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.



Three Bridges walk
Date: 18 Nov 2017
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. ( 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 round Airthrey Loch and Logie Kirk.
Black Hill and White Hill (alternate route)
Date: 25 Nov 2017
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 lengthy uphill stretches - duration 1.5 to 2 hours) If the weather's poor we may divert to a walk on the Campus
Cocksburn Reservoir
Date: 02 Dec 2017
Start time: 10:30 AM
End time: 12:30 PM
We gradually ascend Pendreich Road above Bridge of Allan and walk through Forestry land to what was once the water supply for the village. The expanse of calm water, set amongst fields and hills of grazing sheep, is a sudden and beautiful sight as we walk up the banking at the dam. (This walk has some long uphill stretches - duration 2 hours) If the weather's poor we may divert round Bridge of Allan golf Course.
Lovers' Loan, Bridge of Allan
Date: 09 Dec 2017
Start time: 10:30 AM
End time: 12:30 PM
Having walked through the Pullar Memorial Park and seen the War Memorial on our way to the bridge over the Allan Water, we then take Lovers’ Loan which is the path leading up to Wolf’s Hole Quarry. The discovery of fossils made the quarry a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and the sandstone formerly quarried here built the 19th century houses of Bridge of Allan. (This walk has some short uphill stretches - duration 1.5 to 2 hours) If the weather's poor we may divert to another area of Bridge of Allan to look for herons.