-suite room in the house with spectacular views of the Trossachs countryside.

Bedroom Bathroom Gartmore house estate

Early bookers will be allocated the larger, family rooms. No single supplement will be incurred.

Big estate behind flower bushes Overview to a lake

We provide a full cooked breakfast, packed lunches, and a delicious 3 course dinner each day. Local produce is used.

Walking the Trossachs Trails

Person canoing towards a nice hill Old ruins

These holidays can be as easy or challenging as you like, with many routes and hills surrounding the house with differing difficulties. The walks are rife with nature, exquisite views such as the Falls of Dochart to Brig O’Turk , and spectacular countryside.

Trossachs Trails walking holiday itinerary

Trees in the autumn Mountain lake, beautiful hills in the background

Each day will be a chance to discover a different route in the area, however sample walks from this year’s holiday are as follows:


Walk 1 - GlenDochart to Balquidder via Kirkton Glen
This is a gentle walk to break those boots in, crossing a pleasant hill pass between two major glens. You can start at Ledcharrie farm in Glen Dochart and follow the old hill track,past some ruined sheilings to Lochan an Eirannaich. From there drop down to Balquidder on more recently constructed forestry tracks. At Balquidder you can visit Rob Roy’s grave.
6 miles & 1500’ of ascent

Walk 2 - Ballimore to Brig o’ Turk via Glen Meann
Starting at Ballimore Farm – a couple of miles above Balquidder. The path is in places indistinct but passes through some attractive terrain, gradually ascending to the pass at the head of Glen Meann, from where you can look down on Loch Finglas. The descent to Brig o’ Turk is on newer estate tracks & eventually a minor road.
8.5 miles & 1500’ of ascent

Walk 3 - Tigh Mor to Kinlochard via Ben Venue
Starting from Loch Achray follow forestry tracks to reach the hill path which follows Glen Riabhach up onto the shoulder of Ben Venue. If time and weather permits you can go up to the summit before dropping down Ledard Glen to reach Kinlochard.
6 miles & 2000’ of ascent

Walk 4 - Aberfoyle to Brig o’ Turk over the Menteith Hills
Explore Aberfoyle to Brig o’ Turk, via the Menteith Hills. Depending on the weather, you can go over the hills themselves or follow the lower level route below them.
Up to 9 miles & 2000’ of ascent – depending on exact route taken

Dates and availability

Mountain lake surrounded by hills View of a lake on the sunset

Sunday 6th – Friday 11th May 2018 - 6 days/5 nights - £ 499.- per person

Monday 20th – Sunday 26th August 2018 - 7 days/6 nights - £ 579.- per person

Sunday 7th – Friday 12th October 2018 - 6 days/5 nights - £ 499.- per person

Please contact the holiday provider, through the contact form, for more information.


Location of the walking holiday

Holiday type

One accommodationGuided walking holiday
Guided walking holiday
Board basis: Full board

Price

From £ 499.- / 6 days

Price per person

  • Dogs welcome

Included

- 5 or 6 nights accommodation,
- full cooked breakfast,
- packed lunches,
- 3 course dinner,
- professional walking guide Gavin Clarke,
- pick up from Stirling Train Station,
- drop off at Stirling Train Station.

Not included

All other costs, including personal costs.

Walking holiday reference

WH-GD-SCGH01


Walking grade

Walking holiday in hills to low mountains
  • Hills to low mountains
  • Easy to moderate walking
Walking holiday in low to high mountains
  • Low to high mountains
  • Moderate walking
Walking holiday in high mountains
  • High mountains
  • Moderate to challenging walking

Remarks

  • Tailor-made walking possible

Best time of the year

May - October


Walking Holiday by:

Gartmore House

Vicky McGowan, Kirsty Clark, Chris Paterson, Lisa Scott

www.gartmoreestate.com

Contact details

Languages spoken

English, Polish, Hungarian, Spanish

Getting there

  • Glasgow Airport (30 mi)
  • Edinburgh Airport (49 mi)
  • Stirling Train Station (0 mi)
  • Location map


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