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A walk which starts and finishes on the Loch Katrine road but which also includes good forestry tracks with excellent views along the length of the loch.
From the car park, go through the barrier between the ticket kiosk and the cafe and follow the road along the north shore of the loch.
In about 1.8Km (just under half an hour) you will see two wooden barriers with a green waypost on the right hand side of the road at Point 1 (NN492087).
There’s a small burn in about 100m where you should turn right and follow the path uphill (you’ll see powerlines overhead)
In another 500m , you’ll join a track at Point 2 2 NN493089.*
Keep to the left and continue along the hillside for about 400m to a fork at Point 3 (NN491091).
Turn right and head up in the hill. In about 800m , there’s a minor path on the right but continue on following the green waypost signs.
In about 1.3 Km , the track comes to an end at the wooden barriers. (Point 4 NN478106) Go through the gates and down the path for 700 m until you come to the next set of gates and a track (NN476103).
Turn right through the gate and in about 100m, you’ll cross a small burn. You’ll reach Point 5 (NN475104) in around 100 m when you should turn left onto a path (slightly hidden and signposted green). You’ll soon reach Loch Katrine road just west of Brenachoile Lodge. Turn left and follow the road back to the carpark (Point 1)
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This route was correct at time of writing. However, alterations can happen if development or boundary changes occur, and there is no guarantee of permanent access. These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that neither HPB Management Limited or The Outdoor Guide nor any other person connected with Holiday Property Bond or The Outdoor Guide is responsible for the safety or wellbeing of those following the routes as described. It is walkers’ own responsibility to be adequately prepared and equipped for the level of walk and the weather conditions and to assess the safety and accessibility of the walk.