Callander to Strathyre

This magnificent 9-mile traffic-free section of Route 7 takes you from the bustling town of Callander, through the forested Pass of Leny and along the western shore of Loch Lubnaig towards Strathyre village.

Starting in Callander, head out of the town on National Route 7 onto a level cycle path that follows the old Oban railway line alongside the River Leny. Just outside the town, the route passes Bochastle Roman Fort.

Pass the mesmerising Falls of Leny (particularly impressive when the river is high) and continue through oak woodland to reach Loch Lubnaig. The cycle route uses a quiet access road for some of the way. Take a picnic – you’re sure to find an idyllic spot for lunch. Then comes an easy four-mile section along the foot of Ben Ledi, a familiar landmark from Callander and the highest mountain in the main part of the Trossachs. You’ll then have to tackle some hills and one very steep zig-zag section, but the final stretch into Strathyre is a breeze.

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Please note

We have taken all responsible steps to ensure that these routes are safe and achievable by people with a reasonable level of fitness. However, all outdoor activities involve a degree of risk. To the extent permitted by law, Sustrans accepts no responsibility for any accidents or injury resulting from following these routes. Walking and cycling routes change over time. Weather conditions may also affect path surfaces. Please use your own judgement when using the routes based upon the weather and the ability, experience and confidence levels of those in your group.

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