Peter J Gordon

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The Knock Circular, Largs

The Knock Circular, Largs

Walk from the centre of Largs along the coast, then through farmland to The Knock, visiting the site of an old hill fort.  With outstanding views over the Clyde.  Return to Largs through woodland and back along the coast to Nardini’s for some ice cream.

Terrain:      This route is on a mixture of minor roads, tarmac paths and rough tracks.  The path around Knock Hill can be very boggy.

Distance: 13 km,     duration 5 hrs, total ascent 268m to max. ht. 217m.

Start point:      Starts at Largs Ferry Terminal, western end of Largs Main Street. Distance from H’burgh:  40 miles / 1 hr.

OS  Map 63 / Explorer 341, grid ref: NS 201594.

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