NS3977 : Gate on a path at Kilmalid

taken 1 year ago, near to Renton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Gate on a path at Kilmalid
Gate on a path at Kilmalid
The signposted path to Kilmalid goes through the gate on the left; a sign here reads "Path / Dumbarton / 1 miles". Part of the Aggreko plant can be seen in the left background; compare NS4077 : The Murroch Burn at Kilmalid.

It seems that there is usually no access to the track on the right; at any rate, it is not part of the route described in the end-note. For what is along that track (taken on an occasion when the way was clear), see NS3977 : Farm track at Kilmalid and NS3977 : The end of a farm track at Kilmalid.
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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Wednesday, 4 July, 2018   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 29 September, 2018
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3999 7739 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.7670N 4:33.8967W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4000 7740
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