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At the head of Loch Goil, explore pretty woodland where the beautiful Donich Falls are framed by towering conifers and join generations of travellers passing along the old Duke’s Path. In spring the woods gleam with fresh green leaves and sparkle with bird song.
Discover Donich waterfalls at the head of a secluded glen.
Mostly firm narrow paths with some forest road sections. Moderate to steep slopes with a few steep steps.
Allow 1½ hours
This fantastic trail leads you along the edge of the Ardgoil forest to the top of Donich Glen, where you’ll find the Donich Waterfalls. They’re a magnificent sight after heavy rain.
The Loch Lomond & Cowal Way is a long distance walking route that passes through Lochgoilhead. The trail is known as "Scotland in 57 miles" due to it's diverse terrain covering lochs, glens, forests and open hillsides.
There are public toilets and other facilities in Lochgoilhead village.
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.
Lochgoilhead Arboretum car park can be accessed from the village, just opposite Lochgoilhead Primary School on Hall Road. If the Arboretum car park is full, a council-run car park is available in Lochgoilhead village.
PA24 8AQ is the nearest postcode.
Infrequent bus services from Helensburgh/Arrochar stop at Lochgoilhead on the way to Carrick Castle. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.
A scenic stop off on the iconic Rest and Be Thankful
Endless trails through an area of vast natural beauty