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Helensburgh & West Dunbartonshire Group

We are the Helensburgh & West Dunbartonshire 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

Walkers must book in advance with the walk leader

An eight mile walk from Aberfoyle, along paths and tracks, passing interesting sculptures and visiting the attractive Lochan Spling.

Saturday, 13 January 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
2:00 pm
Difficulty:
Leisurely
Distance:
12km / 7.5mi
Ascent:
100m / 328ft
Type:
circular

An easy walk on forest tracks passing Lochan Spling and heading towards Duchray Castle. On the return there is a short section on a path through the woods.

Local Grade: C

Terrain: Forest tracks and good paths.

Max height: 100 m.

Maps covering route of walk: OS Landranger No. 57.

 

Features

  • Toilets available
  • Car parking available

Starting point

Grid reference:
NN 52121 00936
Nearest postcode:
FK8 3UG
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Start time:
10:00 am

Aberfoyle Riverside car park. Distance from Helensburgh: 27 miles. Time from Helensburgh: 45 minutes. Suggested fuel contribution: £ 5.00. Please note we will leave promptly at 10:00.

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