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Local Off-Road Routes

Variety is the word. From flat, valley routes and all day low-level explores to steep enduro style trails and the mountainous wilderness area to the north, there's a whole bunch of riding to be had in the Strathearn Valley. 

The Local Tracks and Paths Network

We have outlined a number of routes which you might want to enjoy during your visit to Strathearn. They are rated Easy or Short, Medium, and Hard or Long, so you can try and guage what suits you, although please check the distance and elevation in each route. Please act responsibly in the countryside and respect our neighbour's privacy. 

Easy or Short Routes.

Between 1-3 hours, gentle gradients, easy surfaces

Lady Marys & Macrosty Park

A low level, relatively flat, traffic free loop beginning and ending at a small car parking area off Strowan Road. The route is fine for competent children, and has only one small hill to conquer. The route leads to the excellent Macrosty Park, which has a great playpark, cafe, landscaped gardens and fish ladder. The return is either retracing your route, or via the other quiet estate route of Laggan Road.

Medium Routes

Approximately 3 - 5 hours, with mixed surfaces, steeper gradients and higher altitude. Some technical riding a posssibility

Shaky Bridge and Monument MTB Loop

A couple of hours loop from Comrie Croft, with some testing climbs, singletrack sections and a pretty steep and technical descent off the monument hill above Comrie. Watch out for walkers on the downhill from the Wee Cauldron! A red graded off-Croft caper, well worth a loop if you have some time

Glen Artney from Comrie Croft

A mixed surface route taking in the stunning Glen Artney, with road and off-road sections. You will require a mountain bike for this route. There are some wet sections and steep gullys to negotiate, so not suitable for kids seats and trailers.

Hard or Long routes

4 hours plus, with a variety of terrain. Expect long days out, with tough climbs and descents

Comrie Croft to Coinnechan Hill, via the Knock

A High Level route leaving from Comrie Croft, requiring a good level of fitness and ability. A good mix of Landrover Tracks and some singletrack, with breathtaking views and tough climbs

How to use our Route Guides

We use the Ride with GPS app to detail local routes. This is an excellent app to utlilise if you wish get full details of the routes we are suggesting here. In order to get an offline map, you will need to sign up the paid version, you can do this from as little as £3 for a week. We are not on commission, its just a great way to get full ride maps and cues, much cheaper than buying a map to use for a week. 

Just click onto any of the maps and you will be magically transferred to the Ride with GPS site where you can sign up.

You can also pop into our store where we will print you off a bespoke map with cue sheet, on quality paper, for a small fee