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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

A pleasant walk in the Menteith Hills offering extensive views of the Lake of Menteith and the Forth Valley.

Saturday, 27 January 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:30 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
13km / 8.1mi
Ascent:
746m / 2447ft
Type:
circular

Leave the car park and walk along the Rob Roy Way to meet the Lime Craig Trail which we will follow up to Craigmore Hill, Lime Craig and Craig of Monievreckie.

Local Grade: B

Terrain:  A mixture of forestry roads and grassy hill paths. Some of the hill paths are steep, rough and can be muddy at times.

Max height:  400 m

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

Features

  • Toilets available
  • Car parking available

Starting point

Grid reference:
NN 52152 00933
Nearest postcode:
FK8 3UU
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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