GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Aberfeldy to Kenmore Riverside Walk

8 miles (13 km)

This walk takes you from Aberfeldy to Kenmore along the River Tay and the River Lyon. The route runs for about 8 miles along a steadily rising path. Along the way there are some wonderful views of the surrounding hills and two historic castles to admire.
Start the walk on the Tay Bridge in Aberfeldy where you can cross to the northern side of the Tay. You can then pick up the riverside footpath heading west to Callwood Cottage and the ruins of Comrie Castle. Here you cross to the south at point where the Tay meets with Lyon at the Strath of Appin.
Follow paths south along the Tay and they will lead you to Kenmore, passing Taymouth Castle on the way. In Kenmore you can enjoy splendid views over Loch Tay at the point where the river enters the loch.
To continue your walking in the area visit the Birks of Aberfeldy. It's a delightful place with a shady gorge and lots of pretty waterfalls to see.

Aberfeldy to Kenmore Riverside Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Aberfeldy to Kenmore Riverside Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Near Kenmore there's the delightful Falls Of Acharn to visit. The scenic spot includes a Victorian 'Hermit's Cave' and some great views back to Ben Lawers from Acharn village.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Tay Bridge, Aberfeldy - - 2532846

Tay Bridge, Aberfeldy

View across the River Tay - - 1956347

View across the River Tay west of Aberfeldy

River Lyon in autumn - - 1544360

River Lyon in autumn. Looking downstream from the road bridge towards its confluence with the Tay

Looking across Comrie Bridge - - 2672291

Looking across Comrie Bridge

Comrie Castle - - 1240851

Comrie Castle. A 16th century tower house built for the Menzies family and last occupied in 1748.

Taymouth Castle - - 3144832

Taymouth Castle

Kenmore Bridge at the mouth of Loch Tay - - 2068365

Kenmore Bridge at the mouth of Loch Tay

River Tay, Kenmore - - 2170708

River Tay, Kenmore


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