Aberfeldy to Kenmore Cycle Route

Cycle Route General description:-
Can be ridden from Aberfeldy or Kenmore. A mixture of road and riverside track. A family ride skirting the banks of the river Tay and Lyon with dramatic views of the Tay valley and mountains circling Loch Tay. 3 fishing ‘bothies’ and the ‘Macgregor’ seat provide perfect stopping points for picnics. Off road sections are ‘bumpy’ so not recommended for short legs and small wheels!

Directions-From Aberfeldy
Park in public car park behind petrol station (with bikes for hire), which has basic spares.
Turn left on main road through Square to traffic lights. Turn right on B846 to Rannoch and cross the river Tay by General Wade Bridge with lights, observing Black Watch monument on left. At far side of bridge take path to left through gate, signposted Kenmore. Follow river track for 7km to B846. Turn left and left again crossing river Lyon by the metal Comrie Bridge. Cycle road for 1.4km passing Karelia house and quarry on left, and Rustic lodge on right and turning left onto old Taymouth castle ‘gallops’ (lines of birch trees) opposite Drummond (white) cottage. Keep right on gallops keeping fields to the right, past the Kenmore golf course, Maxwell’s temple, Mains of Taymouth Caravan Park on right and historic Kenmore hotel on left across river. At A827 turn right and then first right to Courtyard with shop, bar, restaurant and good parking.

Fitness level – Easy for adults with average fitness but suggest not suitable for under 10s as bumpy track. Also slow for tagalongs and baby buggies.
Skill level – easy (see above)
Distance – 13km
Ascent total – negligible


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