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Big Jim

One of the most beautiful places in Inverclyde great views down the river Clyde we used to go there... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Grest view

This is a great place to show off the west coast it gives a beautiful view of where we live and is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Greenock, United Kingdom
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156 Lyle Road, Greenock PA16 7AP, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the most beautiful places in Inverclyde great views down the river Clyde we used to go there to see the big cruise ships and some of the Royal Navy ships if you are in the area go to it and will see right...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JimO1077
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to show off the west coast it gives a beautiful view of where we live and is a very nice walk. There is the monument and a little pedestal that shows how far we are from other landmarks. If you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank baldevl88
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I visited this viewpoint two weeks ago the view of greenock playing fields was excellent but i couldnt really see much else because the weather was so crummy. Saw a really cool container ship on the way home though...πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ Next time...🀞

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stay02232538488
Reviewed 29 October 2018

In the daytime with a clear view you can see miles into the distance with a fantastic panorama of Greenock, Gourock all the way up the Clyde and over Dumbarton Rock to Ben Lomond. Almost like being a bird watching the ferry coming and going.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Allan C
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Must have passed the sign countless times over the years, but never ventured up. This is a wonderful location with incredible views all round from Inverclyde, the Cowal peninsula and up the Clyde. The memorial to the Free French sailors of WW2 is poignant. This...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank crawfie
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

The views from here over Gourock and the Clyde and the far reaches are magnificent. The day we visited there was a good breeze but high cloud and plenty of sunshine. Photographs don't do this justice.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 496JeremyB
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Place must see when you are visitng Greenock or Gourock - just breathtaking view...recommend ..number 1 place

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Lyle hill is one of the nicest views across the Clyde you could ask for. Big memorial statue and views that can take you’re breath away , look over the battery park which is a popular place for many greenockians. The annual firework display at...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Anniegeoo
Reviewed 2 September 2018

up on the hill with fab vues, make the further little walk across the road and get even higher and all round views of the clyde and islands

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank diane h
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Lyle Hill Greenock gives a panorama view over the Firth of Clyde which is unrivalled anywhere in the UK

Date of experience: August 2018
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Randi M
5 May 2016|
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Response from Margaret D | Reviewed this property |
By taxi about 10 mins walking depending on how fit you are a good half hour but up hill hope this helps
27 March 2016|
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Response from jfc400 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Gourock is the nearest and good for shopping in original shops in town centre and Cardwell Bay. Bracing walk along the prom.
28 January 2016|
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Response from ESMcK | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it has taken so long to answer. There is a local train station Greenock West where you can take a train one stop down the line to Fort Maltida. But the hike up the hill is exhusting. I would take a taxi there and walk... More