Goatfell, Isle of Arran

Introduction to Walk 1115

Photo from the walk - Goatfell, Isle of Arran

County/Area - North Ayrshire

Author - John Turner

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 3200 feet / 970 metres

Grade - mod/hard

An Isle of Arran route that avoids the crowds in an ascent of Goatfell. The route involves scrambling and needs good navigational skills. The route starts from Sannox and using two cars would save some road walking. 

Walk Description  Map showing start

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 361Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
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Ordnance Survey Landranger 69Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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