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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    558 7123 F 0131 558 1222 email facebook twitter flickr Join Us Donate SEARCH BY MAP ADVANCED SEARCH Coffin Road Bealach Eorabhat South Harris Site Design Hosting by Digital Routes Heritage Paths School Road Islay Start location Unclassified road 0 5km from Kintour NR 462 518 End location Proaig NR 457 577 Geographical area Path Type Path distance 6 5km Accessibility info Back to Search Route Description Initially follows unclassified

    Original URL path: http://www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=237 (2016-02-09)
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    Hosting by Digital Routes Heritage Paths Puilladobhrain Anchorage Track Start location Clachan Bridge Seil B8003 Tigh an Truish Inn NM 784 197 End location Puill an Dobhrain Anchorage Seil NM 782 202 Geographical area Argyll and Bute Path Type Rural Path Path distance 0 5km Accessibility info Suitable for pedestrians Back to Search Route Description From the N side of the Tigh na Truish Hotel a narrow but well trodden pedestrian path runs between the hotel and the B B next door A Society signs reads Public Footpath Puilladobhrain Anchorage and an arrow screwed into a large rock reinforces the line The path passes through bushes for some 200m and emerges into an open area where a gate marks the entrance to a field At the far top west end of the field old gateposts show where the field formerly ended The path continues downhill now with the shore in sight and a bare pole at the shore indicates or presumably is intended to indicate a turn to the right north along to the usual landing spot where there is a Society sign reading Public Footpath Main Road Heritage Information Puilladobhrain Anchorage shown on Admiralty Charts as early as 1856

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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    is demarcated with mileposts to St Catherine s where a ferry crosses Loch Fyne to Inverary Routes through Argyll were formerly far more direct than they are today as in the past ferry journeys over the many lochs would have been utilised This carriage road heading north from Lochgoilhead towards Inverary seems a logical extension to the route of the Duke s Pass over the Ardgoil peninsula Inverary being the ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll although of course ferries over Loch Fyne and Loch Long would have been needed We re informed that the inn at St Catherine s was rebuilt as a coaching inn in 1756 However this older section of the route to Inverary may have been superceded in the early 1800s when plans to aid the fishermen of Loch Fyne by improving communication links to the south resulted in new roads for Cowal including the Hell s Glen route from Ardno to Lochgoilhead in this case the new road appears to have been a realignment of an older route Perhaps the logic of the original line can be understood as it is reported that the new bridge on the Lochgoil road fell five times bridge building was difficult and thus a significant factor in a route s location Lochgoilhead early became an important stop for the Clyde paddle steamers but it remains unclear whether it is the original western route that was being used by travellers heading north or its replacement on the east side of the river It has also been speculated that pilgrims would have used this route when visiting Iona They would have needed yet more ferries over Loch Awe and the Sound of Kerrera before getting to Mull The Loch Fyne ferry to Inverary from St Catherine s is said to

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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    541 006 End location East Lodge Loch Vennacher NN 593 056 Geographical area Path Type Rural Path Roman Road Path distance 7km Accessibility info Suitable for pedestrians Back to Search Route Description On leaving the car park where several signs exist a track is followed and the left hand fork is taken The southmost 1 5km from Braeval FC car park is a forest road Crossing a drystane dyke or stile the route proceeds along a clearly defined path south of the Menteith Hills escarpment Beyond an iron gate the path descends to a recently flooded dam crossing a wide forestry track and following this for about 80m It descends a steep slope to the Invertrossachs Drive which is followed to the public road at East Lodge Heritage Information The Royal Commission of Ancient and Historic Monuments Scotland has proposed that the road following the southern shore of Loch Venachar is Roman in origin and considering the presence of a Roman Fort Bochastle in Callander it is not unlikely The age of the old hill track below the Menteith Hills escarpment is not thought likely to be as old as that However it appears in the Ordnance Survey 6 inch

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    the farm road between two pairs gates and cattle grids The path passes under the former road bridge and emerges in a picnic area Cross the A821 and continue on the marked path to the north end of the Pass of Leny The first original bridge has been replaced with an infilled section which is narrower than the main railway track Opposite the Falls of Leny viewpoint the railway originally crossed to the other bank so walkers have formed an access into the woodland North of this 3 steps lead to a small rather awkward stile on the railway boundary fence and thence the route follows the line of an old cart track through oak woodland Apart from minor log type bridges two larger bridges cross streams whilst on the old cart track The path then leads up to the car park back on the line of the railway where the resurfaced track leads to the Coireachrombie bridge The track continues along the old railway line along the west side of Loch Lubnaig to meet the road at Strathyre North of Strathyre where there are wooden rails across a gap in a stone wall a short path leads on to the course of the disused railway which closely shadows the A84 to Kingshouse Apart from an overgrown section and a wet part the only interruptions on the route are said to be 2 fences one with a barbed wire top 1km north of Strathyre close to the site of recent roadworks and another at the finish OS Landranger 57 Stirling The Trossachs area Heritage Information The building of the Callander Oban Railway received Royal assent in 1865 and work on it began shortly after It reached Oban in 1880 The line was closed in 1965 following a landslide The Dunblane

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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    Military Road Path distance 4 75km Accessibility info Suitable for pedestrians Back to Search Route Description There is no direct access to the southern end of this route so follow the West Highland Way from Derrydaroch Bridge About 1km from Derrydaroch the path turns left and passes under the railway line by a low cattle creep The Way then works round and passes beneath the A82 by a tunnel to

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    for pedestrians Back to Search Route Description The route begins at the end of the cul de sac Burnside which is off the Scrabster Road immediately south of the Coastguard Station The start lies between numbers 7 and 8 Burnside The path runs along the top of the cliffs with a fence or balustrade at the more dangerous places Between the path and the public road is the Thurso camp

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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    laird The right of way crosses the burn easy and winds up the hill through deep heather as a Landrover track For the first 200m up the hill there is a substantial hill dyke just to the right and 150m further on the track passes through a slap in another substantial dyke The right of way winds up hill sometimes separating off from the vehicle track which is firm walking in deep heather About 1 5km above Duffdefiance the right of way joins a hill road coming in from the right This track runs along fairly level for about 1km with smooth walking along the line of the ridge heading NW to cross another hill road The right of way then continues as a walking track which splits and divides with evidence of deeply worn tracks from days gone by It is well delineated but not easy to estimate current use A stiffish climb of about 600m leads to a cairn at the summit pass Descend into the valley of the Ladder burn where the path is defined and has the appearance of an old stalkers path being carefully graded and well built A Land rover track descends the final section to Ladderfoot From Ladderfoot to Demickmore the rouite is largely untracked but a pair of gateposts mid way between these properties acts as a useful guide to the old line From Demickmore working quad bike tracks grassy and muddy but easily followed lead NW to Belno and the track to Rhindhu Alternatively from Ladderfoot take the track to Corry and thence to East Auchavaich and Chapeltown OS Landranger 37 Strathdon 36 Grantown Aviemore Cairngorm area Heritage Information The Ladder Road is known to be one of the main routes used by smugglers Duffdefiance has various stories about it mostly

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