Stirling University ~ Campus ~ Cocksburn Reservoir.

Sunday 28th January    Leader: Pat Butterworth

 

A beautiful walk blending the requirements of  both C and C+ walkers…. with the option of 5 or 9 miles.

Thanks to Heather & Denis for photos.

Campus strollers.

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Airthrey Castle,…once a Maternity Hospital.

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Pause for Martin’s …..😱….story.

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Anyone know the name of this tree ?  🌳

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Stillness.  Wallace Monument from above Bridge of Allan.

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Engine Shed….2nd Visit

Friday 26th January           Organiser: Denis Taylor

Another interesting  visit to Stirling’s gem of a building.

Outside viewing with familiar skyline.

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Our guide, Ann, gets the tour up and running.

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Playtime in the Shed.

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Rabbie Burns Day,…Glasgow University Choir Concert

Thursday 25th January          Organiser: Denis Taylor

SRC celebrated Burns Day enjoying a Lunchtime Concert in the Memorial Chapel.

Byres Rd Biters at Deli~Cafe.

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Mirren, Sandra and Pat….in the posh seats.

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Hunterian Gallery,…..Glasgow University afternoon visit.

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Engine Shed, Heritage Environment Scotland, Stirling.

Friday 19th January     Organiser: Denis Taylor

An extremely interesting visit to this building, filled with new age equipment that can build, strip or measure a structure …..with the latest laser technology.    Two short films and viewing the exhibitions,….were complimented by our friendly guide Annie, …Senior Outreach Officer.

Thanks to Denis for photos.

Engine Shed,….next to Station.    Original rear building ….built 1896.

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Conference Room…cuppa.

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Annie of H.E.S. guides us round this fascinating building.

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Movie Theatre.

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Auchinstarry – Kilsyth – Kelvin Way

Sunday 14th January         Leader: Janette Seale

We got away with a dry day in this pleasant area of paths, lanes and walk-ways.    Janette’s well led route through Colzium Estate …gave us our first sighting of flowering snowdrops.  This was a fine January walk to be on.

Thanks to Christine, Heather & Denis for pics

Team Auchinstarry

 

 

 

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Colzium Lennox Estate, Kilsyth

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Gargunnock to Kippen’s ….Western Woods and Paths

Sunday 7th January      Leaders: Denis Taylor, Jacci Cameron

A bitter January morning start… developed in to a fresh sunny day walk…. along the historic Military Rd with northern views of familiar peaks.
Thanks to Heather and Mike for pics.
 
Fantastic turnout on a……brrrr ….cold day.
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Northern view from the Military Rd.

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Rennie’s Loan, Kippen,….with the once Black Bull pub on the right,..now a house.

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Arising from a welcome tea break on the Military Rd.

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Stirling…….Walk & Dine

Wednesday 3rd January 2018        Leader: Denis Taylor

A pleasant New Year walk passing through and by…. Riverside, Cambuskenneth, Old Stirling Bridge and the foot of the Castle ….to our rendezvous for lunch at Wetherspoons.

Thanks to Denis for photos

Drizzle at Riverside along the Forth.

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Cambuskenneth  Cronies.

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A pot of gold near a hidden Wallace Monument.

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Cheers.

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