Blackford and Braid Hills
Sunday, 3 March 2019
Meeting time: 9:00
We don't have a start time for this walk, which will start when the main group of walkers arrives from the meeting point. Please contact the group if you want to make your own way to the start.
Moderate 6 miles / 9.7 km
We will pass through Braidburn Valley Park and Hermitage of Braid, before climbing the steps to Blackford Hill (538 feet/164m). Weather permitting, we will have excellent views of Edinburgh Castle, Arthur's Seat and the Firth of Forth. We will pass the Royal Observatory and return down to the Braid Valley, then up the other side via Howe Dean. After skirting Braid Hills Golf Course, there will be an easy ascent to the Braid Hills (highest point Buckstone Snab 682 feet/208m). From there it is not far back to our starting point.
Meet the leader at 9:00 am outside Partick Station. The recommended passenger contribution to the driver is £10 (100 miles round trip at 10p per mile.)
Grid reference: NS556665
Nearest postcode: G11 6RY
Meeting time: 09:00
Grid reference: NT241694
Nearest postcode: EH10 6NW
This is a circular walk
Glasgow Ramblers is a friendly walking group for people of all ages who enjoy walking in the countryside or the city with others who share their enthusiasm.
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This is one of hundreds of Ramblers group walks for all ages and abilities every week - all led by our experienced walk leaders.
You’re welcome to join us on any of our walks to see if the Ramblers is for you. Then, once you’ve enjoyed the views, fun, exhilaration and good company, it’s just a case of becoming a member.
Do make sure you're fit enough and have the right footwear and clothing for the walk you want to do, though. You can contact the group or leader if in doubt.