Locality: Argyllshire

www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/dunoon/benmore/

Category:Argyllshire
Visits to the Website336
Size (acreage)120
Starting fromBenmore Botanic Garden, near Dunoon
Overview

'Sometimes still known as the Younger Botanic Garden, Benmore Botanic Garden covers an area of some 120 acres or 48 hectares. Set within a bowl of steeply rising mountains, Benmore enjoys a spectacular setting. Starting from the car park and visitor centre in the valley of the River Eachaig, the garden climbs the lower slopes of A'Chruach or Benmore Hill to a high point at a spectacular viewpoint 450ft above sea level ... '

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Undiscovered Scotland

See also

Benmore Botanic Garden [RBGE]

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record672

www.cowalfest.org

Category:Argyllshire
Visits to the Website498
Starting fromDunoon
Overview

'All ages and abilities are catered for and the walks cover interest areas of wildlife, bird watching, drama, photography, art, history, heritage, folklore, tai chi, great gardens, great houses and some great hill walks including the opportunity to complete over 6 days the long distance trail "The Cowal Way".' Usually held Mid October.

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record631

www.loch-awe.com/things-to-do/walks-in-and-around-loch-awe/

Category:Argyllshire
Visits to the Website239
Starting fromDalmally
Overview

'Walks In and Around Loch Awe: 9 Easy Walks from Dalmally Post Office.'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record562

www.kinlochleven.co.uk/see-and-do/

Category:Argyllshire
Visits to the Website183
Starting fromKinlochleven
Overview

'The village of Kinlochleven is surrounded by stunning mountains and scenery. The West Highland Way passes through Kinlochleven from the renowned Devil's Staircase from Glencoe and the village is a popular stop off point for walkers and brings a steady stream of visitors looking for accommodation before setting off the following morning to Fort William. The walks in Kinlochleven have a character of their own ...'

See also

Glencoe and Kinlochleven [Walkhighlands]

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record426

www.islayjura.com

Category:Inner Hebrides
Navigate the Website>>> Walk Islay ...
Visits to the Website400
Starting fromIsle of Islay
Overview

Usually held Mid April.

Description from

Visit Islay Jura

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County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record853

www.colonsayestate.co.uk/About-the-Island/Things-to-do/The-Beaches.aspx

Category:Inner Hebrides
Visits to the Website248
Starting fromColonsay
Overview

'There are endless walks over beaches and moorland, through woodland or along the cliffs. And a myriad of birds and wildflowers to spot along the way.'

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Colonsay Estate

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record485

cowalway.co.uk

Category:Argyllshire
Visits to the Website626
Distance (miles)57
Starting fromPortavadie
Overview

'Known as Argyll’s Secret Coast, the Cowal Peninsula is an easily accessible yet little known area. Only an hour or two from the central belt, Cowal offers a gateway to the beautiful coastlines, dramatic scenery and diverse wildlife of the Scottish Highlands.'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record907

www.scottishcanals.co.uk/activities/walking-running/crinan-canal/

Category:Argyllshire
Visits to the Website311
Distance (miles)8
Starting fromArdrishaid
Overview

'Follow the towpath along a remote Scottish canal in an idyllic setting. Take in almost the entire route of this scenic canal - but cover no more than eight miles!'

Description from

Scottish Canals

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record615

www.5degreeswest.co.uk

Category:Argyllshire
Visits to the Website538
Distance (miles)220
Starting fromToward, Dunoon
Overview

'The five degree west line of longitude runs from the southern tip of the Cowal Peninsula to Cape Wrath and traverses some of the finest walking terrain in Scotland. The route described here was pioneered by the author in 2004 and attempts to follow the five degree line as closely as possible from south to north. It represents one of the most challenging long distance walks in Britain.'

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Bill Jack

Locality
Country/Region
Views of 'Full' Record1133

www.ionatrails.com/walks-3/

Category:Inner Hebrides
Visits to the Website237
Starting fromSt Columba Hotel, Iona
Overview

'Throughout our walks we'll be telling you the stories, explaining the history, geology, and geography of our landscape. We'll also be keeping a look out for the wildlife and flora of Iona, and of course answer your questions about our spectacular island home.'

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David Allaway

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record554

www.kintyreway.com

Category:Argyllshire
Visits to the Website631
Distance (miles)89
Starting fromTarbert
Overview

'Tarbert to Southend across the stunning Kintyre Peninsula.'

Description from

Long & Winding Way Company Ltd

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record849

www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/review-mary-queen-of-scots-way-guidebook/006788/

Category:Argyllshire
Visits to the Website546
Distance (miles)107
Starting fromArrochar, Loch Long
Overview

'Coast to coast long distance route across central Scotland from Arrochar to St Andrews, linking many places associated with Mary Queen of Scots.  The route is largely off-road, using existing paths and tracks with some stretches of quiet country lane and short pathless sections.' Note Original Website cited here unavailable at Review; replaced by Link to the Walkhighlands Site.

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Paul Prescott

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record1647

www.mullmagic.com/guided-wildlife-walks.html

Category:Inner Hebrides
Visits to the Website311
Starting fromIsle of Mull
Overview

'Mull Magic offers a wide variety of wildlife walks and tours throughout the year. Most of our walks are either easy or moderately graded, although our Mountain Magic experience provides more of a challenge.'

Description from

Mull Magic

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record608

www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/uswalks/coasttocoast/

Category:Argyllshire
Visits to the Website141
Distance (miles)128
Starting fromOban
Overview

'From Oban to St Andrews, crossing the heart of Scotland. It was devised by Brian Smailes who has published a route description and other essential information in the book you can purchase ... Note that the Coast to Coast walk is NOT waymarked. There is a general route description on this page. When used with the rest of Undiscovered Scotland it will give you a clear idea of what the Coast to Coast walk and the places you will be passing through are like. But you will need Brian Smailes' book, plus the relevant Ordnance Survey maps ... and knowledge of how to use them, in order to complete the walk.'

Description from

Undiscovered Scotland

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record541

www.stevensonway.org.uk

Category:Argyllshire
Visits to the Website381
Distance (miles)230
Starting fromIsle of Mull
Overview

'A unique wilderness walk across the heart of Scotland ... Based on the book Kidnapped, by Robert Louis Stevenson ... Centred around real historical events ... A great way to explore Scotland.'

Description from

Ian Logan Stevenson Adventures

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County (Historic)
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