Welcome to Breadalbane

Breadalbane is the ancient, the majestic, and, best of all, the undiscovered heart of Scotland. From whichever direction you arrive, Breadalbane unfolds before you in all its glory, as its lochs stretch into the distance, its mountains reach for the sky, and its landscapes offer hidden riches of nature and history.
You can access it all on a network of quiet roads, paths and cycling routes which weave their way through our countryside - a network we call the Rings of Breadalbane. The Rings are your gateway to truly coming to know and love Breadalbane in the same we as we do.
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An autumn weekend of adventure in Breadalbane

As the sun sets ever sooner on these last few evenings of summer, the prospect of the Scottish autumn ushers in its own attendant joys. Cycling and walking become less sweaty. Uniform verdure gives way to a thousand burning hues. Brambles bloom, horse chestnuts broaden and crack. Underfoot, a...

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The award-winning ‘hop on, hop off’ Ring of Breadalbane Explorer bus is returning for the 2014 season, with routes commencing on the 1st June, running every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday until 19th October 2014, and extending its timetable to include Saturdays during July and August. The Explorer service takes passengers...

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Breadalbane share their success with community tourism project team

A community Tourism Project from Ayrshire and Arran Tourism have visited the high ground of Scotland to sample the Rings of Breadalbane as well as meet and learn from the people behind the successful project. The project team travelled up from central Scotland last weekend to find out more...

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Ring of Breadalbane Explorer 2014 commences on Sunday 1st June

On 30th December 2013, Scotland’s Transport Minister, Keith Brown, announced £4.2 m worth of funding to be allocated to bus projects across Scotland over the next three years.  The award includes £135,000 towards the funding of the Ring of Breadalbane Explorer bus service for the years 2014 – 2016. This...

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Scottish Communities Inspired By Award Winning Breadalbane

Breadalbane is to welcome a Community Tourism Project who are touring the high ground of Scotland to learn about the group’s award winning tourism model. Having been inspired by the work of the Breadalbane project, Ayrshire and Arran Tourism requested a visit to meet the people behind the project...

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Locals Recommend... Suggestions for day trips on the Ring of Breadalbane Explorer

The following trip recommendations by locals residents and businesses will help you experience the very best of Breadalbane. Click on a trip to view or print.  

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A delicious day’s jaunt on the Ring of Breadalbane Explorer Bus

Non-drivers, lament not: the beauty of Breadalbane, the high ground of Scotland, has been made more accessible for everyone thanks to the Explorer bus service. Running in summer months, between early June and mid-October, the service allows visitors to the area to hop on and off as it pleases...

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Doing battle with the mighty Clan Ring Walk

A challenging six day tramp for the tenacious wanderer, the Breadalbane Clan Ring walk won’t so much blow away the cobwebs, as completely refresh mind and spirit. This wild land boasts a rich and violent history to explore on the way, rewarding visitors with more natural beauty than you...

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Discovering beautiful Breadalbane by bike

Let’s face it; everyone is looking for an excuse to cycle more frequently, and most bikes are egregiously underused. Whether you have an innocuous hybrid sulking in the garage or a mud-spattered, 27 speed beast raring to grind up a new summit, it’s time to dig out the spare...

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Breadalbane Tourism Cooperative launches new brand

The Breadalbane Tourism Co-operative has this week unveiled a new look for the region, claiming the moniker “The High Ground of Scotland”, a translation from the Gaelic name for the area ‘Braghad Albain’, in a bid to capitalise on increased tourism visitors to the region ahead of this year’s...

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The Breadalbane Walking Rings

The Walking Rings of Breadalbane are an amazing way to discover our ancient landscapes. Young, old, fit, hoping to get fitter, experienced or newcomer, there's something for everyone in this magical land when it comes to walking.

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