VISITING THE RESERVE
How to get there
The reserve is located off the A891 on the south side of the Campsie Fells, 0.6 miles east of Strathblane. Parking is available next to Strathblane Parish Church, 0.5 miles away towards Strathblane, but please note that this is reserved for church use from 10am-1pm on Sundays.
Getting onto the reserve
There is a right of pedestrian only access from the A891 to the reserve, across the private grounds surrounding Ballagan House. Visitors to the reserve are asked to respect the residents’ privacy. Pedestrian access is up the driveway, to the left side of Ballagan House. At the top of the residents’ parking area (to the north of the garages) there is a stile, which leads through an area of privately owned plantation for approx. 200 metres to a gate onto the open hill behind. Once through this gate, head north west up hill for approx. 100 metres to reach the entrance of the reserve, which is a kissing gate.
Stout footwear is recommended as there are no paths and much of the ground is steep, wet and rocky. Please take great care as the cliffs are extremely dangerous and subject to frequent rock falls. The land outside the reserve is a working hill farm and visitors should be careful to close gates and keep dogs on a lead at all times.
Strathblane (1 mi / 1.6 km)
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