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*Open Garden Cancelled

Please note, due to unforeseen circumstances, the previously advertised garden opening for Scotland’s Gardens, at The Pineapple, (Airth), Falkirk, on Sunday, August 30, has had to be cancelled.

Braveheart Walks

Linlithgow Loch- A spectacular area for a walk. Braveheart meet every Sunday, 1.30pm at the St Ninian’s way car park to set off for a gentle one hour walk around the Loch, and not forgetting going to the cafe afterwards for a cuppa! Our Walk Leaders and weekly walkers look forward to welcoming you to the walk. For information please call 01324 673703.


Tomorrow, (Friday), the Group are leaving the walking boots behind and heading to Glasgow for an evening excursion on the Waverley Paddle Steamer. Details from Margaret Cook Tel 01786 463631. On Sunday, August 9, the walk is on good roads, paths and tracks around the lochside at Lomond Shores, in the grounds of Balloch Castle Country Park, past Boturich Castle and in the woodlands of Whinny Hill. Grade C+: 9mls/4hrs: Ascent 754ft. Meet at Linden Avenue Car Park, Stirling at 9.30am or the start of the walk in the Blue Car Park at Lomond Shores at 10.30am. Map ref: OS: 56 GR: NS384821. Leader: Janette Seale Tel 01786 447107 Mob 07709 957317 email: janette.seale@hotmail.co.uk

Stirling Rambling

Sunday, August 9, Dunblane-Ashfield-Kinbuck Circular. Grade: C. Distance: 7.5 miles; 4 hours. Meet/time: Leaving 10.30am from Mill Row CP below Cathedral. (fork left approaching High St)). Map Ref: NN781015. Description: A scenic and straightforward riverside walk linking Dunblane, with its attractive Cathedral and interesting main street, with the pretty villages of Ashfield and Kinbuck. Walking on minor roads , paths and field tracks. Lovely river and countryside views. Ascent 74m. Leader: Mike Andrew Tel: 01786 823825. Mob. 07785703124 mike.andrew7@gmail.com. Bookings now being taken for coach on Sunday, August 16 Dirleton to Tantallon Castle via North Berwick (coach). Contact Denis Taylor. Tel 07720885676 mailto:denis45@tiscali.co.ukdenis45@tiscali.co.uk; https://stirlingramblingclub.wordpress.com/; https://stirlingramblingclub.wordpress.com/