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Walking The Greenock Cut ( Download : )
Organisation / Walking Club / Mountain guide
The Greenock Cut
distance 7.22mi Vertical gain +308ft Vertical drop -312ft Durée 3h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Inverclyde

Designated as an Ancient Monument, The Greenock Cut is an aqueduct built in the 1820s to supply water from Loch Thom to Greenock. The 11.5km route is full of interesting features which is probably why it has been rated one of the top 50 walks in Scotland! It is an easy walk along surfaced minor roads, gravel tracks and grassy footpaths. You will be rewarded with fantastic views to Greenock, Gourock, the River Clyde and the southern Scottish mountains.

Organisation / Walking Club / Mountain guide
Corlic Hill, Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park
distance 5.88mi Vertical gain +430ft Vertical drop -423ft Durée 3h05 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Inverclyde

Good trails take you along to Corlic Hill summit (303 m / 994 ft) on the north-eastern perimeter of Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park, less than an hour's drive from Glasgow. On a clear day you will enjoy exceptional views down into the Clyde Valley, across to the Cowal Peninsula and over towards the southern Highlands. The return section takes you past the ancient ruins of Burnhead and Glenbrae farmsteads and between the tranquil Gryfe reservoirs.