West Highland Way: Trailblazer Ochils and Campsie Fells

 Bearsden Walks

 Kippen Circuit
West Highland Way - Map West Highland Way: Footprint Map
 

Photographs of a circular walk starting and finishing at the village of Kippen

with views of the Southern Highlands, Ochil Hills, Gargunnock Hills and Fintry Hills


Kippen Village

Ben Lomond from Kippen Village

Kippen is a small village approximately 10 miles ( 16km ) to the west of  Stirling.
It lies between the 
Gargunnock Hills and Fintry Hills to the South and the Strath of the River Forth to the North.



Escarpment of the Gargunnock Hills from Ballochleam Farm

Ochil Hills from Burnside Road at Kippen






Southern Highlands from Burnside Road at Kippen

Southern Highlands from Burnside Road at Kippen





Ben Lomond on ascent to Spout of Ballochleam

Boquan Bridge ( built 1673 )

This is was on an old drove road that was upgraded
for military use  between 1770 and 1780
for movement of troops between Stirling and Dumbarton






Southern Highlands beyond Country House at Boquan Bridge

Southern Highlands beyond Country House at Boquan Bridge




Kippen Village and Lake of Menteith from top of plateau

Red sandstone building at Burnton of Boquan



Signpost at Myretonhill Farm

 Signpost at Myretonhill Farm



Fourmerk Farm

Fourmerk Farm





Auldhall Farm

Auldhall Farm





Dasher Bridge over the Boquan Burn

Dasher Bridge over the Boquan Burn

( Note: the path down to the bridge is some 300 yards before Auldhall Farm )





Gargunnock Hills from Dasher Farm

Gargunnock Hills from Dasher Farm






Fintry Hills from Dasher Farm

Fintry Hills from Dasher Farm





Ochil Hills from above Burnside Woodlands

Ochil Hills from above Burnside Woodlands





Southern Highlands beyond Burnside Woodland on decent from Dasher Farm

Southern Highlands beyond Burnside Woodland on decent from Dasher Farm





Map of Kippen area







Map of Kippen area

Map of Kippen area



Map of the Gargunnock Hills

Map of the Gargunnock Hills



 Gargunnock Hills Gallery Photo Gallery :: Kippen Gallery Photo Gallery

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Guide Books & Maps - Scotland:-


West Highland Way: Footprint MapWest Highland Way - Map West Highland Way - Map Western Scotland & the Western Isles OS Road Map Northern Scotland OS Road Map Southern Scotland OS Road Map Glasgow Popular Hills - Map





  

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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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