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Walking and Cycling

Glen Banvie Trail



Approximate Length: 15km/9.3 miles
Approximate Height Gained: 300m
Nearest Town: Blair Atholl
Nearest Postcode: PH18 5TZ

A mixture of woodland, forestry and open moorland

Part of this path follows the route of the Banvie Burn Walk but continues uphill into Glen Banvie Wood. Continue out of the wood over open moor, home to the rare black grouse and its more common cousin the red grouse.


Further up the track are the ruins of Bail an t'Sepail (Chapel Town) leading into Baluain Wood. At the bottom of the hill, a slight detour leads to the Falls of Bruar, immortalized in a poem by Robert Burns in 1787, 'The Humble Petition of Bruar Water to the Noble Duke of Atholl', supposedly from the river itself entreating the then Duke to plant some trees in the then barren landscape.


The final part of the walk offers views of the River Garry and Ben Vrackie, above Pitlochry.


Mountain Bike Route Card
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Local Visitor Information
Printed Information:

A full-colour booklet, featuring maps and photographs, is available printed for £1.20 from Atholl Estates Information Centre (seasonal), Blair Castle Gift Shop, Blair Castle Caravan Park reception or Pitlochry Tourist Information Centre. The booklet can also be downloaded as a pdf (see below).