The Rest and be Thankful is 50 miles
northwest of Glasgow, on the road to Inveraray and
Inveraray is 15 miles northwest of The Rest,
and Oban 65 miles northwest.
Follow the road left at Tarbet on the
banks of Loch Lomond, drive 2 miles to the
Village of Arrochar, then it is 6 miles from
Arrochar up to the Rest and Be Thankful.
Click On Map for area
Camping & Touring Parks in
There is often a Snack Bar selling Hot and
Cold Food with seating areas giving great views
over the Mountains.
The image top is on the road up to the Rest
and Be Thankful, often single lane at this
point due to landslips.
The second image is looking down the A83
Road from the Rest and be Thankful with the
2,900ft, 884m Cobbler Mountain on the left.
Although not a Munro, as it is just under
3,000ft, The Cobbler is one of the most popular
Hikes in Scotland due to its twin rocky
There are a number of Mountains over 3,000
feet, and just below, in this area for hiking,
see the Click on Map above for links to Photo
The bottom image is of the A83 road leading
northwest to Inveraray, passing the 3,317ft,
1,011m Beinn Ime Mountain. There is a Car Park
down at the foot of this hill for a hike to
Ime from there, named Butterbridge.