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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
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Overview

9.45am bus north from Guildford Square to Ettrick Bay to walk along a series of farm and field tracks through Drumachloy and Achavoulag Farms, onto a ridge with views over Ettrick Bay and the islands of Inchmarnock and Arran, past the ruin of Scarrel House to the shore road back to Ettrick Bay tearooms, and a return bus (hourly) to Rothesay.

Saturday, 23 December 2023
Start time:
9:45 am
Estimated finish time:
1:00 pm
Difficulty:
Easy
Distance:
6.4km / 4.0mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
circular

Mulled wine and mince pies may be available.

Features

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

Starting point

Grid reference:
NS 08890 64692
Nearest postcode:
PA20 9AG
what3words:
driveway.reclusive.beep
Start time:
9:45 am

9.45am bus north to Ettrick Bay

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