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Dunkeld path network

Path information

  • Ten paths from 3 to 12 miles including low level riverside and woodland paths, higher routes around Loch Ordie and climbs to viewpoints such as Birnam Hill.  Over 70km (44 miles) of tracks forming a range of circular routes for walking, cycling and horse-riding.
  • The Hermitage (Ossian's Hall) Visit the Black Linn waterfall and see one of Britain's tallest Douglas Fir trees. 1.2km there and back, with car parking just off the A9.
  • For more information, view the Dunkeld Path Network leaflet (PDF) [12MB]

Facilities and events

  • Pine Cone Point to the west of Dunkeld and Birnam Hill to the south, both offer excellent viewpoints.
  • There are public toilets at Atholl Street Car Park in Dunkeld and Comfort Scheme facilities at the Merryburn Hotel, Station Road, Birnam
  • Maps of adjacent path networks

Getting here

  • On foot - Many of the paths start from the centre of Dunkeld and Birnam.
  • Public transport - Visit Traveline Scotland to plan your journey
  • Car park - There is a car park at Atholl Street in Dunkeld and car parks at the start of many of the paths listed in the leaflet.

Path closures

View our Highland area path closures page for information regarding path closures.

Occasionally paths may be closed to the public due to events taking place in the surrounding area.  Current exemption orders can be viewed on our rights and responsibilities page.

If you come across any problems on the paths, including signposts and path furniture such as stiles and gates, please report them to us by contacting or calling 01738 475000.

Last modified on 16 February 2017

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