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Scotland is home to some spectacular long distance walking routes.

Each one of these trails take the walker on an epic adventure through some of the country’s most beautiful scenery.

The Walk Fife team have put together a list of some of our favourite long distance trails to allow you to discover your next walking challenge. Remember to share your adventures with the Fife walking community by using the hash tag #walkfife.

Annandale Way

The Annandale Way is a 55 mile (88.5km) long distance walking route linking Moffat and Annan that can be walked either north to south or south to north. It starts high above the source of the river Annan with a circumnavigation of the Devils Beef Tub before dropping down its eastern side and following the river Annan along the valley bottom into the picturesque market town of Moffat.

Find out more about this route by visiting –
http://annandaleway.org/

annandale-way

Fife Coastal Path

The Fife Coastal Path covers 117 miles of coastline starting from the Firth of Forth in the South and ending on the shores of the Firth of Tay in the North. The path offers something for every walker with easy and family friendly sections through to more rugged and demanding trails for the more experienced walker.

Find out more about this route by visiting –
http://www.fifecoastalpath.co.uk/

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Great Glen Way

This long distance route covers 79 miles (126 km) from Fort William to Inverness. It takes 5 to 6 days to walk the whole route in one go, but it can also be done in sections over a longer period of time. Parts of the route make lovely short walks and will take you to some less frequented parts of the Glen.

Find out more about this route by visiting –
https://www.highland.gov.uk/ggw/

Great Glen Way

Loch Leven Heritage Trail

Although not strictly a long distance trail, the Loch Leven Heritage Trail is worthy of a mention here. The trail is a unique trail linking natural, historic and cultural heritage around Loch Leven. The 21km trail is level and barrier-free for most of its length. The Trail is suitable for walkers of all ages and abilities.

Find out more about this route by visiting –
http://www.lochlevenheritagetrail.co.uk/

Loch Leven Heritage Trail

Sir Walter Scott Way

The Sir Walter Scott Way is a 92 mile (148 km) or 94 mile (151 km) cross-country walk between Moffat in South Central Scotland to Cockburnspath on the South East Scottish Coastline. It runs through lowland valleys, by lochs and reservoirs, alongside the River Tweed and its tributaries, over several significant Borderland hills and through communities steeped in history and interest.

Find out more about this route by visiting –
http://www.sirwalterscottway.com/

Sir Walter Scott Way

Southern Upland Way

The Southern Upland Way is Britain’s first official coast to coast long distance footpath. It runs 212 miles (340 km) from Portpatrick on the south west coast of Scotland to Cockburnspath on the eastern seaboard. It offers superb and varied walking country, still undiscovered by many enthusiasts.

Find out more about this route by visiting –
https://www.southernuplandway.gov.uk/

southern upland way

Speyside Way

The Speyside Way runs from Buckie on the shore of the Moray Firth coast of NE Scotland, south-westwards to Aviemore on the edge of the Cairngorm Mountains, a distance of approximately 65 miles. There is also a enjoyable 15-mile spur to Tomintoul.

Find out more about this route by visiting –
http://www.speysideway.org/

speyside way

West Highland Way

The West Highland Way stretches 96 miles (154 Km) from Milngavie to Fort William, taking in a huge variety of scenery along the way, from countryside parks to loch-shores and open moorlands to steep mountains.

Find out more about this route by visiting –
https://www.westhighlandway.org/

west highland way
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