Ben Cleuch circular

Ben Cleuch is the highest of the Ochils and one of the most popular hillwalks in Central Scotland. There are many possible routes of ascent; the circuit described ascends via the popular path up The Law before descending over Ben Ever and then steeply back down into the dramatic Mill Glen.NB: The first and final parts of this walk in the Mill Glen are currently closed due to danger of rockfall; instead it is necessary to divert using the path high above the east side of the glen.


Hill path throughout. The upper slopes are grassy but parts of the descent and the Mill Glen sections have steep slopes. Slight scramble out of the Mill Glen.

Public Transport

Bus to Tillicoultry. Traveline Scotland.


Upper Mill St, Tillicoultry. Map and directions.

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