The John Muir Way is signed for walkers and cyclists in both directions but we strongly recommend that you also carry a map. We've provided free map downloads of each section here and you'll find printed guide books/maps available to buy from our online store.

GPX File Downloads

If you're using a navigation device, these GPX files will come in handy:

Walking route download

Cycling route download

If you're thinking of bikepacking, gravel or mountain biking the route, visit the Bikepacking Scotland website where you'll find a version of the route that combines the walking and cycling routes, along with tips and map downloads.

PDF Map Downloads

Section 1: Helensburgh to Balloch

Section 2: Balloch to Strathblane

Section 3: Strathblane to Kilsyth

Section 4: Kilsyth to Falkirk

Section 5: Falkirk to Linlithgow

Section 6: Linlithgow to South Queensferry

Section 7: South Queensferry to Edinburgh

Section 8: Edinburgh to Prestonpans

Section 9: Prestonpans to North Berwick

Section 10: North Berwick to Dunbar