Braw view fae the Lyle Hill
   Looking north from the Lyle Hill across the Clyde

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CCP   Kelly Burn to Milngavie

Totals for path CCP
From To Distance Time Rise Fall
Kelly Burn Milngavie 59.7 km 16 h 45 m 913 m 866 m


Information for Path CCP1.1 - Kelly Burn to Greenock


Totals for path CCP1.1
From To Distance Time Rise Fall
Kelly Burn Greenock 19.5 km 5 h 47 m 453 m 454 m


100 You are now at the A78 at Kelly Burn Bridge on Inverclyde sign.

You are on the CCP1.1 path from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn to the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.Your Grid Reference is NS 19361 68403  
Lat: 55.874824 Long: -4.888966 Elevation: 3 m.

Progress

You are at the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn; 76.3 km from the granite obelisk in the precinct in Milngavie.
Time to Milngavie is -8 minutes.

Distance to next sign is 140 m, with a nett rise of 9 m.
Time to next sign is 3 minutes.

Route

The Clyde Coastal Path starts in the middle of the bridge carrying the A78 over the Kelly Burn. You are on the main spine of the Path; the High Muirland Route to Greenock.

From the bridge, Walk north on the left of the A78 for 50 m. Cross the A78 with care and turn right, uphill.

Soon, the road turns right but there is a gate straight ahead.



102 You are now at the near gate to Kelly Burn glen on road to caravan park, on the south side of the road.

You are on the CCP1.1 path from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn to the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.Your Grid Reference is NS 19457 68467  
Lat: 55.875434 Long: -4.887476 Elevation: 12 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 140 m from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 70.4 km from the granite obelisk in the precinct in Milngavie.
Time from Kelly Burn is 3 minutes and time to Milngavie is 16 h 41 m.

Distance to next sign is 1.3 km, with a nett rise of 105 m.
Time to next sign is 32 minutes.

Route

Here, the road turns left, but our route continues straight, following the path along the north bank of the Kelly Burn through pleasant woodland. The path rises gently at first but then more steeply. Arrive at cottages on the left.



103 You are now at the cottages near Kelly Burn.

You are on the CCP1.1 path from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn to the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.Your Grid Reference is NS 20638 68358  
Lat: 55.874898 Long: -4.868553 Elevation: 117 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 1.4 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 69.1 km from the granite obelisk in the precinct in Milngavie.
Time from Kelly Burn is 35 minutes and time to Milngavie is 16 h 9 m.

Distance to next sign is 1.6 km, with a nett rise of 67 m.
Time to next sign is 33 minutes.

Route

As the path travels east it continues to rise. Eventually the track drops slightly to cross a few tributary burns but soon rises again just below the Kelly Reservoir whose presence is revealed by the dam.



104 You are now at the Wemyss Bay end of Kelly Cut.

You are on the CCP1.1 path from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn to the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.Your Grid Reference is NS 22075 68452  
Lat: 55.876274 Long: -4.845677 Elevation: 184 m.
[Note: Landowner's permission not yet sought]

Progress

You are 3.1 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 67.5 km from the granite obelisk in the precinct in Milngavie.
Time from Kelly Burn is 1 h 8 m and time to Milngavie is 15 h 36 m.

Distance to next sign is 5.5 km, with a nett fall of 4 m.
Time to next sign is 1 h 33 m.

Route

Turn very sharp left along a path on the downhill side of the Kelly Cut. This is the high point of the walk.

Follow the Kelly Cut northwards. The path drops very gently alongside the Cut. The gentle gradient allows the water in the Cut to flow. Pass under two power lines. Pass above Daff Reservoir. The path wends into the hillside where burns have carved their course, maintaining a steady downward gradient.

The path meets a tarred road below the next reservoir.



105 You are now at the Greeenock end of Kelly Cut.

You are on the CCP1.1 path from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn to the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.Your Grid Reference is NS 24711 72000  
Lat: 55.909080 Long: -4.805897 Elevation: 180 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 8.6 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 61.9 km from the granite obelisk in the precinct in Milngavie.
Time from Kelly Burn is 2 h 42 m and time to Milngavie is 14 h 3 m.

Distance to next sign is 52 m, with a nett fall of 2 m.
Time to next sign is 0 minutes.

Route

Turn left and cross the bridge towards the Greenock Cut Centre.

Just before the Greenock Cut Centre, and before the road junction to the left, a path leaves, also to the left.



Information for Path CCP1.2 - Cut Centre to Greenock


Totals for path CCP1.2
From To Distance Time Rise Fall
Cut Centre Greenock 10.9 km 3 h 1 m 182 m 358 m


106 You are now at the Greenock Cut Visitors Centre, beside the gate to path alongside the Greenock Cut.

You are on the CCP1.2 path from Greenock Cut Centre to the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.Your Grid Reference is NS 24696 72053  
Lat: 55.909550 Long: -4.806171 Elevation: 178 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 28.2 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 51 km from the granite obelisk in the precinct in Milngavie.
Time from Kelly Burn is 8 h 30 m and time to Milngavie is 8 h 14 m.

Distance to next sign is 837 m, with a nett fall of 7 m.
Time to next sign is 14 minutes.

Route

The Centre is worth visiting but our route is down the steps, beside the Greenock Cut.



107 You are now at the Greenock Cut at Shielhill Farm.

You are on the CCP1.2 path from Greenock Cut Centre to the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.Your Grid Reference is NS 24072 72050  
Lat: 55.909295 Long: -4.816138 Elevation: 171 m.

Progress

You are at the granite obelisk in the precinct in Milngavie; 29.1 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn.
Time from Kelly Burn is 8 h 44 m.