Scot-Trek

Day Walks

August 2018

Wednesday 1st

Clyde Walkway 6

From near Rosebank we cross the river and re-join the Walkway on the east bank of the Clyde... show more

Grade 1

Wednesday 1st August 2018

Clyde Walkway 6

From near Rosebank we cross the river and re-join the Walkway on the east bank of the Clyde. We then follow the Clyde south through various estates and through open green countryside all the way to Crossford where we visit another nature reserve. A very easy and mainly level route.

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Tuesday 14th

Evening walk to Abbey Craig and Wallace Monument

We take good paths up the wooded slopes of Abbey Craig to the Wallace Monument, a magnificent viewpoint over the Carse of Stirling... show more

Grade 1

Tuesday 14th August 2018

Evening walk to Abbey Craig and Wallace Monument

We take good paths up the wooded slopes of Abbey Craig to the Wallace Monument, a magnificent viewpoint over the Carse of Stirling.

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Wednesday 15th

Inchcailloch

An entrancing circuit of this nature island in Loch Lomond... show more

Grade 1

Wednesday 15th August 2018

Inchcailloch

An entrancing circuit of this nature island in Loch Lomond. After a short ferry crossing from Balmaha we spend three hours exploring the landscape and history of this fascinating spot including an abandoned churchyard and relaxing at its lovely bay with the best beach on Loch Lomond.

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Saturday 18th

Clyde Walkway 4

New section of the walkway along the Clyde as we head south from Blantyre, over a very unusual bridge, through the lovely landscapes of Strathclyde Country Park and then below Motherwell to Baron’s Haugh Nature Reserve and Dalzell Estate... show more

Grade 1-2

Saturday 18th August 2018

Clyde Walkway 4

New section of the walkway along the Clyde as we head south from Blantyre, over a very unusual bridge, through the lovely landscapes of Strathclyde Country Park and then below Motherwell to Baron’s Haugh Nature Reserve and Dalzell Estate.

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Sunday 19th

Pentland Hills Circuit

Easy and very pleasant walking through and over the grassy ridges of this fine range of hills south of Edinburgh... show more

Grade 3

Sunday 19th August 2018

Pentland Hills Circuit

Easy and very pleasant walking through and over the grassy ridges of this fine range of hills south of Edinburgh. Starting at Hillend we will ascend Allermuir Hill to see Edinburgh lying below. We will then return either via Swanston or via Castlelaw.

  • Grade 3 - what does this mean?
  • 6-9 miles - 3-4 hours walk and two hours travel
  • Price: £26
  • Departure: 8.00am or 9.00am (please check) from the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.

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Saturday 25th

Falkland Circuit

New walk on the farmland and wooded slopes below West Lomond hill... show more

Grade 1-2

Saturday 25th August 2018

Falkland Circuit

New walk on the farmland and wooded slopes below West Lomond hill. Starting in the historic village of Falkland we follow lanes, estate tracks and paths through attractive scenery. En route we visit a strange monument, great viewpoints and a natural grotto.

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Sunday 26th

Luss Hills: Ben Dubh

We follow the grassy slopes of Ben Dubh up for 2000 ft... show more

Grade 3

Sunday 26th August 2018

Luss Hills: Ben Dubh

We follow the grassy slopes of Ben Dubh up for 2000 ft. Glorious views open out both up and down Loch Lomond. We continue along the ridge before descending Mid Hill and then walking back down Glen Luss.

  • Grade 3 - what does this mean?
  • 5-7 miles - 4-5 hours walk and 1½ hours travel
  • Price: £26
  • Departure: 8.00am or 9.00am (please check) from the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.

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Tuesday 28th

Evening Walk to Duncryne

A short walk to this outstanding viewpoint near Gartocharn on the south shore of Loch Lomond... show more

Grade 1-2

Tuesday 28th August 2018

Evening Walk to Duncryne

A short walk to this outstanding viewpoint near Gartocharn on the south shore of Loch Lomond. After passing though the Teddy Bears' Wood we have a short but steepish climb to see the sun setting over the loch.

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Wednesday 29th

Gartmorn Reservoir + Beyond

New circuit though this Clackmannanshire Nature Reserve... show more

Grade 1

Wednesday 29th August 2018

Gartmorn Reservoir + Beyond

New circuit though this Clackmannanshire Nature Reserve. Pleasant, relaxing stroll along excellent paths amongst attractive scenery. Chance to see plenty of wildlife.

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