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Beautiful Hike with wonderful views.

Just got back from climbing the Cobbler today - It's by no means an easy trek, but there's also... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Rab Mur

This was good day on the hill a bit cloudy but it was dry. Very busy must have been 100 or so... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2019
Blantyre, United Kingdom
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Argyle Forest Park, Arrochar, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
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All reviews cobbler great walk car park ben arthur well worth the effort stunning views easy climb my partner half way zig zag path arrochar alps tree line steady climb sunny day loch lomond hill summit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a great big hill that overlooks Arrochar.If you like climbing big hills then fine go for it if you dont then stay in the pub and just look at it from the window ,especially if it's raining which it does ALOT in Arrochar ,,,I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank davidmT4517DN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from climbing the Cobbler today - It's by no means an easy trek, but there's also nothing too drastic on the ascent. If you're not the most avid hiker just pace yourself, there's plenty of places to stop for a rest or...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

This was good day on the hill a bit cloudy but it was dry. Very busy must have been 100 or so people on the hill. We had a good time no crampons on so I did miss that. Be careful about parking at the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank robertmZ5504AR
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Nice hike. We didn’t make it to the top. With a 9 year old who is not into hiking we had to settle for a bit below the top. Beautiful views, nice to follow the stream and cross it a few times. Apart from some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank freq_travelling
Reviewed 31 October 2018

climbed the cobbler ,first part through the treeline is steep ,then levels out again ,before the final ascent .bit narrow in places ,but safe with little bit of scree before the summit .alas on reaching the summit the mist came down so kind of spoiled...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mckeandwilliam
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Nearly 40 years ago this was a favourite climbing spot for my husband and it was such a nostalgic trip to revisit the area and relive some experiences from the Cobbler. The colours, sights, cloud formations, shadows on the hills and mountains, smells, rivers and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MandyMum2014
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Still a great walk but car parking at the base has gone from £1 per day to £1 per hour. Ridiculous. This has driven people away! Fact!

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Will T
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We visited Arrochar in mid August and spent one of our days climbing The Cobbler. It took the two of us around seven hours at a leisurely pace (very leisurely towards the end as my partner injured her foot). The scenery was dramatic and beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ellie14436
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Sadly most days were overcast but the Cobbler is an imposing sight along side the mountain range and beyond Loch Long

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ray S
Reviewed 8 September 2018

another must on a clear day you can see the top which is amazing and you can understand how it got its name

Date of experience: September 2018
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21 November 2018|
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Response from Elwyn_12 | Reviewed this property |
Can't say for sure as I am in my 90's but I would say discretion is the keynote.
6 June 2018|
Response from Francis R | Reviewed this property |
About 3 hours up and down.
25 August 2016|
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Response from darrahaman | Reviewed this property |
Just check the weather and dress accordingly, no special equipment required