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Address: Blairgowrie, Scotland
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Don't expect a West Highland Way

This trail is far more personal. A mix if terrain, lovely villages, and if the sun shines, well it's a classic.

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Andrew M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This trail is far more personal. A mix if terrain, lovely villages, and if the sun shines, well it's a classic.

Thank Andrew M
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Moderate walking. Only one day involved a bigger climb. Suitable for family. Pub at or near each end of day for hot chocolate reward.

Thank Andrew S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Having walked the West Highland, Great Glen and Speyside Ways the Cateran Trail was next on the list. We decided to break it into 3 day; I think they recommend 5. We stayed in Blairgowrie at the conformable Victoria Hotel the night before we set off to allow us an earlier start. We grabbed our lunch at the Tesco in... More 

Thank Harry F
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The cateran trail is a lovely walk with stunning views and lovely places to eat on the way took us a week.

Thank LindaAlice
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

My mother, dog and I walked the Cateran Trail and had a fantastic time. The trail had spectacular views, was extremely well sign-posted throughout, and was moderately challenging but always still enjoyable. Favourite bit: Enochdu to Spittal of Glenshee. FInding accommodation is tricky though (particularly in Glenshee).

Thank Katharine R
St. Augustine, Florida
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

We hiked part of the Cateran Trail - Blairgowrie to Kirkmichael. Spectacular views and a variety of terrain made the hike very enjoyable. I am not a hiker so I don't know official hiker ratings but thought the trail required moderate effort overall with moments of higher or lower effort. I had knee surgery two months prior to hiking and... More 

Thank spdoughty
Providence, Rhode Island
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is relatively easy leg of the trail. The climb out of Blairgowrie is pretty steep and could be off-putting to non-hikers, but it gets easier after that.

Thank dkeithbruce
Fife, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We walked this over four days, starting at Blairgowrie heading uphill to Kirkmichael. We had dropped off a bag at the Strathardle Inn on our way to Blairgowrie so we had less to carry the first day. The going was tough with boggy ground between Bridge of Cally and Kirkmichael, although the first part of this stretch was fine. We... More 

Thank IJM47
Perth, United Kingdom
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1,163 reviews
709 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Not too difficult, walking trail, but many interesting routes over the combined length. No great climbs, just pleasant walking, signed and easily navigated.

Thank gastronaut_11
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This was our first trail ever... and we loved every minute of it! Such beautiful varied scenery and enough time to enjoy it too. We did the trail in 6 days instead of 5 in July which made for a more relaxed experience. Whatever you do, don't forget your camera!

Thank Denise Z

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