Ben A'an is one of the most popular amongst Scotland's smaller hills. Often known as the mountain in miniature, its position at the heart of the Trossachs makes it a truly wonderful viewpoint. NOTE: Car park and path temporarily closed from late September 2014 - alternative parking and route at Ben Venue - see this link for temporary route until Autumn 2015.
The path is well-worn but is also very steep and rugged.
The car park and route as described here closed for repair from late Sep 2014 until Autumn 2015 - please use alternative car park and route - see link in summary section above. Ben A'an has its own car park on the south side of the A821 close by the shores of Loch Achray. The walk begins across the road, where a sign indicates the start of a path which immediately climbs steeply close to the edge of the woods. The climb continues as the path heads deeper into the forest, close beside a tumbling stream.
Ben A'an car park off the A821 (Closed from late September 2014). Map and directions.
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