COVID-19 has changed lots of things we do. And as we re-open the majority of our facilities and welcome more of you back in Phase 3, we need your help to do it safely. Please check what’s open before you travel; enjoy your visit safely by following NHS and Scottish Government guidance; take your litter home with you; and follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.
At this location:
- The car park is open and normal charges (if any) now apply.
Glorious waterfalls at the head of a secluded glen
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.
Glen Donich Trail
Follow an ancient Argyll road to discover the glorious Donich Waterfalls at the head of a secluded glen.
Uneven gravel paths, with rough and narrow rocky sections. Occasional patch may be muddy. Long steep slopes for 600m. Includes some rough steps, a kissing gate and a stile.
Allow 1½ hours
Loch Lomond & Cowal Way
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.
Facilities & access
There are public toilets and other facilities in Lochgoilhead village.
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.
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