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

Rotary Wheel

CCP1A   Greenock to Kelly Burn

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


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.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are at the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock; 25.3 km to the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn.
Time to Kelly Burn is 0 minutes.

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

Route

This is the start of CCP1A, the Low Coastal Route to Wemyss Bay and the Kelly Burn.

Walk westwards round the south of Victoria Harbour and East India Harbour. Proceed round south of the Beacon Arts Centre theatre then towards the water. Turn left.



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

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

Turn left (west) along the waterfront and follow path past the imposing Custom House Custom House Quay to Open Shore; follow it round a left turn into a pedestrian area.



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 1.3 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock and 24 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn.
Time from Greenock is 19 minutes and time to Kelly Burn is 6 h 18 m.

Distance to next sign is 163 m, with a nett rise of 3 m.
Time to next sign is 2 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Join Custom House Way and follow in the same general direction until just before the T Junction with Container 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 1.5 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock and 23.8 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn.
Time from Greenock is 22 minutes and time to Kelly Burn is 6 h 15 m.

Distance to next sign is 747 m, with a nett rise of 4 m.
Time to next sign is 11 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Turn right into Container Way and follow past two shallow turns where it becomes Clarence Street. Follow through the bend to the left, away from the waterfront.

At the crossroads tuen right into Brougham Street, A770.



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 2.2 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock and 23.1 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn.
Time from Greenock is 34 minutes and time to Kelly Burn is 6 h 3 m.

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

Route

Follow Brougham Street until just before its intersection with Campbell 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 2.4 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock and 22.9 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn.
Time from Greenock is 36 minutes and time to Kelly Burn is 6 h 1 m.

Distance to next sign is 161 m, with a nett fall of 5 m.
Time to next sign is 2 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Turn into Campbell Street and follow northwards to to a T junction at the Greenock Esplanade. Turn into the Esplanade.



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

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

Route

Follow the Greenock Esplade to the far (western) end where it curves left. Turn right into Eldon Street, A770.



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 4.7 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock and 20.6 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn.
Time from Greenock is 1 h 13 m and time to Kelly Burn is 5 h 24 m.

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

Route

Follow Eldon Street, A770, to the eastern end of Battery Park.



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

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

Route

Enter Battery Park and follow the path along the left edge. Alternatively take the slightly longer but more interesting route to the right and follow the edge of the park to the waterfront and then to its western end.

Either way, leave Battery Park at the southwest corner.



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 6.3 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock and 19.0 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn.
Time from Greenock is 1 h 38 m and time to Kelly Burn is 4 h 59 m.

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

Route

Walk along the path parallel to the A770, now Cardwell Road, but separated from it by a dyke and grass, until its intersection with Cove Road. Turn right into 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 6.5 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock and 18.8 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn.
Time from Greenock is 1 h 40 m and time to Kelly Burn is 4 h 57 m.

Distance to next sign is 505 m, with a nett fall of 1 m.
Time to next sign is 7 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Follow Cove Road to the end with the Firth o Clyde never far from the right side of the road. Turn right into Tarbet Street. (The through route is not available to traffic.)



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

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

Route

Follow Tarbet Street to the end. The route is never far from the water on your right. Enter Gourock Station and leave by the gate, or if locked, by the main entrance ahead to the right.



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

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

Route

Turn left to allow the A770 to carry you to the other side of Kempock Point but leave to enter a car park, once more close to the water. Follow the carpark to its western end.



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

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

Route

Continue southwestwards to join the A770 near the open air swimming pool. Follow the A770, mostly separated from it by a wide grass verge.

Pass the Cloch Lighthouse to arrive at the north end of Lunderston Bay.



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

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

Route

Leave the A770 and follow the path round Lunderston Bay to enter Crowhill Wood just before Argowan Point. The path leads inland along the north then east side of Kip Marina.

Pass though double gates to join the Ardgowan Estates road (with traffic) and soon, Harbourside.



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 19.0 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock and 6.3 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn.
Time from Greenock is 4 h 55 m and time to Kelly Burn is 1 h 42 m.

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

Route

Turn left into Harbourside and cross the Kip Water to arrive at the A78.



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

Distance to next sign is 2.9 km, with a nett rise of 34 m.
Time to next sign is 48 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Turn right into the A78 and follow the footpath on the right of the road, facing on-coming traffic, towards Wemyss Bay.



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 22 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock and 3.2 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn.
Time from Greenock is 5 h 47 m and time to Kelly Burn is 50 minutes.

Distance to next sign is 2.1 km, with a nett fall of 31 m.
Time to next sign is 32 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Continue southwards along Shore Road, A78.



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 24.1 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock and 1.1 km from the centre of the A78 bridge over the Kelly Burn.
Time from Greenock is 6 h 20 m and time to Kelly Burn is 17 minutes.

Distance to next sign is 1.1 km, with a nett fall of 4 m.
Time to next sign is -20 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Follow the A78, Shore Road, southwards, over the Fingall Burn. Soon the Railway Station is on the right. Pass by or through the station. Pass the Rothesay Ferry Terminal to reach the end of the Clyde Coastal Path in the centre of the bridge over the Kelly burn.

Behind is the main route of the Clyde Coastal Path which will take you back to Greenock by the High Muirland Route.

Beyond the burn, the Ayrshire Coastal Path leads to the southern boundary of the Shire at Glenapp. Here the Mull of Galloway Trail takes over and leads the walker to the Mull of Galloway. These three walks comprise the Firth o Clyde Rotary Trail.



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
Time from Kelly Burn is 6 h 37 m