Weekly Walk Schedule

Our programme of walks, weekends and social events is summarised below.

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February 2018

grade miles
Wed 14 08.50 Borders Bus X62 (Melrose) from Bus Station Map 73
Cardrona (300391), Cardrona Forest, Orchard Rig, Birkscairn Hill (661m), Kirkhope Law, Peebles B 10
Sun 18 08.00 Bookable Bus Route G Map 73
Maxton (614302), St. Cuthbert’s Way, Eildon Hills (all 3) (422m), Melrose B+ 11
Midlem (525274), Whitmuir Hall, Lindean Loch (499290), Cauldshiels Loch, Cauldshiels Hill (328m), Bowden Moor, Melrose B 10
St. Boswells (595313), Dryburgh, Wallace’s Statue, Dryburgh, Whitelee, Bowden, St. Cuthbert’s Way to Melrose C+ 7
Sun 25 09.09 Lothian Bus 16 from Princes St (Stop PR) Map 66
Oxgangs Bank (235686), Capelaw Hill, Black Hill (501m), Balerno B 10
09.42 East Coast Bus 107 (Dunbar) from Waterloo Place (Stop ZK) Map 66, 67
Pencraig Wood (573765), Beanston Mains, Woodland paths around Gilmerton House, Crauchie, Markle, Markle Fisheries (578774), East Linton D 7
Wed 28 09:00 Borders Bus 52 (Kelso) from Bus Station Map 66
Edgehead (374652), D’Arcy, Camp Wood, Newlandrig, Vogrie, Crichton Castle, Currie Wood, Borthwick, Gorebridge (possible to return by bus or train) C+ 9

March 2018

Sun 4 08.00 Bookable Bus Route A Maps: see text
Meikle Forter road junction (179645), Creag na Cuigeil, Mount Blair (744m), Cairn Gibbs, Knockton, Kirkton of Glenisla (Maps 44, 53, 43) A 8
Alyth (247483), Cateran Trail past Ardormie, round Balduff Hill, Little Bamff, Bamff Lodge (222507), Den o’ Alyth, Alyth (Map 53) B 10
Rattray (189457), Parkhill Lodge (193464), Hatton, McSourie’s Den (208483), Glendams, West Tullyfergus and Den o’ Alyth, Alyth (Map 53) C+ 8
Sun 11 09:38 East Coast Bus 113 (Pencaitland) from Waterloo Place, stop ZK Map 66
Ormiston Road End (415685), Ormiston Hall grounds, W side of Big Wood (421678), Wolfstar, round Black Wood (422684), Pencaitland Railway Walk to 440684, Pencaitland, Winton Estate, (east side), Macmerry, Chesterhall, Seton Collegiate Church, (Historic Scotland), Seton Sands (optional finish at Macmerry, 9 miles) C 12
Wed 14 09:24 train (Borders Railway) from Waverley Station (off-peak day return to Galashiels, currently £10.80, get off at Stow, bus Clovenfords to Gala at end of walk) Map 73
Stow (456446), Stagehall Hill, The Lodge, Dunlee Hill, Yardstone Knowe (513m), Nether Hill, Blackhaugh, Clovenfords B 10
Sun 18 09.00 Bookable Bus Route G Map 66
Longyester (545652), East Hopes, Harestone Hill (504m), Lowrans Law, Crib Law, Dod House (525567), Addinston, Carfraemill A 12
Longyester ( 545652), Lammer Law, Crib Law, Dod House (525567), Addinston, Carfraemill B 9
Gifford (534680), Broadwoodside, Fawn Wood, Eaglescairnie Mains, Bolton, Coulston Old Mill, Crown Wood, Slateford, Gifford C 10
Tue 20 Pub Night at Caley Picture House, see Newsletter
Sun 25 09.00 Bookable Bus Route B Map 57
Todholes (673859), Fintry Hills, Stronend (511m), Spout of Ballochleam, Kippen B+ 10
Todholes (673859), Endrick Water, Spout of Ballochleam, Kippen C+ 8
Todholes (673859), South side of Carron Valley Reservoir, Duncarron Medieval Village (Historical Village), Muirmill C 6
Wed 28 09.03 East Coast Bus X5 (North Berwick) from Waterloo Place (Stop ZK) Map 66
Aberlady Kirk (463798), Gullane Point, Black Rocks, Yellow Craig, North Berwick C 10

April 2018

Sun 1 09.30 Borders Bus X62 (Melrose) from Bus Station Map 73
Peebles (254404), Cademuir Hill (407m), Kirkton Manor, Barns, Lyne Station, South Hill Head, Hamilton Hill, Peebles B 11
09.15 Train (Markinch) from Waverley Station (fare £9.00) Map 66
Kinghorn (270868), Grangehill, Binnend, Rodanbraes (248875), Kinghorn Loch, Kinghorn High St (269869), down steps with handrail to Pettycur Harbour (265862), Railway Station D 6
Sun 8 09.00 Bookable Bus Route D Map 72
Coulter (024339), Nisbet, Scawdmans Hill , King Bank Head, Culter Fell (748m), Knock Hill, Lea Gill, Woodycleuch Dod, Ward Law, Birthwood, Coulter A 11
Coulter (024339), Nisbet, Cow Castle, Kilbucho, Goseland Hill (435m), Biggar B 10
Coulter (024339), Nisbet, Cow Castle, Kilbucho, disused railway line, Biggar C 11
Wed 11 09.15 First Bus 27 (Bathgate) from Waterloo Place (South side) Map 65
East Calder (091681), Mandela Bridge (092693), Almondell Country Park, Calder Wood, Oakbank Loop (067643), Murieston Water (067658), Mid Calder C 9
Sat 14 – Tue 17, Holiday Weekend to Ratagan YH, see Newsletter
Sun 15 09.30 Borders Bus X62 (Melrose) from Bus Station Map 73
Peebles (254404), Glentress Forest, Dunslair Heights (602m), Black Law, Black Knowe, Lee Pen, Innerleithen B+ 9
09.25 Lothian Country Bus 43 (Queensferry) from St Andrew Square north side (Stop YD) Map 65
Queensferry (Police Station, 128785), Hound Point, Dalmeny Shore Walk, Eagle Rock, Cramond Brig, Cramond D 6.5
Tue 17 Pub Night at Caley Picture House, see Newsletter
Sun 22 09.00 Bookable Bus Route B Map 57
Brig o’Turk (533065), Glen Finglas Reservoir, Gleann Casaig, Stuc Dhubh, Ben Ledi (879m), Falls of Leny, Kilmahog A 10
Coireachrombie (587092), Stank Glen, Ben Ledi, Falls of Leny, Kilmahog B+ 9
Strathyre (560172), Keip, Laggan, Loch Lubnaig, Stank, Falls of Leny, Kilmahog C 9
Wed 25 08.45 Stagecoach Bus X54 (Dundee) from Bus Station Map 59, 58
Glenrothes Bus Station, Riverside Park (270016), W near R Leven to road N (233011), West Balgothrie (226032), The Common, Arnot Reservoir, S end of Holl Reservoir, Little Balquhomrie, Balsillie, Leslie (254019) C 11
Thur 27 Walks Subcommittee Meeting. 7.00 pm at Guide Premises, 33 Melville Street.
Sun 29 09.06 Train (Helensburgh Central) from Waverley Station Map 65
Livingston North railway station (036686), Lochshot Burn, Seafield, approaching Five Sisters Bing, Breich Water, River Almond, Folly Burn, Livingston North railway station C 10

May 2018

Sun 6 09.15 Stagecoach Bus X58 (Leven) from Bus Station Map 66
Dalgety Bay (Pentland Rise bus stop (165839), Otterston Loch, Cullaloe Hills, below Newton Braes (195894), Templehall, Stenhouse Reservoir, Balram (195871), Dalachy Farm, Fife Coastal Path to Aberdour C+ 11.5
09.00 Citylink 900 (Glasgow) from Bus Station, then First Glasgow 57/57A from Renfield St Map 64
Pollok Country Park (560615), White Cart Water to WC Bridge (549617), The Pond (555625), N Lodge (561624), past The Burrell Collection (555621), Lime Avenue (550621), Pollok Avenue to exit D 6
Wed 9 09.00 Borders Bus 52 (Kelso) change St Boswells to 68, from Bus Station Maps 80,79
Jedburgh (652205), Black Law (338m), Bedrule, Denholm, River Teviot, Hawick (Borders Abbeys Way) C+ 13
Sun 13 08.00 Bookable Bus Route D Map 90
Millbeck (253258), Doups, Carl Side, Skiddaw, Bakestall, Birkett Edge, Cumbria Way, Skiddaw House, Spooney Green lane, Keswick A 12
Braithwaite (230236), Coledale Beck, Coledale Hause, Hopegill Head, Grisedale Pike (791m), Sleet How, Kinn, Braithwaite B+ 11
Keswick Launch (264227), Friar’s Crag, Calfclose Bay, Ashness Gate, Lodore Falls, High Brandelhow, Low Brandelhow, Hawse End, Lingholm, Nichol End, Keswick, possibility of launch (part) C 10
Tue 15 Pub Night at Caley Picture House, see Newsletter
Thur 17 Committee Meeting. 7.30 pm at Guide Premises, 33 Melville Street.
Fri 18 – Mon 21, Holiday weekend to Lochranza, Arran
Sun 20 09.30 Borders Bus X62 (Melrose) from Bus Station Map 73
Eddleston (243472), Portmore Loch, Tweeddaleburn, Track (280528), Toxside Moss (276535), Cockmuir, Kingside, Leadburn C 10
Wed 23 09.00 First Bus 28 (Bathgate) from Waterloo Place (South side) Map 65
Kirknewton (108670), Little Vantage, East Cairn Hill (567m), Cauldstane Slap, Baddinsgill, West Linton B 12
Sun 27 08.00 Bookable Bus Route A Map 45
Inverbervie (831727), Kinneff, Catterline, Crawton, Trelung Ness, Dunnottar Castle, Stonehaven A 14
Roadside of Catterline (860792), Catterline, The Garran, Crawton, Trelung Ness, Maiden Kaim, Dunnottar Castle, Stonehaven B 11
Mill of Uras (869802), Crawton, RSPB Fowlsheugh, Maiden Kaim, Dunnottar Castle, Bowdun Head, Downie Point, Stonehaven C 7

June 2018

Fri 1 – Mon 4, Backpacking weekend (see Newsletter)
Sun 3 09.02 Lothian Bus 31 (Bonnyrigg) from Princes St (Stop PJ) Map 66
Lasswade (309651), Wadingburn (293663), Loanhead, Bilston Viaduct, Gowkley Moss, Bush, Beeslack, Old Gunpowder Factory, Roslin, Polton, Lasswade C+ 13
09.15 Stagecoach Bus X59 (St Andrews) from Bus Station Map 59
Glenrothes Bus Station, Riverside Park (270016), Lady’s Bridge (261016), W near R Leven to Glenwood Viaduct (248012), return to Lady’s Bridge, Riverside Park N of Lothrie Burn (264018), Balgeddie – The Lime Kilns (257025), Leslie (254019) D 6
Sun 10 07.30 Special Bus Route A Map 42
Luiblea (433830), Lubvan, Allt Cam, Ceann Caol, Beinn a’ Chlachair (1,087m), NE ridge, Allt Coire Pitridh, Luiblea A 15
Kinloch Laggan (539897), Kinloch, Lochan na h-Earba, Binnein Shuas (up and down from 457810), Luiblea B+ 12
09.45 Borders Bus X95 (Hawick) from Bus Station Map 66
North Middleton (357588), Heriot, Fala Moor, Juniper Lea Inn C 10
Wed 13 09.00 Borders Bus X95 (Hawick) from Bus Station Map 73
Selkirk (Ettrick Terrace bus stop, 473294), Ettrick Water, Newark Castle, Broadmeadows, Foulshiels Hill (444M), Peat Law (426M), Linglie Hill (342M), Selkirk B 12
Sun 17 08.00 Bookable Bus Route B Map 52
Newton Bridge (887315), Glen Almond, Auchnafree, dam (758334), track above Dundornie, Ben Chonzie (931m), Glen Turret, Hosh A 16
Newton Bridge (887315), Glen Almond, Conichan, Thief’s Cave, Choinneachain Hill (787m), Hosh B+ 11
Amulree 899364), Croftmill, Lochan a’Mhuilinn, Glen Lochan, Auchnafree, Glen Almond, Newton Bridge C+ 11
Tue 19 Pub Night at Caley Picture House, see Newsletter
Sun 24 09:02 Lothian Bus 37 (Deanburn) from North Bridge (East side, Stop NE) Map 66
Kill Burn (269638), Bilston Glen, Pentland Mains, Boghall, Castlelaw Farm, Glencorse View Walk, Capelaw Hill, Allermuir Hill (493m), Todhole Knowe (228670), Shearie Knowe (232673), Hunter’s Tryst B 11
9.30 train (London Kings Cross) from Waverley Station Map 75
Berwick-upon-Tweed Station (994534), Castle Vale Park (995533), riverside to 984533, Berwick Bridge, Dock, pier lighthouse, Berwickshire Coastal Path, Spades Mire, historic Berwick-upon-Tweed, Berwick-upon-Tweed Station D 6
Wed 27 08.35 Citylink 900 (Glasgow) from Bus Station then First Glasgow 77 to Kelvingrove Map 64
Kelvingrove Park – various paths (567663), join Kelvin Walkway (574667) to Botanic Gardens (567675), KW to Maryhill Park (560699), Dawsholm Park (556697), join Forth & Clyde Canal (547698), Maryhill Locks (563691), Lambhill Stables (585695) C 10

July 2018

Sun 1 08.00 Bookable Bus Route B Map 50
Achallader (311437), Crannach Wood, Beinn a’Chreachain, (1081m), Beinn Achaladair, Achallader A 11
Achallader (311437), Coire Achaladair, Coire Daingean, Ais-an t-Sidhean, Auch, West Highland Way, Bridge of Orchy B 12
A82 near Loch Ba (308497), Ba Bridge, West Highland Way, Victoria Bridge, Bridge of Orchy C 10
Notes: 1) Please note that the schedules of public service buses and trains change from time to time.
Please check in advance and arrive five minutes early in case of an early departure.
2) Locations of bus stops in Princes Street are as follows:
PJ – North side opposite Scott Monument
ZK – Waterloo Place, North side
Note that there may be additional small changes in bus timetables as the closure of Leith
Street continues to bed in
3) East Coast Buses plan some timetable changes starting 25th February;
We do not yet have details of these.