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Red heart on white disc with nameCateran Trail

Angus, Perth and Kinross

103 km / 64 miles
Basically a circular route based on Bridge of Cally, but including a spur to and from Blairgowrie, it follows in the footsteps of the cattle rustlers - caterans - through the Perthshire Glens passing close to Kirkmichael, Enochdhu, Spittal of Glenshee, Cray and Alyth. Use is made of very minor roads, tracks and paths and it includes some high level walking. The route has been improved with an 8-mile off-road section replacing the road slog from Dalnaglar to Kirkton of Glenisla and covered in an upgrade card for the guidebook. The Trail can be completed comfortably within 4-5 days, and there are options to link with the Rob Roy Way, and for a weekend Minitrail.


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Details:

Waymark: Red heart on white disc with name
Path Type: Scotland's Great Trails
Waymark: Red heart on white disc with name
Attributes: Scotland's Great Trails
Challenging
Moorland
Start and Finish: NO178454 - Blairgowrie, Perth and Kinross View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Scotland's Great Trails PKCT - Cateran Trail Walk Highlands - Scotland's Long Distance Walking Routes SCSupport Ltd - Cateran Trail

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Cateran Trail : a circular walk in the heart of Scotland  (Rucksack Readers  - 2015 )
External PDF Explore the Cateran Trail  (Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust  - 2016 ) Download

Maps:

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 43, 44, 52, 53
OS Landranger Active 43, 44, 52, 53
OS Explorer 52, 53, 380, 381
OS Explorer Active 52, 53, 380, 381
Other Paper Maps:
Stripmap
Cateran Trail: Map & Guide (Footprint Maps - 2019)

Walking Support Providers:

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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Make Tracks Walking Holidays)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Absolute Escapes Ltd)
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Baggage Handling and Self Guided Walks (Celtic Trails Walking Holidays)
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Baggage Handling and Self-Guided Walks (Great British Walks Limited)

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Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

 
 
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38 km

Connected Paths:

Scotland's Great Trails

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Route Profile:

102.8 km (63.9 miles)
2,612 m (8,570 ft) ascent
649 m (2,129 ft)  maximum height

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