Weekly Walk Schedule


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

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July 2017

grade miles
Sun 2 09.30 Borders Bus X62 (Melrose) from Bus Station Map 66
Nether Fala (243525), Cockmuir, Kingside, Leadburn, Old Railway Line via Pomathorn and Loanstone, Rosslynlee Hospital, Kirkettle, Old Gunpowder Factory, Roslin C+ 10
OR
09.30 Borders Bus X62 (Melrose) from Bus Station Map 73
Walkerburn (360372), west along S side of R Tweed to cross old railway bridge (340366), Toll Wood (330360), St Ronan’s Wells, Kirklands old cemetery, Cuddy Brig (333371), Pirn Wood (S), Innerleithen High Street D 6.5
Sun 9 09.30 Borders Bus X62 (Melrose) from Bus Station Map 73
Peebles (254404), Soonhope Burn, Glentress Forest (Venlaw sector), Walker’s Haugh, River Tweed, railway viaduct, South Park Wood, Manor Sware, Peebles C+ 7
Wed 12 08.50 Borders Bus X62 (Melrose) from Bus Station Map 73
Innerleithen (329365), Lee Pen, Black Knowe, Black Law, Makeness Kips ((583m), Whiteside Edge, Whitfold Hill, Peebles B+ 11
Sun 16 08.00 Bookable Bus Route B Maps: see text
Duror (995556), Fraochaidh (879m), Point 718 (049522), Mam
Uchdaich (066540), Gleann an Fhiodh, Ballachulish (1 Corbett) (Maps 49,41)
A 12
Achnacon (118564), (Glen Coe), Gleann-leac-na-muidhe, Meall a’Bhuige (092547), Sgorr a’Choise (663m), Ballachulish (Map 41) B 10
Duror (995556), Glen Duror, Gleann an Fhiodh, Ballachulish (Maps 49,41) C 9
Sun 23 09.00 No bus – meet at The Hub, Castlehill Map 66
7 Hills of Edinburgh : The Castle, Calton Hill (100m), Arthur’s Seat (251m), Blackford Hill (164m), Braid Hills (208m), Craiglockhart Hill (175m), Corstorphine Hill (162m) (n.b. at various points anyone wanting to leave may catch a bus back to town) B+ 16
OR
09:59 First Bus 38A (Stirling) from Waterloo Place (South side) Map 65
Linlithgow Bridge (984771), Lagoons (Kettlestoun Mains Nature reserve), Muiravonside Country Park Visitor Centre, Union Canal, Linlithgow. D 7
Wed 26 09:20 Borders Bus X62 (Melrose) from Bus Station Map 66
Penicuik (Opposite South Church, 236599), Valleyfield Pond (239597), Beeslack Wood, above Mauricewood (232616), Terregles (226609), Lowrie’s Den (218603), Penicuik House, Low Pond (217588), above South Bank Wood, Penicuik C+ 9
Sun 30 08:00 Bookable Bus Route B Map 56
Inverarnan Hotel (318184), Beinglas Farm, Lochan a’ Chaisteil, Meall nan Tarmachan, Beinn Chabhair (933m), Lochan Bainn Chabhair, Ben Glas Burn, Inverarnan Hotel (1 Munro). A 8
Track opposite Glen Falloch Farm (319197), follow track to Lairig Arnan, Beinn Damhain (684m), Lochan Beinn Damhain, pick up track in Lairig Arnan, Glen Falloch Farm. (1 Graham) B 7
Crianlarich (383254), West Highland Way to the Inverarnan Hotel via Derrydaroch and the Falls of Falloch. (Out and back option to extend on the WHW beyond the Inverarnan Hotel) C 7

August 2017

Sun 6 10.15 Stagecoach 101 (Dumfries) from Bus Station Map 66
Silverburn (203602), Kirk Road, Scald Law (579m), South Black Hill, Lover’s Loup (186618), Green Cleuch, Black Springs (187641), Bell’s Hill, Harbour Hill, Bonaly, Colinton B 10
Wed 9 09.03 Borders Bus X95 (Carlisle) from Bus Station Map 73, 79
Hawick (505150), Drinkstone Hill (318m), Salenside, Hartwoodmyres Forest, Brownmoor, The Haining, Selkirk (Borders Abbeys Way) C+ 12
Sun 13 08.00 Bookable Bus Route A Map 36
Badaguish road end (951103), Badaguish Outdoor Centre, Craiggowrie, Creagan Gorm, Meall a’Bhuachaille (810m), Ryvoan bothy, Rynettin, Forest Lodge, Dell Lodge, Nethy Bridge (1 Corbett) A 14
Loch Morlich (west end) (956097), Loch Morlich forest tracks, Glenmore, Meall a’Bhuachaille (810m), Ryvoan bothy, An Lochan Uaine (short detour), Forest Lodge, Nethy Bridge (1 Corbett) B 10
Loch Morlich (west end) (956097), Loch Morlich forest tracks, Glenmore, Ryvoan bothy, Forest Lodge, Nethy Bridge C 10
Thur 17 Walks Subcommittee Meeting. 7.00 pm at Guide Premises, 33 Melville Street.
Sun 20 10.15 Stagecoach 101 (Dumfries) from Bus Station Maps 72,73
West Linton (149520), Spittalhaugh, Damside, Fingland Burn, Stewarton, drove road to Peebles C+ 12
OR
09:38 Lothian bus 37 (Penicuik) from Princes St (Stop PJ) Map 66
Milton Bridge, Glencorse Church, Glencorse Mains, Flotterstone (234630), Glencorse Reservoir, Maiden’s Cleugh (203650), Harlaw, Malleny, Currie D 7
Wed 23 09:10 Perryman’s Bus 253 (Berwick) from Bus Station Map 67
Phantassie Farm (East Linton, 597771), Preston Mill, Preston Kirk (592778), Smeaton Lake (590785), Lawhead, Binning Wood, S side of Angus Wood (582805), John Muir Way from Stonelaws to North Berwick C 11.5
Sun 27 07.30 Special Bus Route A Maps: see text
Glen Feshie track near Landing Strip (858032), Creag Dhubh, Clach Choutsaich, Sgoran Dubh Mor, Sgor Gaoith (1118m), Carn Ban Mor, descend path to Auchlean, Glen Feshie car park (1 Munro) (Map 36) A 12
Glen Feshie car park (851984), Auchlean, cross bridge at 850965, road on west bank of River Feshie, Carn Dearg Beag, Carn Dearg Mor (857m), Lochan an t-Sluic, Carnachuin, Glen Feshie car park (1 Corbett) (Map 35) B+ 12.5
OR
10:10 Perryman’s Bus 253 (Berwick) from Bus Station Map 67
Cockburnspath (776711), Dunglass Collegiate Church, John Muir Way to Dunbar via Thorntonloch, Torness, Chapel Point, Barns Ness and Catcraig C 10

September 2017

Sun 3 08.39 East Coast Bus 107 (Dunbar) from Waterloo Place (Stop ZK) Map 67
Overhailes junction (near East Linton) (569764), Pressmennan, Black Loch, Spott House, Dunbar C+ 13
Sun 10 08:00 Bookable Bus Route B Map 56
Butterbridge (235095), Beinn Ime (1011m), Bealach a’ Mhaim, Beinn Narnain (926m), Allt a’ Bhalachain, Succoth, Arrochar (2 Munros) A 8
Succoth (294049), Allt a’ Bhalachain, Beinn Narnain (926m), return to Succoth by route of ascent, Arrochar (1 Munro) B+ 8
Rest and be Thankful (229073), Forest tracks to Succoth via Ardgartan, Arrochar C 8
Wed 13 09:10 Perryman’s Bus 253 (Berwick) from Bus Station Map 67
Burnmouth (954610), Eyemouth, St Abbs, Coldingham by Berwickshire Coastal Path C+ 8
16 – 19 Weekend to Rum
Sun 17 09.00 Train (Glasgow service) from Waverley Station Map 65
Linlithgow (005770), Cockleroy, Torphichen, Cairnpapple Hill (312m) (Bathgate Hills), Beecraigs Wood, Linlithgow B 11
OR
09.38 Lothian Country Bus 113 (Pencaitland) from Waterloo Place (Stop ZK) Map 66
Ormiston Road End (415685), Ormiston Hall Grounds (411676), House o’ Muir, W side of Big Wood (421678), Wolfstar, round Black Wood (422684), Pencaitland Railway Walk to 440684 , FB over R Tyne (445688), Sinclair Bridge (442690), Pencaitland D 6.5
Thur 21 Committee Meeting. 7.30 pm at Guide Premises, 33 Melville Street.
Sun 24 09.00 Bookable Bus Route E Maps: see text
Wardlaw (293163), Thirlestanehope, Captain’s Road, Coom Law, Crosslee Rig, Turner Cleugh Law (551m), Black Knowe Head, Eldinhope Middle Hill, Gordon Arms (Map 73,79) A 10
Dryhope (270242),Bowerhope (St. Mary’s Loch), Tibbie Shiels Inn, track to 252193, The Wiss (589m), Peat Law, Altrieve Rig, White Law, Eldinhope, Gordon Arms Hotel (Map 73) B 10
Wardlaw (293163), Thirlestanehope, Captain’s Road, Tibbie Shiels Inn (Map 73,79) C+ 6
Wed 27 09:00 Perryman’s Bus 52 (Kelso) from Bus Station Map 73
Lauder, Lauder Burn (footbridge, 518459), Lauder Common, Girthgate, Inchkeith (483491), Overhowden, Oxton B 10

October 2017

Sun 1 09:38 Lothian Bus 37 (Penicuik) from Princes St (Stop PJ) Map 66
Penicuik (236598), Broomhill Road to 231597, down hill to join track to Penicuik estate, Silverburn, Eastside Farm, col between East Kip and Scald Law (186608), Scald Law ( 579m), The Howe, Marchbank, Balerno B 10
Thur 5 Annual General Meeting. 7.30 pm at Guide premises, 33 Melville Street
Sun 8 08:00 Bookable Bus Route A Map 59
Recommended order of drop-offs: Dairsie, Craighead, Kingsbarns
Craighead (632099), Fife Ness, Fife Coastal Path (FCP) to 608116, Cambo Den to 3rd FB then return to FCP, Boarhills (N end), Babbet Ness, Buddo Ness, Kinkell Ness, St Andrews C+ 11.5
Dairsie (414174), Fingask, West of Forret Hill, Easter Forret, Logie, Brighouse, Balmullo, Cuplahills Community Woodland (413206), Muirhead, Pittormie, F.P. to Dairsie. C 12
Kingsbarns (593119), Cambo Sands then Fife Coastal Path to St Andrews C 8.5
Wed 11 09:00 Perryman’s Bus 52 (Kelso) from Bus Station Map 74
Ancrum (630245), Harestanes, Peniel Heugh, Dere Street, Maxton, St Boswells C+ 10
Sun 15 10.15 Stagecoach 101 (Dumfries) from Bus Station Map 65
West Linton (149519), Linton Muir, Carlops, Nine Mile Burn, Font Stone, Cap Law (497m), Hare Hill, Harlaw Reservoir, Balerno B 12
OR
09.15 Stagecoach X58 (Leven) from Bus Station Map 59
Kirkcaldy Esplanade S end (278901), Beveridge Park, Raith Lake (266913), Sunnybrae Plantation (263917), Craigarter Plantation (252927), Bennochy Road, Newliston (256929), then Stagecoach 13A to Kirkcaldy Town Centre D 6.5
Sun 22 08.00 Bookable Bus Route E Map 72
Polmood (112270), Cramalt Craig (831m), Dun Law, Fifescar Knowe, Dollar Law, Long Grain Knowe, Thief’s Road, Pykestone Hill, Den Knowes, Drumelzier A 12
Wrae (119326), Hopecarton Valley, Middle Hill, Thief’s Road, Pykestone Hill (737m), The Scrape, Breach Law, Hunt Law, Dead Wife’s Grave, Dawyck Mill B 10
Tweedsmuir (097246), Glenrusco, Hearthstane, Polmood, Patervan, Stanhope, Hopecarton, Drumelzier C 8
Wed 25 09.10 Train (Milngavie service) from Waverley station Map 65
Bathgate Station, cycle path 75 via Bogburn Lagoons Nature Reserve (974677) and The Pyramids (995674) to Easter Inch, Seafield, River Almond footpath, Livingston Inn (038669), Livingston North Station C 8
Thur 26 Committee Meeting. 7.30 pm at Guide Premises, 33 Melville Street.
Sun 29 09:34 Dunblane train from Waverley Station to Stirling, then First Bus 63B to Craigmill (Day return to Dunblane currently £9.50; a new take on an old walk!) Map 57
Craigmill (815951), Wallace Monument, Hermitage Wood, Yellowcraig Wood, Dumyat, Cocksburn Reservoir, Mine Wood, Darn Road (path), Dunblane B 10

November 2017

Thur 2 Cheese and wine evening, 7.30 pm at Guide Premises, 33 Melville Street. See Newsletter.
Sun 5 08.00 Bookable Bus Route F Map 73
Galashiels (492359), Southern Upland Way, Fairnilee, Yair, Three Brethren, Broomy Law, Brown Knowe (523m), Hare Law, Cheese Well, Innerleithen B+ 14
Philiphaugh (456285), Long Philip Burn, Three Brethren (464m), Broomy Law (463m) Brown Knowe (523m), Hare Law (510m), Cheese Well, Innerleithen B 11
Yarrowford (407300), Minchmoor Road, Hare Law (510m), Walkerburn, River Tweed, Innerleithen 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 between Hanover St and South St David St
ZK – Waterloo Place, North side