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Honeymoon Bridge

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Situated at the base of beautiful Glen Croe, below the famous Rest and Be Thankful viewpoint, Honeymoon Bridge makes for a great start to a local adventure with easy access to the surrounding hills.

With tables and benches, it's also a perfect picnic spot to break up on the long drive from Glasgow to Argyll.

Activities

Hillwalking

One of the most popular hills in Scotland, The Cobbler (or Ben Arthur) is most commonly climed from its eastern side, beginning at our Arrochar forest. However, the more experienced hillwalkers amongst you may enjoy the challenge of the climb from Honeymoon Bridge.

This climb is strenuous and covers a mix of steep, rocky and open ground. This one definitely needs warm, waterproof clothing, hillwalking boots, a map and a compass!

Bouldering

Glen Croe is a local bouldering hotspot. Check UK Climbing for details.

Facilities and access

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Parking
Mountain access
Mountain access
Picnic area
Picnic area

The nearest public toilets are a short drive down the hill at Ardgartan. There are shops and cafés in Arrochar village, a few miles to the east and a popular catering van serving snacks and drinks at the Rest and Be Thankful car park to the west.

Stay the night

Motorhomes and campervans that are self-contained and have their own toilet facilities will be able to stay overnight at this car park from 1 April – 31 October 2022.

To help plan your stay, please see the details below:

  • Height barrier – No
  • Motorhome capacity of car park – 3
  • Suitable for large vehicles/caravans – No
  • Parking notes – Please park in bays leave a 4m gap between other motorhomes. Ensure access to forest road and barrier is unrestricted.

Please visit our Stay the Night page for full details, participating locations, best practice, and terms and conditions of use.

Stay the night

Car parking information

There is no charge to park in this car park. Please park with care and consideration. In particular please park in designated parking areas only and do not block entrances or gates.

More about parking

Getting here

Honeymoon Bridge lies on the north side of the A83 between Loch Long and the Rest and Be Thankful, 3½ miles west of Arrochar.

If coming from the west, the turn-off can be tricky to spot. Keep an eye out for our green sign just after a tight bend that crosses a brick-walled bridge over a river.

Using SatNav?

G83 7AS is the nearest postcode, although isn't specific to Honeymoon Bridge.

Public transport

Buses between Glasgow and Inveraray pass the entrance, although the nearest dedicated bus stop is 1 mile to the east at Ardgartan. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.

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Get in touch

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Phone
0300 067 6600 (option 2)
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Nearby forests

Aerial view of motorway from high up in forest, Ardgartan, Argyll Forest Park

Endless trails through an area of vast natural beauty

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Toilets
Toilets
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Parking
Cycling
Cycling
Distance from 'Honeymoon Bridge': 0.49 miles
Landscape view over the tops of conifer trees to a narrow loch with steep sided and wooded slopes under a blue and cloudy sky.

Start your hillwalk up The Arrochar Alps

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Parking (charge)
Parking (charge)
Mountain access
Mountain access
Distance from 'Honeymoon Bridge': 1.42 miles
Landscape view over tree tops to open hillside with pointed peak under grey sky.

Follow the path of 13th century Viking raiders

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Distance from 'Honeymoon Bridge': 2.10 miles

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