NS3977 : Footpath at Kilmalid

taken 13 years ago, near to Renton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Footpath at Kilmalid
Footpath at Kilmalid
This is a view along part of a footpath to Dumbarton; see: NS4077 : Footpath to Dumbarton.

The Murroch Burn (NS3977 : The Murroch Burn at Kilmalid) is behind the bushes in the left-hand side of the photograph. On the right, there is a large field behind the fence. To the north, on the far side of that field, the large building indicated on the map is a bottling plant.
Lion's Gate to Dumbarton Rock :: NS3976
This description covers a subset of West Dumbartonshire's core paths (4953 inclusive and 157) that, when taken together, make up a continuous path (49 + 50 + 52 + 53) along or near the eastern bank of the River Leven ( Link ), beginning at the Lion's Gate at Kilmalid, and ending at Dumbarton Rock(*). Two shorter paths (51 and 157) branch off from the riverside path. Others paths branch off from it near the SUDS pond at Lomondgate ( Link ); these are also included here, although they are not core paths.

(*) Note that, as of mid-2018, core path 53 stops at the east end of Riverside Lane, but it is intended that it eventually be extended to become a riverside walkway to Dumbarton Rock.

See LinkExternal link (PDF, 1.3MB, at the West Dunbartonshire Council website) for a visual index to all of these paths. Summary descriptions (where "BMIE" = Broadmeadow Industrial Estate and "CP" = Core Path):

CP 49 (741m): Beside the Murroch Burn; from the Lion's Gate to the Blue Bridge.
CP 50 (1019m): Heads south (beside a golf course) from the Blue Bridge to NW corner of BMIE.
CP 51 (440m): Branches off eastwards from CP 50; leads to Overburn Avenue.
CP 52 (849m): Heads south from NW corner of BMIE to Dumbarton Bridge.
CP 157 (84m): A short path branching off east from CP 52; leads to Poplar Road.
CP 53 (476m+): From Dumbarton Bridge to Riverside Lane (and, later, to Dumbarton Rock).
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 November, 2008
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Place (from Tags)
Kilmalid 
Near (from Tags)
The Murroch Burn 
Category
Footpath   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 397 770 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.5948N 4:34.1352W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 397 770
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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