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Blair Atholl to Glen Tilt Cycle Route

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Cycle Route Details
Route NameBlair Atholl to Glen Tilt
Distance : miles (km)10.31  (16.59)
Posted ByJ Rattray
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Cycle Route Location
Town/CityBlair Atholl
County/RegionPerthshire and Kinross
Start LocationBlair Atholl Village (B8079)
End LocationBlair Atholl Village (B8079)
Cycle Steps
This route starts in the small Highland village of Blair Atholl, it is along Atholl Estates roads (not tarred!). Glen Tilt is a smashing glen, popular with the likes of Queen Victoria.

The route takes you along the bottom of the glen right up to Forest Lodge (a large Estate holiday lodge). You can continue up to the Falls of Tarf and for those feeling really ambitious you can continue on in to Aberdeenshire to Braemar.
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
Blair Atholl has a small cycle hire shop. Piltlochry 6 miles away has a fully fledged bike shop when you can get almost anything from a new bike to a service. Blair Castle

Cycling Clubs located in this region
Kinross Cycling Club
Your comments?
posted by:Johnny BoyRating : difficult :
A lovely cycle route up a gorgeous glen.

Suitable for families with teenagers upwards. A steep start if you're not too fit like myself, but only for the first mile or so.

Starts amongst trees and then opens out to give fantastic views of the approaching glen. Follows the path of the River Tilt along a Land Rover track. Occasional cars from estate workers and holidaymakers. A good leaflet available from Blair Atholl caravan park detailing all the local tracks is well worth the £1.50 charge.

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