Rob Roy Way Biking

The Rob Roy Way

A fabulous C2C gravel or mountain biking holiday through the heart of Scotland
Overview
  • 1 - Flat as a pancake
  • 2 - Flat with some lumpy bits
  • 3 - Gently undulating
  • 4 - Undulating, some bigger hills
  • 5 - Rolling hills
  • 6 - Hilly but not too steep
  • 7 - Hilly with some steep climbs
  • 8 - Very hilly up to 25% climbs
  • 1 - Very little biking but keen to try 
  • 2 - Cycle a couple of times a week, a few hours per day on flat terrain
  • 3 - Can easily cycle half a day on more hilly terrain 
  • 4 - Can ride for up to 5 hours per day, gently undulating terrain
  • 5 - Can ride for 6 hours per day, some short, steep climbs
  • 6 - Can ride for 7 hours per day on hilly terrain
  • 7 - Comfortable biking for 8 hours per day including long, steep climbs
  • 8 - Cycle several times per week, can ride up to 10 hours per day, steep, physically demanding trails
  • Green - beginners and novices, flat, wide trails, no challenging features
  • Blue - intermediates with basic off-road riding skills, small obstacles, moderate gradients, some short, steep sections
  • Red - proficient mountain bikers, steep and rough, with some technical sections
  • Black - very experienced mountain bikers, very challenging with steep, technical climbs and descents
Total Distance
270 km (168 miles)
Number of days cycling
2 to 5 days
Elevation
from 2000 to 4800 metres
    Summary

    This fantastic, mainly gravel, route is based on the wonderful Rob Roy Way. We have extended the official Rob Roy Way to take in some of the best trails in Highland Perthshire. This makes for an incredibly flexible route; the official Rob Roy way can be biked in 2 or 3 days, or extend your trip to 4 or 5 days, with some brilliant biking through the dramatic scenery of Highland Perthshire.

    This route makes for a great gravel biking holiday or equally it can be an easy going mountain biking tour through the Trossachs and Highland Perthshire. The route will see you biking through Aberfoyle and on to Loch Earn. You pass the beautiful Loch Earn and bike along the banks of Loch Tay. Climbing into the hills of Perthshire you will be treated to some of the finest scenery in Scotland, following ancient drove roads and 4x4 trails deep into the hills. The end point of the route is in the gorgeous town of Pitlochry, where you can again extend the trip for another day, if you wish to spend a couple of nights in the heart of the highlands.

    Map

    Track

    Highlights
    Brilliant biking through Aberfoyle (known as Gravelfoyle)
    Superb scenery around Loch Venachar
    Biking over the Glen Ogle Viaduct
    Stunning views of Ben Lawers as you climb high above Loch Tay
    A feeling of wilderness each day and a friendly Highland welcome each night
    What's included
    2 to 5 days of superb biking
    3 to 6 nights of hand-picked, quality accommodation to suit every budget
    One way transfer between Pitlochry and Balloch (alternative transfers can be arranged, additional costs may apply)
    All baggage transfers between accommodation
    Detailed map of the route and accurate gpx files
    Detailed list of bike shops and a comprehensive route information pack
    Phone support from our experienced team
    Option to extend or shorten the route
    Availability
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    Your biking holiday can be organised on any dates between April and October for groups of two or more people. Choose your preferred dates and contact us to start planning your UK mountain biking holiday now.

    Trip options
    2 days / 3 nights (per person)
    Number of days cycling
    2
    Average daily distance
    135 km (83 miles)
    Fitness
    6
    3 days / 4 nights (per person)
    Number of days cycling
    3
    Average daily distance
    90 km (55 miles)
    Fitness
    5
    4 days / 5 nights (per person)
    Number of days cycling
    4
    Average daily distance
    67 km (41 miles)
    Fitness
    5
    5 days / 6 nights (per person)
    Number of days cycling
    5
    Average daily distance
    54 km (33 miles)
    Fitness
    4
    Prices
    2 days / 3 nights (per person)
    Guest House/Hotel - 4 people
    £430
    Guest House/Hotel - 2 people
    £560
    Luxury - 4 people
    From £30 extra per night
    Luxury - 2 people
    From £30 extra per night
    3 days / 4 nights (per person)
    Guest House/Hotel - 4 people
    £560
    Guest House/Hotel - 2 people
    £720
    Luxury - 4 people
    From £30 extra per night
    Luxury - 2 people
    From £30 extra per night
    4 days / 5 nights (per person)
    Guest House/Hotel - 4 people
    £670
    Guest House/Hotel - 2 people
    £840
    Luxury - 4 people
    From £30 extra per night
    Luxury - 2 people
    From £30 extra per night
    5 days / 6 nights (per person)
    Guest House/Hotel - 4 people
    £780
    Guest House/Hotel - 2 people
    £970
    Luxury - 4 people
    From £30 extra per night
    Luxury - 2 people
    From £30 extra per night
    • We can accommodate groups of any size. If you have a group of 3 people or more than 8 people please contact us for the best price.
    • We use fantastic, tried and tested accommodation but more luxurious upgrades are available in some locations for a supplement
    • Single occupancy rooms are available for a supplement
    • Bunkhouse options are available in some locations if you wish to reduce the price
    • We can add or remove extra accommodation, change transport arrangements or add any other extras you might need 
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