Collecting stamps for your John Muir Way passport is a fun way to explore the route and break it up into smaller sections.

You'll find stamps in all sorts of places along the way, from cafes to castles. Simply present your passport at a Stamping Station to have that section marked as completed. Buying a passport also entitles you to offers at 'Passports Welcome' businesses. Use the map to find out where to buy the passport and plan where to stop for a stamp, refreshments and more. Plus, remember to claim your free personalised certificate when you complete all ten sections.

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Click on the tabs in the map to show or hide the locations of passport retailers, stamping stations and businesses running 'passports welcome' offers. Zoom in to reveal more detail in each area; you'll find several options for stamping and offers in most of the locations along the route. Each venue also has a listing below, so click on the links to visit each venue's website for more information. For details of offers and discounts available to passport holders, check the website of each business or ask in-store.

Passport Retailers

Helensburgh Cycles

Bike shop located just a stone's throw from the waterfront start/finish in Helensburgh.
Open Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm

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Balloch iCentre

VisitScotland's iCentre, located in the beautiful Old Station Building in the centre of Balloch.
Open Mon-Sun, 9.30am-6pm

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Edenmill Farm Shop & Café

Cafe, farm shop, play area plus The Attic bunkhouse, all right on the route.
Open Mon-Sun, 9am-6pm (Attic open late)

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Falkirk Wheel

The world's only rotating boat lift connects the Forth & Clyde and Union Canals and has a visitor centre & cafe.
Open Mon-Sun, 10am-5.30pm

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Linlithgow Museum

Museum in the heart of the historic town with interactive exhibitions.
Open Mon-Sat 10am-4pm (closed Tues), Sun 1pm-4pm.

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Honey Pot Creative Café

A unique blend of cafe and ceramics studio offering workshops for all ages, right under the Forth Bridge.
Open Mon-Sun, 10am-5pm

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John Muir's Birthplace

The house where John Muir grew up now hosts a museum and marks the eastern start/finish of the route.
Open Mon–Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1pm-5pm

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Belhaven Bikes

Bike shop based in Dunbar offering bike hire, sales and servicing, just off the John Muir Way.
Open Tue-Fri 9am-5.30pm, Sat 9am-5pm

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Stamping Stations

Helensburgh Cycles

Bike shop located just a stone's throw from the waterfront start/finish in Helensburgh.
Open Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm

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Helensburgh swimming pool

Located beside the start/finish of the John Muir Way on Helensburgh's waterfront.
Open Mon-Fri, 7am-8.45pm, Sat-Sun 8am-3.45pm

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Maid of the Loch

Clyde-built paddle steamer, undergoing restoration in the beautiful surroundings of Loch Lomond, open to visitors.
Open Mon-Sun, 10am-4.30pm

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Balloch iCentre

VisitScotland's iCentre, located in the beautiful Old Station Building in the centre of Balloch.
Open Mon-Sun, 9.30am-6pm

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Edenmill Farm Shop & Café

Cafe, farm shop, play area plus The Attic bunkhouse, all right on the route.
Open Mon-Sun, 9am-6pm (Attic open late)

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Kirkhouse Inn

Hotel, bar and restaurant beside the route in Strathblane.
Open 7 days until late

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Twechar Healthy Living and Enterprise Centre

This community hub has a cafe and is located a short walk from the canal path.
Open Mon-Fri 8am-9pm; Sat 9am-4pm; Sun 9am-3pm

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The Boat House

Hotel, bar and restaurant at Auchinstarry Marina near Kilsyth.
Open Mon-Fri 7.15am-11pm; Sat-Sun 8am-11pm

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Falkirk Wheel

The world's only rotating boat lift connects the Forth & Clyde and Union Canals and has a visitor centre & cafe.
Open Mon-Sun, 10am-5.30pm

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Callendar House

Grand house dating from the 14th century with exhibitions and tearoom, near Falkirk.
Open daily, 10am-4.30pm (closed Tues)

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Linlithgow Museum

Museum in the heart of the historic town with interactive exhibitions.
Open Mon-Sat 10am-4pm (closed Tues), Sun 1pm-4pm

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Linlithgow Burgh Halls

A stunning 17th century building with cafe, art gallery, garden & visitor information.
Open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm

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Linlithgow Palace

One of Scotland’s most spectacular ruins and birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots & her father James V.
Open daily 9.30am-5.30pm (10am-4pm off season)

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Blackness Castle

Step inside a largely intact late-medieval castle, famous in recent times as a filming location for Outlander, Outlaw King & Mary, Queen of Scots.
Open daily 9.30am-5.30pm (10am-4pm off season)

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Honey Pot Creative Café

A unique blend of cafe and ceramic studio offering workshops for all ages, right under the Forth Bridge.
Open Mon-Sun, 10am-5pm

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Water of Leith Visitor Centre

Find out more about the Water of Leith & enjoy refreshments at the volunteer-run cafe.
Open 7 days, 10am-4pm

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Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative

A one stop shop for everything from repairs and servicing to brand new bikes, accessories and clothing
Open Mon-Fri, 9am-7pm; Sat-Sun, 10am-6pm

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Gordon Nicolson Kiltmakers

Situated not far from the route on the Royal Mile, pop in to see their own John Muir Way tartan.
Open Mon-Sat 9.30am-5.30pm; Sun 12pm-4pm

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Prestongrange Industrial Heritage Museum

Explore centuries of industrial heritage indoors and outdoors with their telephone tour.
Open Mon-Sun, 11.30am-4.30pm (Apr-Sept)

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The Goth

Inn opposite the John Muir mural in Prestonpans, serving food & drink with a cultural twist due to its links with Prestoungrange Arts Festival, Murals Trail and local history books.
Open daily, 12pm-11pm

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Prestonpans Library

Open Mon, Tue & Fri 9am-5pm (closed 1-2pm); Thur 9am-7pm (closed 1-2pm); Wed & Sat 10am-1pm; closed on Sundays.

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Archerfield Walled Garden

A fabulous Taste, Shop and Explore experience near Dirleton, with garden cafe, foodmarket, gift shop and microbrewery.
Open daily 9.30am-5pm

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Dirleton Castle

Discover a long and eventful history in these well-preserved medieval ruins and enchanting gardens dating from the late 1800s.
Open daily, 9.30am-5.30pm (10am-4pm off season)

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Scottish Seabird Centre

An interactive seabird experience with live wildlife cameras, cafe and seasonal boat trips.
Open Mon-Sun 10am-6pm, Apr-Aug (check times off season)

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North Berwick Library

The library building also houses tourist information & the Coastal Communities Museum.
Open Mon-Wed & Fri, 9am-5pm; Thurs 9am-7pm; Sat 10am-4pm; closed Sundays

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Law Cycles

Bike shop with hire available in the heart of North Berwick, just off the High St.
Open Mon-Sat, 9.30am-5pm

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John Muir's Birthplace

The house where John Muir grew up now hosts a museum and marks the eastern start/finish of the route.
Open Mon–Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1pm-5pm

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Belhaven Bikes

Bike shop based in Dunbar offering bike hire, sales and servicing, just off the John Muir Way.
Open Tue-Fri 9am-5.30pm, Sat 9am-5pm

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