Meet at Kilmelford church car park at 1:45pm for 2pm, set off to loch Avich
Explorers OS map 359. 360
The Sreign of Lorn is part of the ancient drove road from the west coast to the cattle trysts of Creiff – Perth.
Start from opposite Loch Avich House, 4 1/2 miles over the estate land and cross the Alt-na Derg burn; On to Blagleem More Farm, From there walk 1 1/2 miles down the road along Loch Scammadale to Scammadale Farm.
The first part is a steep metal track to the Burn of the Conference, then more flat to Fineglen. Cross the burn (be careful of some slippery stones here). It is then grass track and hillside to Blagleenmore. Burn to cross at boundary fence.
Information sheet sheet provided on the story of the Battle of the Conference and the death of Colin Mhor, A prize to who can find the Fiddler’s Well spring on the right hand side of the track. Pure Drinking water.
The best option is for Car walkers to pre-arrange your group, one drives walkers to walk road, 6 Miles from Kilmelford car park, then take car to Scammadale Farm and park there or onto Blagleen Farm and walk up to meet the walking party and come back with them. Refreshments of Tea etc at Scammadale Farm. Thanks to our MacCorkindale hosts.
Bring your own picnic, good hill walking footwear, Jacket and / or fleece.
Dogs must be kept on leads at ALL times.
There are 2-4 volunteer drivers who can take walking parties, please contact Georgina on 01866 844212 to arrange lifts if you want to leave your car at Kilmelford.