Wednesday, 22 August 2018 (Group: Linlithgow)
Meeting time 8:55,
Start time 9:00
11 miles / 17.7 km
Fife Coastal Path. Section of the Fife Coastal Path from Leven to Elie returning to Leven by bus. Starting from free car park on the front close to Leven bus station. Great coastal scenery. Combination of beach (dependent on tides), disused railway and footpaths. Stunning views from clifftop path at Kincraig Hill, passing ruined WW2 gun batteries.
Meeting time 9:55,
Start time 10:00
5 miles / 8 km
Mortonhall. Circular from Mortonhall caravan park up to Blackford Hill and the Royal Observatory. One set of steep steps to negotiate.
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 (Group: South Queensferry)
Meeting time 10:00,
Start time 10:40
5.5 miles / 8.8 km
(Estimated finish time: 13:30)
Footpaths and tracks visiting Black Devon Wetlands (bring binoculars). Ascent 80m. OS Explorer 366.
Saturday, 25 August 2018 (Group: Edinburgh)
Start time 7:30
10.7 miles / 17.3 km
(Estimated finish time: 19:00)
Ascend Meall Tairneachan from near Coshville on the B846. Cross country route over rough and boggy ground to Farragan Hill. Return in opposite direction with re-ascent of Meall Tairneachan.
Saturday, 25 August 2018 (Group: Linlithgow)
12 miles / 19.3 km
Peebles to West Linton. Bus to Peebles and walk back. Lovely walk, the joy of which is that almost all of it is off-road, using very good and extremely efficiently signposted paths and tracks that form part of the Hawick to Harperrig Cross Borders Drove Road. The route has terrific views back to Peebles it passes through the Meldon Hills, the Cloich Forest moorland and farming land - a huge variety of scenery.
Start time 14:00
4 miles / 6.4 km
(Estimated finish time: 17:00)
Off roads paths, with some steep parts in a beautiful scenario. More details closer to the date.
Sunday, 26 August 2018 (Group: Edinburgh)
Start time 0:01
6.5 miles / 10.5 km
A circular walk within Dalkeith Country Park
Sunday, 26 August 2018 (Group: Balerno)
Start time 8:50
9 miles / 14.5 km
Start Castlehill Reservoir with a gradual ascent along good paths at a slow pace of Auchlinsky, Commonedge and Hillfoot Hills. The return will be along the path and track by the Glenquey Reservoir. OS58
Sunday, 26 August 2018 (Group: Linlithgow)
8 miles / 12.9 km
Kippen Circular. Starting from Kippen Village the route contours round the back of it and we get great views of Ben Lomond, Ben Ledi, Ben Vorlich and Ben Venue. The paths take us along the foot of of Gargunnock Hills and past Boquhan House.
Sunday, 26 August 2018 (Group: Midlothian Walkers)
Start time 9:30
6.5 miles / 10.5 km
(Estimated finish time: 14:30)
Circular from Heriot village in Borders, Galasheils district. Good tracks and roads with minimal ascent. OS73 NT402545