Guided Group Walks

Discover new walking routes in and around Ayrshire in the south west of Scotland. Forget about the hassle of navigating or the worry of getting lost. Walk with like-minded people in the safety of a group. Make new friends. Learn new skills.

I’m adding to my schedule all the time so come back regularly to see what’s on. Hope to walk with you soon!

Hire me as a private walk guide in Ayrshire, South West Scotland

Available year-round.

Book a private guided walking experience with Gillian. Discover the dramatic coastline of Ayrshire in south west Scotland, or a peaceful walk in ancient native woodland with links to our famous poet Robert Burns.

Prices from £25 per person depending on group size and route chosen. Everything from small family groups to corporate team-building days catered for.

Guided Foraging Walks with McLean's Gin in Ayrshire, South West Scotland

Join Gillian’s Walks and Colin of McLean’s Gin on an Ayrshire walk with a difference! A guided walk introducing you to the plants, berries, nuts and/or fungi which can be found in the South West of Scotland – identification, practical uses and dangers. You will also learn the golden rules of responsible foraging. All attendees aged 18 or over will have the opportunity to try a small sample of Strathaven Hedgerow gin. This triple award-winning gin has been crafted using botanicals exclusively foraged within a 5 mile radius of Strahaven – home of McLean’s Gin. And we will discover many of those botanicals during our walk! Tickets are £40 per person with free child places.

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Introduction to Digital Navigation half day outdoor learning course

Many people tell me that fear of getting lost is a barrier to them trying out new walking routes. If that sounds like you, join one of my educational walks giving you an introduction to using mobile phone apps as a navigation aid in lowland countryside and woodland. Locate your position on the map, learn how to follow a pre-planned route (like those on my website) and how to use the map to make decisions on which path to follow. My half-day (3hr) course fee is £40 per person. Max 5 people per course.

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