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Take a trip along the Rob Roy Way

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Following the Rob Roy Way, you will explore the beauty of Scotland and you explore the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Here you will walk through the beautiful forests and see some of Scotland’s Lochs. This long-distance trail in the heart of Scotland covers a total of 125km and can be walked in 6 days. The mileage walked per day make it an easier walking holiday than some other long-distance holidays.

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The Trossachs region to the east of the National Park is the so called ‘Rob Roy McGregor‘ country. Rob Roy became a well-known and respected cattleman. It is said that he borrowed a large sum of money to increase his own cattle herd. However, his main cattle herder disappeared with the cattle and money. As a result, he defaulted on his loan and was branded an outlaw. This meant Rob Roy and his family lost their house which was then burnt down.

He later died at his house in Inverlochlarig Beag on the Braes of Balquhidder. in 1734. Rob Roy is buried a short distance from the trail which you can visit on your walking holiday. You can see a picture of his grave above.

On our 7 night Rob Roy Walking holiday you can explore many scenic places, a personal favourite is Callander. It is such a picturesque region that you are not going to be disappointed.

A quick lowdown of the tour itinerary:

  1. Arrival into Drymen
  2. Drymen to Aberfoyle 10 miles ( 16 km ) up 120m
  3. Aberfoyle to Callander 10 miles ( 16 km ) up 150m
  4. Callander to Strathyre 9.2 miles ( 14.7 km ) up 180m.
  5. Strathyre to Killin 13 miles ( 20.8 km ) up 300m.
  6. Killin to Aberfeldy 8.1 miles 13km up 200m.
  7. Aberfeldy to Pitlochry 11 miles 18 km up 300m.
  8. Holiday Complete & Depart

If our Rob Roy Walking holiday sounds interesting to you then head over to the tour page by clicking on the link. Here you can find a more detailed itinerary, a map of the walk, what’s included and how to book.

If you have any questions then please don’t hesitate in getting in touch.

First Published: Nov 2014

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I have worked for Hooked on Cycling & Walking since 2007 and love to travel and explore. I like to get outdoors and take my two young boys with me and hiking/cycling is enjoyed by all of us.

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