5 Easy Loch Loch Lomond Walks

image of two kids in rain jackets running on wooden boardwalk in Queen Elizabeth Forest Park Scotland

The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park is home to iconic long-distance walks such as the West Highland Way and the Rob Roy Trail. If you are looking for something a little shorter, try these five easy Loch Lomond walks:

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Hiking The Quiraing on Isle of Skye

image of boy and girl standing on rock with incredible views from Quiraing hike in the background

If you spend some time on our blog, it will come as no surprise when we say that we love to hike. We have hiked in some of the most beautiful places around the world, including Nepal, Canada, Italy, the Andes, Norway, etc., so it’s pretty high praise when we were hiking the Quiraing on Isle of Skye and Celine turns to me and says, “This may be the most beautiful hike we’ve ever done”. Wow!

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The Fairy Pools Hike on Isle of Skye

image of waterfall and blue pools on Fairy Pools Isle of Skye hike

Hiking the Fairy Pools is one of the top things to do on the Isle of Skye. It’s a relatively easy hike in a wide open valley with the dramatic Cuillin mountains looming in the distance. The hike follows a section of the River Brittle, which has many waterfalls, many of which have a deep pool of water at the base of the waterfall. On a sunny day, these pools of water are a brilliant, crystal blue leading to them being called the “Fairy Pools”.

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Old Man of Storr Hike on Isle of Skye

image of old man of storr on isle of skye in scotland

The Old Man of Storr hike is one of the best Isle of Skye hikes we did, with incredible views in every direction. Even from the highway, you can sense what a special place this is, but the experience at the top makes it so much better. This is one of the top things to do on the Isle of Skye and can be done with kids.  

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Hiking Brother's Point on Isle of Skye

image of Brother's Point which is one of the best hikes on Isle of Skye Scotland

If you are looking for some amazing Isle of Skye hiking with less crowds, the Brother’s Point, or Rubha nam Brathairean, is an excellent option. The scenery all along the Brother’s Point hike is incredible. It’s just a few minutes north of the Old Man of Storr hike and can be done back-to-back.

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Visiting Glasgow with Kids

A boy imitates a street statue of Oor Wullie - part of the Oor Wullie's BIG Bucket Trail fundraiser for Scotland's children's hospital charities

There are so many things to do in Glasgow with kids that we had trouble deciding. Kid activities in Glasgow include beautiful parks, lively buskers performing on vibrant pedestrian-only streets, many fun kid-friendly museums and great outdoor activities.

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