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Taynuilt, Kilmeford,loch Avich and Back Cycle Route



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Cycle Route Details
Route NameTaynuilt, Kilmeford,loch Avich and Back
Distance : miles (km)46.68  (75.12)
Duration(hh:mm)04:36
Difficulty
Posted ByJohn
Calories Burned kcal
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Cycle Route Location
CountryScotland
Town/CityTaynuilt
County/RegionArgyll and Bute
Start LocationTaynuilt
End LocationTaynuilt
Cycle Steps
From taynuilt take the glen lonan road to Kilmore. From here take a left on the A816 and go as far as Kilmelford. At Kilmelford take the left turn sign posted Loch Avich. Climb up steeply for a mile or two then enfoy the undulatoins along the loch side. After the descent from Loch Avich take another left and head for Kilchrenan, here take a left once again and head back to taynuilt.
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
This route takes you through some of the most scenic places in the area. The road taking you along loch Avich is extremly remote and you are more likely to meet deer than cars.

Your comments?
posted by:Tony HammockRating : difficult :
Glen Lonan is stunning
The route from Taynult to the A 816 at Kilmelford is hard work but worthwhile as it is very scenic.
From Kimelford to the turn off at the eastern end of Loch Creran is no place for anyone other than very experienced road cyclists. It's the main road for Argyll. Timber lorries, tankers, coaches, low loaders with boats on, holiday traffic caravans. Scary and dangerous at the wrong times. Shouldn't be a cycle route at all.


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