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Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve

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Lawers, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We picked an absolutely beautiful autumn day to climb Ben Lawers. We are not hill climbers but wore our sturdy boots and set off. The views on the way up, at the top and on the way down are absolutely stunning. The path is well...More

Thank travellingsusie10
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

The route was more challenging than I had originally thought. It was an easy to follow trail but the weather was a bit nasty with rain and wind. Though it’s roughly only 6 miles round trip it’s gonna take the majority of your day. I...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Absutely lovely. A must to visit Lots to see. Nice walks. Fishing. Little tea room. Great views. Wonderful

Thank BrigitteGrayRamakers
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We visited in order to climb Ben Ghlas and Ben Lawers. None of us were seasoned hikers but the route was well maintained and easy to follow. The views are spectacular. Unfortunately bad weather caused us to turn back after Ben Ghlas (although it cleared...More

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Easy access by car - it is single track but with plenty of Passing Places. Lots of sheep wandering around the roads but all good if you drive slowly. There is a carpark to allow you to get out for a walk. But we drove...More

Thank April S
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Parked in the car park 2.5 miles up from the main A826 road. Climbed to the top of Bein Glas and then Ben Lawers - hard work but well worth the climb for the views at the top. On a clear day you are sitting...More

Thank Footiewidow
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent site to hike around. The temp was about 25 °C and almost too walk in. The route is well sign posted and keeps a five year old marching on in good spirits looking for the next marker. The flora and fauna is quite spectacular...More

Thank eem65
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely scenic route, clear fresh air, peaceful natural surroundings - well worth the challenging hike to the top! Easy to locate the car park (£2, Jun '18) and pathways are well maintained and signposted at the start of the walk.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Great path although we walked when it was 24 degrees which is not recommended. Good car park, well signposted - take a deep breath a go for it when in the area !!

Thank tjw1310
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Lovely part of the country, you have hills, nature and a loch, campsites, restaurants and hotels, what more can you want? Been here a few times now and it is never disappointing, the Ben Lawers Trust do a great job and are helpful and friendly...More

Thank Richard N
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Natalie M
20 June 2018|
Response from Richard N | Reviewed this property |
there is a nature trail in both directions but doesn't summit the mountains
Brendan N
22 March 2018|
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Response from Brendan N |
4-5 hours sounds about perfect. Good advice on the Weather Service as well. Thanks. Looking forward to the hike