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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.

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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 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

An interesting walk in the Pentland Hills visiting Castlelaw Iron Age hillfort & earth house before traversing the south western flanks of Castlelaw Hill to summit Capelaw Hill & Harbour Hill with views across the Pentland ridge before descending to Glencorse reservoir & returning to our start point at Flotterstone.

Thursday, 27 June 2024
Meeting time:
9:00 am
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
2:30 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
12.6km / 7.8mi
Ascent:
410.3m / 1346ft
Type:
circular

A mixture of surfaced paths & road (tarmac & loose or compacted stone) & unsurfaced paths (grassy or bare ground which can be boggy after rain)

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Toilets available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Car sharing available

Meeting point

Grid reference:
NT 03705 68621
Nearest postcode:
EH54 8EG
what3words:
clash.candy.shall
Meeting time:
9:00 am

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

Starting point

Grid reference:
NT 23301 63107
Nearest postcode:
EH26 0PW
what3words:
meanders.believer.flame
Start time:
10:00 am

Meet in the Flotterstone Car Park, Pentland Hills Regional Park for start of walk at 10 am.

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 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