Strontian Lead Mines via Ariundle Oakwoods

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A fantastic walk taking in the beautiful oakwoods of Ariundle, the rugged open moorland with fine views of the surrounding mountains, and the lead mines which once employed 600 miners on these moors. The diversion from the path described in paragraph 2 is currently closed due to both footbridges being closed. You can still do the rest of the walk - just ignore this paragraph and stay on the main track.

Terrain

Mostly easy paths and tracks; the outward section from Ceann a'Chreagain to the mine is hard to follow and boggy - best avoided by non-navigators!

Public Transport

Very infrequent bus service.

Start

Ariundle Oakwoods car park. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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