Cardross to Balloch
Thursday, 4 April 2019
Meeting time: 9:25
Start time: 10:10
(Estimated finish time: 0:00)
Leisurely 6 miles / 9.7 km
A 6 mile linear walk from Cardross on the banks of the River Clyde, to Balloch on Loch Lomond via the Stoneymollan Road. The route follows an ancient coffin road, used by those living in Balloch to reach consecrated ground in Cardross to bury their dead. At the high point, on a clear day, there are great views back over the River Clyde and to the north to Loch Lomond and the hills beyond. The trail then follows an easy and pleasant route down along the Stoneymollen Road to Balloch..
Meet outside Partick Station at 9:25 am having purchased a return ticket to Balloch to catch the 9:39 Helensburgh train, arriving in Cardross at 10:08 am. Walkers can catch the same train from Glasgow Queens Street at 9.32 am
Grid reference: NS556665
Nearest postcode: G11 6RY
Meeting time: 09:25
The walk will start at Cardross Railway Station when the train arrives.
Grid reference: NS344772
Nearest postcode: G82 5NR
Start time: 10:10
This is a linear walk
Glasgow Ramblers is a friendly walking group for people of all ages who enjoy walking in the countryside or the city with others who share their enthusiasm.
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This is one of hundreds of Ramblers group walks for all ages and abilities every week - all led by our experienced walk leaders.
You’re welcome to join us on any of our walks to see if the Ramblers is for you. Then, once you’ve enjoyed the views, fun, exhilaration and good company, it’s just a case of becoming a member.
Do make sure you're fit enough and have the right footwear and clothing for the walk you want to do, though. You can contact the group or leader if in doubt.