Walk 193 – Glen Sherup Horseshoe, The Ochils – 9.8 miles

Taking in the rolling summits of Innerdownie, Whitewisp Hill, Tarmangie Hill and – optionally – Ben Shee, this circular walk on the southern edge of Perth & Kinross offers a mixture of forest trails and open grassy hillside. It is best experienced on a clear day when the views can be appreciated to their fullest. … More Walk 193 – Glen Sherup Horseshoe, The Ochils – 9.8 miles

Walk 173 – Four Waters to Corlic Hill – 9.7 miles

This route is a combination of the Loch Thom Circular and the Corlic Hill walk, taking you past four of the reservoirs within Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park. It boasts a varied and very scenic 10 miles of rough trails, single track roads, grassy footpaths, and forestry trails and of course the added bonus of a hill (303 m / 994 ft). On a clear day you will be rewarded with the most spectacular views across the Clyde to the Cowal Peninsula and the Southern Highlands.  … More Walk 173 – Four Waters to Corlic Hill – 9.7 miles

Walk 157 – In Search of the Pink Footed Geese, Loch Leven – 9.5 miles

A varied and scenic circular walk on the northern end of Loch Leven. Follow the Loch Leven Heritage Trail for 2 miles before heading onto higher ground at the foot of the Lomond Hills.  Follow a mixture of farm tracks, minor roads and a dismantled railway to return to the starting point.  … More Walk 157 – In Search of the Pink Footed Geese, Loch Leven – 9.5 miles

Walk 151 – Kelvin Walkway, Glasgow – 10.5 miles

This 10 mile route between Milngavie and Partick feels surprisingly rural when walked from North to South, with the hustle and bustle of the city becoming more apparent the further along you go. Rather poorly way-marked for the first half, signage is then very easy to follow for the remainder of the route down to the Riverside Museum, where the Kelvin meets the Clyde. Expect a mixture of earth paths, pavements, cycle tracks and some mud!  … More Walk 151 – Kelvin Walkway, Glasgow – 10.5 miles

Walk 149 – Irvine & Kilwinning New Town Trail – 12 miles

An entirely flat 12 mile circular route makes for easy walking and feels surprisingly rural, often accompanied by either the Lugton Water, Annick Water or the River Irvine. The New Town Trail was developed by North Ayrshire Council to link Irvine town centre, outlying residential areas, Kilwinning and Eglinton Country Park giving local people and visitors an alternative to travelling by car. Sights to look forward to include Eglinton Castle, the Cairnmount Hill standing stones, Sourlie Woods and Garnock Floods Wildlife Reserves, Robert Burns statue, plenty of bridges, and if you do it in summer, apple trees and wild flowers galore! … More Walk 149 – Irvine & Kilwinning New Town Trail – 12 miles

Walk 144 – The Affric Kintail Way, Highlands

The Affric Kintail Way is one of Scotland’s long distance routes, running 44 miles from Drumnadrochit south of Inverness, to Morvich in the West. The first half makes use of forestry tracks after which the landscape changes dramatically, transporting you through the mountainous wilderness of Glen Affric and the Kintail mountains. The whole route is well signposted.  … More Walk 144 – The Affric Kintail Way, Highlands

Walk 141 – Brodick to Lamlash via Clauchlands Point (Isle of Arran) – 12 miles

A circular walk starting and ending at Brodick ferry terminal. After a short stretch on quiet minor roads, follow the Arran Coastal Way around Clauchlands Point to Lamlash. Keep a look out for seals! From here a short steep ascent takes you onto a wide forestry track and back to Brodick via Glen Cloy.  … More Walk 141 – Brodick to Lamlash via Clauchlands Point (Isle of Arran) – 12 miles

Walk 131 – Ayrshire Coastal Path: Largs to Skelmorlie via Knock Hill (10.5 miles)

Beginning at Largs Marina this route takes you the length of the promenade before heading inland and uphill across boggy ground towards Knock Hill. From the trig point on a clear day your efforts will be rewarded with beautiful views across the Firth of Clyde towards the isles of Cumbrae, Bute and Arran, as well as the Argyll hills and Cowal Peninsular. Descending towards Skelmorlie Castle and Wemyss Bay, with one very short exception the remainder of the walk is along quiet minor roads and pavements.  … More Walk 131 – Ayrshire Coastal Path: Largs to Skelmorlie via Knock Hill (10.5 miles)

Walk 126 – Ayrshire Coastal Path: Ayr – Prestwick – Troon (9.6 miles)

An easy walk starting at Seafield in Ayr and passing through Prestwick en route to Troon Marina. After the initial section through Ayr’s industrial backroads, you can enjoy sandy beaches and concrete promenades for the remainder of the route. Finish with the excitement of Troon’s cliff walk, or use the Ballast Bank if you feel safer ;-) … More Walk 126 – Ayrshire Coastal Path: Ayr – Prestwick – Troon (9.6 miles)

Walk 128 – Ayrshire Coastal Path: Irvine – Stevenston – Saltcoats – Ardrossan (9.3 miles)

Beginning with an easy inland section along the NCN7 cycle track between Irvine and Stevenson, this walk then returns to the coast for the second half. Expect beautiful sandy beaches, wide concrete promenades and pavements. On the coastal section the Isle of Arran will accompany you to the west on a clear day! When passing, delve into local history by taking some time to read the plaques along the walls of the former Ardrossan Boating Ponds.  … More Walk 128 – Ayrshire Coastal Path: Irvine – Stevenston – Saltcoats – Ardrossan (9.3 miles)

Walk 124 – Ayrshire Coastal Path: Girvan -Turnberry – Maidens (10 miles)

This section of the Ayrshire Coastal Path involves a mixture of easy terrain including farm tracks, sand or shingle beaches, pavements and (in times of high tide) two field crossings.  It is very well way-marked, entirely low-level and passes some of the most iconic sights in the area, including Ailsa Craig and Turnberry Lighthouse. Golf fans will love walking right through the middle of Trump Turnberry Golf Course!  … More Walk 124 – Ayrshire Coastal Path: Girvan -Turnberry – Maidens (10 miles)

Walk 121 – Ayrshire Coastal Path: Glenapp to Ballantrae (9.3 miles)

Entirely inland, this route is very peaceful and offers easy walking! Initially across hilly moorland the path then winds it’s way down to the village of Ballantrae following farm tracks and quiet country roads. Almost entirely high-level, the views on a clear day are simply stunning. Look out for pheasants, rabbits, butterflies, lizards and plenty of cattle! You may even catch sight of the P&O ferry on a sailing between Stranraer and Belfast. Do the walk in early Spring to see the yellow flowering gorse bush at it’s finest. … More Walk 121 – Ayrshire Coastal Path: Glenapp to Ballantrae (9.3 miles)