Walk: Kenmore Hill - Loch Tay vista

Perth & Kinross | Kenmore | Short walk | ★★★

[View across Loch Tay from the lower part of the route]

Kenmore Hill isn't really a proper hill at all - it's really just a minor bulge on the northern slopes of higher Meall a' Choire Chreagaich. However it offers wonderful views of Kenmore village, and across Loch Tay with the mighty Ben Lawers ridge beyond. The Bolfracks Estate has created a network of waymarked paths which make a circular walk possible through a mixture of woodland and open ground. Access to the car park is quickest from the north for most visitors, but the long drive through lonely Glen Quaich to the south is quite exciting.

[Morning inversion above the River Tay, seen from the walk start]

📌 Walk: Kenmore Hill - Loch Tay vista ★★★
Car park just off minor road 2 mi south of Kenmore, G.R.: NN 786446 ///engage.certainly.engaging. Access road to car park is a rough track which could be tricky for low clearance vehicles.

▶ 5 km / 3 mi | ▲ 220 m | ⌚ Short | Moderate
Features: △ Kenmore Hill / Creag an Fhùdair (515 m)
Terrain: Good paths with a few wet sections; last sections on track and minor road.

Route & map

Car park - Kenmore Hill - path curves south, then west, then north to join Queen's Drive at G.R.: NN 778445 - minor road back to start. Route marked in red on a board in the car park and - mostly - on the hill too.

Route credit: Walkhighlands
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On our visit

Wildlife: Just a few birds.
Weather: Mostly sunny above some valley cloud which later cleared. Temperature just above freezing with a dusting of new snow on higher hills. A couple of wintry showers around and some hill fog, but not overhead.

[Cloud lowers over Ben Lawers' ridge during a passing shower]


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