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Photographs of the walk from Darvel along the former railway track to Loudoun Hill in Ayrshire in SW Scotland

Town Hall in Darvel

Town Hall in Darvel



River Irvine at Darvel

River Irvine at Darvel


Path along the former railway track

Path along the former railway track






Spring lambs

Spring lambs





Countryside in Ayrshire

Countryside in Ayrshire






Loudoun Hill from railway track

Loudoun Hill from railway track




Approach to Loudoun Hill

Approach to Loudoun Hill





Trig point on Loudoun Hill

Trig point ( 1037ft, 316m ) on Loudoun Hill

The Isle of Arran is visible from the summit



Rock Faces on Loudoun Hill

Rock Faces on Loudoun Hill

The hill is a popular rock climbing venue




Loudoun Hill from "Spirit of Scotland" monument

Loudoun Hill from "Spirit of Scotland" monument

Loudoun Hill is a volcanic plug in East Ayrshire near the head of the River Irvine.

Loudoun Hill has long been a site of human occupation.
 An iron age
 settlement is located at the foot of the south east slope.




Loudon Hill from "Spirit of Scotland" monument

Loudon Hill from "Spirit of Scotland" monument to the Scottish hero William Wallace






Map of Darvel and Loudoun Hill

Map of Darvel and Loudoun Hill



 
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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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