Walk of the week: The Loch Leven Heritage Trail - The Scotsman
3 Jan 2015 ... Later, slanting in from the left is the grassy overgrown track bed of a dismantled
railway (to contrive a shorter Edinburgh-Perth route, via the Forth Bridge, the
North British Company in 1890 doubled their existing lines from Kelty to Kinross
and Milnathort, and undertook new construction including two tunnels ...
Walk of the week: Pitcairlie Hill - The Scotsman 21 Jan 2011 ... Map Ordnance Survey map 58, Perth to Alloa. Distance 7 miles. Height 200m.
Terrain Forest track. Start point Abernethy Glen car park. Time 3 to 4 hours.
Nearest village Abernethy. Nearest refreshment spot Dobbies Garden Centre,
Turfhills, Kinross. This article was first published in The Scotsman, ...
Walk of the Week: Mount blair - The Scotsman 14 Mar 2011 ... From the A93 turn east on the B951, passing Cray and the entrance to Castle
Dalnaglar, and continue to the road signs showing the transition from Perth &
Kinross to Angus.
Walk of the week: Over the Kinnoull and Deuchny Hills in Perthshire ... 20 Dec 2009 ... Starting from Perth, this week's walk goes over Kinnoull and Deuchny Hills, then
a royal descent on the Coronation Road to Scone, a burn-side path to Quarrymill
... Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park, east of Perth, opened in 1991, covers land owned
by Perth and Kinross District and the Forestry Commission and ...
Walk of the Week - The Scotsman 21 Dec 2003 ... Gear: Full hill walking kit. WATER is a vital resource of which Scotland is not short
, unless conditions are exceptional. As one of the driest years for decades, 2003
was indeed exceptional, and unless the heavens open for long periods this
winter, restrictions could follow. With reservoirs well down, buildings ...
Walk of the week: Pitlochry - Clunie Walk - The Scotsman 11 Apr 2010 ... ... and being the car driver to boot, we stopped for a pre-walk coffee. The Clunie
Walk, ideal for a seven-mile leg stretch, is well-signposted with brown markers
showing a pointing walker. The excellent 1 leaflet, Pitlochry Walks, published by
Perth & Kinross Council, is available at Tourist Information Centres, ...
Walk of the week: Cadgers' Yett, Perthshire - The Scotsman 21 Mar 2011 ... The track up to this point, and the descent left, is part of the Perth & Kinross core
path network. However, a footbridge across the burn, to avoid encroaching on the
immediate environs of the farm, has still to be erected. Crossing the burn and the
water-gouged gully may pose a problem. If so, simply head ...
Walk of the Week: Carn na Caim - The Scotsman 20 May 2012 ... From the quarry, in reality little more than a shallow depression, head north-east
on the boundary between Highland and Perth & Kinross, following a line of fence
-posts, and traversing an unnamed 914m bump on an obvious path, unless snow
-covered. Leave the fence-posts when they turn east and climb ...
Search - The Scotsman Dalnaglar, and continue to the road signs showing the transition from Perth &
Kinross to Angus. Walk of the week - The Scotsman 11 Feb 2007 ... THE lonely
tracks up the Angus glens have been used for centuries to reach. Deeside over
the mountains. Nowadays, walkers and gamekeepers, rather than soldiers and
drovers ...
Walk of the week: Loch Leven Heritage Trail - The Scotsman
14 Aug 2009 ... This walk is eight miles long, but detours can be taken to cut it short and to start
and finish at Kinross – the best places are Mary's Gate and Burleigh Sands. If you
are going the whole way from Kinross to Vane Farm RSPB reserve you will need
two cars or to visit on a Sunday, when there is a bus service that ...
Walk of the week: West Lomond and the Bunnet Stane - The Scotsman
22 Feb 2014 ... Walk of the week: West Lomond and the Bunnet Stane ... Walk north-east along
the road for one mile to reach the start of the mapped path, map ref 185082 (and
another car park, smaller and not mapped), just before Nether Urquhart farm. The
path heads ... Map Ordnance Survey map 58, Perth & Alloa.
Walk of the week: the Birks o' Aberfeldy - The Scotsman 22 Jan 2009 ... Perth and Kinross Council has produced a wonderful leaflet, which you can pick
up at the car park near the start of the walk. It explains Burns's connection with
the gorge as well as the plants, trees and wildlife you can see along the way. A
red squirrel was the highlight for me when I visited earlier this month ...
Walk of the week: Kinnoull Hill, Perth - The Scotsman 18 Oct 2011 ... A very windy day in the Highlands meant a low-altitude outing was needed. As
much as the desire to get up a Munro was pulling my car north, the prospect of
storm-force winds made a safer alternative a more sensible option. So it was
Perth that took me in and one of the best shortish walks to be had in ...
Walk of the week: Dollar to Muckhart - The Scotsman 17 Apr 2013 ... Making the most of yet another damp, dreich, late March day, Rhona and I “
explored” a new-to-us low-level 6-mile walk, from Dollar to Pool of Muckhart and
back. ... The first brief part of the walk is on the old Alloa to Kinross railway. The
well-preserved section ... Map: Ordnance Survey map 58, Perth & Alloa.
Walk of the week: The Water Of May, Forteviot - The Scotsman
28 Mar 2015 ... The walk passes through the Invermay estate whose plethora of paths and tracks,
not all mapped, may cause some confusion. I would suggest printing the
appropriate section of Ordnance Survey map 58, Perth & Alloa – but on a larger
scale. Map Ordnance Survey map 58, Perth & Alloa. Distance 6 miles.
Walk of the week: Moncreiffe Hill Wood - The Scotsman 7 Feb 2010 ... Ordnance Survey map 58, Perth to Alloa, is not essential for the walk and in any
case does not show all the tracks. A notice board gives background information
and there is also a box containing a useful leaflet, with a map showing the variety
of tracks and paths. I picked up almost the last one so it might be ...
Walk of the week: River Tay, Perth - The Scotsman 18 Oct 2010 ... For lovers of the country, cities are sometimes viewed as a necessary evil,
important for shopping and business but not a place to escape to. But sometimes
there is a solitude and beauty to be found a short way beyond the commerce.
Walk of the week: Birnam Hill - The Scotsman 10 Jan 2010 ... Just off the track, at Stair Bridge over the Birnam Burn, there is a good viewpoint
looking south towards Perth. The burn flows towards Robin's Dam. The track
goes west by the burn, then northwards, later reaching a stepped climb that leads
to the small but rough summit area where a large cairn marks the ...
Walk of the week - The Scotsman 18 Dec 2008 ... Refreshments There is nothing at the start of the walk, so the best bet is to head
into Perth or take a sandwich to enjoy while admiring the fabulous views at the
top. While you are in the area It is winter, so why not try your hand at that most
Scottish of winter sports, curling? Go to the Dewar's Centre (01738 ...
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