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Walk of the week: Plean Country Park, near Stirling - The Scotsman 28 Feb 2010 ... THE industrial heritage of Scotland is rich, although many of the once thriving
centres of commerce are now silent and have been reclaimed by nature. One
such place is Plean Country Park, just south of Stirling, which was built in the
early 19th century by East India trader William Simpson. The house was ...
Walk of the week: Cambuskenneth Abbey and the Wallace Monument 9 Oct 2015 ... STIRLING is full of history and its castle is one of the biggest tourist attractions in
Scotland. The nearby Wallace Monument – built in the 19th century to
commemorate one of Scotland's favourite sons – is also a tourist hotspot. Rather
less visited is the site of Cambuskenneth Abbey, the burial place of James ...
Walk of the week: Lewis hill, near Stirling - The Scotsman 30 May 2010 ... This is a walk of ever-changing views, filled with birdsong and the chance to spot
an elusive roe deer. The short clamber up Lewis Hill is rewarded first with a look
right down the Firth of Forth, to the bridges linking North and South Queensferry.
Then, there is a rocky escarpment of jumbled rocks reminiscent ...
Walk of the Week: Airthrey Loch and Hermitage Wood - The Scotsman 21 Aug 2011 ... A roe deer, then another, just a few yards into my walk on a sunny August
morning. These animals are growing in number, especially in areas of the central
belt, but to spot one still stirs the senses. In Hermitage Wood, above the campus
of the University of Stirling, these animals thrive in the dappled shade ...
Walk of the week: Dumyat, Ochil Hills - The Scotsman 11 Jul 2008 ... Refreshments. There is nothing at the start of the walk, but if you head to Stirling
there is a wide range of eating places. To stay in the country, head three miles
further along the road from the parking area to the highly recommended
Sheriffmuir Inn (01786 823285). While you are in the area. Stirling, with its ...
Walk of the week: Cambus to Menstrie - The Scotsman
23 Mar 2015 ... Retrace steps for a short distance then walk into Menstrie to have a look at
Menstrie Castle, the birthplace of Sir William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling, who
established a colony in Nova Scotia in the 17th century. Despite being more of a
castellated house that lacks many fortified features, it stands bizarrely ...
Walk of the Week: Dumyat - The Scotsman 17 Jan 2011 ... Although mostly rounded grassy hills, the most dramatic aspect of the Ochils is
the southern escarpment (caused by a natural break in the earth's crust - the
Ochils Fault) overlooking the fertile flood plain of the Forth. The prominent hill at
the western extremity of the escarpment, north-east of Stirling, ...
Walk of the Week: Dunblane to Bridge of Allan - The Scotsman
5 Jan 2014 ... Linking Dunblane and Bridge of Allan, the Darn Road is an ancient trackway that
mostly follows the east bank of the Allan Water. (Dobhran is the old Gaelic for
water.) Thought to have been used by the Romans, unlike the modern road it
does not cross the Allan Water. Ordnance Survey map 57, Stirling, ...
Walk of the week - The Scotsman 26 Sep 2004 ... Gear: Full hill walking kit. AT THE most westerly end of the Ochils, near Stirling,
Dumyat was once populated, and the remains of an Iron Age fort exist, though
they are difficult to spot. The name Dumyat is thought to mean hill fort of the
Maeatae. The Maeatae were a confederation of Pictish tribes opposed to ...
Walk of the Week: The River Teith, Doune - The Scotsman
10 Feb 2015 ... One spot is Doune Castle, between Stirling and Callander, which dates to the
13th century. Sitting high above the broad River Teith, it is a great spot to begin a
walk. Historic Scotland, which looks after the castle, is used to film crews
occupying the battlements. As well as Outlander, Monty Python And The ...
Walk of the week: Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve - The ... 17 Jan 2012 ... The snow-covered Trossachs looked inviting but with a toddler, short was
necessary, so it was off to Flanders Moss national nature reserve. This is within
the Carse of Stirling, so is ideal for little legs because it is as flat as a pancake.
And, after last week's walk in Caithness took the title of longest Walk of the ...
Veteran died on anniversary after resisting mugger in Stirling, trial ... 21 Nov 2012 ... He tried to fend off the man with his walking stick and ended up on the ground, it
was alleged. He required surgery for a broken hip, but he went into a steady
decline and died in hospital about a week later. James Duguid, 51, of Raploch,
Stirling, denies attempting to rob and murdering Mr Gillespie, ...
Walk of the week: Clackmannan Tower and the Black Devon river ... 23 May 2008 ... THE history that surrounds us in Scotland never ceases to amaze. All around are
places where the great and the not-so-great shaped the country we live in today.
Obviously, some of these locations, such as the castles of Edinburgh and Stirling,
are well known and busy all year with coachloads of visitors ...
Search - The Scotsman miles to terminate at Callander. Walk of the week: Loch Ard, The Trossachs - The
Scotsman 16 Aug 2015 ... A SUMMER storm was lashing the road from Stirling to
Aberfoyle. Walk of the week: Dalzell Wood, Milton, Trossachs - The Scotsman 15
Nov 2011 ... The Forestry Commission trails outside Aberfoyle offer a wealth of ...
Walk of the week - The Scotsman 18 Nov 2007 ... Doune Castle and the River Teith. THE 14th-century Doune Castle, seven miles
north-west of Stirling, has become a place of pilgrimage in modern times - for
Monty Python fans. It was here that the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail
was shot. As well as the ancient and modern history, the setting by ...
Walk of the week: Under the Craigs, Gargunnock - The Scotsman 16 Jan 2009 ... Nevertheless, I wanted to stretch my legs, so I headed for Gargunnock and set
out on the Under the Craigs walk with a little help with directions from the kind
lady in the Village Store and a gamekeeper I met on the hill. This walk is one of a
number in the area outlined in a leaflet available from Stirling tourist ...
Search - The Scotsman Walk of the Week: Gladhouse Reservoir, Midlothian - The Scotsman 14 Sep 2014
... NESTLED below the Moorfoot ... Walk of the week: Castlelaw Hill, Pentlands -
The Scotsman 21 Oct 2015 ... THE MoD fires a lot of ... Walk of the week: Plean
Country Park, near Stirling - The Scotsman 28 Feb 2010 ... More open ground is ...
Walk of the week: Meikle Bin - The Scotsman 13 Dec 2009 ... Rhona is bagging the mainland Marilyns (hills of any height, but with a drop of at
least 150m all round) and in October 2008 we went to Carleatheran, the second
highest point in the Fintry, Gargunnock and Touch Hills, south-west of Stirling,
whose northern slopes lead to a spectacular eight-mile-long sharp ...
Search - The Scotsman Walk of the week: Earl's Seat - The Scotsman 14 Nov 2015 ... AT 578m/1,897ft,
the highest point in the Campsie Fells, Earl's Seat lies on the border between
Stirling and East Dunbartonshire council areas. It is a Marilyn ( hills of any height,
but with a drop of at least 150m all round) and allied to its position at the western
end ...
Search - The Scotsman Search - The Scotsman Walk of the week: Earl's Seat - The Scotsman 14 Nov
2015 ... AT 578m/1,897ft, the highest point in the Campsie Fells, Earl's Seat lies
on the border between. Stirling and East Dunbartonshire council areas. It is a
Marilyn ( hills of any height, but with a drop of at least 150m all round) and allied
to its ...
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