Glen Trek

Rory and Jane Andrews,
11 Shielhill Road,
Kirriemuir,
Angus - Tayside,
Scotland DD84PN
TEL: Office 01307 469536
Mobile 07934 443 557


info@glentrek.com
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Baggage, bike, walkers, cyclists, mountain bikers transfer Angus Glens, Glen Isla, Glen Prosen,
Glen Clova, Glen shee, Glen Lethnot and Cateran Trail, Tayside, Eastern Perthshire and routes

northwards over to Braemar Ballater, Aboyne in Royal Deeside for all outdoor enthusiasts.

Glentrek - walking and biking Scotland
Walking holidays, biking holidays, weekends and days out in the beautiful Cairngorms National Park area.
We want you to enjoy this fantastic part of Scotland!
Let us organise your self guided walking holiday on the Cateran Trail or join our
6 day guided walking holiday the ‘Highland Trek’.
Why not try something new in the outdoors?
Choose from our ‘women only’ navigation courses, winter walking skills, mountain biking for beginner days,
yoga and walking weekends.
Just because you haven’t done it before doesn’t mean you can’t!
Why break your backs? Just enjoy the tracks..
We can move baggage or equipment from one accommodation stop to the next, collect your bikes and
luggage and take them to the start of a route for you or pick them up at the end of your days cycle.
A limited number of passengers can be transported with their luggage bag or bicycle.
Glen Trek is a family run business based in the historic town of Kirriemuir close to the Angus Glens,
often referred to as‘The Gateway to the Glens’ This quaint market town is famous for
its unusual red sandstone buildings and for being the birthplace of Sir J.M. Barrie, author of Peter Pan.

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Walking in the Angus Glens
Glen Isla, Glen Prosen, Glen Clova, Glen Lethnot and
Glen Esk together with Glen Shee to the West provide
some of the most fantastic walking destinations,
highlighted by the success of the annual
Angus Glens and Perthshire walking Festivals.
Angus Glens walking routes form a natural
progression from other national long distance routes.
The Rob Roy Way which begins in Drymen
(part of the West Highland Way )
and ends in Pitlochry, Perthshire.
A further day walk will bring the walker to Glen Shee
on the Cateran Trail from where the walker or
cyclist can explore eastwards across the five
Angus glens or northwards into Deeside and the
Cairngorms National Park .

About the Angus area
Let us organise your WALKING, CYCLING, CORPORATE
or other GROUP activities break in the
beautiful Angus Glens in northeast Scotland.
Angus Glens, one of Scotland ’s best kept secrets,
a ‘hidden gem’ of outstanding natural beauty.
Situated on the east coast of Scotland, the rugged
coastline of Angus opens into scenic glens and the
fertile Vale of Strathmore.
Angus encapsulates everything that is best
about Scotland. Mountains, glens, rivers,
rugged cliffs, seaside towns, turreted castles
and ancient relics stand side by side.
Many golf course including the championship
golf courses Carnoustie.
The Angus Coastal Route can also be
enjoyed by walkers and cyclists

Bike hire, guided mountain biking, cycling holidays
Join us for corporate / group days out
  • Team building events in the great outdoors
  • Baggage transfer for walkers and cyclists
  • Variety of trail and road biking
  • Bike hire
  • Trail cycle leaders
  • cycling holidays
  • mountain biking
  • suggested routes
  • mountain biking adventure in Scotland
  • cycling in Angus
  • experienced instructors
  • ‘biking and hiking holiday’ in Scottish Highlands
  • Groups catered for,
  • corporate or group activities break
  • With or without accommodation
  • Multi Activity Days

Baggage Transfer
Enjoy your walking or biking!

  • We move your bags (or bikes) for you between accommodation stops
  • We will move your baggage anywhere in Angus or Cateran Trail Perthshire.
  • Terms and Conditions apply
  • Price (per bag)– depends on distance / number of bags.
  • Cateran Trail - 4 bags, 5 daily transfers = £55 per bag
  • Terms & Conditions apply
GUIDED MOUNTAIN BIKING
Let our professional trail cycle leaders help you get the most out of your mountain biking experience in Angus, Scotland. Spend a day with a qualified leader exploring this fantastic area with a combination of on/off road trails. Suitable for all abilities Minimum group numbers may apply.
Price £45 per person/per day

Activities available

  • Bike n Trek
  • Mountain biking - bike hire, guided trails
  • Hill walks –ranging from low level strolls to ‘munro-bagging’ and mountain challenges with a mountain leader as your guide.
  • Archery
  • Laser shooting
  • Highland Games
  • Golf
  • Orienteering
  • Team building/ Problem solving activities

    …For those of you who are looking for more adventure and excitement, we have teamed up with local outdoor adventure companies and can arrange for their highly qualified instructors to provide you with:
     
  • Gorge and Canyon Thrills
  • Coasteering
  • Coastal Cave Adventures
  • Climbing
  • Abseiling
How to find us

Angus and Perthshire are easily reached by car, bus or rail and is just over an hours drive from Edinburgh airport.
Many airlines operate flights to Edinburg , from the rest of the UK , Ireland and Continental Europe.
Try the following for budget fares
(subject to conditions and availability)
British airway 0870 850 9 850
bmi 0870 6070 555
easyjet 0870 6000 000

Public Transport :
Traveline ' phone 0870608 2608
for details on Strathtays frequent buses from Perth to Blairgowrie;
Dundee to Kirriemuir, Angus;
Forfar to Kirriemuir.
Strathtay Scottish Omnibuses Ltd, Seagate Bus Station, Dundee
Tel: 01382 228345/228054/227201)
Offer details of Scotrail and National Rail services to Dundee , Arbroath and Montrose,
Blairgowrie (Wellmeadow) to Glen Isla; Blairgowrie (Sorting Office) to Glen Shee;
Kirriemuir to Glen Doll; Kirriemuir to Glen Prosen

If travelling by road:
from Dundee , A90 northward for around 12 miles, then turn off at the A926
(signposted for Kirriemuir - 5 miles). from Perth , A93 to Blairgowrie then the A926 to Kirriemuir.
From Edinburgh , A90/M90 over the Forth Bridge to the outskirts of Perth , then the A93/A926 route as above.
From Glasgow take the A/M80 and M9/A9 to the outskirts of Perth then follow A93/A926 as above.

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From the Bookshelf
Ordnance survey 1:50000 Landranger sheets 43, and 44
Rucksack Reader The Cateran Trail – Jacquetta Megarry
Harvey Maps 1:25,000 Superwalker Lochnagar - for Angus and Upper Glen Isla, Clova and Doll.
The Cairngorms - Scottish Mountaineering Club District Guide
Scottish Hill Tracks - Scottish Rights of Way Society
Grampian Ways - Robert Smith pb Melven Press
The Scottish Glens Book 7 (The Angus Glens) - Peter D. Koch-Osborne


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