LL&C Way: Portavadie to Tighnabruaich

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The first stage of the Loch Lomond and 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.


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.


Portavadie ferry pier. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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