Loch Freuchie 12km

Beautiful remote feeling loch circuit set amongst rolling Perthshire hills.  Quiet singletrack road and gravel road. Very little climbing and easy to navigate.

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Total Distance: 12.5km
Total Ascent:
165m
Terrain:
Quiet singletrack road, farm tracks and a short section of road through Amulree.
Route Category: Easy
Riding Time: Family with small children – 2.5hrs, older children or adults 1.5hrs.
Start/Finish: Amulree village hall car park.
OS Grid Ref: NN898363 / what3words: ///welfare.doses.indicates
Nearest Parking: Amulree village hall car park, PH8 0BZ.
Nearest Railway Station: Dunkeld.
Nearest Bike Hire: Progression bikes, Dunkeld https://www.progressionbikesscotland.com
Key Facilities on Route: There are no facilities on this route but Dunkeld and Aberfeldy had shops, pubs/cafes and public toilets.
OS Landranger Map: 52

Points to note: This route would be suitable for a kids bike trailer but please note it does involve a section of the main road through Amulree.

On the road beside Loch Freuchie

Route Description

Begin at the Amulree village hall car park. Turn right onto the singletrack Glen Quaich/Kenmore road following parallel to the loch with it on your right.

Loch Freuchie

Continue on this road for approximately 5km until you reach the end of Loch Freuchie.  Take a right and follow a path along the top of the loch past a farm.  After approximately 0.6km the path will break away from the loch and begin heading uphill.  Keep following this track as it branches round to the right.

The gravel track beside Loch Freuchie

You will now be higher than the loch on the other side and making your way back to Amulree.  At around 10km in to the whole route (from Amulree) you will begin leaving the loch behind before arriving back in Amulree to complete the loop.

Almost back to the road at Amulree

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