West Highland Way: Trailblazer Ochils and Campsie Fells

 Bearsden & District

Buchanan Smithy

West Highland Way - Map West Highland Way: Footprint Map


Photographs of a circular walk starting and finishing at the village of Buchanan Smithy with views of:-

Campsie Fells, Kilpatrick Hills, Loch LomondConic Hill, Luss Hills and Duncryne


Kilmaronock Church near Gartocharn

The Old Buchanan Smithy on the road from Drymen to Balmaha

This was built by the Duke of Montrose in the early 19th century.
 It initially housed workers on his estate. It also housed the estate's blacksmith's shop, hence the name of the hamlet.






Conic Hill on the West Highland Way from the outskirts of Buchanan Smithy

Conic Hill on the West Highland Way from the outskirts of Buchanan Smithy.





Coldrach Farm on the outskirts of Buchanan Smithy

Coldrach Farm on the outskirts of Buchanan Smithy





The Campsie Fells from the outskirts of Buchanan Smithy

The Campsie Fells from the outskirts of Buchanan Smithy






Luss Hills from the outskirts of Drymen

Luss Hills from the outskirts of Buchanan Smithy






Loch Lomond from the outskirts of Buchanan Smithy

Loch Lomond from the outskirts of Buchanan Smithy.





Loch Lomond on the approach to Creity Hall Farm

Loch Lomond on the approach to Creity Hall Farm.




Signpost for Garadhban Forest at Creity Hall Farm

Signpost for Garadhban Forest at Creity Hall Farm.





Creity Hall Farmhouse

Creity Hall Farmhouse.





Conic Hill on the West Highland Way from Creity Hall Farm

Conic Hill on the West Highland Way from Creity Hall Farm.





Clachan Inn in the village square of Drymen

Milton of Buchanan on the road from Drymen to Balmaha

The Community of Buchanan lies within the bounds of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park





The Kilpatrick Hills from the outskirts of Drymen



Duncryne ( "The Dumpling " ) from grounds of Buchanan Castle Estate

Duncryne ( "The Dumpling " ) from grounds of Buchanan Castle Estate



Cottage at Buchanan Smithy on the road from Drymen to Balmaha

Cottage at Buchanan Smithy on the road from Drymen to Balmaha



Map of Drymen Area

Map of Drymen Area




Map of Buchanan Smithy area

Map of Buchanan Smithy Area



Route Map of West Highland Way from Carbeth to Drymen

Route Map of West Highland Way
from Drymen to Balmaha



Route Map of West Highland Way from Carbeth to Drymen

Route Map of West Highland Way
from Carbeth to Drymen


 Buchanan Smithy Gallery Photo Gallery

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