Scot-Trek

Day Walks

June 2018

Wednesday 20th

Kings Park and Stirling Castle

New walk through historic Kings Park in Stirling and then gradually up to and around the perimeter of Stirling Castle... show more

Grade 1

Wednesday 20th June 2018

Kings Park and Stirling Castle

New walk through historic Kings Park in Stirling and then gradually up to and around the perimeter of Stirling Castle. Very attractive scenery and fascinating history make this a fine way to see the best of Stirling.

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Saturday 23rd

Dunkeld and Loch of Lowes

A beautiful walk from Dunkeld passing through woods and farmland before dropping down to the Loch of Lowes... show more

Grade 2

Saturday 23rd June 2018

Dunkeld and Loch of Lowes

A beautiful walk from Dunkeld passing through woods and farmland before dropping down to the Loch of Lowes. Chance there to see the famous nesting ospreys. We then continue our circular walk round to the River Tay and back to Dunkeld.

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Sunday 24th

Dumyat

An easy introduction to the Ochils... show more

Grade 3

Sunday 24th June 2018

Dumyat

An easy introduction to the Ochils. Straightforward route up this Ochil landmark which rises above Stirling University. Starting half way up does help! Very pleasant grassy slopes lead all the way up to the 1371ft summit where stunning views over the Forth await.

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Tuesday 26th

Evening Walk in Mugdock Country Park

Short circular walk along excellent paths, including a section of the West Highland Way, discovering hidden corners, castles and lochs in this lovely wooded country park... show more

Grade 1

Tuesday 26th June 2018

Evening Walk in Mugdock Country Park

Short circular walk along excellent paths, including a section of the West Highland Way, discovering hidden corners, castles and lochs in this lovely wooded country park.

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Wednesday 27th

Cambus, Tullibody + the Forth

Easy circuit in the lands near the Forth... show more

Grade 1-2

Wednesday 27th June 2018

Cambus, Tullibody + the Forth

Easy circuit in the lands near the Forth. From Cambus we have an easy stroll up to Tullibody before walking along the edge of a golf course and then down to the Forth near Alloa. We complete the circuit with an easy walk along the Forth back to Cambus.

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Saturday 30th

St Fillans Walk

New circular walk from St Fillans on Loch Earn in Perthshire... show more

Grade 1-2

Saturday 30th June 2018

St Fillans Walk

New circular walk from St Fillans on Loch Earn in Perthshire. We follow the old railway line west before a short climb takes us to a plateau with good views across the loch. We return along pastures, past abandoned farms and then through woods into St Fillans.

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July 2018

Tuesday 3rd

Evening Walk in the Campsies

Starting on the Crow Road we follow easy grassy slopes up onto the long summit plateau of Lairs Hill... show more

Grade 1-2

Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Evening Walk in the Campsies

Starting on the Crow Road we follow easy grassy slopes up onto the long summit plateau of Lairs Hill. This viewpoint provides a great panorama
southwards and west towards the setting sun.

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Wednesday 4th

Clyde Walkway 5

From the Dalzell Estate we continue south along the Clyde through a mixture of open countryside and woods over Mauldslie Bridge and then along the river to Rosebank... show more

Grade 1-2

Wednesday 4th July 2018

Clyde Walkway 5

From the Dalzell Estate we continue south along the Clyde through a mixture of open countryside and woods over Mauldslie Bridge and then along the river to Rosebank. This area epitomises the Clyde Valley with nature reserves alongside attractive areas of farmland.

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Wednesday 11th

Aberlady + Gullane Circuit

We follow a network of walks in the fine rich East Lothian countryside around Aberlady... show more

Grade 1-2

Wednesday 11th July 2018

Aberlady + Gullane Circuit

We follow a network of walks in the fine rich East Lothian countryside around Aberlady. This trek covers a wild section of coastline, a historic estate, the quaint village of Aberlady itself and rich farmland.

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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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