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One of the most iconic lochside trails in the Highlands is the gentle and beautiful loop around Loch an Eilein which also links to several other easy trails. In fact Rothiemurchus has a 50km network of carefully maintained paths which take you through beautiful forest, around stunning lochs and to the foot of vast mountains. There is an Explorer Map provided in each property which you are welcome to use to discover Rothiemurchus on foot. With your Explorer Map, you’ll also receive some fantastic discounts on activities around Rothiemurchus, as well as discounts in the farm shop.

There are 3 fantastic self-guided walks around Rothiemurchus which you could try:

The Long Walk – 10 miles, 4-5 hours

Lochan Mor Walk – 3 miles, 1-1.5 hours

Loch an Eilein Walk – 3 miles, 1-1.5 hours

The wider Cairngorms and the ancient forests surrounding Aviemore are some of Britain’s most beautiful wild places, with some of the most popular walking terrain in Scotland. There are a wide variety of designated routes suitable for walkers of all abilities. Walk Highlands is a great resource to help you find the ideal walk for you. There are also several organisations nearby who offer fantastic climbing and mountaineering in the local area.