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Ben A’an

Ben A’an Car Park Extension and Hill Path Upgrade

Forestry and Land Scotland will begin works to extend the Ben A’an car park and upgrade the hill path from 28/09/2021 until December 2021 (depending on the weather). Visitors are being asked to be considerate and take the opportunity to visit an alternative local site while works are ongoing. Some areas will be cordoned off to help protect habitats.

Alternative locations include Ben Venue hill pathBen Guilipan, Ben an t- Sidhean at Strathyre, as well as Limecraig and Craigmore.

Updates on this work can be found at Ben A’an – Forestry and Land Scotland.


 

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Loch Katrine and the Trossachs

A path easily leads walkers from a car park on the A821, on the banks of pretty Loch Achray, to reach the 454m summit of Ben A’an.

Rarely taxing, although a little steep in places, the walk of around 4km might be short but it offers a surprisingly big experience.

For a small hill you’ll enjoy many of the ingredients of a mountain hike, such as atmospheric forest, open moorlands, views of crags and a superb vista of the surrounding landscape at the top. Return on the same path.

For out more about the trail up Ben A’an.

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Ben Venue and Loch Katrine from the summit (credit - John McSporran)

Before you go…

You’ll often find yourself in locations such as working farms, estates and areas protected for their conservation value, and we hope all our visitors will act responsibly and respect their surroundings, while having a safe and enjoyable time in the National Park.

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority cannot be held responsible for any accidents, injuries or damage sustained whilst hiking in the Park. All persons taking part in such activities do so at their own risk, acknowledging and accepting the risk of accident, injury or damage.

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