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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    839 Geographical area Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Path Type Rural Path Path distance 1 7km Accessibility info Suitable for pedestrians Back to Search Route Description We don t have a full survey of this road yet and would be very grateful to receive one OS Landranger 56 Loch Lomond Inveraray area Heritage Information This is characteristic of an older route as it is slightly further from the river

    Original URL path: http://www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=109 (2016-02-09)
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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    Accessibility info Suitable for pedestrians Back to Search Route Description There is a carpark marked Puck s Glen south of the start The path itself is waymarked OS Landranger sheet 56 Loch Lomond Inverraray area Heritage Information This waymarked path was created by the Younger family who onetime owned the Benmore Estate and it originally lead to a folly on the hill which is now in the Botanic Garden The

    Original URL path: http://www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=110 (2016-02-09)
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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    Search Route Description Leave the B8073 a few yards west of Kilninian Church A track winds uphill through a gate and passes to the right of a cottage onto the open moor At the top of the hill is an old wall with small wooden gate The path is not easy to find from here but follow the Allt Hosterie to a conspicious bend in the burn and take a distinctive pyramidal hillock on the horizon as a mark The path goes to the right of this and comes to a gate onto a moorland plateau where it is joined by another track and continues across the moor to the summit of the walk at Lochan na h Earba Path now follows the Allt Tor a Bhacain first through a valley then high above just before the forest fence is reached there is a ford across another burn just below a waterfall The old route is covered by forestry from here So either take the path that runs through the forestry to the B8073 or at the fence turn left and follow it down to the road beside the former Mornish School now a private house OS Landranger 47 Tobermory

    Original URL path: http://www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=111 (2016-02-09)
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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    info Suitable for pedestrians Back to Search Route Description From Lochavich House a ScotWays signpost indicates NNW up the track past Loch na Sreinge loch of the string beyond which is Carn Chailein where Macailein Mor was slain in 1294 After the cairn take the path on the left which continues NW above the Allt Bragleenmore gradually descending to the glen From the farm of the same name go W for 2km along the north side of Loch Scammadale then N up a track by the Eas Ruadh to enter the forest where the route is well cleared and signposted and leads NW to Balinoe 1km south of Kilmore on the A816 road OS Landranger 55 Lochgilphead and surrounding area and 49 Oban East Mull Heritage Information This wild and lonely route is one of the most ancient historic hill tracks of Argyll It was undoubtedly used for droving cattle From Mull via Kerrera the droves would have had the option of going south east on the String of Lorn or east along the Midmuir Drove Road The road must surely also have been used by pilgrims on their way to Iona following exactly the route taken by the drovers and their cattle but hundreds of years earlier It is also traditionally said to have been a coffin road and so must have been used by people carrying their dead to Kilmore to be buried in consecrated ground Kilmore Old Kirk stands in its graveyard to the south east of Kilmore It is first recorded at the beginning of the 14th century although the present ruins only date back as far as the 15th or 16th century Its roof and fittings were dismantled in 1876 presumably it was replaced by the present Kilmore Church to the west of the village

    Original URL path: http://www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=112 (2016-02-09)
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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    and needs good footwear to negotiate It starts at the old church in Rhu and goes up the hill by Manse Brae Pier Road and Station Road which turns into a farm track past Tor Farm It continues as a rough farm track and enters a dense conifer plantation and becomes a lumpy wet grassy path until it emerges from the trees into open moorland The route is marked across the hillside by a few old white posts which are not always easy to spot This section crosses deep gullies formed by at least half a dozen burns crossing the hillside and entering the reservoir These gullies are difficult to cross generally needing detours to find the best place The path then gets a lot easier as you approach the Glen Fruin road OS Landranger 56 Loch Lomond Inveraray area Heritage Information The Highlandman s Road was originally a pack horse track and was used by the people of Glen Fruin to reach the church at Rhu the only church in the area until Helensburgh was built The pack horse track continued west by ferry over the Gare Loch and thence over the Rosneath peninsula Rhu parish church was first

    Original URL path: http://www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=113 (2016-02-09)
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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    pedestrians Back to Search Route Description Start up the Old Luss Road until you get to Winston Road at NS 309 827 where there is a pedestrian tarmacced path that runs along the side of some housing Soon you cross another road when the path becomes a rough track with a stile and leads uphill between whin hedges through Helensburgh golf course Once past the course the track enters a nice piece of mixed woodland It then opens out with a couple of styles and gates and there are good views of Loch Lomond to the right before you reach another style on to the B832 just opposite the entrance to Glen Fruin OS Landranger 56 Loch Lomond Inverary area and 63 Firth of Clyde area Heritage Information This is the old road to Luss it can be seen on the Ordnance Survey 6 first edition map surveyed in 1860 running past Daligan first crossing then joining the present B832 from Helensburgh This latter road is likely to be later probably dating from after Helensburgh was founded in 1776 by Sir Ian Culquhoun of Luss and it runs into the heart of the town as Sinclair Street almost to the

    Original URL path: http://www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=114 (2016-02-09)
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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    Description Starting at Balimore the route gently ascends in a north easterly direction for about 2 25 miles to the Abhainn Mhor big river The upper section passes through typical west coast deciduous woodland Turning to the east the route reaches a high point of 137 metres before passing Loch Meadhonach middle loch and Loch a Bhalaich loch of the pass to reach the junction at grid reference NR 738 763 after a further 1 25 miles Here a memorial seat is located at the junction of the old road with the Steallair Dubh The onward route to Ellary continues somewhat steeply down hill being marked by two zig zag bends The surface is generally dry being partially sealed in places Limited car parking is available at Balimore and at the end of the public road at Ellary OS Landranger 62 North Kintyre area Heritage Information This path is thought to have been once part of the public road network but having been unadopted it is no longer possible to drive vehicles over it It is however a pedestrian right of way On the OS 6 map surveyed in the 1860s the track from Balimore only reaches as far as

    Original URL path: http://www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=115 (2016-02-09)
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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    east sides For users coming the other way two white on green arrows on wooden posts show the way past the farm and a No right of way sign preserves privacy at the front south of the buildings At the east end of the farm track 100m or so past the buildings one emerges at the very end of a tarred road at a small crossroads Two further green and white Council signs indicate Public Path to Rowantree and Bennachie Centre pointing east and Public Path to Back o Bennachie pointing west A gate adjacent to the crossroads marks the start of one of the approaches to the hill The onward route to the east is again a rough vehicular track climbing steadily over the next kilometre or so At the Newmains junction the uphill branch is the onward route After the high point the track descends gently towards the Rowantree carpark and it is easy to miss the onward route before this an inconspicuous earth track This way consists of an unsurfaced farm track of vehicular width and contours round the edge of the woods for about 400 metres before it crosses the Maiden Causeway which heads up to Mither Tap this initial part of the track is not used for recreational purposes and only by the occasional tractor The track continues on the other side of Maiden Causeway for about another 500m this part has evidence of been used by walkers and cyclists as well as tractors The track then emerges above Pittodrie House and at this point the composition changes to that of a rock gravel surface It is of vehicular width and continues for about 1200m until near a house called Dorlethen After that it narrows to pedestrian width and consists of an earth grassy track

    Original URL path: http://www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=117 (2016-02-09)
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