Day 1 Arrival in Milngavie
From your point of arrival, use the public transport information we provide to make the journey to Milngavie.
Day 2 Milngavie to Drymen12.5 Miles / 21 Km 5-7 Hrs 980 ft / 300 Metres
Within minutes of leaving the town of Milngavie in the Glasgow suburbs you find yourself, as if by magic, in the fabulous Scottish countryside. Today’s hike is the perfect “muscle loosener” with peaceful woodland hikes and gentle farmland trails. You even have the chance to visit the famous Glengoyne whisky distillery – a wee dram will give you plenty of fuel for the hikes ahead!
Day 3 Drymen to Rowardennan15 Miles / 24 Km 6-8 Hrs 2130 ft / 650 Metres
The climb to the shoulder of Conic Hill (300m) is the first real challenge of this hiking tour but the amazing views over Loch Lomond make every step worthwhile. From here, the trail descends to the lakeshore at Balmaha. Continue along through woodland next to the lake all the way to the small settlement of Rowardennan.
Day 4 Rowardennan to Inverarnan15 Miles / 24 Km 7-9 Hrs 2070 ft / 630 Metres
A challenging hike along the eastern shore of Loch Lomond takes you all the way up to the northern end of the lake. The path is mainly along quiet woodland paths. Look out for Rob Roy’s Cave along the way – one of the many hiding spots used by Scotland’s most renowned outlaw.
Day 5 Inverarnan to Tyndrum12 Miles / 20 Km 5-7 Hrs 1970 ft / 600 Metres
A gently ascending track leads you up the River Falloch Valley with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. After passing the halfway-point of the hike near the village of Crianlarich, the trail takes you past the ruins of St Fillan’s Priory and into the village of Tyndrum.
Day 6 Departure from Tyndrum
There are regular bus and train services from Tyndrum to Glasgow and onwards to Edinburgh. Full details provided upon booking.
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