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Ben A'an over Loch Katrine

Magnificent view on Loch Katrine and around! About 1h15min to climb, 45 to go down. Very steep... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Karolina R
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Trier, Germany
Challenging but rewarding!

After reading the reviews we took our 6 month old up on her carrier, this was probably the wrong... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
smurray2403
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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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All reviews loch katrine hill walk stone steps fantastic views great hike coming down worth the climb easy path well trained scottish government car park walking boots short climb sir walter scott well worth the effort summit lochs
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant views over Loch A'nn. We were in full hiking gear enjoying a relative easy walk up, when we met a group of kids coming down in tea shirts, shorts, and trainers!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Magnificent view on Loch Katrine and around! About 1h15min to climb, 45 to go down. Very steep... Windy on the top.

Thank Karolina R
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

After reading the reviews we took our 6 month old up on her carrier, this was probably the wrong decision and I am very fortunate my partner is fit and carried her with ease. The path is well maintained however at points difficult going especially...More

Thank smurray2403
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This is a relatively quick climb/hike at around 1hr to the top and 45mins back down. It’s not the small peak that is viable from the car park but the larger one hidden behind it. I think many people start out thinking that they are...More

Thank Yukon164
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Not much of a challenge but the views from the top are spectacular and well worth the effort. Decent car park at the bottom and a cafe to boot. All in all a good wee day out.

Thank Gers1873ok
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The parking space is very limited, so you need to be there early or be patient till you leave your car, because it seems to be a very popular walk. I would not recommend it for families with young children, parts of the path are...More

1  Thank patriciaescolar
Reviewed 15 August 2018

New to this Munro bagging so starting with the smaller challenges although it did look daunting from the car park with the low mist covering the top! Gulp. Highly recommend the hour and half to the top and although a steep, wide and well made...More

Thank Hayley B
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Did this walk with four kids ranging from 4-10, all of whom managed it without a problem. It rained all the way up but stopped as we neared the top and some breaks in the cloud allowed us to see the lochs at least. On...More

1  Thank jjc978
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely stay in a beautiful room here, lovely decoration and immaculately clean throughout. The host was friendly and helpful, breakfast was delicious and they also catered for vegan dietary requirements generously, most appreciated. Would definitely recommend it and will visit again if in...More

Thank HC0064
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

On a weekend camping trip near Gartmore with my youngest son and decided to park up and wander up Ben A’an. Path is really easy to follow and has been upgraded since last time I walked it ( 10 years ago). It’s perfect for a...More

Thank Paul C
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Tracy U
6 October 2018|
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Response from Trevor A | Reviewed this property |
No problem. He will probably be much better than I was!
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rutharmstrong
17 February 2018|
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Response from Vegas69024 | Reviewed this property |
I'm a mature pensioner and not a regular hill walker; took me around 4hrs for the round trip with a number of stops to admire the views etc.
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LostInTheWorld89
14 January 2018|
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Response from Vegas69024 | Reviewed this property |
I did this walk in the summer and as an inexperienced aged walker it was a real challenge.I certainly would not consider it in wintry conditions.
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