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WALKING HOLIDAYS IN SCOTLAND

Scotland is one of the most spectacular places in the world for outdoor pursuits, including walking, hiking and climbing.

CLC Duchally Country Estate lies at the gateway to the Highlands and is surrounded by some of the most stunning natural scenery in Scotland. Sma Glen, Glen Quaich and Glen Lyon are home to a choice of beautiful walks and trails for all abilities.

If you are looking for more adventurous and challenging Scottish country walks, Ben Lawers, Schiehallion and Tarmachan Ridge are near to CLC Duchally Country Estate and provide higher, more technical mountain walks in Scotland.

For those who attempt these Scotland walks the rewards are well worth the effort, with fantastic views of the highlands and the surrounding Perthshire landscapes.

To enjoy a more leisurely stroll, especially with children in tow, the gentle pathways around Loch Tay, Loch Earn, Loch Katrine and Loch Lomond will provide ample opportunities to appreciate the wonderful countryside with superb photography possibilities.

Macrosty Park in Crieff

With a beautiful view across Strathearn and towards Ben Chonzie mountain, Macrosty Park is situated just 12 miles from CLC Duchally Country Estate and has been one of the area’s most popular attractions for over 100 years.

Named after its benefactor, James Macrosty, the park offers children’s play areas, a Victorian bandstand, picnic areas, a café, easy walks and an attractive collection of conifer trees.

The park is situated on the west side of Crieff, with a large car park at the foot of Milnab Street, just off the A822.

Gartmorn Dam Country Park and Nature Reserve

Clackmannanshire has a rich mining history and many signs of this heritage are still visible. The stunning Gartmorn Dam, just 23 miles from Duchally Country Estate, lies at the heart of the local 370-acre Country Park and Nature Reserve.

Engineered by Sir John Erskine, the 6th Earl of Mar, the 170-acre reservoir powers the pumps which drained the Sauchie mines and was the catalyst for Alloa’s industrial development.

The region is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest and attracts migratory birds in the winter months. Many birds live at Gartmorn all year round and breed here in the summer time.

Enquire at the reception of CLC Duchally Country Estate for Scottish country walking routes during your holiday.