We have some good news for you when it comes to hiking in Scotland.

Here’s the best places to hike on a Scottish day.


Haggins Park, Kilmarnock A favourite in the past, this stunningly beautiful park in Kilmellock is the perfect setting for an early start to the season.

A little more than 2km from the nearest town, you can take a bike from Haggs to the nearest pub and watch the sunrise and sunset.

As well as being one of the prettiest areas of Scotland, it also boasts a great view of Loch Ness and the Isle of Arran.

Hike a round-trip round trip hike of 1,300 metres from Hoggs Park, starting at the popular Hagg’s Huts and ending at the beautiful Kilmennans Castle. 


Kilmourn Castle, Kilmoregills Hike up the hill at Kilmoregs Castle and take in the spectacular view of the surrounding countryside.

It’s easy to see why it’s one of Scotland’s most visited places and is popular with tourists and locals alike. 


Airdrie Castle, Perthshire The stunning Airdrieb Castle in Perthshire is a must-see for all hiking fans. 

Its steep climb up the beautiful Airdrey Valley to the top of the castle is a delight to behold. 

It’s a great place to visit for a great hike, as there are plenty of trails to choose from. 


Huddersfield Castle, West Yorkshire This castle is one of those unique castles that you can’t get enough of. 

The castle is the only one in the area that has its own walking path. 

You can also take a car tour of the grounds to explore the castle and the surrounding area. 


Ayrshire, Ayr, This scenic location in north Ayr is perfect for a relaxing walk on a hot summer day.

The view of Ayr and the nearby town of Ayslod is perfect. 


Glenvarloch, Dundee The perfect place to enjoy a nice walk in Glenvalloch, a beautiful area of the Highlands.

From the castle grounds, it’s a short hike to the stunning Glenvalla National Park and the Loch Ness Monster. 


Londonderry, The popular destination for summer hikers is situated in the Highlands and is home to the Loch Lomond and is famous for its fantastic views. 

A few hours drive from the city, you’ll find the scenic Londonds Bay and Loch Ness. 


Dundee, A walk down to the sea on a sunny day is perfect in the Highland city. 

Take a short ferry ride to the island of Stornoway and a quick lunch in one of Dundee’s many pubs. 


Kincardine, Clyde, With its beautiful setting, the beautiful waters of the Scottish Sea and its stunning coastline, Kincards Bay in Dundee is one great place for a long day’s walk. 

10. Glenross, Another fantastic spot for a walk in the Scottish Highlands, Glenross is famous as a place to hike, swim, and take a dip. 

On a pleasant sunny day, you’re likely to be rewarded with stunning views over the surrounding landscape. 


Kilkenny A great place in the north of the county for a beautiful walk, Kilkennas is one of the best spots to explore on a rainy day. 

Kilkennas was founded in the 16th century and has been known for its views and its amazing natural beauty. 

12. Loch Ness The most popular of Scotland´s many natural wonders is a very special place to walk.

The famous monster has been sighted here many times over the years and its still quite much a mystery to some. 


Dumfries and Galloway Dumfries is a popular stop on any visit to Scotland.

You’ll find a fantastic selection of restaurants, shops and accommodation, so you can get to know the area before making your journey. 


Kilsyth A good choice for a short drive in the heart of Dumfry and Gallys’ stunning scenery, Kilsyths beautiful mountains are one of a kind and worth visiting. 


Cairngorm, If you’re not already following this great hiking blog, you need to do it. 

Cairngor is one of our top favourite destinations for hiking, so it´s no surprise that we have a lot of recommendations for you to check out. 


Glenrothes If there’s one place that you really need to visit, Glenrothe is it.

Located on the banks of the River Gully, Glenrots is a place where a number of wildlife species