Distance: 5 miles (7.5km)
Ascent: 208 metres
Start/finish: Loch an Eilein Gate car park, PH22 1QT
From the car park pick up the path south to the L of Loch an Eilein and along the north-east shore to a path junction and footbridge. Cross and turn R, continuing south-west through the forest to another path junction and footbridge, over the burn that runs between Loch Gamhna and Loch an Eilein. Turn L and follow the path south-west initially and then bear R around the southern end of Loch Gamhna. Head back north-east up the other side of the loch and then L along the southern shore of Loch an Eilein. Turn R along the shore through a gate and past the castle in the loch. Finally, follow the path back north along the loch shore and back to the start.
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