Glenfinnan Viaduc and monument Viewpoint

Easy walk up the hill to get a nice view over Glenfinnan Viaduc and the monument.

Technical sheet
No. 26246802
A Highland walk posted on 31/08/22 by Delphinium. Update : 21/09/22
Calculated time Calculated time: 0h10[?]
Distance Distance : 0.18km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 28m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 0m
Highest point Highest point : 37m
Lowest point Lowest point : 9m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Highland
Starting point Starting point : N 56.870424° / W 5.434937°
Download : -
View of the Monument View of Glenfinnan viaduct View of the Monument

Description

Start : National Trust of Scotland Glenfinnan Monument Visitor centre. PH37 4LT

(D/A) Start from the left side of the visitor centre and go up the hill. On the way up, you will see a signpost indicating "2min walk" where you keep left toward the bench.

(1) Enjoy the view on your left-hand side before reaching the top where you get a 360° view of Glenfinnan Viaduc and the monument. When you finished enjoying the view, walk back down using the same way to reach the visitor centre again. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 9m - Glenfinnan Visitor centre
1 : km 0.15 - alt. 36m - Benches & 360° view
D/A : km 0.18 - alt. 37m - Glenfinnan Visitor centre

Useful Information

Start : National Trust of Scotland Glenfinnan Monument Visitor centre. PH37 4LT
Parking : Car park at the Visitor centre for a fee.
Terrain : Some spots can be slippery as erosion appears following a considerable flow of people.

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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