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Dumbarton Circular via Helensburgh and Faslane Cycle Route

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Cycle Route Details
Route NameDumbarton Circular via Helensburgh and Faslane
Distance : miles (km)32.48  (52.27)
Posted ByG Gardiner
Calories Burned kcal
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Cycle Route Location
County/RegionWest Dunbartonshire
Start LocationCardross Road
End LocationCardross Road
Cycle Steps
Flat for the first 15 miles through Cardross, Helensburgh on the A814, heading West along the Clyde.

Steep, 3km climb from Faslane naval base, sign-posted Balloch/Arrochar at roundabout. Undulating terrain through Glen Fruin then downhill to Arden. Flat along busy A82 to Renton Road turnoff, then flat until Cardross Road.
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
River Clyde to left hand side for first 15 miles of journey, heading to Clyde Estuary, Loch Lomond Golf Club on left hand side after descent from Glen Fruin to Arden, Cameron House Hotel and Golf Course 3 miles after Loch Lomond GC.

Your comments?
posted by:AdamMathesonRating : difficult :
Good run. The Haul Road has a couple of testing climbs.
An alternative to the Haul Road is the old Glen Fruin road, a right turn before the Faslane North Gate roundabout.

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