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General Wade's Military Road, Crieff to Aberfeldy
General Wade's Military Road, Crieff to Aberfeldy

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Ferry Road

Start location: Jetty, Portachoillan, West Loch Tarbert (NR 759 580)
End location: Quinhill (NR 765 566)
Geographical area: Argyll and Bute
Path Type: Rural Path
Path distance: 1.6km
Accessibility info: Suitable for pedestrians

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Route Description

We have no survey of this route yet and would be very grateful to receive one.

OS Landranger sheet 62 (North Kintyre area)

Heritage Information

A ferry used to cross West Loch Tarbert from the jetty at Portachoillan to where the OS marks Ferry House on the far shore.

The ferry is marked on the Admiralty Charts of Scotland for West Loch Tarbert, surveyed in 1849 and published 1856. The ferry road is also clearly marked, along with a jetty where Ferry House stands today and a Boat House at Leac Dhubh Earrainn.

 

 



 

 

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