Sunday 29th March
Grade: C+. Distance: 8.5 miles; 10.30am Description: Up and along the ridge of the Antonine Wall over Croy, Bar and Castle Hill descending to return along the canal pathway. Visit the historical ruins of the Roman Fort and enjoy views over the Kelvin Valley, Campsie Fells and Kilsyth Hills. Leader: James Higgins.
The weather forecast wasn’t good for Walkers today, however, James got a good turnout for what was a fine walk over Croy Hill and Bar Hill to Twechar,…returning along the picturesque Forth and Clyde canal for refreshments at the canal-side bar at Auchinstarry.
Setting off from Auchinstarry Basin, ….heading for Croy Hill.
Downhill to Croy with Campsie Hills in the distance.
Lush grass of the Antonine Wall.
Roman Shield, Croy
Fantastic views at the summit of Bar Hill
A tree each ….. for our lunch at Bar Hill