John Muir Way

Additional Days & Activities

We would be delighted to arrange additional accommodation for you along the John Muir Way.

You may wish to plan a rest day or have an additional night at any of the locations along the route which offer activities or sightseeing opportunities - we've made some suggestions below. Please request this when you make an enquiry.


  • Take a cruise on the famous Loch Lomond from Balloch Pier
  • Explore more of Scotland’s first National Park by bike, ferry or even kayak
  • Visit the resident Paddle Steamer, Maid of the Loch


  • Visit The Kelpies, Scotland’s colossal equine sculptures, next to the Forth & Clyde Canal
  • Take a breath-taking boat trip on the Falkirk Wheel and explore the fascinating Visitor Centre

South Queensferry

  • Wander the cobbled streets of this historic town
  • Take a boat trip to the Abbey on Inchcolm Island in the Firth of Forth, and enjoy some fine views of the Forth Bridges
  • Take a train over the iconic Forth Rail Bridge to North Queensferry


  • Explore the medieval Old Town and Georgian New Town of Edinburgh, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit Edinburgh Castle, explore the Royal Mile & The Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Lose yourself in the many alleyways and streets of Edinburgh’s Old Town
  • Sample some of the many great bars and restaurants in the city

North Berwick


  • Visit John Muir's Birthplace, an interpretative centre which explores the work and achievements of this remarkable man. Learn more about the life and work of this pioneering conservationist which has inspired people all over the world
  • Play a round of golf at a classic links golf course
  • Visit the ruins of Dunbar Castle overlooking Dunbar’s three harbours, still host to a small fishing fleet