Electric Bike Tours of the Trossachs
Cycling tours by electric bike are great fun. Take in dramatic loch and mountain views from off-road trails through forests, traffic-free cycle paths, quiet minor roads and even old railway lines. There are picnic and cafe stops too. We offer a fantastic way to explore the beauty of The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in a spectacular part of Scotland.
£120 per person for 4-hour guided tour, ebike rental and helmet.
Loch Katrine Explorer
Distance 28Miles/45KM Grade moderate Time 4 hours
Embark on a Trossachs adventure through fabulous scenery on the banks of Loch Katrine, which inspired one of Sir Walter Scott’s best know poems ‘Lady of the Lake'. The route takes the virtually traffic-free lochside road to Brenachoile point (used as a setting in Outlander) and onwards to Stronachlachar, with spectacular views up and down the loch. This wild country was home to Rob Roy MacGregor, Scotland's own Robin Hood folk hero, and is steeped in Clan history. A cafe stop at Stronachlachar is a must. An optional 10-mile strenuous extension to Loch Lomond is available to those with iron legs, before we return by the same route.
Doune and Dunblane Explorer
Distance 28 Miles/45KM Grade moderate Time 4 hours
This is an enjoyable ride on minor roads and former railway lines to the charming, historic villages of Deanston, Doune and Dunblane. A quiet road follows the River Teith to the village of Deanston with its 18th-century cotton mill, now an award-winning distillery. We visit Doune with its superb castle, recognisable to fans of Outlander and Monty Python, and Dunblane, with its spectacular medieval Cathedral and Victorian High Street.
Our return route along the minor Drumloist Road offers spectacular hill views and the chance to stop at McQueens Gin Distillery.
Loch Venachar Explorer
Distance 16Miles/25KM Grade easy Time 3-4 hours
Enjoy an exciting ride by the banks of beautiful Loch Venachar to Callander in the heart of the Trossachs. Taking in some fabulous scenery and amazing views towards Ben Ledi, this tour is a fantastic introduction to the area. Stops can include Achray Farm where we can try homemade goat milk ice cream and the historic Brig o Turk Tea Room for excellent cake. Mostly on gravel on The Lochs and Glens Way (NCN7) through woods and along the loch, and on quiet minor roads, we enjoy a wonderful few hours riding in the Trossachs, taking in the views.
Rob Roy Explorer
Distance 29 Miles/47KM Grade moderate Time 4 hours
This is a more challenging ride to Balquhidder. Enjoy spectacular views along the former Oban Railway line, wheeling past the Falls of Leny and Loch Luibnig to Strathyre. There's an option to lunch at the Broch Cafe and the chance to look at some of the sculptures on the award-winning BLISS Art trail. A sleepy minor road leads to Balquhidder Kirk, its atmospheric graveyard the resting place of Rob Roy MacGregor. Our return route can include a stop for cake and coffee at Mhor 84, if you wish.
There is an optional challenging extension to Glen Ogle with its iconic viaduct.
Why Trossachs EBike Tours?
LOVE THE EBIKE SMILE! We are local guides who love the area and want to show you a fantastic time cycling around the stunning Trossachs, a landscape of mountains, loch and forests.
Most of our routes are off-road, former railway lines on the Lochs and Glens Way (NCN7) and a mix of lovely forest and loch trails, or quiet minor roads. Electric bikes allow riders of mixed abilities and fitness to easily ride together. Let the bike do the work and take the puff out of the hills.
Guided cycling tour of the Trossachs with friendly local guide. Small group sizes (max 6 people). We require a minimum of two people to run the tour. Ebike and helmet hire included in the price. Please note the minimum legal age for children to ride electric bikes is 14. Ideal for beginners, no previous experience of riding e-bikes required.
TOUR MEETING POINT
Katrine Wheelz, Trossachs Pier 10 miles north Callander FK17 8HZ