|Track length:||33.64 km|
|Average speed:||10.01 km/h|
|Total ascent:||554 m|
|Total descent:||555 m|
|Difficulty Level:||3/5 - Medium|
- Loch Eck Latitude 56.08299° Longitude N -4.99381° E
Loch Eck is a loch located to the north of Dunoon
Loch Eck Shore Cycle Trail is a 14.5km Blue moderate route.
A beautiful family orientated ride along the tranquil beaches and forests of western Loch Eck.
You can ride as little or as far as you want, a return trip from Glenbranter to the Benmore Botanical Gardens and back is 27km.
The route starts finishes at the Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) centre at Glenbranter follow the track south to Glenshellish Farm, head left at the farm and towards the River Cur.
The forest track now follows the western shore of Lock Eck for 13.5km and is mostly level with the odd short climb,
The botanical gardens are a mysterious and enchanting place set in dramatic mountainside scenery with an assemblage of plants from the Himalayas, Bhutan, Chile and Japan.