GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

The Hermitage Woodland Walk Dunkeld

4 miles (6.5 km)

A popular circular walk around the delightful Hermitage Woodland to the west of Dunkeld. The route runs for about 4 miles with magnificent giant Douglas fir trees, the spectacularBlack Linn Fallsand views of the River Braan to enjoy.
The walk starts from the parking area just to the west of Dunkeld near Inver Bridge. Follow the footpath west toward Hermitage Bridge and Ossian Hall. The 18th century folly overlooks the rivers and waterfalls below.
The trail continues west to Rumbling Bridge where there are more lovely falls. Here you cross the river and head east through Tomgarrow Wood and the Ladywell Plantation. The route turns north back to the river, where you cross Inver Bridge and return to the car park.
To continue your walking in Dunkeld you can pick up the Inver Path and follow a riverside path along the River Tay. You can also try the Tay Forest Park Walk which starts from the car park and heads north through the woodland of Craigvinean Forest.

The Hermitage Woodland Walk Dunkeld OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

The Hermitage Woodland Walk Dunkeld Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head east and you could visit the beautiful Loch of the Lowes. The area is a wildlife reserve with nesting ospreys and red squirrels to look out for. The tranquil Loch Clunie and Loch Ordie are also nearby and worth a visit.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Dunkeld Cathedral - geograph.org.uk - 1505929

Dunkeld Cathedral

Multicoloured foliage - geograph.org.uk - 1029431

Multicoloured foliage

Black Linn Falls - geograph.org.uk - 1518091

Black Linn Falls

The Hermitage Bridge at Ossians Hall - geograph.org.uk - 1450073

The Hermitage Bridge at Ossians Hall

Autumn colours at the Hermitage - geograph.org.uk - 1585706

Autumn colours at the Hermitage

Woodland above Hermitage Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 800115

Woodland above Hermitage Bridge

Ferns and bluebells - geograph.org.uk - 1347469

Ferns and bluebells

River Braan at Rumbling Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 845177

River Braan at Rumbling Bridge

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

The Hermitage Woodland Walk Dunkeld.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)