West Highland Way: Trailblazer Ochils and Campsie Fells

 Bearsden & District

Drymen

West Highland Way - Map West Highland Way: Footprint Map


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

Campsie Fells, Kilpatrick Hills, Loch LomondConic Hill, Luss Hills and Duncryne 
Clachan Inn in the village square of Drymen

Clachan Inn ( dating from 1734 ) in the village square of Drymen

Drymen is at the western end of the 
Campsie Fells and to the South of Loch Lomond.

In the 18th and 19th centuries Drymen was a stopover point for Highland cattle drovers.

Drymen is only a short distance off the route of the 
West Highland Way

and within the bounds of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park



The Campsie Fells from Gallowhill Forest on the outskirts of Drymen

The Campsie Fells from Gallowhill Wood on the outskirts of Drymen



The Kilpatrick Hills from the outskirts of Drymen

The Kilpatrick Hills from the outskirts of Drymen



Loch Lomond from the outskirts of Drymen

Loch Lomond from the outskirts of Drymen.





Conic Hill on the West Highland Way from the outskirts of Drymen

Conic Hill on the West Highland Way from the outskirts of Drymen.




Luss Hills from the outskirts of Drymen

Luss Hills from the outskirts of Drymen



Coldrach Farm on the outskirts of Drymen

Coldrach Farm on the outskirts of Drymen





The Old Buchanan Smithy on the road from Drymen to Balmaha

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.




Duncryne ( "The Dumpling " ) from the viewpoint above Drymen

Duncryne ( "The Dumpling " ) from the viewpoint above Drymen





The Parish Church at Drymen

The Parish Church ( built 1771 ) at Drymen




The Buchanan Arms Hotel at Drymen

The Buchanan Arms Hotel at Drymen





The village shop in Drymen

The village shop in Drymen



Map of Drymen Area

Map of Drymen Area



Map of Drymen Walk area

Map of the Drymen Walk Area





Route Map of West Highland Way from Carbeth to Drymen

Route Map of West Highland Way
from Drymen to Balmaha





Drymen Bridge over the Endrick Water







Route Map of West Highland Way from Carbeth to Drymen

Route Map of West Highland Way
from Carbeth to Drymen

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Guide Books & Maps - Scotland:-


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The High Mountains of Britain & Ireland  Munros Tables SMC  The Munros - Scotland's Highest Mountains  Scotland - Lonely Planet  NW Highlands - SMC Guide  Exploring the Far NW of Scotland  Guide to Walks in NW Highlands

Walking in Scotland - Lonely Planet Mountain: Exploring Britain's High Places  National 3 Peaks Walk Scottish Highlands Hillwalking Guide The Scottish Islands Bouldering in Scotland

Glasgow Visitor Guide - Colin Baxter Itchy Insider's Guide to Glasgow Glasgow Footprint Pocket Guide Glasgow Insight Pocket Guide Glasgow Guide Pub Companion Glasgow Scotland's Highlands & Islands - Rough Guide Scotland - Rough Guide

Glasgow Insight Pocket GuideCollins Street Map of GlasgowGlasgow: Then & NowThey belonged to Glasgow Phillips Street Atlas of Glasgow & West Central Scotland Glasgow: The Photographic Atlas100 Hillwalks around Glasgow 50 Walks in Glasgow & SW Scotland

Visit Scotland - Touring Guide Scotland: Where to Stay - Hotels & Guest Houses Scotland: Where to Stay - Bed & Breakfast Rough Guide ScotlandScottish Highlands & Islands - Rough Guide Scotland - Lonely PlanetScotland's Highlands & Islands - Lonley Planet Great Glasgow StoriesGlasgow & Surroundings - Insight Guide

West Highland Way: Official GuideWest Highland Way: Rucksac ReadersWest Highland Way: TrailblazerThe West Highland WayWest Highland Way: Footprint MapWest Highland Way - Map West Highland Way - Map West Highland Way Wet Highland Way - Official Guide

Munro Almanac The High Mountains of Britain and Ireland The Munros: Scottish Mountaineering Club The Isle of Skye The Isle of Arran Wilderness Walks Ski Mountaineering in Scotland

More Wilderness Walks 50 Best Routes on Skye and Raasay Skye - W.A.PoucherMagic of the Munros Mountaineering in Scotland and Undiscovered Scotland by W.H.MurrayA Long Walk on the Isle of Skye

Classic Climbs - Central & Southern Highlands The Isle of Arran Lonely Planet, Walking in ScotlandPathfinder Guide: Skye and NW Highlands WalksPathfinder Guide: Fort William and Glen Coe Walks Rambler's Guide: Ben Nevis and Glen Coe50 Best Routes on Skye and Raasay - Chris Townsend










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