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Livingston Group

We are the Livingston Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking
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Overview

Starting in Markinch, an area rich in history, this walk takes you to the SSSI site of Star Moss before returning to the start point through Balbirnie Park, known for its impressive rhododendron collection & exotic tree specimens. 

Thursday, 16 May 2024
Meeting time:
9:00 am
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
2:00 pm
Difficulty:
Leisurely
Distance:
12.1km / 7.5mi
Ascent:
167.6m / 550ft
Type:
circular

Paths are mostly on woodland & farm tracks which may be muddy after rain & there is a short amount of road walking.

Features

  • Car sharing available

Meeting point

Grid reference:
NT 03691 68622
Nearest postcode:
EH54 8EG
what3words:
scar.crisp.oasis
Meeting time:
9:00 am

Livingston North Railway Station car park, Glasgow side for car sharing at 9am

Starting point

Grid reference:
NO 29237 01829
Nearest postcode:
KY7 6JN
what3words:
stuck.vast.bake
Start time:
10:00 am

First car park as you enter Balbirnie Park from Balbirnie Street, Markinch at 10am

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking