GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Dollar Glen Walk

1 miles (1.5 km)

This walk visits the National Trust's Dollar Glen located in the Ochils of Clackmannanshire.
There's some lovely woodland trails with pretty burns and rushing waterfalls to see here. Also on the site are the striking ruins of the medieval Castle Campbell which dates from the 16th century. You can enjoy great views over the area from the elevated structure.
The scenic wooded gorge is great for wildlife with woodpecker, dipper and nuthatchto look out for as you make your way around the site.
To continue your walking in the area head west to Alva Glen where there's more pretty waterfalls and access to the Ochil Hills Woodland Park.

Postcode

FK14 7PP - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Dollar Glen OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Dollar Glen Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Dog Walking

The trails at the site are ideal for dog walking so you'll probably see other owners on your visit.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To the south of the town of Dollar you can pick up the Devon Way and enjoy a riverside walk along the River Devon. You could follow the trail towards Alloa where you could enjoy a waterside walk around the lake in Gartmorn Dam Country Park. There's also nice walks along the river through Glendevon where you can visit a series of pretty reservoirs.
To the west there's Dunfermline where there's nice walks around Townhill Country Park and Lochore Meadows Country Park. These local parks have a good selection of walking and cycling trails to try. The splendid Loch Leven and the remote Loch Fitty are also not too far away.

Photos

Walkway in Dollar Glen - geograph.org.uk - 317639

Walkway in Dollar Glen

Dollar Glen - geograph.org.uk - 1242168

Dollar Glen. Looking down into the glen from Castle Campbell.

Castle Campbell, Dollar Glen, Clackmannan - geograph.org.uk - 1594945

Castle Campbell, Dollar Glen. Clackmannan From the access path beyond the higher car park.

Battlements on the tower of Castle Campbell, Dollar Glen - geograph.org.uk - 1592376

Battlements on the tower of Castle Campbell. Saddle Hill is prominent (centre) in the distance.

Crossing the bridge on the way to Castle Campbell - geograph.org.uk - 1155857

Crossing the bridge on the way to Castle Campbell

Dollar Burn, Dollar Glen - geograph.org.uk - 1112557

Dollar Burn

The Burn of Care - geograph.org.uk - 321366

The Burn of Care just before it enters Dollar Glen to merge with The Burn Of Sorrow.

Dollar Academy and Grounds - geograph.org.uk - 32314

Dollar Academy and Grounds. The Academy was founded in 1818 by John Mcnab a local man who made his money from shipping, The building was designed by William Playfair

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Dollar Glen.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Dollar Glen.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)