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Glen Banvie and Blair Castle from the Falls of Bruar

County/Area - Perth and Kinross

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 11.3 miles / 18.4 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference NN820660
Lat 56.770589 // Long -3.932296
Postcode PH18 5TW (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This walk covers a variety of scenic interest from forests, a lonely glen and the grounds of Blair Castle. The route does need careful navigation and the appropriate OS Explorer maps are useful in following the route. The start is the car park at the House of Bruar (grid ref. NN820660 on the north side of the A9 some three miles west of Blair Atholl.

GPS Files - Notes

This GPS file is for private use only and is subject to copyright. It should not be used on other websites

GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

GPS files - right click or option-click the button and choose "Save As..." to download this file.

Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer OL49Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer OL49Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Explorer OL51Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer OL51Digital Map1:25kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 1046 Schiehallion ascent - moderate - 6.4 miles/10.4 km

Walk 3288 Ben Vrackie from Moulin (Pitlochry) - moderate - 5.0 miles/8.1 km

Walk 3754 Ben Vrackie & Meall an Daimh from Pitlochry - mod/hard - 8.0 miles/13 km

Walk 2931 Creagan an Fhithich from Falls of Truim - easy/mod - 6.3 miles/10.2 km

Walk 1119 Ben Macdui, Carn a' Mhaim via Derry Lodge from Linn of Dee - hard - 19.0 miles/30.9 km

Further Information

Stay Safe

Do enjoy yourself when out walking and choose a route that is within your capabilities especially with regard to navigation.

Do turn back if the weather deteriorates especially in winter or when visibility is poor.

Do wear the right clothing for the anticipated weather conditions. If the weather is likely to change for the worse make sure you have enough extra clothing in your pack.

Do tell someone where you are planning to walk especially in areas that see few other walkers.

Do take maps and other navigational aids. Do not rely on mobile devices in areas where reception is poor. Take spare batteries especially in cold weather.

Do check the weather forecast before leaving. The Met Office has a number of forecasts for walkers that identify specific weather risks.


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