GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Loch Pityoulish

2 miles (3.1 km)

This pretty loch is located just to the east of Aviemore in the Cairngorms.
You can follow a track along the lochside and enjoy fine views over the water to the surrounding woodland. It's a very peaceful and picturesque little spot with lovely views to the Cairngorms Mountains in the distance.


PH22 1RD - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Loch Pityoulish OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Loch Pityoulish Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head south east and you can enjoy another lochside walk around the beautiful Loch Morlich. It's a more popular area with a 4 mile track running around the lake.
Near Kincraig there's Loch Insh which includes a watersports centre and an old lochside church.
Just west of Aviemore there's the wonderful Craigellachie Nature Reserve. The reserve includes a series of lochans, fascinating plantlife and a wonderful viewpoint towards the nearby Cairn Gorm.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Cairngorms Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


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Loch Pityoulish. A faint track runs along the shore of this tranquil lochside right next to the shore.

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View up the loch from the north shore.

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North shore of Loch Pityoulish

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Heathland by Loch Pityoulish. A mix of heather broom and whins with birch and other stuff. The V notch in the far distance is the Lairig Ghru one of the major passes through the mountains of the central Highlands.


GPS Files

GPX File

Loch Pityoulish.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Loch Pityoulish.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)