GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Knock Hill Walk

8 miles (13 km)

This circular walk climbs to Knock Hill near Largs on the North Ayshire coast.
The walk starts on the front next to the pier. You then head north to Noddsdale Water where you can pick up a waterside path heading north east past Netherhall. The route continues north to Brisbane Mains before coming to the summit of The Knock which stands at a height of 217 metres. Here you will find an ancient Iron Age Hillfort and splendid views toCumbraes,Arran,Buteand the Firth of Clyde.
The route then descends west along the Blackhouse Burn to the coast where you can pick up the Ayrshire Coastal Path at St Fillan's Bridge. Follow the path south and it will take you back to Largs.
To continue your walking in the area try the Largs Walk which climbs to another fine viewpoint on Castle Hill.

Knock Hill OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Knock Hill Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Noddsdale Water - geograph.org.uk - 3088196

Noddsdale Water

Bridge over Noddsdale Water - geograph.org.uk - 67324

Bridge over Noddsdale Water

Brisbane Mains Farm - geograph.org.uk - 67327

Brisbane Mains Farm

The Knock, Largs - geograph.org.uk - 1050103

The Knock, Largs View towards Largs from the summit. The foreground shows some of the outline of what was once a Roman Fort.

Knock Hill Trig Point - geograph.org.uk - 204769

Knock Hill Trig Point. Cumbrae, Bute and Arran in the background

St Fillan's Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 3087638

St Fillan's Bridge

Clyde Shore - geograph.org.uk - 803642

Clyde Shore

Shoreline near Skelmorlie - geograph.org.uk - 3493098

Shoreline near Skelmorlie

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GPS Files

GPX File

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