Scottish Coast to Coast Walk

Traverse Scotland from Coast to Coast on foot. Take on a classic journey from Perth to Fort William across the moors, mountains and rivers of the central Scottish Highlands. The Scottish Coast to Coast walk visits charming highland towns, remote hotels, quiet glens and wide open moors. All touched by history, people and stories. The Scottish Coast to Coast Walk starts in the elegant city of Perth and follows the River Tay to Dunkeld and Aberfeldy. The route meanders to Kenmore before heading into the empty, and majestic, countryside of Fortingall, Kinloch Rannoch, Rannoch Station and Kingshouse. At Kingshouse you join the West Highland Way to Kinlochleven and then Fort William, the end of your Scottish Coast to Coast Walk. Whilst the incomparable scenery of the Scottish Highlands is the number one draw there are numerous other points of interest to explore on your journey across Scotland; prehistoric settlements, medieval churches, beautiful cathedrals, restored Crannogs, ancient clan battlefields and more. But the walking is only half the story. On your coast to coast journey you will also discover delicious locally sourced salmon, smokey whiskies, charming highland hotels and the warmest of welcomes. 
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Hiking trail
Perth to Bankfoot
moderate
20.4 km
6:30 h
100 m
35 m

A relaxing walk along the River Tay makes for a great introduction to this coast to coast hike.

from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
moderate
15.9 km
5:00 h
195 m
205 m

The second part pof this hike heads between the Obney Hills and towards Dunkeld through the streams and waterfalls of The Hermitage. 

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from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
difficult
28.7 km
8:00 h
473 m
432 m

Walk over the moors and through the forests to Aberfeldy.

from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
difficult
21.9 km
7:00 h
651 m
629 m

 Scenic walk towards Loch Tay and over Drummond Hill finnishing at Fortingall Hotel.

from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
moderate
17.9 km
6:30 h
698 m
606 m

A hilly walk though the Scottish highlands towards Kinloch Rannoch.

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from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
difficult
27.5 km
8:00 h
97 m
6 m

This walk traverses the length of Loch Rannoch to reach Rannoch Station.

from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
difficult
19.7 km
6:00 h
140 m
207 m

The deserted Rannoch Moor is a dramatic backdrop for your walk from Rannoch station to the mountain pass of Glencoe.  

from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
moderate
14.5 km
5:00 h
347 m
582 m

Leaving the Moor behind you follow the West Highland Way to scale the Devils Staircase with views of the westen highlands before decending to ...

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from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
moderate
24.1 km
7:15 h
505 m
507 m

The final leg of this coast to coast hike follows the Lairig Mor pass skirting the base of Ben Nevis to finish in Fort William.

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from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure