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Up The Almond Cycle Route

Scotland > Perthshire and Kinross > Bells Sports Centre, Perth
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Cycle Route Details
Route NameUp The Almond
Distance : miles (km)22.07  (35.52)
Posted ByMurray Barnes
Calories Burned kcal
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Cycle Route Location
Town/CityBells Sports Centre, Perth
County/RegionPerthshire and Kinross
Start LocationBells Sports Centre, Perth
End LocationBells Sports Centre, Perth
Cycle Steps
Follows quiet country roads up the River Almond, before coming back down.

WARNING: After coming off the B road at Chapelhill, don't go as fast as you might normally, as the corner is sharper than it looks, and I fell off my first time taking the route, and it was embarrassing
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
There's an inn at Chapelhill, which I'm informed is only open at weekends. I am also informed there is another inn further up the road at Harrietfield if preferred.

Near By Cycle Shops
Perth Halfords
Cycling Clubs located in this region
Kinross Cycling Club
Your comments?
posted by:happyRating : difficult :
Really enjoyed this cycle. We stayed on NCN77 leaving the North Inch in Perth, followed the signs heading for Pitlochry all the way through Almondbank, Pitcairngreen to the cross roads with the B road.

Theres a good climb into Pitcairngreen and leaving Pitcairngreen, but there is certainly enough downhills to make them worth while.

Totally agree with Murray about the sharp bend, infact theres a few corners on route that if taken too fast, you may end up off the road on the other side.

Stunning views, and not too long, great cycle.

posted by:Donald PowellRating : difficult :
Just to say that the Chapelhill Inn is open all day thru' the summer from 2.00pm except Mondays and Tuesdays which are from 6.30pm and all day sat and sun, Great food and a warm welcome and local ales also.

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