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The Cobbler

Argyle Forest Park, Arrochar, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
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The cobbler

The cobbler is a 'Corbett' at 2,900 ft doesn't quite make a 'Monroe' but that doesn't make this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jo M
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Manchester, United Kingdom
On the boat

We went on a boat trip on Loch Lomond it was a very wide loch and so deep you could get hot and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
_lorrainebraddock
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“cobbler” (77 reviews)
“great walk” (21 reviews)
“ben arthur” (10 reviews)
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Argyle Forest Park, Arrochar, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cobbler is a 'Corbett' at 2,900 ft doesn't quite make a 'Monroe' but that doesn't make this unusual and eye catching mountain any less impressive. It look as though some giant creature has taken a bite out of it and not gone back for...More

4  Thank Jo M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a boat trip on Loch Lomond it was a very wide loch and so deep you could get hot and cold refreshments biscuits and cakes it was clean and the captain told you all about the loch and the surrounding area

Thank _lorrainebraddock
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to walk this and Ben Ime with a few friends on the same day as they are right beside each other, it was difficult but we managed.....just! Head for Succoth car park, Arrochar - cross the road, follow the path and you will be...More

1  Thank amdham134
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

This was the view from our hotel - The Claymore Hotel. Beautiful view regardless of the weather however on a clear day you can see just how beautiful it really is. Breathtaking.

Thank Zara E
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

A challenge for walkers to climb to the very top although there is a path. Really beautiful looking across Loch Long from Arrochar when early mist disperses from the Cobbler's peaks & the sun breaks through.

1  Thank maggie672015
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

It is a nice walk.. we didn’t get to the top but we really enjoyed the views. It is a fairly long walk, and very rewarding! Hold certainty do again when/if we come in the area again! Would recommend!!!

Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Good well marked path all the way up. Bit steep at first but when you get passed the tree line you are rewarded with a great view of the cobbler which looks so inviting in the snow. Can be iced underfoot and need crampons if...More

3  Thank davennat
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Take it slow and give yourself hours to spend with a picnic! Beautiful, lush, but an easy climb with a stunning payoff.

Thank MagHous
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

We last climbed Ben Arthur about 30 years ago and decided to revisit. It was a good choice. The path is well maintained, the challenge much the same we remembered, the views great. We didn’t try to climb the final pinnacle this time as the...More

4  Thank Riggies
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Our hotel overlooked the cobbler mountain, it was snow covered and looking over the loch from our hotel it was a postcard view, the sun and blue skies the backdrop.

Thank Sheila G
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Nathanlivingstone
25 August 2016|
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Response from darrahaman | Reviewed this property |
Just check the weather and dress accordingly, no special equipment required
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Rohan C
10 July 2016|
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Response from Steven L | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't say it's a hard hill to climb, the start through the woodlands is the most difficult stage. There is a difficult accent which is steep and rocky but there also is an easy way up.
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red19_11
29 March 2015|
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Response from John E | Reviewed this property |
you can see it from just walk down through the village to the park area and it is signed posted
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