Walking and Cycling Routes from Inveruglas

Here are some walks from the front door of Kirstone Lodge and Mountain View Lodge, great if you have a dog or just like hiking.

There are so many places and routes these are just suggestions if you find more and video them we would love to share them on this page.

Click on links below to see walks, cycling routes and things to do while staying at Mountain View Lodge or Kirkstone Lodge

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1 Mile Walk Circular Route - From Front Door

This is a 1 mile short round circuit

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3.5 Mile Circular Walk - From Front Door

3.5 Mile Walk from Inveruglas

This walk is about a 3 1/2 mile walk and gets the heart going up the hill

Dog walks from Inveruglas

Ruthven and Glen Tromie Circuit - 4hrs - Distance: 10.5km
This is not a boring route, mixing the grand ruins of Ruthven Barracks, open heather moorland with a “chill out and relax” feel, the wonderful Glen Tromie and to end the walk through the RSPB reserve overlooking the Insh Marshes.

TERRAIN

Paths all the way; some of the old right of way between Ruthven and Glen Tromie is a little overgrown or boggy; the rest of the walk is on a tarred private road and well-waymarked trails. Two streams near the start could be hard to cross in wet weather. Click here for more details on this walk.

Meallach Mhor and Croidh-la, Glen Tromie - 8hrs - Distance: 22.75km
Not a really obvious or outstanding hill, Meallach Mhor has a great spot to take advantage of the vista. The fastest approach is along Glen Tromie; the walk shown in more detail on the link makes a fuller day by coming back along the heathery ridge over Croidh-la to take advantage of the views.

TERRAIN

Long tarmac track through glen; hill section is uneven, often pathless heathery slopes.  Follow this link for more details of the walk.

Insh Marshes - Invertromie Trail - 2hrs - Distance: 4.5km
A wonderful walk investigating the fringe of the Insh Marshes RSPB nature reserve with great views and changeable countryside. Bring binoculars for the three bird hides.

TERRAIN

Easy paths to follow with some steps and some rough sections.  Click here for much more detailed information.

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8 Mile Cycle Circular Route from Inveruglas - From Front Door

8 Mile Cycle Route from Inveruglas

 

I did this one on my mountain bike apologies for the jerkiness

Cycle Route Inveruglas

90 Minute Cycle Route with Views of Lochs - From Front Door
This route took me about 90 mins and includes going up the ridge over looking the Uath Lochan Lochs

 

Glenmore & Rothiemurchus - Fitness Easy Mountain Biking - 24 miles
One of the many of options available when cycling the paths and trails around the forests of Glenmore & Rothiemurchus at Aviemore.

 

This route follows the road up the cyclepath at the start, which gets you a good gain in height, but over a long gradual slope so you don’t really notice that you’re climbing all the time.

Click here for more details on this route

The Burma Road - Fitness Hard Mountain Biking - 25 miles
This is the classic route around Aviemore. The route is not technical but has a long climb so you must be a well fit. After climbing waiting for us a beautiful view. Click here for the full details
Glen Feshie and Inshriach - Moderate Fitness Mountain Biking - 19 miles
A gentle ride along the road in Glen Feshie followed by a more strenuous ride back through Inshriach. This is the route described in Kenny Wilson’s book.  Click here for more details
Highland Wildlife Park - Things To Do

 

In a previous post The Best Wildlife Posts in Scotland which talked about the the Highland Wild Life park. To add to this we have now done a short video reviewing the park and it’s attractions.

Contact details:

  1. www.highlandwildlifepark.org.uk
  2. twitter.com/HighlandWPark
  3. www.youtube.com/user/HighlandWildlifePark
  4. plus.google.com/108759739431356367633/posts

General Enquiries:

Tel: 01540 651270
wildlife@rzss.org.uk

The Highland Wildlife Park | Kincraig | Kingussie | Inverness-shire | PH21 1NL | Scotland, UK

Zip Trek Park Alvie Estate - Things To Do
We had a real fun morning at http://www.zippark.co.uk/ , this video is our review on Zip Trek Park on the Alvie estate. We stayed at Kirkstone Lodge in Inveruglas which is only about 15 minutes away by car.

Zip Lines of all sizes and lengths in a stunning location.

A Day Trip Out to the Fairy Pools - Isle of Skye - Things To Do
We went out for the day while staying at Kirkstone Lodge in Inveruglas to visit the Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye. Well worth the trip, the boys really enjoyed the day out.