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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    forest plantation now bars the way The signposted route now passes to the south east of the house through a gate unlocked at time of survey and follows an obvious track through the field to a second gate then along a fence line until a further sign for Glen More is seen at NJ066167 Take the left fork at this track down to another unlocked gate and stile and after a few yards reach the Dorback Burn The old route from nearer to Dorback Lodge can be made out in the grass on this side of the river bank The Dorback Burn needs to be forded at this point It is quite shallow and the gravel banks mean that the course of the river can change over time However an obvious path can be seen on the south bank heading uphill away from the river This track is followed through a gate with a sign close by before heading uphill through the obvious geographical feature of the Eag Mhor The path here is initially very muddy but then becomes quite rocky as the end of the cleft is reached with another gate The track remains mostly a footpath as it works its way towards another river crossing at the Faesheallach Burn NJ052144 A forest road is now reached and is followed westward past Loch a Chnuic to a junction at NJ031141 where the route heads north This junction is easily missed as the main track heads downhill The path is now slightly narrower and follows a terrace through the forest until point NJ030157 is reached whereupon it heads left downhill to eventually meet a more obvious forest road at NJ026161 Heading right north west leads to a clearing and a bridge over the River Nethy at NJ022163 Turning left after

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    the route continues north along a tarmacked road to a stone gateway where it swings west to join the A875 in Killearn at Ibert Road ii An additional section of the pipe track lies south of the A81 in Blanefield NS555796 from Wood Place a tarmacced path runs south east bounded by a wall on the left and a fence on the right A sign at the start suggests that horses be riden on the grass to the right of the fence The route then crosses the Blane Water and heads south alongside a fine wall which separates the path from the King George V Playing Field Reaching Thom s Lane the pipe track again heads south until it meets the Gowk Stane Road NS557789 Accessibility by Cantywheery there is a kissing gate so any cyclists will need to lift their bike over this We have been further advised that the rough track means that the route is not easy for manual wheelchairs Motorised wheelchairs may be more suitable but the terrain may prevent use Sections of the route are used by horse riders Please note that some of the gates are old and heavy Geocaching aficionados may be pleased to know that there is a whole series of caches along this route OS Landranger 64 Glasgow Motherwell Airdrie 57 Stirling The Trossachs area Heritage Information During the nineteenth century there was increasing need in Glasgow for unpolluted water Loch Katrine was chosen as the source and in 1855 the building of an aqueduct 34 miles long was commenced in order to bring water to the city However by the 1880s this supply was insufficient work on a second aqueduct started in 1885 The track between Blanefield and Killearn is thought to have been made by the Glasgow Corporation Water

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    only 100m or so a junction is reached whereupon a choice of routes is available a For the original track go straight on at the junction on a rising track towards the small group of houses at Rynettin NJ012147 Go through a gate unlocked at time of survey on to a wet muddy grassy track which then heads downhill following a field boundary heading almost due east through another gate unlocked at time of survey at NJ013144 and on to another well made track eventually reaching a junction at NJ016143 b The alternative track heads south east and slightly downhill from the junction at NJ018159 reaching the track from Rynettin at NJ016143 There are no gates on this newer track From here the good track carries on south westerly again through the forest When the edge of the forest is reached at NJ007126 the views of the Cairngorm Mountains are more apparent and the track becomes slightly rougher and wetter in places though still wide and easy to follow Ryvoan Bothy is reached at NJ006115 and the path becomes much more rocky and bouldery as it descends past the junction to the Lairig an Laoigh NJ003110 The path improves again

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    Road Path distance 5 5km Accessibility info Suitable for pedestrians Back to Search Route Description South to north Heading through the Chalamain Gap is an alternative finish to the route through the Lairig Ghru Just below the site of the now demolished Sinclair Memorial Hut NH959037 a path branches to the right It leads north on a gradual ascent to the Creag a Chalamain gap and then goes north east

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    is sighted at NH878056 The way forward is to the right of this cairn The track narrows slightly at first and then becomes little more than a footpath as it descends to cross a small stream on a wooden bridge at NH882056 The track then rises and passes Inshriach Drake s Bothy at NH883056 The path now becomes narrower and less well surfaced crosses a shallow ford at NH888056 and heads NE towards Loch Gamhna to a junction at NH893068 Taking a right here leads to the Loch an Eilein circular path at NH893071 The Loch an Eilein path is very well maintained broad and mostly smooth Heading E and then NE a bench and gate are reached at NH905077 This gate was unlocked at the time of survey and seems to remain so as Rothiemurchus Estate publicise this path as being all abilities The way to Glen More takes a right immediately after this gate and is signposted for Loch Morlich The path remains mostly smooth with only occasional boulders and roots to be negotiated A complicated junction is reached near NH915078 but the way to Loch Morlich is signposted Lochan Deo is passed on the right The track continues on until NH926077 and the Cairngorm Club Footbridge Crossing this bridge the track then becomes a little rougher as it heads SE and then NE to the junction known as Picadilly at NH938075 Head straight across this junction to meet the access road for Rothiemurchus Lodge at NH949082 Turn left onto this broad forest road until the junction at NH956093 is reached Loch Morlich is just visible through the trees and there is a wooden marker pole signposting a Red route The track is muddy hereabouts until the small wooden bridge at NH959089 and the junction thereafter The track

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    past Ruthven Barracks From there follow the right of way east at first along a road through the forest to the bridges over the Allt Chromhraig and Allt na Caoleig one of this pair of bridges was washed away in January 2016 the stream is reportedly difficult or impossible to cross if in spate but easy in dry weather Continue east along a grassy track past the ruin of Corarnstilmore and over open ground to re enter the forest and reach the private road up Glen Feshie km north of Stronetoper This point may equally well be reached from Feshiebridge 2 km from Kincraig by going up the west bank of the River Feshie by paths and tracks past Ballintean and along the public road in Glen Feshie for 2km to Tolvah Continue up Glen Feshie by the private road to Carnachuin and cross to the east bank of the river by a footbridge Follow the track in places a path along the right bank of the River Feshie through fine old pine woods and below the steep crags and screes of Creag na Gaibhre About 11km from Carnachuin the River Eidart is reached Go upstream for several hundred metres to cross this potentially dangerous river by a bridge at NN914886 and a short distance beyond it resume an easterly course to cross the watershed to the north bank of the Geldie Burn About 5km beyond the Eidart the road from Geldie Lodge ruin is joined and the route is then down the Geldie in a further 5km joining the path from Glen Tilt Continue NE to White Bridge and the River Dee which is followed to the Linn of Dee Braemar is 10km 6 miles further down the valley The footbridge at Carnachuin NN846938 was swept away in September

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    Road the Coffin Road over the Bealach nan Corp General Wade s Military Road from Crieff to Aberfeldy the Ardeonaig to Comrie Drove Road and the Comrie to Callander Hill Track Start at the unclassified road 983 538 and head northeast Before reaching the hill there is a section with wide dykes most of this part was planted a number of years ago with conifers Once through the gate on to the hill the track continues northeast and again is planted with trees Continuing northeast the route goes through a gate onto rough grazing where another track from Netherton of Dalcapon joins up This track also passes between wide spaced dykes downhill The track then continues pretty much parallel with the Broom Burn to Loch Broom then joins the Back Burn and heads down Glen Derby along the track Only for the stout hearted drove road enthusiast Since drove roads are often only clearly defined where they pass through cultivated land the track disappears a bit out on the open hill as the drovers varied their route depending on marsh bog etc each year Heritage Information This is said by Haldane in The Drove Roads of Scotland to have been

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    Type Drove Road Path distance 0km Accessibility info Suitable for pedestrians Back to Search Route Description From Kirkmichael take the private road on the west side of the River Ardle past Tullochcurran and Loch Cottage to Dalreoch Cross the river to Enochdhu and continue NW along the A924 road for 2km then turn right and go N by Glenfernate Lodge up Gleann Fearnach for 7km to Daldhu From Daldhu is

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