Best Walks in Highland

Walks, Scotland

Explore some of the most beautiful parts of Highland with these walking routes.

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  • Preview of Loch Morlich Circuit

    Loch Morlich Circuit

    Cairngorms

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    1hr 45m / 5.9km
    Fine views, beach, forest and water
    Parking Public toilets Picnic spot Refreshments Great views Water feature
  • Preview of Quiraing Walk

    Quiraing Walk

    Isle of Skye, Highland

    by allanweir

    by allanweir

    2hr 35m / 5.5km
    The famous Quiraing Walk offering incredible views from the moment you start. Looking out to the outer Hebrides and the mainland.
    Great views Parking Hilly & steep
  • Preview of Ben Hiant

    Ben Hiant

    Fort William and Ardnamurchan Ward, Highland

    by allanweir

    by allanweir

    2hr 30m / 4.5km
    A steep climb to the highest peak on the Ardnamurchan peninsula. Offering great views over the mainland, Mull and Skye on a clear day.
    Great views Parking
  • Preview of Garbh Eilean Wildlife Hide

    Garbh Eilean Wildlife Hide

    Loch Sunart, Highland

    by allanweir

    by allanweir

    1 hour / 1.8km
    A peaceful little walk with potential to see seals, otters, dolphins and lots more. Bring the binoculars and settle in.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Picnic spot Parking Child friendly
  • Preview of Dinosaur Footprints of An Curran

    Dinosaur Footprints of An Curran

    Staffin, Highland

    by allanweir

    by allanweir

    40 minutes / 0.8km
    A chance to see the footprints of megalosaurus, as well views to the sea which might have seals or even dolphins around.
    Water feature Parking History Dog friendly Child friendly
  • Preview of Kylerhea Wildlife Hide

    Kylerhea Wildlife Hide

    Eilean a'Cheo Ward, Highland

    by allanweir

    by allanweir

    30 minutes / 1.2km
    A short walk with a chance to see some incredible wildlife across land, sea and air. With some top notch toilets, the icing on the cake.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Public toilets Picnic spot Parking
  • Preview of Loch Ness Forest Walk

    Loch Ness Forest Walk

    Fort Augustus, Highlands

    by allanweir

    by allanweir

    3 hours / 11km
    A breakaway from the crowds and into the forest for a gentle (for The Highlands) alpine stroll and views over the south of Loch Ness.
    Water feature Great views Picnic spot Parking Hilly & steep Dog friendly
  • Preview of The Beach

    The Beach

    Thurso, Highland

    by krazymudkip

    by krazymudkip

    1 hour / 0.7km
    A walk around Thurso, Highland
    Parking Refreshments Dog friendly Great views Child friendly Water feature
  • Preview of Steall Falls, Glen Nevis

    Steall Falls, Glen Nevis

    Fort William, Highland, Scotland

    by mrjamieboyd

    by mrjamieboyd

    1hr 40m / 4.9km
    A walk through Glen Nevis to the Steall Falls.
    Parking Public toilets Picnic spot Great views Hilly & steep Water feature
  • Preview of Cromarty Firth from Nigg walk

    Cromarty Firth from Nigg walk

    Nigg, Highland

    by nisbetfolk

    by nisbetfolk

    1hr 10m / 3.5km
    Spectacular walk, first along the beach then the road and pasture to take in everything Cromarty Firth has to offer.
    Water feature Great views Picnic spot Parking Hilly & steep Dog friendly
  • Preview of Nairn beach and country walk

    Nairn beach and country walk

    Nairn, Highland

    by se4ite

    by se4ite

    1hr 30m / 6km
    A jaunt around Nairn, Highland
    Dog friendly Great views Child friendly Water feature Public transport
  • Preview of Buachaille Etive Mòr

    Buachaille Etive Mòr

    Glencoe, Highland

    by simonhird

    by simonhird

    6hr 55m / 2.8km
    A walk up one of Glencoe’s famous peaks. A shortened version for less experienced walkers can be made by turning back below the snow line.
    Parking Picnic spot Dog friendly Great views Hilly & steep
  • Preview of Oronsay tidal causeway

    Oronsay tidal causeway

    Ullinish, Skye, Highland

    by claud

    by claud

    50 minutes / 2km
    Walk across at low tide to explore the island of Oronsay. Enjoy peace, great views and wildflowers along the route. Time is one-way.
    Water feature Great views Parking Hilly & steep Dog friendly Child friendly
  • Preview of The Fairy Glen

    The Fairy Glen

    Uig, Highland

    by mrjamieboyd

    by mrjamieboyd

    35 minutes / 0.3km
    Chase the fairy’s in Uig, Isle of Skye
    Parking Picnic spot Dog friendly Great views Hilly & steep Water feature
  • Preview of The Old man of Storr

    The Old man of Storr

    Portree, Highland

    by mrjamieboyd

    by mrjamieboyd

    4hr 55m / 8.4km
    The truly epic walk with stunning views of The Old Man of Storr.
    Parking Dog friendly Great views Hilly & steep Water feature
  • Preview of Corrieshalloch Gorge walk, Scotland

    Corrieshalloch Gorge walk, Scotland

    Garve, Scottish Highlands

    by se4ite

    by se4ite

    1 hour / 2km
    A circular walk round Carrieshalloch Gorge
    Parking Dog friendly Great views Water feature Child friendly Hilly & steep
  • Preview of Corrieshalloch Gorge

    Corrieshalloch Gorge

    Garve, Highland

    by mrjamieboyd

    by mrjamieboyd

    4hr 20m / 0.5km
    A stroll through the numerous paths down to the Corrieshalloch Gorge.
    Parking Picnic spot Dog friendly Child friendly Hilly & steep Water feature
  • Preview of Coulags to Torridon trail

    Coulags to Torridon trail

    Strathcarron, Highland

    by nisbetfolk

    by nisbetfolk

    3 hours / 10.7km
    Lovely scenic walk towards Torridon. We followed the trail for half an hour past the interesting Bothy we found en route, then turned back.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Parking Hilly & steep Dog friendly

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