Dumgoyne and Earl's Seat, near Killearn

The distinctive wee steep peak of Dumgoyne is a popular local landmark. This route combines it with a moorland ramble to Earl's Seat with extensive views north and the possibility of a dram on return.


Track, then very steep path, eroded in places, moorland path to Earl's Seat can be boggy.

Public Transport

Regular bus (10) from Glasgow will stop at distillery on request.


Glengoyne Distillery on A875. Open start point in Google Maps for 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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