Dumbarton Rock - Strathclyde

Dumbarton Rock
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A leaflet describing the geology of Dumbarton Rock is available here, and a more detailed excursion itinerary can be found here.
 

Additional Information

The site can be reached by public and private transport . Driving directions and walking directions from the railway station are given on the leaflet.

Please note the limitation regarding the use of the path which belongs to Dumbarton Football Club Ltd.

The main columns of the plug can be easily seen from the small car park .The features on the Bay area are facing a very rocky beach  and can be difficult for disabled. Care should be taken.

Historic Scotland has recently issued a statement warning of loose rock and unpredictable rock fall at the Dumbarton Rock site. Warning signs are in place in affected areas.


Site Location

OS Grid Reference: NS3974
Latitude: 55.94
Longitude: -4.56
Dumbarton (0 mile)