Carrick Castle Walk 9 – This is a very popular walk around and above Carrick Castle village called the loupe that takes about 1 hour. Starting at Castle Carrick car park, this is a circular walk back to the car park again. You head off walking south on the shore road until you come to the track in the photograph below and then turn left on to it.

Walk 9 – At the north end of the village walk up this track.

Walk 9 – Climb over the gate and you are on your way…

Walk 9 – Keep straight on at this junction on the track for Walk 9. The turning to the right takes you on Walk 1.

Walk 9 – Looking back over the view of Loch Goil.

Walk 9 – Straight on here for Walk 9. The turning to the left takes you to the water treatment plant!

Walk 9 – The bridge crossing Carrick Burn on the circular walk

Walk 9 – Take the next turning to your left and walk over the bridge over Carrick Burn and continue along the path until you reach the gate by Carrick Farm by the public car park where you finish the walk by Castle Carrick..

Walk 9 – The gate to the village car park at the end of the walk near Castle Carrick.

As this is a circular walk you can walk it in either direction.