The Big Top Barr Mòr Trail

Walks, Scotland, Argyll and Bute

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  • Start at Taynish Car Park here. There are several routes to choose from. This walk takes the strenuous red, Barr Mòr trail to the top.

    Step 1: Start at Taynish Car Park here. There are several routes to choose from. This walk takes the strenuous red, Barr Mòr trail to the top.

  • Follow the path right of the sign. In winter look out for “old man’s beard which turns the woodland grey-green and red holly berries.

    Step 2: Follow the path right of the sign. In winter look out for “old man’s beard which turns the woodland grey-green and red holly berries.

  • In spring look out for white wood anemones, the purple haze of bluebells and bright yellow primroses like these. 💛

    Step 3: In spring look out for white wood anemones, the purple haze of bluebells and bright yellow primroses like these. 💛

  • You should also spot yellow gorse blossom. A feast for the eyes. Many birds are resident here including soaring buzzards.

    Step 4: You should also spot yellow gorse blossom. A feast for the eyes. Many birds are resident here including soaring buzzards.

  • As you make your way around you might even come across grazing cattle, which help to keep the meadows full of flowers and butterflies.

    Step 5: As you make your way around you might even come across grazing cattle, which help to keep the meadows full of flowers and butterflies.

  • Step 6: Keep to the path and look out for a right turning or red sign post. Turn right.

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