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The Black Lochs from Connel
Introduction to Walk 3699

Photo from the walk - The Black Lochs from Connel

County/Area - Argyll and Bute

Author - Charlotte Starkey

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 750 feet / 227 metres

Time - 3 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This is an easy walk amongst gentle valleys just outside of Oban in Argyll & Bute. The outward route follows a minor road through the valley of Lusragan Burn. The return is on a good, clear path past the Black Lochs and offers good views of the nearby mountains, of which Ben Cruachan is prominent. Although undulating, there are no long or steep ascents, making it an ideal half day walk with children.

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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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