Aberfoyle - Gartmore Loop ride

Route Details

  • Distance: 7 miles
  • Time needed: 1 hour
  • Classification: Easy
  • Type: mixed on road and off road sections
  • Cycle hire: Wheels Cycling Centre, one mile west of Callendar, tel: 01877 331100
  • Access: Nearest train stations at Dunblane and Stirling

Route Description

Start off at the Scottish Woolen Centre in Aberfoyle, where you can see birds of prey, sheepdogs, and even a duck show! From there, follow the National Cycle Route 7 signs southwards towards Gartmore, along the disused railway path.

Arriving in Gartmore, cycle to the southern end of the town, passing the Cunninghame Graham monument on your left, then take the left (eastwards) at the T-junction towards the Trossachs holiday park and Action Adventure Activities.

At Barbadoes farm, cycle northwards along the disused railway path towards Cobleland. Once at Cobleland, rejoin National Cycle Network, Route 7 back to Aberfoyle.

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 A cycle ride suitable for families taking in magnificent vistas of the hills and villages of the eastern side of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.

7 miles