Planned Walks 

These are the dates and details for up and coming walks.  Where possible we have included information about an alternative route if conditions are not suitable for the planned walk. Walks start outside the MacRobert Centre on Saturday mornings at 10:30am and last 1.5 to 2 hours.



Copper Mine Path
Date: 31 Mar 2018
Start time: 10:30 AM
End time: 12:30 PM
Copper was mined in Bridge of Allan from the 16th until the early 19th century and bawbees (halfpenny coins) were minted in Stirling at the Coronation of Mary Queen of Scots in 1543. We pass the now closed entrance to the mine as we follow an uphill gravelled path. From a viewpoint at the Golf course there are spectacular views towards Dunblane and the Braes of Doune. This walk has some long uphill stretches - Duration 1.5 to 2 hours. If the weather's poor we may divert to a walk in Bridge of Allan.
Abbey Craig (Blue route)
Date: 07 Apr 2018
Start time: 10:30 AM
End time: 12:30 PM
The Wallace Monument, built in the 1860’s, is an iconic landmark atop its hill, the Abbey Craig, from which you can see the Bell tower and other remains of Cambuskenneth Abbey. Our walk takes you firstly to the Ochils Hills viewpoint; then the Stirling viewpoint; and finally the Ben Lomond and Trossachs viewpoint at the front of the Monument. This walk has some long uphill stretches - duration 1.5 to 2 hours. If the weather's poor we may divert to a walk round Airthrey loch
River Forth via Cortnon Vale
Date: 14 Apr 2018
Start time: 10:30 AM
End time: 12:30 PM
Having walked towards Causewayhead and past the green belt which lies opposite the University, we reach a recently surfaced path which meanders round the haugh (flat riverside ground) at Cornton. We can see farm fields, the river, anglers’ stands and the new Forth Valley College opposite.This walk is mainly flat - duration 1.5 to 2 hours. If the weather's poor we may divert to a walk in Lovers' Loan.