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The Meall (Woodland Trust Scotland)

formerly 'The Mell'

 Distance  24 km/ 14 miles
 Time  Full day
 Gradient/ difficulty  Strenuous
Car park Lendrick Hill car park (Woodland Trust Scotland)

A821, nr Brig o' Turk, FK17 8HR

Dam Road car park (Woodland Trust Scotland)

Brig o' Turk

 Type of path  Rough path 
 Walk description

 If it's a challenge you are looking for then the Meall track provides a full day's walk or half day mountain bike.

Starting at the Lendrick Hill car park, the trail rises above the reservoir, with spectacular views, towards Glen Meann. After reaching a summit of 600 metres, you descend steeply into Glen Finglas, the former royal hunting grounds and some of the finest ancient wood pasture remaining in Britain.

 Walk features

 Views, woodlands, lochside, gateway, uplands

 Nearby facilities  

 Toilets and information are available in the Glen Finglas Gateway Centre in the Lendrick Hill car park 

Tea room and pub in Brig o' Turk

Venachar cafe on the shores of Loch Venachar

Many facilities are  available in Callander

 Details of route

 From the Lendrick Hill car park follow the Meall waymarked route. 

From the Dam Road car park, walk up the hill along the tarmac road.

For more information see the Woodland Trust Scotland's Glen Finglas leaflet.