Tantallon Castle~North Berwick~ Dirleton

Sunday 1st July        Leader: Denis Taylor

A wonderful day at the seaside…… walking along the beach and on cliff paths.

Thanks to Mike, Heather & Denis for photos

From this haar…..to…….

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…….sunshine entering North Berwick 45 minutes later

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Grand day to be in North Berwick for…SRC.

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Heavenly walking ….with Fidra Lighthouse …..centre.

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Sea horses of a larger type.  🐳  Craigleith (puffins) and Bass Rock (gannets)

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Shires Mill, near Culross….. Walk & Garden Party

Friday 29th June     Organiser: Elaine Stevenson

A good turnout of 27 members enjoyed a walk along the Fife Coastal Path ….returning through Valleyfield Estate to a delicious hot or cold buffet lunch  …..complimented with good company.

Thanks to Denis & Heather for photos

Appetite build up.

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Enjoying relaxing in Alison & Ian’s  beautiful garden

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Lunchtime countryside view.

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Our hostess Alison receives a well earned gift from SRC.

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Bishop Hill, Fife

Sunday 24th June       Leader: John Hutcheson

Sunny day, cool breeze, patchwork country fields and stunning views ….made this walk.., led by John…a good place to be for a grand day away.

Pics by Heather & Denis

Ready for the off.

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Beautiful open countryside looking north.

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Views,…don’t get much better above Loch Leven.

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Downhill ….heading for lunch stop.

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Borders Book Festival….Melrose.

Saturday 16th June      Organiser: Denis Taylor

Flanders Moss & West Moss-side Farm, Thornhill.

  • Tuesday 12th June       Organiser: Denis Taylor
    Not often you are on top of an 8,000 year old Bog in the morning ….and then in the afternoon on a farm with all being explained of its history, drainage and biology.    An education in a day.
    Thanks to Heather & Denis for photos
    Flanders Moss viewing Tower.
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    Boardwalk platform on top of the Bog……keek !

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    West Moss-side Farmhouse,…owner Kate starts her Talk.

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    She knows her stuff,…..this Lady,….Kate.

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    Afternoon home baking, tea and coffee……delicious…..ended our day.

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Kinnoul Hill, Perth

Sunday 10th June       Leader: Mike Andrew

  • We crossed the silvery Tay …..to ascend through sunlit woods to Perth’s iconic viewing point.    Riverside gardens, sculptures and good company ….completed a fine walk.
    Thanks to Denis & Elaine for pics
    Our reward at the top.
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    Lunch stop.

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    Sunlit woods….perfect descent.

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    SRC ….Team Perth.

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Brig o’Turk – Trossachs Adventure

Sunday 3rd June        Leader: Martin Scott Smith

Interesting trails passing Loch Venachar and Loch Drunkie ….with spectacular mountain views in all directions.

Thanks to Denis & Elaine for photos

 

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Dunfermline Historical Visit

Friday 1st June       Organiser: Mike Andrew

  • Another successful Tour, this time,……of Dunfermline’s  Abbey~Church, Pittencrieff Park and Andrew Carnegie’s Museum.    Lunch in the park’s Peacock restaurant was a welcomed break from the hot sun.
    Pics from Elaine, Christine, Mike and Denis.
    Royal graves indoors and out.
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    Stunning architecture that catches the eye.

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    Park entrance leaving the Abbey behind.

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    Andrew Carnegie…..who donated this beautiful park.

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    A Palace view.

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Peebles to Innerleithen over Lee Pen.

  • Sunday 27th May   Leader: Alan Philp

    On a beautiful sunny day…..a classic walk led by Alan over  the hills… with stunning views …. and a few undulations!!

    Thanks to Alan, Christine & Elaine for photos

    Following grassy paths

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    A break on Black Law

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    Alan shows the way ahead

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    Final summit…Lee Pen

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    Descending to Innerleithen…. Lee Pen in background

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Peebles to Innerleithen….following the Tweed.

  • Sunday 27th May    Leader: Denis Taylor
    A beautiful Borders walk along the old rail line of yesteryear…..on a perfect sunny day.
    Thanks to Heather & Denis for photos
    Peebles start with Hydro in the background.
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    Sun shelter.

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    Path pause.

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    Lunchtime on the Tweed.

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