Scot-Trek

Day Walks

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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