Cashel Forest

Dog friendly circular walk in Cashel Forest offering amazing view over loch Lomond. This walk follows the longer waymarked path in the forest.

Technical sheet No. 30782219

A Stirling walk posted on 16/02/23 by Our Lake District Escapades. Last update : 14/03/23
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h25[?]
Distance Distance : 3.56 mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 853 ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 853 ft
Highest point Highest point : 948 ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 95 ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Area Area : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs
Location Location : Stirling
Starting point Starting point : N 56.112052° / W 4.576079°
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Start: Cashel Forest car park, Cashel Forest and Native Forest Centre, Glasgow (G63 0AW) Grid ref. NS 399 940

(D/A) From the car park, go straight on the large track (passing the gate and leaving the buildings on your right-hand side). Continue on this large track that goes up following the green-marked path. There are several viewpoints along the path.

(1) Continue straight on the large track (leaving the path on your right) for around 1Km until reaching the top of the path and seeing another smaller path on your right.

(2) Take right (East) on the path to continue on the circular walk. Continue straight on this path going down. (around 1.1 Km) The smaller path will join the main larger path.

(3) Continue on this main path until arriving at the car park (2Km or so)(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 95 ft - Car park
1 : mi 0.98 - alt. 620 ft - Straight on the large path
2 : mi 1.55 - alt. 948 ft - Take right
3 : mi 2.25 - alt. 561 ft - Continue straight going down
D/A : mi 3.56 - alt. 95 ft - Car park

Useful Information

Start: Cashel Forest car park, Cashel Forest and Native Forest Centre, Glasgow (G63 0AW)

Car Park:Cashel Forest and Native Forest Visitor centre, Cashel Forest Trust, The National Park Balmaha, Drymen, Glasgow (G63 0AW), £3 for the day

Terrain: Large tracks and forest tracks

Dog-friendly: Yes, however can be very busy during summer months

Note: Several benches and picnic tables

Note: There are other smaller waymarked paths in the forest.

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