Cowal Way: Portavadie to Tighnabruaich

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The first stage of the Cowal Way is a varied cross-country walk crossing the southernmost finger of Cowal from Portavadie to Tighnabruaich with excellent views of Loch Fyne and the Kyles of Bute. The route takes in forestry, Ascog Loch and the ruins of a castle, farmland, the remains of a gunpowder mill, a golf course and the waterside village of Kames.

Terrain

Forest tracks, paths (boggy in places), minor roads.

Public Transport

Portavadie is served by bus and also by a ferry from Tarbert on the Kintyre peninsula. Traveline Scotland.

Start

Portavadie ferry pier. Map and directions.

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