Weekly Walk Schedule

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

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October 2017

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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
Wed 8 08.45 Stagecoach X54 (Dundee) from Bus Station to Glenrothes then Stagecoach 201 to Kinnesswood Map 58
Kinnesswood (176028), Portmoak Moss, Grahamstone, Loch Leven Heritage Trail to Mary’s Gate (130034), Kinross High Street C 8
Sun 12 09:30 Glasgow train from Waverley Station to Falkirk High. Change to First Bus 29 to Avonbridge Map 65
Avonbridge (911726), River Avon Heritage Trail, Linlithgow C+ 9
09:55 First Bus 28 (Bathgate) from Waterloo Place (South side) Map 65
Mid Calder (076676), Almondell Country Park, Canal Feeder (lade), Lin’s Mill Aqueduct, Muirend, Almondell Visitor Centre, Mid Calder D 7
Sun 19 08.00 Bookable Bus Route A Map 52
Butterstone (065458), Riechip, Benachally (487m), Riemore Hill, Laird’s House, Lochan a’Chait, Grewshill, Mill Dam, Dunkeld A 12
Ballinluig (977525), Loch Ordie, The Glack, Dunkeld B 11
Butterstone (065458), Grewshill (049485), Mill Dam, The Glack, Cally Loch, Dunkeld C 8
Wed 22 09.25 Stagecoach 102 (Dumfries) from Bus Station Map 72
Nine Mile Burn (179576), North Esk Reservoir, Henshaw Burn, Baddinsgill, Stonypath, West Linton B 10
Sun 26 09:02 Lothian Bus 37 from North Bridge (East side, Stop NE) Map 66
Kill Burn (269638), Bilston Glen, Pentland Mains, Boghall, Castlelaw Farm, Glencorse View Walk, Allermuir Hill (493m), Todhole Knowe (228670), Shearie Knowe (232673), Hunter’s Tryst 10 B

December 2017

Sun 3 08.00 Bookable Bus Route E Map 73
Kirkhouse (321336), Glen House, Glenshiel Banks, Dun Rig (744m), Glensax Burn, Upper Newby, Peebles A 13
Kirkhouse (321336), Glen House, Glenshiel Banks, Birkscairn Hill (661m), Glensax Burn, Upper Newby, Peebles B 12
Innerleithen (329365), Merrybrae (320372), Landing Strip (313371), cycle/footpath to Peebles via Cardrona, disused railway tunnel, Neidpath Castle, Peebles (Map 73) – bring headtorch C 10
Thur 7 “An Evening of Photographic Entertainment”, 7.30 pm at Guide premises, 33 Melville Street. See Newsletter.
Sun 10 09.13 Lothian Bus 44 from Princes Street (Stop PT) Map 66
Slateford Road at top of Ardmillan Terrace (St.Michael’s Church, 233722),Harrison Park, Union Canal, Water of Leith, Colinton Dell, Juniper Green, Poet’s Glen, Harbour Hill, Allermuir Hill (493m), Hillend B 11
09.19 Lothian Bus 49 (Rosewell) from North Bridge (East Side, Stop NC) Map 66
Edinburgh Road Dalkeith (330675), Dalkeith Country Park entrance, various paths in Dalkeith Country Park, South St, Dalkeith. £1 admission to DCP D 6.5
Wed 13 09.00 Borders Bus 52 (Kelso) from Bus Station Map 73
Leaderfoot (578337), Newstead, Gattonside, Southern Upland Way, Leader Water, Earlston C+ 9
Sun 17 08.00 Bookable Bus Route B Map 64
Uddingston (696605), Clyde Walkway, Bothwell Castle, Blantyre Mill Road, Bothwell, Bothwell Bridge, Bothwell Road, Hamilton Mausoleum, Strathclyde Country Park, Clyde Bridge, Avon Walkway, Old Avon Bridge, Chatelherault, Millheugh Bridge, Larkhall B 12
Strathclyde Country Park (717584), Chatelherault Country Park, Larkhall C 9
Sun 24 08.42 East Coast Bus 107 (Dunbar) from Waterloo Place (Stop ZK) Maps 66, 67
East Linton (592771), Markle, Crauchie, Gilmerton, Athelstaneford, Barnes Castle, Abbey Bridge, Nungate Bridge, Riverside, Haddington C 9
10:15 Meet outside Commonwealth Pool (Lothian buses 2, 14, 30, 33) Map 66
Holyrood park via Dunsapie Loch, woodland path to St Margaret’s Loch, Holyrood Palace, Royal Mile to St Giles D 4
Wed 27 08.41 East Coast Bus 107 (Dunbar) from Waterloo Place (Stop ZK) Map 66
Haddington (513738), dismantled railway, Longniddry, Gosford Sands, Craigielaw Point, Aberlady C 9
Sun 31 09.25 Lothian Country Bus 43 (Queensferry) from St Andrew Square north side (Stop YD) Map 66
Queensferry (125783), Abercorn, Blackness, Muirhouses, Kinglass, Linlithgow C 10

January 2018

Sun 7 08.00 Bookable Bus Route G Map 73
Cleekhimin Bridge (521522), Longcroft, Glenburnie, Wedder Law (447m),Sebastopol, Braidshawrig, Wanton Walls, Lauder A 12
Newbigging Walls (531503), Earnscleugh, Bermuda, Braidshawrig, Wanton Walls, Lauder B 10
Layby on W side of A68 south of Soutra Farm (453593), Soutra Aisle, Dere Street, Kirktonhill, Oxton, route of old railway, Lauder C+ 9
Wed 10 09.25 Stagecoach 102 (Dumfries) from Bus Station Map 72
Dolphinton (111478), Garvald, Medwynhead, Slipperfield, Lynedale, Roman Road, Carlops C 9
Thur 11 Walks Subcommittee Meeting. 7.00 pm at Guide Premises, 33 Melville Street.
Sun 14 09.45 Borders Bus X95 (Carlisle) from Bus Station Map 73
Bowland (454405), Bow Castle (broch), Sell Moor (423m), Muircleugh, Lauder B 9
9.15 East Coast Buses 124 (North Berwick) from Waterloo Place, stop ZK Maps 66, 67
Dirleton Green (514840), John Muir Way to North Berwick West Links, Milsey Bay seafront, The Glen, East Links, Lodge Gardens (555852), North Berwick High Street (552853) D 5.5
Sun 21 08.00 Bookable Bus Route A Maps: see text
Lochore Visitor Centre (170961), Maryburgh, Cowden Wood, Loch Glow, Dumglow (379m), West Lethans, Saline Hill, Killernie, Saline (Map 58) B+ 13
Maryburgh (137961), Cowden Wood, Loch Glow, West Lethans, Killernie, Saline (Map 58) B 11
Culross (989860), Culross Abbey, Woodhead, Valleyfield Woodland Park, Comrie Burn, Muirside of Kinneddar, Midfield, Steelend, Saline Burn footpath to Saline (Maps 65,58) C 9
Wed 24 Meet 09.30 at top of Abbeymount (East Coast Bus 104/124 from East or 124 from West) Map 66
Abbeymount (269743), Holyrood Park, Meadowfield Park, Duddingston Field & Community Garden, Figgate Park, Portobello Heritage Trail from Bridge St to John St, Joppa, Newhailes, Fisherrow Harbour, Musselburgh High St C 9
Thur 25 Committee Meeting. 7.30 pm at Guide Premises, 33 Melville Street.
Sun 28 10.15 Stagecoach 101 (Biggar) from Bus Station Map 66
Carlops (161559), Amazondean, Nine Mile Burn, Font Stone, Balerno C+ 9

February 2018

Sun 4 08.00 Bookable Bus Route A Maps 59,58
Wormit (398263), Balmerino, Birkhill House, Flisk wood, Hazelton Walls, Criech, Norman’s Law, Denmuir, Ayton (301180) B+ 11
Falkland (254074), Westfield, Wester Kilgour, Strathmiglo, Dumbarrow, Abernethy Glen, Abernethy B 10
Den of Lindores (252172), Ormiston, Newburgh, Lochmill, Pitmedden Forest, Abernethy Glen, Abernethy C+ 8
Sun 11 09.09 Lothian Bus 16 from Princes St (Stop PR) Map 66
Oxgangs Bank (235686), Glencorse Reservoir, Carnethy Hill, Scald Law (579m), East Kip, West Kip, Hare Hill, Balerno B+ 12
09:30 Borders Bus X62 (Galashiels) from Bus Station Map 73
Cardrona (300391), Railway walk, Eshiels Community Woodland, River Tweed, Soonhope Burn, Peebles D 5
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
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:
PT, PR – South side near 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