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

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CCP1A   Kelly Burn to Greenock

Totals for path CCP1A
From To Distance Time Rise Fall
Kelly Burn Greenock 25.3 km 6 h 37 m 154 m 156 m


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

You are on the CCP1A 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; 25.3 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time to Greenock is 0 minutes.

Distance to next sign is 1.1 km, with a nett rise of 4 m.
Time to next sign is 18 minutes.

Route

The Clyde Coastal Path starts in the middle of the bridge carrying the A78 over the Kelly Burn. You are on a braid of the Path; the Low Coastal Route to Greenock.

From the bridge, Walk north on the left of the A78, Shore Road. (It is a Coastal Path!).

Pass the Rothesay Ferry Terminal and the Railway Station on you left and pass through the town of Wemyss Bay. The road has a z-bend under the railway to the north of the town.



152 You are now at the A78 / Wemyss Bay Road.

You are on the CCP1A 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 19394 69247  
Lat: 55.882410 Long: -4.889002 Elevation: 7 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 1.1 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 24.1 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 18 minutes and time to Greenock is 6 h 19 m.

Distance to next sign is 2.1 km, with a nett rise of 31 m.
Time to next sign is 36 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Cross Wemyss Bay Road on the left and continue northwards up the A78, Shore Road.



153 You are now at the A78 / Ardgowan Road.

You are on the CCP1A 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 19592 70241  
Lat: 55.891404 Long: -4.886503 Elevation: 38 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 3.2 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 22 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 54 minutes and time to Greenock is 5 h 42 m.

Distance to next sign is 2.9 km, with a nett fall of 34 m.
Time to next sign is 44 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Continue northwards on the left pavement along the tree lined A78. Soon the pavement is separated from the road by a grassy verge.



154 You are now at the A78 / Harbourside Road entrance to Kip Marina.

You are on the CCP1A 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 20707 72188  
Lat: 55.909292 Long: -4.869989 Elevation: 4 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 6.1 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 19.1 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 1 h 39 m and time to Greenock is 4 h 58 m.

Distance to next sign is 172 m, with a nett fall of 3 m.
Time to next sign is 2 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Follow Hourbourside over the Kip Water.



155 You are now at the Habourside / Ardgowan Estates path.

You are on the CCP1A 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 20599 72316  
Lat: 55.910400 Long: -4.871800 Elevation: 1 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 6.3 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 19.0 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 1 h 41 m and time to Greenock is 4 h 55 m.

Distance to next sign is 3.8 km, with a nett rise of 3 m.
Time to next sign is 58 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

At the shore, turn right to the end of Crowhill Wood. Continue northwards to follow the shore to Lunderston Bay. Walk round Lunderston Bay to the north end. Find the Garden Centre on the A770.



156 You are now at the A770 / Lunderston Bay path.

You are on the CCP1A 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 20186 74910  
Lat: 55.933523 Long: -4.880125 Elevation: 4 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 10.1 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 15.2 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 2 h 40 m and time to Greenock is 3 h 57 m.

Distance to next sign is 6.6 km, with a nett rise of 1 m.
Time to next sign is 1 h 42 m.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Follow the A770 northwards on the left footpath to enjoy the wonderful views over the Firth of Clyde. Pass the Cloch Lighthouse where the road veers east and on to McInroy's point where the ferry leaves for Hunter's Quay. Enter Gourock throught its outskirts to just beyond the outdoor swimming pool.



157 You are now at the Gourock Swimming Pool.

You are on the CCP1A 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 23961 77828  
Lat: 55.961106 Long: -4.821681 Elevation: 5 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 16.6 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 8.7 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 4 h 23 m and time to Greenock is 2 h 14 m.

Distance to next sign is 448 m, with a nett fall of 4 m.
Time to next sign is 7 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Coninue northeastwards to the end of the carpark. Here return to the main road (A770) to arrive, after a few tens of metres. at the other side of Kempock Point and head for the north (left) end of Gourock Railway Station.



158 You are now at the Gourock Railway Station.

You are on the CCP1A 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 24272 77934  
Lat: 55.962171 Long: -4.816775 Elevation: 1 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 17.1 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 8.2 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 4 h 30 m and time to Greenock is 2 h 7 m.

Distance to next sign is 1.2 km, with a nett fall of 1 m.
Time to next sign is 18 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Enter the Gourock Railway Station by the main entrance and emerge on the left side. Turn right (south) and walk past the ferry terminal. Continue along Tarbet Street, the A771, to its junction with Cove Road.



159 You are now at the Tarbert Street / Cove Road.

You are on the CCP1A 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 24741 77340  
Lat: 55.957012 Long: -4.808885 Elevation: 0 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 18.3 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 7.0 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 4 h 49 m and time to Greenock is 1 h 48 m.

Distance to next sign is 506 m, with a nett rise of 1 m.
Time to next sign is 7 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Follow Cove Road eastwards, utilising the pedestrian area on the seaward side. Stay on Cove Road and the waterfront to the end of Cove Road.



160 You are now at the Cove Road near Battery Park.

You are on the CCP1A 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 25100 77300  
Lat: 55.956784 Long: -4.803117 Elevation: 1 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 18.8 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 6.5 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 4 h 57 m and time to Greenock is 1 h 40 m.

Distance to next sign is 168 m, with a nett rise of 2 m.
Time to next sign is 2 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

The waterfront now follows Eldon Street. continue to the west end of Battery Park.



161 You are now at the west end of Battery Park.

You are on the CCP1A 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 25213 77358  
Lat: 55.957345 Long: -4.801347 Elevation: 3 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 19.0 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 6.3 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 4 h 59 m and time to Greenock is 1 h 37 m.

Distance to next sign is 1.2 km, with a nett rise of 2 m.
Time to next sign is 19 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Walk through Battery Park, either close to Eldon Street or take the slightly longer and more scenic route along the waterfront, turning right at the end of the park. In either case, arrive at the east end of Battery Park close to Eldon Street.



162 You are now at the east end of Battery Park.

You are on the CCP1A 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 25552 77672  
Lat: 55.960287 Long: -4.796127 Elevation: 5 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 20.2 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 5.1 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 5 h 19 m and time to Greenock is 1 h 18 m.

Distance to next sign is 387 m, with a nett rise of 5 m.
Time to next sign is 6 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Follow Eldon Street to the west end of the Greenock Esplanade.



163 You are now at the Eldon Street / Esplanade.

You are on the CCP1A 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 25856 77867  
Lat: 55.962147 Long: -4.791390 Elevation: 10 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 20.6 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 4.7 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 5 h 25 m and time to Greenock is 1 h 12 m.

Distance to next sign is 2.2 km, with a nett fall of 9 m.
Time to next sign is 33 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Turn left onto the Greenock Esplanade, bear right and follow to the far end.



164 You are now at the east end of Greenock Esplanade at Campbell Street.

You are on the CCP1A 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 27365 77140  
Lat: 55.956167 Long: -4.766781 Elevation: 1 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 22.8 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 2.5 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 5 h 58 m and time to Greenock is 39 minutes.

Distance to next sign is 161 m, with a nett rise of 5 m.
Time to next sign is 3 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

At the end of the Esplanande, turn right into Campbell Street. Follow for a few tens of metres then turn left at the main road, A770, Brougham Street.



165 You are now at the A770 Greenock Brougham Street at Campbell Street.

You are on the CCP1A 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 27285 77011  
Lat: 55.954981 Long: -4.767979 Elevation: 6 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 22.9 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 2.4 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 6 h 1 m and time to Greenock is 35 minutes.

Distance to next sign is 157 m, with a nett rise of 1 m.
Time to next sign is 2 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Follow Brougham Street, A770, in a south easterly direction.



166 You are now at the A770 Brougham Street, Greenock, at Patrick Street.

You are on the CCP1A 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 27472 76825  
Lat: 55.953379 Long: -4.764868 Elevation: 7 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 23.1 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 2.2 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 6 h 4 m and time to Greenock is 33 minutes.

Distance to next sign is 746 m, with a nett fall of 4 m.
Time to next sign is 11 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Immediately turn left into Parick Street. Shortly, Patrick Street turns to the right and soon becomes first Clarence Street then, after the slight bend left, Container Way. Container Way bends slightly left. After this, take the second left, Custom House Way.



167 You are now at the between cinema and Container Way.

You are on the CCP1A 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 27910 76494  
Lat: 55.950565 Long: -4.757651 Elevation: 3 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 23.8 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 1.5 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 6 h 15 m and time to Greenock is 22 minutes.

Distance to next sign is 164 m, with a nett fall of 3 m.
Time to next sign is 2 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Follow Custom House Way until just at the right bend. Here find Open Shore in a pedestrian area near the cinema.



168 You are now at the waterfront cinema.

You are on the CCP1A 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 27985 76549  
Lat: 55.951086 Long: -4.756486 Elevation: 0 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 24 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 1.3 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 6 h 17 m and time to Greenock is 19 minutes.

Distance to next sign is 566 m, with a nett rise of 0 m.
Time to next sign is 8 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Follow path past the Waterfront and Custom House Quay to the Beacon Theatre (beside the imposing Custom House).



169 You are now at the Beacon Theatre.

You are on the CCP1A 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 28368 76231  
Lat: 55.948369 Long: -4.750158 Elevation: 0 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 24.5 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn and 730 m from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Kelly Burn is 6 h 26 m and time to Greenock is 11 minutes.

Distance to next sign is 730 m, with a nett rise of 1 m.
Time to next sign is 11 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Proceed round south of Theatre and then round the south of East India Harbour and Victoria Harbour. Continue eastwards to the pedestrian crossing over Rue End Street. Do not cross Rue End Street.



200 You are now at the north side of Pedestrian crossing over A8 (Rue End Street), Greenock, on East Stewart Street.

You are on the CCP1A 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 28628 75759  
Lat: 55.944226 Long: -4.745700 Elevation: 1 m.

Progress

You are at the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock; 25.3 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn.
Time from Kelly Burn is 6 h 37 m.