Walk of the week: Pollock Country Park, Glasgow - The Scotsman 27 Dec 2009 ... The first section of the walk takes you right into the heart of the country park, once
part of the Old Pollok Estate. You pass through mixed woodland and alongside a
pond before dropping down to the Burrell Collection. This is home to the 9,000-
plus works of art donated to Glasgow by Sir William Burrell and ...
Walk of the week: Earl's Seat - The Scotsman
14 Nov 2015 ... Higher up there are good views eastwards to the Forth and the Pentland hills, SE
to Tinto and west to the Clyde and Arran. Being not too distant from Glasgow
airport, expect to see planes. On the way up you may think that the views are
impressive – indeed they are – but just wait until you reach the summit.
Walk of the week: The Cobbler, Arrochar - The Scotsman
25 May 2014 ... When they managed to get time away from the shipyards and factories of
Glasgow it was the Arrochar Alps for which they headed – some on bicycles.
Many slept in bivouacs under the rocks, such as the Narnain Boulders passed on
the way up. There is more than one way to reach the top of The Cobbler ...
Walk of the week: Campsie Glen - The Scotsman 4 Apr 2008 ... Drive to the centre of Clachan of Campsie, off the A891 west of Lennoxtown.
There is a parking area next to a small square. There are buses from the centre of
Glasgow. Contact Traveline (0871 200 22 33, for
details. In summary. Go to the right hand side of buildings beyond the ...
Walk of the week: Beinn Ime, Arrochar - The Scotsman 25 Sep 2009 ... The area is synonymous with walking and climbing – the first climbing group in
Scotland – the Cobbler Club – was set up here in 1866. Despite having only
three members, it helped the popularity of the area to soar. By the 1930s,
unemployed shipyard and factory workers from Glasgow flocked to the area ...
7 of the best walks along the River Clyde - The Scotsman
5 Jan 2018 ... The bridges of the River Clyde and the Finnieston Crane, Glasgow. Picture: ...
READ MORE: Walk of the week: Falls of Clyde, New Lanark ... Walking through
the centre of Glasgow you will see some of Scotland's most treasured
architectural gems as well as key landmarks from Glasgow's shipbuilding past.
Walk of the week: Beinn na Lap - The Scotsman 16 Feb 2013 ... BUT for the West Highland Railway line giving easy access, Beinn na Lap would
be one of the more remote Munros. The usual route is from Corrour station. With
a starting height of 400m and a walk of less than 3 miles to the modest 935m/
3068ft summit, the station to station time can be as little as 3 hours.
Walk of the Week: Helix Park and The Kelpies - The Scotsman
2 Mar 2014 ... URBAN walks are often ignored in favour of the countryside. It is understandable,
especially if you spend most of your time surrounded by buildings and roads.
However, sometimes a man-made setting can allow the senses to be overcome
by a feeling of being “away from it all”. This can take the form of ...
Walk of the week: Loch Faskally - The Scotsman
21 Sep 2014 ... HIGHLAND Perthshire is one of the best places in the world to experience
autumn. Known as Big Tree Country for a reason, the array of colours taken on by
the leaves is stunning. A walk around Loch Faskally, actually a reservoir serving
the hydro schemes that thread across this part of Scotland, allows ...
Walk of the week: Meikle Bin - The Scotsman 13 Dec 2009 ... A surprisingly high, often cloud-covered hill, not too distant from Glasgow airport,
Meikle Bin has claimed the lives of a number of pilots. A Royal Navy two-seater
Fairey Firefly crashed near the summit in January 1950. The bodies of the two
occupants were found nearby. Just west of the trig point can be ...
Glasgow Warriors hooker George Turner banned for four weeks ...
13 Dec 2017 ... Glasgow Warriors' hooker crisis has deepened after George Turner was handed
a four-week ban following his citing for an off-the-ball tackle which earned him a
yellow card in last Friday's ... The punishment should not be based on whether
the victim gets up and walks away or he ends up in a wheel chair.
Walk of the Week: Black Hill, Earlston - The Scotsman
29 Sep 2014 ... THERE are many way marked routes across Scotland, giving access to hills,
glens, rivers, lochs and coastline. Often it is volunteers who are responsible for
them – reopening closed paths and maintaining existing ones. Earlston, in the
Borders, has one of the best networks you could wish for. Miles and ...
Search - The Scotsman Glasgow has been scrapped by East Dunbartonshire Council. ... "That is why I
am establishing this task force to look at how we can tackle the practical barriers
to delivery of ambitious cycling and walking projects in Scotland. Woman dies in
hospital a week after rescue from house fire - The ... 22 Feb 2010 ... Five of her ...
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