Best trails in Scotland

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Ready to check out the best trails in Scotland? AllTrails has 1,269 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 590 easy trails in Scotland ranging from 1 to 107.7 km and from 0 to 1,119 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Scotland
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#1 - Ben Nevis Mountain Path
Fort William, Highland, Scotland
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Length: 17.1 km • Est. 7 h 16 m
The UK's highest point, "The Ben" or Ben Nevis, is frequently traveled. Sometimes rugged and rocky, the trek features wildlife, birding, a waterfall, and beautiful landscape. At the top, you'll find sShow more
#2 - The Quiraing Circuit
Dunhallin, Highland, Scotland
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Length: 6.8 km • Est. 1 h 42 m
Rocky pinnacles, exposed traverses, steep cliff faces and raw, otherworldly landscapes. If you choose one hike in Isle of Skye, this is the one. Moderate hike but not too difficult. Just have good shoShow more
#3 - The Old Man of Storr Circular Walk
Isle Of Skye, Highland, Scotland
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Length: 4.5 km • Est. 1 h 44 m
Arguably the most popular hike on the island.The "Old Man" himself is the iconic rock jutting into the air, visible from miles away. Many films have featured this landscape as their backdrop, which isShow more
#4 - Arthur's Seat
Holyrood Park
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Length: 3.7 km • Est. 1 h 29 m
Note: it has been reported the Radical Road is CLOSED due to a rockslide, however this does not mean you can not complete the hike to Arthur's Seat. Experience a proper hill walk in the heart of the Show more
#5 - West Highland Way: Milngavie to Drymen
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park
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Length: 21.1 km • Est. 6 h 27 m
This trail is well-maintained with short sections on paved secondary roads. Mostly through rolling pasture land and mature woods paths. Great vistas of valleys and hills. Lots of sheep and some cattleShow more
#6 - Ben A'an
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park
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Length: 3.9 km • Est. 1 h 45 m
Ben A'an is situated in the Trossachs area of the highlands north of Glasgow, rising above Loch Katrine and Loch Achray (with incredible views of both). The summit area is largely treeless and comprisShow more
#7 - Fairy Pools
Isle Of Skye, Highland, Scotland
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Length: 3.5 km • Est. 1 h 12 m
Magical pools and waterfalls around every corner. Come with an adventurous spirit and explore the variety of things to see. Expect crowds, as this is a popular hike. The trail isn’t heavily marked butShow more
#8 - Lost Valley
Glencoe National Nature Reserve
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Length: 4.0 km • Est. 1 h 35 m
The Lost Valley, or Coire Gabhail, is a hidden valley that served as a cattle hiding place for the MacDonalds of Glen Coe, who escaped the 1692 massacre. The hike can be tough, with steep and often roShow more
#9 - Conic Hill Walk
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park
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Length: 5.1 km • Est. 1 h 59 m
This route is easy to follow and has planned out steps that lead to outstanding views of Loch Lomand. Can be enjoyed with the family, but there are steep parts and a small scramble near the top. Can bShow more
#10 - Ben Lomond via Ptarmigan Ridge Path
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park
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Length: 11.9 km • Est. 5 h 8 m
Ben Lomond is one of the most popular Munros, rewarding visitors with fantastic views of the length of Loch Lomond and far into the hills to the north and the Trossachs to the east. The route has beenShow more
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