Walk 166 – Corlic Hill, Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park – 6 miles

A fantastic circuit at Scotland’s largest Regional Park. Good trails take you along to Corlic Hill summit (303 m / 994 ft) on the north-eastern perimeter of Clyde Muirshiel. On a clear day you will enjoy exceptional views down into the Clyde Valley, across to the Cowal Peninsula and over towards the southern Highlands. The return section of the route takes you past the ancient ruins of Burnhead and Glenbrae farmsteads and between the tranquil Gryfe reservoirs.  … More Walk 166 – Corlic Hill, Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park – 6 miles

Walk 164 – Brown Carrick Hill & The Ayrshire Coast – 8.2 miles

A combination of lowland hills and rocky coastlines: perfection in a walk! Starting in the picture-perfect fishing village of Dunure you will wind your way up into the Carrick Hills before descending to sea level to return to the beginning via one of the most stunning and rugged sections of the Ayrshire Coastal Path. On a clear day you will enjoy spectacular panoramic views from the summit of Brown Carrick Hill (287 m / 941 ft): the best vantage point in the area!  … More Walk 164 – Brown Carrick Hill & The Ayrshire Coast – 8.2 miles

Walk 160 – Knock Hill Circular, Largs – 8 miles

By joining two parts of the Ayrshire Coastal Path together, you can enjoy this circular route from Largs to the top of Knock Hill (268m / 879 ft) and back again. An easy first stage along Largs promenade soon gives way to farm tracks and boggy hillside paths before a steep ascent to the summit trig point. Enjoy panoramic views across the Firth of Clyde to the Cowal Peninsula, southern Highlands, Isle of Cumbrae and Arran, as well as down into the town of Largs itself. The descent takes you West across farmland and through pleasant woodland then along a minor road behind Knock Castle.  … More Walk 160 – Knock Hill Circular, Largs – 8 miles

Walk 156 – Wemyss Caves & Castles, Fife – 6 miles

Along the Fife Coastal Path between West and East Wemyss there are two castles and a number of caves, as well as a memorial to Scottish musician Jimmy Shand! This circular walk lets you enjoy all of that before returning to the start via farmland tracks and a disused railway.    Dog-friendly walk  Download a … More Walk 156 – Wemyss Caves & Castles, Fife – 6 miles

Walk 147 – Steall Falls & The Wire Bridge, Glen Nevis – 6 miles

This is a linear walk through the beautiful Glen Nevis to one of the highest waterfalls in Scotland – An Steall.  Surrounded by the Grampian mountains, the route begins by passing through a pleasant woodland. It then follows the single track Glen Nevis Road to the Steall Falls path. This trail takes you through the Nevis Gorge, said to be the only gorge in Britain to be of true Alpine proportions. Will you be brave enough to cross the wire bridge?? Don’t expect to get this walk to yourself: it is very popular! And is it any wonder with such stunning scenery all around!? Total walk length: 6 miles. … More Walk 147 – Steall Falls & The Wire Bridge, Glen Nevis – 6 miles

Walk 146 – Hill Wood Walk, Straiton – 4-6 miles

This is a circular walk beginning in the quaint rural Ayrshire village of Straiton. Initially the route heads uphill to follow rough and sometimes overgrown, boggy tracks through an area of forestry. Enjoy fine views down into the village and the Galloway hills beyond. The return leg of the walk loops back into Straiton on a variety of terrain including farm tracks, grassy fields and surfaced roads. … More Walk 146 – Hill Wood Walk, Straiton – 4-6 miles

Walk 142 – Dalgety Bay to Braefoot Pier Coastal Walk – 7 miles

This is a semi-loop which begins in the upmarket residential area of St Davids and follows the Fife Coastal Path through several small woodlands to reach Braefoot Pier at the eastern end of Dalgety Bay. The return follows the pleasant NCN76 cycle path for a short distance before re-joining the Coastal Path. Superb views towards the Forth bridges and Inchcolm Island, and if you are lucky you might spot roe deer and pheasants along the way! Pass the remains of St Bridget’s Kirk and some WW1 and WW2 bunkers in Braefoot woods. Mostly earth paths and pavements with some steps.   … More Walk 142 – Dalgety Bay to Braefoot Pier Coastal Walk – 7 miles

Walk 140 – Blairadam Forest N.E. Corner – 6.3 miles

Blairadam Forest on the southern tip of Perth & Kinross is a bit of a maze! With so many tracks and footpaths to choose from it is hard to know where to start. This is a walk which shows off the variety possible within it, from way-marked gravel tracks to off-the-beaten-track passageways! Pass the impressive Blair Adam House and walled garden from which the forest takes it’s name. Cross farmland, enjoying the views of Loch Leven and Benarty Hill (The Sleeping Giant). Venture off-the-beaten-track on muddier ground beneath Cowden Hill (option to avoid – see route). Meander along the Kelty Burn through beautiful woodland. Perfect! … More Walk 140 – Blairadam Forest N.E. Corner – 6.3 miles

Walk 135 – Up the Bankers, Roon the Darvel Mast – 6 miles

A delightful loop across the quiet hillsides behind Darvel in the Irvine Valley, mostly along minor roads with short sections on gravel or earth tracks. It starts by following the Long Cairn Walk before branching off in the opposite direction to climb the Changue Road, or ‘mast road’. Here there is the option to walk to the Darvel transmitter mast before ending the walk by passing through the ancient woodlands of the Lanfine Estate.  … More Walk 135 – Up the Bankers, Roon the Darvel Mast – 6 miles