Follow the river Leven path towards Renton where the road is taken back to Dalmoak entrance. Then we take farm tracks over the hill to Cardross from where a footpath alongside the A814 leads to Ardoch where the route takes to the beach and joins the Clydeside path into Levengrove park. By pavement back to Dalreoch station.
Terrain: Footpaths, pavements, farm tracks and optional beach (tide permitting).
Distance: 14 km, duration 4 hrs, total ascent 130m to max ht. 104m.
Start point: Dalreoch Station lower car park. Distance from Helensburgh: 8 mls
OS Map 63 / Explorer 347, grid ref: NS 392757.