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The best walks with incredible views to enjoy while the weather is good

When the weather is good it pays to get outside and what's better, combining the hot temps with a nice walk is always great for raising your mood.

Now imagine throwing in some spectacular views as an additional reward – sounds like fun right?

Well, across Scotland there are some challenging (and not so challenging) walks that might take a little bit of effort, but what you'll find awaiting you is definitely worth going the extra mile for.

With that in mind, here are some of the best walks with incredible views to enjoy at the end.

Kinnoull Hill Tower, Perth

Walk level: steady ascent

The views from Kinnoul Hill are spectacular. (Anthony Jackson)

This walk is one of the best ways to see Perthshire and the trails here are ideal for family walks and picnics, plus the view from the site of the tower itself is truly spectacular.

Conic Hill, Drymen

Walk level: worth taking walking boots and some extra layers for the top

Conic Hill at Balmaha with stunning views of Loch Lomond (Jane Barlow/PA)

For those of you wanting to get into hillwalking and perhaps gear yourself up for some first-time Munro Bagging, Conic Hill is a great way to break your duck, not as challenging as some of the mountains nearby, but it's still rewarding to climb and offers breathtaking views over Loch Lomond at its peak.

Cathkin Braes, Glasgow

Walk level: nice and easy

The incredible panoramic views from Cathkin Braes (Daily Record)

A bit of a hidden gem in Glasgow's southside, heading to the top of Castlemilk, you'll find the entrance with easy paths taking you into the park area itself, it's not a far walk to the hillside and some epic views out over Glasgow.

Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh

Walk level: steady ascent but not overly hard

Arthur's Seat has brilliant views (Getty)

This walk is famous for a reason, but anyone visiting Edinburgh on a nice day really should take it on. A fairly easy going ascent leads you to one of the most rewarding views of Edinburgh you'll find anywhere.

Glennifer Braes, Paisley

Walk level: nice and easy

The views spread out across the entire Clyde Valley (Victor Nelson/CCbySA2.0)

With plenty of space for your pooches and views accessible straight from the car park, the Braes offer a wonderful view out over Paisley, Glasgow and the Clyde Valley.

The car park at the entrance, which is known as the 'Car park in the Sky' by locals, is hugely popular on its own for the incredible vista that greets you and that stretches all the way to the Kilpatrick Hills.

Scott's View, The Borders

Walk level: nice and easy

Scott's View overlooking the valley of the River Tweed (Getty)

Who are we to argue with one of Scotland's greatest literary figures? And when this view is named after Sir Walter Scott who was definitely an authority on the beauty Scotland has to offer, then you know it's going to be good.

Beinn an Tuim looking down onto the Glenfinnan Viaduct

Walk level: a good pair of walking boots and an extra layer might be needed

The view down to the famous Glenfinnan Railway Viaduct (Getty)

Harry Potter fans should look no further than a wander up the slopes of Beinn an Tuim (you don't have to climb to the top) near the Glenfinnan Viaduct to get a bird's eye view of this incredible film site, which featured the Hogwart's Express as it journeyed to the famous wizarding school.

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