Scot-Trek

Day Walks

May 2018

Tuesday 1st

Evening walk along Loch Lomond

Starting in Balloch we follow the River Leven to Loch Lomond and complete an easy circuit of Balloch Country Park... show more

Grade 1

Tuesday 1st May 2018

Evening walk along Loch Lomond

Starting in Balloch we follow the River Leven to Loch Lomond and complete an easy circuit of Balloch Country Park. We then cross to see the river to visit the 'Maid of the Loch'. Excellent paths all the way.

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Wednesday 2nd

Clyde Walkway 3: Cambuslang to Blantyre

We follow the south bank of the Clyde through the outskirts of Cambuslang... show more

Grade 2

Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Clyde Walkway 3: Cambuslang to Blantyre

We follow the south bank of the Clyde through the outskirts of Cambuslang. After four miles we cross the Rotten Calder river and then the Clyde at Uddingston. We then have a glorious walk through attractive woodland pass mighty Bothwell Castle before re-crossing the Clyde at the David Livingston Centre in Blantyre.

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Saturday 12th

Clyde Walkway 2

From Glasgow Green we continue on the north side of the Clyde as far as Cambuslang... show more

Grade 1-2

Saturday 12th May 2018

Clyde Walkway 2

From Glasgow Green we continue on the north side of the Clyde as far as Cambuslang. En route we pass through a regenerated area of the city and see several attractive housing developments and the Emirates Arena. In a few miles we are in the country with beautiful views across to the Carmunnock Hills. We complete the days walk by crossing the Clyde at Cambuslang.

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Sunday 13th

Luss Hills: Ben Dubh

Starting in Luss we quickly reach the slopes of Ben Dubh which we follow for 2000ft ... show more

Grade 3

Sunday 13th May 2018

Luss Hills: Ben Dubh

Starting in Luss we quickly reach the slopes of Ben Dubh which we follow for 2000ft ... over about five false summits. Glorious views open out both up and down Loch Lomond. We either return the same way or continue along the ridge for another mile before descending via Mid Hill and then walking back down Luss glen.

  • 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 15th

Evening Walk to Aberfoyle and Doon Hill

Pleasant evening stroll up the 'faery' Doon Hill followed by a ramble along the infant River Forth in the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park near Aberfoyle... show more

Grade 1-2

Tuesday 15th May 2018

Evening Walk to Aberfoyle and Doon Hill

Pleasant evening stroll up the 'faery' Doon Hill followed by a ramble along the infant River Forth in the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park near Aberfoyle. Enjoyable and varied evening walk.

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Saturday 19th

Menteith Hills and Callander

Fine day's trekking along the Highland Boundary Line... show more

Grade 2-3

Saturday 19th May 2018

Menteith Hills and Callander

Fine day's trekking along the Highland Boundary Line. Easy gradual ascent on good tracks from Braeval up to the summit of the Menteith Hills overlooking Loch Venacher and the Trossachs. Then an easy descent via Loch Venacher to Callander.

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Sunday 20th

Pentland Hills

We use the historic Kirk Road to ascend onto the main ridge of the Pentlands... show more

Grade 3

Sunday 20th May 2018

Pentland Hills

We use the historic Kirk Road to ascend onto the main ridge of the Pentlands. We then climb up to Scald Law, at 579 metres, the highest hill in the range. From there we continue onto East and West Kip before an easy final descent. Good paths and excellent views.

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