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.



Abbey craig Blue route
Date: 14 Jul 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 lengthy uphill stretches - duration 1.5 to 2 hours.If the weather's poor we may divert to a walk to Lovers' Loan in Bridge of Allan.
Blackhill and Whitehill - alternate route
Date: 21 Jul 2018
Start time: 10:30 AM
End time: 12:30 PM
We take the Sheriffmuir Road uphill which gives views of the winding River Forth and the distant Pentland Hills near Edinburgh. We come to two contrasting areas of woodland. We can promise you plenty of fresh air and open vistas. 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 to look for Herons.
The Three Bridges.
Date: 28 Jul 2018
Start time: 10:30 AM
End time: 12:30 PM
Get to know your local area on this route that links the University to the City of Stirling. We take crossings over the northbound railway line and the River Forth that loops around the city. Walk the cobbles of Old Stirling Bridge! Then across the pedestrian bridge to Cambuskenneth and back to the University.This walk is mainly flat with a couple of short uphill stretches - duration 1.5 to 2 hours. If the weather's poor we may divert to a walk to Cambuskenneth.