Goatfell, from Brodick Castle

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A fine pyramidal peak and a magnificent viewpoint, Goatfell is the highest of the mountains on Arran and the culminating point of some dramatic granite ridges. This is the most popular and straightforward route of ascent.

Terrain

Good footpaths for most of the route; the final section weaves steeply up through granite boulders to the summit.

Public Transport

Bus to Cladach Centre.

Start

Cladach Visitor Centre. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Deer Stalking information

National Trust for Scotland. Stalking between early September and 20 October. No stalking on Sundays.

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