Sunday 25th October
Grade: B. Distance: 9.5 miles; . Description: Following the old right of way route between Blackford & Tillicoultry. Leader: Alan Philp
No shortage of walkers for this challenging walk in the remotest parts of the Ochils. A blustery wind in the afternoon and fading light didn’t prevent Alan from getting us all back as a team,…other than a tumble in rocky circumstance by a photographer 😩
Thank you to Heather and Denis for photos
Alan gives us a pause on the way up.
We follow the path into Glen Bee.
SRC …Team Tilli.
Sheltered lunch spot looking over Upper Glendevon Resevoir
Ochil beauty,….natural and the new
Dusk over Tillicoultry as we descend
Friday 23rd October
An excellent turnout of over 30 members including Agnes and friends ….made the trip to Melrose on a perfect autumn day. Views of the Tweed and the Eildon Hills along with a little shopping for some ….gave us another SRC success. Thanks to all for the laughter along the way.
The wheels on the bus go round and round to Melrose
Tweed view on the Southern Upland Way.
Some short walk walkers.
Diners at the Ship Inn
Sunday 18th October
Grade:C. Distance:7.5 miles. Leader: Denis Taylor
Only one hour away to start of walk at Barony Castle hotel and we were in beautiful Borders countryside. On arrival to view the Polish Map of Scotland in the grounds of the hotel,….we were fortunate to meet the Chair of the Trustees who gave us an interesting talk on the progress of this attractive map sculpture.
Moorfoot Hills backdrop.
Up into the woodland area
Dundreich in the distance on our return.
Polish Map of Scotland.
Chair of Trustees gives us a Map talk.
Sunday 11th October
Grade: C+. Distance: 7 miles. Leader: Martin Scott Smith
Another brammer of a walk from Martin in the Ochil Hills,….complimented by John and his knowledge of the Woodland Trust’s objectives. We were spoiled by great views across a misty Forth to the Pentlands and west to Stirling.
Car park gathering and introduction from Martin
Onwards into the Ochils
Descent to Burnfoot.
John informs us of the Woodland Trust.
Silhouettes on Commonedge Hill…. and River Forth beyond.
Friday 9th October
A visit to Clydebank to this exhibition of works by John Lowrie Morrison,…better known as …JOLOMO,…. Also showing, are the works of Joan Eardley,….now very collectible in the art world.
A very pleasant day spent in Clydebank Art Gallery among this beautiful collection and good company.
Forth and Clyde Canal
Viewing the beautiful Jolomo paintings…
… some of Iona which SRC had recently visited
Buchanan St Entertainer.
Sunday 4th October
Grade: C+. Distance: 8.5 miles. Leader: Annette Scott
The sun didn’t hinder this famous walk in Glen Artney …led so well by Annette. The sound of Stags and the history of the area gave us all a very enjoyable day. Refreshments in Comrie completed the day.
River Ruchill reflection for some at morning break.
SRC team pause.
Wonderful remoteness in this beautiful area.
On the way home from another SRC great day out.
Friday 2nd October
Grade: C+. Distance: 7.5 miles. Leader: Janette Seale.
Another sunny day for our quartet of walkers ……where we had a river, a loch, a canal and two castles to enjoy on this impressive walk led by Janette through Dundas Estate and surroundings of Winchburgh.
Dundas Loch and Honeymoon Cottage.
Flowering towpath Winchburgh.