Category Archives: Loch Lomond



Ben Lomond overlooking Loch Lomond and Loch Long in the foreground (picture taken from “The Cobbler”, summit of Ben Arthur

The West Highland Way

Walk the West Highland Way At more than 95 miles, or over 150 km, the West Highland Way is Scotland’s leading long-distance hiking route. It starts in Milngavie, some six miles from Glasgow, and takes in the shores of Loch Lomond, passes through Mugdock Country Park and skirts Ben Lomond. It also visits Glen Falloch, […]

Argyll and the Arrochar Alps

Kilmartin Glen in Mid Argyll is the epicentre of Scotland’s prehistory.  The area is strewn with standing stones, stone circles, rock art and historic monuments.  Some 800 historic monuments can be found within the area.  The Kilmartin Musuem is a great source of information on the history of the ancient kingdom. The Arroch Alps The […]

Climbing The Cobbler – Ben Arthur, Arrochar – Guest Post

Ben Arthur, commonly known as “The Cobbler”, is the most famous peak of the Arrochar Alps and is located directly opposite and across Loch Long from the village of Arrochar.  Climbing The Cobbler is a pleasant experience at any time of the year, except when the weather is totally wild eh. Ben Arthur “The Cobbler” […]

Climbing Ben More – Crianlarich, Loch Lomond – Guest Post

We climbed Ben More near Crianlarich at the end of February.  There were four of us, all friends at the time.  It was freezing but we were prepared. Following a night out in Glasgow’s West End we headed north early on a Saturday morning to Crianlarich and Ben More, our goal for the weekend. We woke up that day to pleasant clear skies.  I […]