4.5 of 5 (4 votes)

Kilpatrick to Balloch

A moderate walk (low hills and fells (below 600m)) starting and finishing in Dunbartonshire, Scotland, about 16.70km (10.38 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 5:45h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 308m (1010ft)
Loss 325m (1066ft)
Max. Elevation 380m (1246ft)
Elevation (total) 633m (2076ft)
Start
Kilpatrick
End
Alexandria
Distance 16.70km
(10.38mi)
Duration ~5:45h
Difficulty  
Moderate
Created by Anonymous Walker on 29 Jun 2015
This walk takes you over the Kilpatrick Hills, starting at Kilpatrick and finishing at Balloch for a horseshoe walk. Both stations are on the same trainline.

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Waypoints

OS Grid NS468729
Starting from the station, walk into the car park and head up into the Kilpatrick Hills via Kilpatrick Braes.
OS Grid NS462758
Head to the loch and then northwards.
About 3.02 km (~1.88 miles) from
OS Grid NS453778
Walking around the loch to the edge of the woods.
About 2.18 km (~1.35 miles) from
OS Grid NS444796
Walk along the woods before turning for Balloch.
About 2.03 km (~1.26 miles) from
OS Grid NS440810
This is the midpoint of the walk. From here, it's downhill towards Balloch.
About 1.46 km (~0.91 miles) from
OS Grid NS437830
Continue down to the road, which takes you back to the station.
About 1.95 km (~1.21 miles) from
OS Grid NS395808
The walk is complete! From Jamestown, head back to the station for the train home.
About 4.70 km (~2.92 miles) from
OS Grid NS389817
Continue from Jamestown to Balloch.
About 1.09 km (~0.68 miles) from

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