13 Breath-Taking 🚶Hikes in Scotland ⛰ for Girls Who Love the Outdoors 🌿🌲 ...

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The best hikes in Scotland are truly unforgettable. If you are looking for an active holiday with beautiful surroundings, Scotland is the ideal place. Explore Scotland’s two biggest assets - scotch and the great outdoors. Scotland is world renowned for the beauty of its rugged mountains, tranquil lochs, secret forest paths and magnificent glens. It is probably the best place to wander about and get lost in the beauty of your surroundings! So, here are the best hikes in Scotland right.

1. Ben a'an

highland, loch, sky, fell, mountain,

One of the best walks in Scotland is the the popular Ben A'an in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park.

It has excellent panoramic views, especially over Loch Katrine which is the birth place of Scottish folk hero Rob Roy McGregor, and the setting of Sir Walter Scott’s poem “The Lady of the Lake”, and the city of Glasgow’s water supply.

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2. Conic Hill

highland, loch, sky, lake, lake district,

A small hill situated beside Loch Lomond, this one has stunning views of the surrounding hills as well as over the loch and its islands.

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3. Ryvoan Trail

tree, path, wilderness, ecosystem, vegetation,

Situated in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, this hike leads you through an ancient Caledonian pine forest to a green colored lochan before raising slightly uphill where there are splendid views over Glenmore forest towards the Cairngorm Mountains.

Lochan Uaine (Gaelic for little green loch) is said to get its distinctive green color from Pixies washing their clothes in the water.

How fascinating!

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4. Ben Tianavaig

highland, sky, mountainous landforms, mountain, ridge,

Located just outside the Isle of Skye’s largest town Portree, Ben Tianavaig has breath-taking coastal views and is far easier to hike than the island’s more famous Black Cuillin hills.2

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5. Arthur’s Seat

sky, rock, cloud, sunrise, terrain,

Right in the heart of Edinburgh, this hike has excellent panoramic views over the city.

It has been speculated that it could have been the site of Camelot, the mythical castle of King Arthur.

Also, It is an extinct volcano.

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