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Nice hike

Nice hike. We didn’t make it to the top. With a 9 year old who is not into hiking we had to settle... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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good trek

climbed the cobbler ,first part through the treeline is steep ,then levels out again ,before the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stranraer, United Kingdom
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Argyle Forest Park, Arrochar, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
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All reviews cobbler great walk ben arthur car park stunning views well worth the effort steep climb my partner half way zig zag path arrochar alps tourist route stone steps tree line sunny day a wee bit loch lomond
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hike. We didn’t make it to the top. With a 9 year old who is not into hiking we had to settle for a bit below the top. Beautiful views, nice to follow the stream and cross it a few times. Apart from some...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

climbed the cobbler ,first part through the treeline is steep ,then levels out again ,before the final ascent .bit narrow in places ,but safe with little bit of scree before the summit .alas on reaching the summit the mist came down so kind of spoiled...More

Thank mckeandwilliam
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Nearly 40 years ago this was a favourite climbing spot for my husband and it was such a nostalgic trip to revisit the area and relive some experiences from the Cobbler. The colours, sights, cloud formations, shadows on the hills and mountains, smells, rivers and...More

Thank MandyMum2014
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Still a great walk but car parking at the base has gone from £1 per day to £1 per hour. Ridiculous. This has driven people away! Fact!

2  Thank Will T
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We visited Arrochar in mid August and spent one of our days climbing The Cobbler. It took the two of us around seven hours at a leisurely pace (very leisurely towards the end as my partner injured her foot). The scenery was dramatic and beautiful...More

Thank Ellie14436
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Sadly most days were overcast but the Cobbler is an imposing sight along side the mountain range and beyond Loch Long

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 7 September 2018

another must on a clear day you can see the top which is amazing and you can understand how it got its name

Thank LancsPetite
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Our tour guide pointed out The Cobbler and many said they could make him out but I ma not saw sure. If in the area see if you can spot him and get your shoes repaired. Beautiful scenery.

Thank Joe193
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful scenery great walk took us 4 hours all in car park straight across from the entrance was only £1 all day we visited on a Wednesday would highly recommend :)

1  Thank Kennyt1
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely walk up the cobbler with my 12 year old son. Car park was full so parked in a layby about 1/2 Mile further up road. Weather wasn't the best, very changeable but that's the Scottish hills for ye. Lovely views over the...More

1  Thank Scott R
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21 November 2018|
Response from mckeandwilliam | Reviewed this property |
I would say that at that time of year I would be wary of any trek in the arrochar alps as they are known small path near the summit is narrow with touch of scree good luck but be careful
6 June 2018|
Response from Francis R | Reviewed this property |
About 3 hours up and down.
25 August 2016|
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Response from darrahaman | Reviewed this property |
Just check the weather and dress accordingly, no special equipment required