Scot-Trek

Day Walks

May 2017

Saturday 27th

Ayr Coastal Path: Irvine - Troon

Easy walk starting at the historic heart of Irvine before reaching the coast and then following a mixture of beach, grass and cycle path south from Irvine... show more

Grade 1

Saturday 27th May 2017

Ayr Coastal Path: Irvine - Troon

Easy walk starting at the historic heart of Irvine before reaching the coast and then following a mixture of beach, grass and cycle path south from Irvine. We reach Troon and climb onto the Ballast Bank.

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Sunday 28th

West Highland Way Day by Day: Rowardennan - Inverarnan

Spectacular 14 mile section of the Way... show more

Grade 2

Sunday 28th May 2017

West Highland Way Day by Day: Rowardennan - Inverarnan

Spectacular 14 mile section of the Way. Following the shoreline of Loch Lomond, the walk is through fine woodland, beaches and rocky headlands. Scottish scenery at its very best. Option of missing out the last half of the trek.

  • Grade 2 - what does this mean?
  • 14 miles - 7 hours walk and 3 hours travel
  • Price: £22
  • Departure: 8.00am or 9.00am (please check) from the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.

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Wednesday 31st

Sallochy's Lost Village

Fascinating walk in the woods above Loch Lomond to find the remains of the old township of Wester Sallochy now hidden amongst the forests planted on the slopes south of Rowardennan... show more

Grade 1-2

Wednesday 31st May 2017

Sallochy's Lost Village

Fascinating walk in the woods above Loch Lomond to find the remains of the old township of Wester Sallochy now hidden amongst the forests planted on the slopes south of Rowardennan. We return along the shore of Loch Lomond via a section of the West Highland Way.

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June 2017

Saturday 3rd

Lochore Circuit

Return to this Fife beauty spot based on a Norman castle we follow excellent paths around a loch with its many islands... show more

Grade 2

Saturday 3rd June 2017

Lochore Circuit

Return to this Fife beauty spot based on a Norman castle we follow excellent paths around a loch with its many islands. We complete our circuit with an easy climb through attractive woodlands.

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Sunday 4th

Pentland Hills

From Flotterstone this is the most challenging of all the Pentland routes... show more

Grade 3

Sunday 4th June 2017

Pentland Hills

From Flotterstone this is the most challenging of all the Pentland routes. After an initial steep climb up onto Turnhouse Hill we follow the undulating main Pentlands ridge over Scald Law and onto West Kip. We then descend north and east returning via two reservoirs. A long but rewarding day. Good paths all the way.

  • Grade 3 - what does this mean?
  • 14 miles - 6 hours walk and 2 hours travel
  • Price: £26
  • Departure: 8.00am or 9.00am (please check) from the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.

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Wednesday 7th

Michael Bruce Way and Loch Leven

New circuit linking the lower slopes of Bishop Hill with Portmoak Moss and Loch Leven... show more

Grade 1-2

Wednesday 7th June 2017

Michael Bruce Way and Loch Leven

New circuit linking the lower slopes of Bishop Hill with Portmoak Moss and Loch Leven. We follow good paths from Scotlandwell for an easy traverse below Bishop Hill. We drop down to Portmoak Nature Reserve and Loch Leven before an easy walk back to the village.

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Saturday 17th

Luss + Glen Luss

We tour the heritage buildings and quaint streets in Luss on Loch Lomond before strolling along the sandy beach... show more

Grade 1-2

Saturday 17th June 2017

Luss + Glen Luss

We tour the heritage buildings and quaint streets in Luss on Loch Lomond before strolling along the sandy beach. We continue along the bank of the Luss Water before following the Slate Quarry Path up into Glen Luss. Option of a short climb for a grand view to the Loch

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Wednesday 21st

Strathfillan Circuit

Walk on the lands around Saint Fillan’s Priory near Tyndrum... show more

Grade 1-2

Wednesday 21st June 2017

Strathfillan Circuit

Walk on the lands around Saint Fillan’s Priory near Tyndrum. We visit the Holy Pool and Priest’s Well as well as the site of Robert the Bruce’s closest escape from death at Dalrigh. A short easy uphill section on The Sheep Trail will give us a good view over Strathfillan. Excellent paths in lovely open countryside.

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Saturday 24th

West Highland Way: Inverarnan - Tyndrum

Good 13 mile trek as the Way leaves Loch Lomond and heads north into the mountains... show more

Grade 2

Saturday 24th June 2017

West Highland Way: Inverarnan - Tyndrum

Good 13 mile trek as the Way leaves Loch Lomond and heads north into the mountains. We follow an excellent path through Glen Falloch, above Crianlarich and then through attractive woodland into Strathfillan. Our final section is a lovely riverside stroll into Tyndrum.

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July 2017

Saturday 8th

Glen Ogle

Now is your chance to discover the glories of one Scotland's most spectacular railway lines as it passes high above Killin... show more

Grade 2

Saturday 8th July 2017

Glen Ogle

Now is your chance to discover the glories of one Scotland's most spectacular railway lines as it passes high above Killin. You have to do all the work yourself though! After a short initial climb we follow the bed of the old line through fine mountain scenery ... including crossing several viaducts. We return to Killin via old Roman route.

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Sunday 9th

West Highland Way: Tyndrum - Inveroran

10 mile section of the Way... show more

Grade 2

Sunday 9th July 2017

West Highland Way: Tyndrum - Inveroran

10 mile section of the Way. After an easy short climb the next five miles are on perhaps the best path of the whole Way. After Bridge of Orchy, a steep climb is followed by a short descent to Inveroran Hotel on the edge of the Rannoch Moor.

  • Grade 2 - what does this mean?
  • 10 miles - 4½ hours walk and 2½ hours travel
  • Price: £22
  • Departure: 8.00am or 9.00am (please check) from the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.

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Wednesday 12th

West Linton and the West Water

Lovely walk through the rolling land near this conservation Border village... show more

Grade 2

Wednesday 12th July 2017

West Linton and the West Water

Lovely walk through the rolling land near this conservation Border village. After a circular tour of West Linton we follow the burn upstream through a little glen. We then join a quiet lane past the golf course before walking up to the West Water Reservoir hidden in the Pentlands.

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August 2017

Wednesday 2nd

Douglas

Hidden in a quiet corner of East Ayrshire this small town used to be the base for the all-powerful Douglas family... show more

Grade 1

Wednesday 2nd August 2017

Douglas

Hidden in a quiet corner of East Ayrshire this small town used to be the base for the all-powerful Douglas family. We visit a remarkable museum, the most perfect ‘miniature’ church in Scotland and many other corners of the old estate.

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Saturday 12th

Callander Circuit

Fine walk on the paths around Callander... show more

Grade 1-2

Saturday 12th August 2017

Callander Circuit

Fine walk on the paths around Callander. Highlights include the Bracklinn Falls, Callander Crags, a hidden iron-age fort and the Keltie Water. We also follow a section of the old railway line.

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Sunday 13th

West Highland Way: Inveroran - Kingshouse

10 mile trek across the Rannoch Moor on the old military and Telford road... show more

Grade 2

Sunday 13th August 2017

West Highland Way: Inveroran - Kingshouse

10 mile trek across the Rannoch Moor on the old military and Telford road. Very open and straightforward walk with stunning views of the Blackmount massif and right across the fabulous moor all day.

  • Grade 2 - what does this mean?
  • 10 miles - 4 hours walk and 3 hours travel
  • Price: £22
  • Departure: 8.00am or 9.00am (please check) from the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.

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Wednesday 16th

Inchcailloch

A favourite of many walkers... show more

Grade 1

Wednesday 16th August 2017

Inchcailloch

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

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Wednesday 30th

Biggar - Broughton & John Buchan Way

From Biggar we follow an old railway line through the fields to Broughton... show more

Grade 1 or 1-3

Wednesday 30th August 2017

Biggar - Broughton & John Buchan Way

From Biggar we follow an old railway line through the fields to Broughton. Then, if you wish, you can have a short grassy climb up a section of the John Buchan Way.

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