Cowal Way: Strachur to Lochgoilhead

This stage of the Cowal Way crosses open moorland, passing a peaceful loch and waterfalls before descending through forestry and then along the pleasant coastal road to Lochgoilhead. In places the path is indistinct but it is waymarked; some sections are boggy.

Terrain

Forestry track, rugged boggy paths with stream crossing.

Public Transport

Bus (484) Strachur and Lochgoilhead.

Start

East side of Strachur. Map and directions.

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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