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Isle of Bute Group

We are the Isle of Bute Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Walking from Rhubodach along the Balnakeilly Burn to the WW2 bunker and then on to Ettrick Bay mainly on good forest paths which may be muddy in places.

Saturday, 24 February 2024
Start time:
10:15 am
Estimated finish time:
4:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
11.3km / 7.0mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
linear

10.15am bus north from Guildford Square to Rhubodach, return by public transport, hourly from Ettrick Bay.

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Accessible by public transport

Starting point

Grid reference:
NS 02658 74293
Nearest postcode:
PA22 3AP
what3words:
conspire.belonged.delight
Start time:
10:15 am

Rhubodach via 10.15am bus north from Guildford Square, Rothesay

Finishing point

Grid reference:
NS 03423 66532
Nearest postcode:
PA20 0QX
what3words:
punters.spell.sweetened
Estimated finish time:
4:00 pm

Ettrick Bay tearooms (return to Rothesay by public transport hourly)

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking