Top dog walking trails near Dunkeld

We are all about pampering our four-legged guests, we would like our furry guests to have a pawsitive experience just like you.

Dunkeld is full of tremendous trails to stretch those paws and let loose in the wilderness. Adventure awaits your canine companion, what better way to bond than a stroll through the forest with enough scenery and scents to keep you both happy.

The water baby

If your doggy likes a dunk in the water, there are plenty of aqua-based adventures around Perthshire. Dunkeld Riverside is an easy riverside walk with the best of both worlds, if you begin at Dunkeld Cathedral you have the option of the riverside route or weave in and out of the forest path. Grandtully, along the Tay, is an easy trail with lots of perfect paddling spots alongside dog friendly fields to run wild in.

The hill climbing hound

For the powerful pooch, the short but steep ascent up the Knock of Crieff will tire out any spritely pup. The breathtaking views of Crieff when you reach the summit is the perfect spot for a picnic or a pant. The Ochils are another recommended hill climb that will suit even the mature mutt, with an easier rise, the views are every bit astonishing.

The woodland wanderer

We’ve sniffed out the best trails for the scent seeker, Faskally Woods offers a colour-filled backdrop to capture those cute doggy selfies. Let loose off the leash and navigate through nature with your tails wagging in the fresh air.

The sociable stray

If it’s all about the interaction for you and your furry friend, Kinnoull Hill and Deuchny Wood is the social hub for the dog walker in Perthshire. At any time you are guaranteed to meet new pals on this popular trail.