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Quiet roads from Oban to Taynuilt about 20 kms, then spectacular coastal and mountain up Glen Noe mainly along rough track climbing nearly 500 metres from sea level before descending to Dalmally with final approach along old military road. This route also avoids the busy A85.
WARNING. Deerstalking in Glen Noe. The deerstalking season starts on July 1st and continues to October 20th with serious culling of deer from about mid-August. This activity brings money and employment to remote rural areas and is an important part of land management. Deer are easily frightened by walkers. When planning your route and timetable you should check with Glen Noe Estate T: 01866 822212. There is no stalking on Sundays.
Distance: 42.4 km
Inclination: Partly hilly – partly flat
Corran House Hostel, 1 Victoria Crescent, Corran Esplanade
Oban, PA34 5PN
62 beds from £15 pn.
Tel: 01631 566 040
Jeremy Inglis Hostel, 21 Airds Crescent
Oban, PA34 5SJ
37 beds from £13.50.
Tel: 01631 565 065
Oban Youth Hostel and Oban Lodge
Esplanade, Oban, PA34 5AF
From £17 per night
Tel: 01631 562025 or book at www.hostelling Scotland.com
Taynuilt Hotel, located at the junction of A85
Grid Ref. NN 00296 31007.
£25-£70 per night includes full breakfast.
Several B&Bs and shops etc.
Our Special Recommendation
Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer, Dalmally, Argyll, PA33 1AR, Scotland
Tel : 01838 200216, E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org