Discover Scotland Coast to Coast
Explore 134 miles of walking and cycling trail, from Helensburgh to Dunbar.View the Route
Journey through Scotland’s history & heritage
From ancient Roman forts to the mighty structures of the industrial revolution, discover some of Scotland's most dramatic history along the route.Find Heritage Sites
Explore 134 miles of ever-changing landscapes
From hilltops to beaches, woodlands to historic towns, this is a journey of contrasts and discovery.Browse the Gallery
Connect with the nature on your doorstep
You'll find local nature reserves, a national park and plenty of natural habitats to explore in our day trip routes.Browse Day Trips
Walk or cycle across Scotland
Tackle it in one 134-mile adventure or split it up into shorter sections. One of Scotland’s Great Trails, the John Muir Way offers a journey through Scotland’s landscapes, history and heritage. Traversing central Scotland, it links Helensburgh in the west with John Muir’s birth place Dunbar in the east and is fully way-marked for walking and cycling.
Try a micro-adventure
Discover what’s on your doorstep with our day trips. We’ve created a selection of one-day and half-day routes for you to explore on foot or by bike. Using the John Muir Way and local paths, you’ll find everything from big loops to short strolls, taking in castles, beaches and often the option of a bus or train home for tired legs.
Plan your perfect trip
It’s not just about the scenery – a good trip can turn into a great one if you find right places to visit, eat or sleep along the way. Search for accommodation, historical sites, cafes and more. You can even find out where to present your route passport for a stamp or discount.