The Best Hiking in Stirling

Looking for the best hiking in Stirling? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Stirling. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Stirling

  • Stirling, United Kingdom

    Hike Dumyat, Scotland

    1.9 mi / 600 ft gain
    Dumyat (pronounced De-mai-it) is a hill in Stirling Scotland measuring 1,371 ft. To arrive at the "Dumyat Path", from Stirling center head towards the University of Stirling via Airthrey Rd. As soon as you have passed the roundabout and University Rd West, you will be looking for your next right ...
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  • West Lothian, United Kingdom

    Hike Cockleroy Hill

    4.25 mi
    This is a very memorable hike that cuts through open fields and has great views of Edinburgh and its surrounding area. The ascent up Cockleroy Hill is quite challenging as it is very steep, but you'll have sheep to keep you company as you make your way up (don't get too close to the sheep, howeve...
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  • Stirling, United Kingdom

    Explore Devil's Pulpit (Finnich Glen)

    0.6 mi
    It was hard to find it be we made it! Coordinates: 56°02'01.6"N 4°24'51.4"WBetween Croftamie and Craighat, there is an intersection (from Croftamie to Craighat it will be on you left). Park your car here and follow the main road by foot. You will see a small path along the road. Follow it until y...
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  • Stirling, United Kingdom

    Backpacking Scotland's West Highland Way

    5.0
    96 mi / 2650 ft gain
    Let me just start by saying that this is probably the raddest hike I have ever done. Although the ideal way is to start from Glasgow and hike all the way up to Ft. William, the scenery just gets better and better as you get closer to the Ft William area, so if you just have a few days, you can do...
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  • Perth, United Kingdom

    Take in the View at Kinnoull Hill, Scotland

    0.5 mi
    Arriving at Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park is about a 1.5 mile walk from the center of town, or if arriving in a vehicle you can enter "Quarry Car Park" into your GPS and you should not have an issue.Once there you can leave your vehicle in the Quarry Car Park for free and the walking path is a coup...
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  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Explore Edinburgh Castle

    4.7
    3 mi / 500 ft gain
    This historic castle sits atop Castle Rock high above the city of Edinburgh. Humans have occupied the area with some form of a fortress since the 2nnd century. The first royal castle was built in the 12th century and has continued to present time. The castle is currently home to the Scottish crow...
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  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Hike Up Calton Hill

    4.8
    2 mi / 300 ft gain
    Calton hill is a great place and one of the easiest places to watch a beautiful Scottish sunset....as long as the weather cooperates. I tried for three days in a row to catch a great sunset from the top of Calton Hill. I was able to capture an average sunset, but nothing like the amazing pictures...
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  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Watch the Sunrise from Arthur's Seat

    4.7
    2.4 mi / 650 ft gain
    Catch a beautiful sunrise (or sunset) from the top of Arthur's Seat. Although you are in the middle of Scotland's capital, you will feel as if you've reached the Highlands. The surrounding, panoramic views, the awesome silence, and the absence of urbanity, from certain viewpoints, makes this a ve...
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  • Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom

    Hike the Hermitage, Scotland

    4 mi
    Arrive at the Hermitage Car Park right off the A9, and the trail begins just feet from your car. The trail goes through dense forest along the banks of the River Braan, continuing on the path takes you to The Black Linn Falls viewpoint, also known as Ossian's Hall. Not too far from there you will...
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  • 86a, United Kingdom

    Hike to Falls of Falloch

    5.0
    0.6 mi / 33 ft gain
    In order to reach the Falls of Falloch there is a small shaded parking lot directly off A82. From here there is a well maintained path leading from the parking area and following the Falloch River. After a short distance you will reach a junction in the path and you will stay right down some step...
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