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Best View I've Ever Seen

At 2866 feet, this mountain has some truly spectacular views... even as far as Ireland on a clear... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JakeHalsey
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Launceston, United Kingdom
Amazing views but be prepared!

I went up here as part of a hiking trip I was doing (had done Ben Nevis 2 days earlier) the actual... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Minesh G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At 2866 feet, this mountain has some truly spectacular views... even as far as Ireland on a clear day. It's a little difficult, especially the last few hundred feet and you have to pick the right day, since the peak is quite often hidden by...More

Thank JakeHalsey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went up here as part of a hiking trip I was doing (had done Ben Nevis 2 days earlier) the actual hike up is easy-moderate with the last part steep and challenging. The final 10% to the top was blowing 50-55mph winds and very...More

Thank Minesh G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've done a lot of hill walking and mountaineering; this was a steep push but nothing technical in terms of scrambling. However, my 8 year old daughter has not so much experience, and she made it to the top. There's a lot of boulders so...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I prefer starting the climb at Brodick but you can start at Corrie too. On warm sunny days it’s very popular so don’t think you’ll be alone! Go prepared, it’s not easy. We aren’t experienced hikers so we took our time and stopped a few...More

Thank Verity L
Reviewed 5 August 2018

After spending 25 years in Scotland and England we finally found our way back to Arran. One of my wishes was to climb the Goat Fell. You can start your attack from two directions, Brodick - wich is the easy route and Corrie - wich...More

5  Thank Huurman1968
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Loved it and would climb it again. Great views however it is a tough climb so do need to push yourself to make the top and stay safe!

3  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 30 July 2018

A great walk with stunning views. Have done this a few times. If you come from Brodick and don't fancy the climb to the top (or if the weather isn't great) you can drop off the ridge and return via Corrie (bus it back). Like...More

Thank SirromTim
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Great walk helped by great weather. Set of from the car park at 7am and reached top at 8:50. The start is fairly gentle but soon gets tougher. I would strongly recommend walking poles if only for the last third of the walk. It’s a...More

Thank DavidC2000
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Ok, so I have read a lot of reviews about Goat Fell and all I can say is, with the exception of the most recent review, totally inaccurate!!! I have walked the West Highland Way, I walk quite a lot and thought this would be...More

7  Thank Dottie H
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I decided to climb Goatfell with my daughter as she had kept going on about doing it. How hard can it be? I thought to myself......Well the answer is that is was honestly the worst experience of my life! I am glad I achieved it...More

9  Thank Inspiration785294
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Aboutthattravellife
3 August 2018|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. There were people with dogs that seemed to be enjoying the walk. Seen a Jack Russel jumping from rock to rock!
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Susans R
26 June 2018|
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Response from Ruggedadventurer | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes children can climb Goatfell as long as with an adult, as there are some tricky sections near the summit. Best regards, Kinlay
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Anne Marie H
12 January 2017|
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Response from 885johnmr | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay, every route on Arran is easy to follow, with the exception of the stones, hedgerow was overgrown so we missed it
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