GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Lady Mary's Walk Crieff

5 miles (8 km)

This delightful walk in Crieff takes you through riverside woodland to the west of the Perthshire town.
It runs along a 2.5 mile accessiblepath so is suitable for all abilities. The trail is named after Lady Mary Murray whose family were local landowners in the early 19th century.
Start the walk from the lovely Macrosty Park where you can enjoy fine views across Strathearn and towards Ben Chonzie. You can pick up a nice path heading south along the Turret Burn toward the River Earn. The trail then follows the river west with lovely river views and an avenue of mature oak, beech, lime and sweet chestnut trees. It's a really lovely spot, particulary in the autumn months when the tree colours are stunning. Look out for wildlifeincluding Herons, kingfishers, and oystercatchersas you make your way along the path.
The route down to Trowan Bridge where you can extend the walk by have a stroll around Trowan Wood. There's some nice trails here with lots of pretty bluebells to see in the spring months. You can also see the Obelisk to General Sir David Baird who was aBritishmilitary leader. Baird appears as a character in theRichard Sharpeseries of novels, focusing on his role in the 1799 Mysore campaign, and the 1807 expedition toCopenhagen.
After exploring the woods the route returns to Crieff on the same paths.
You can further extend your walk by climbing to the nearby Laggan Hill where there are fine views over the area. Crieff is also not far from the eastern end of Loch Earn where there's a lovely viewpoint to climb to. You can also pick up the St Fillans to Comrie Railway Walk and the Lochearnhead to St Fillans Railway Walk along the now disused railway line here.


PH7 3HU - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Lady Mary's Walk Crieff OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Lady Mary's Walk Crieff Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

In nearby Comrie you can visit the splendid Deil's Cauldron. Here you'll find a cascading waterfall and several pools resembling a boiling cauldron.
To the north east there's Buchanty Spout where you will find a delightful waterfall on the River Almond. It's a quiet, scenic spot where you watch the salmon leaping in late summer and autumn.


Bandstand, Mcrostie Park, Crieff - - 1246132

Macrosty Park

Autumn colours along Lady Mary's Walk - - 1029750

Autumn colours along Lady Mary's Walk

Lady Mary's walk - - 171034

Lady Mary's walk

Solitary angler - - 171030

Solitary angler

Track through Trowan Wood - - 1304460

Track through Trowan Wood

Obelisk to General Sir David Baird, (1757 - 1829) - - 1028717

Obelisk to General Sir David Baird, (1757-1829)

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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