Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Glencoe Bike Hire and Family Cycling

Route 78 which we link into from the village is proving ever more popular as links are joined.  It must be one of the most scenic in the UK and is so accessible from the various entry points and link cycle paths along its length to Oban.
Looking up the Pass of Glencoe
Beside Loch Achtriochtan in the Pass
Family friendly, with a beautiful smooth surface along most of its length. The views over Lochs Leven, Linnhe and the Firth of Lorn are stunning. Some run out of steam after circumnavigating Loch Leven and others make their way past West to Highland Titles and its paths, or all the way around Port Appin and even Lismore.
Coeffin Castle on Lismore.  Lord of the Rings
Cycling is a great day out for the family on Route 78
I am getting bike hires from quite a few folk getting the early bus up to Glencoe from Buchanan St Glasgow then hiring bikes to explore Glencoe and its local cycle paths up to Clachaig, or orbiting around then down to visit the NHS centre, then travelling down the cycle route, stopping for lunch then coming back to take the evening bus back.
North shore of Loch Linnhe over Corran.  Stunning views
We are really lucky to have such family friendly low cost activities in our area. Bike hire £20 a day and enjoy all the area has to offer.
Tea Shop at a Village Hall for a well earned rest
The Loch Leven circuit by hire bike from Glencoe and you get views like this

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