4.1 of 5 (4 votes)

Along the River Garry

A leisurely walk (riverside) starting and finishing in Perthshire, Scotland, about 5.50km (3.42 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 1:30h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 22m (72ft)
Descent 0m (0ft)
Max. Elevation 220m (721ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 22m (72ft)
Distance 5.50km
Duration ~1:30h
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by Timwoods on 11 Jul 2009
There's more to Scottish walking than just mountains. This walk, along the wooded banks of the River Garry, is a great day out in some of the finest scenery in the country. The route, from Pitlochry to Killiecrankie, can be done in either direction, with regular buses running between the towns. It's also possible to make the walk longer by returning on the opposite side of the river.

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From the town, head for Loch Faskally. Just by the dam, there is a signpost for the riverside path.
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This is a fine old mansion house, with great views over the river. Oh, to live here! Carry on along the river towards Killiecrankie.
About 2.30 km (~1.43 miles) from
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Just past the B8019 (the path passes under this road), there is a footbridge across the River Garry. If you want to walk back on the western bank, cross here and follow the path to the River Tummel, which also feeds into Loch Faskally.
About 1.65 km (~1.03 miles) from
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The final leg continues in much the same way - stunning views along this classic Scottish river. There is a National Trust visitor centre in Killiecrankie if you want to find out a bit more about the region.
About 1.41 km (~0.88 miles) from

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Matt McKenna
17 Sep 2012
What A Walk

What a walk, Pitlochry to Killiecrankie, have done this walk many times over the last 5 years and love it. Have done it both ways and it is so different, I must say I like starting at the Killiecrankie end. Thanks for the great detail information you have provided for this walk. Best regards Matt McKenna

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