Visitors are always very welcome to join walks / strolls.
To join a walk or stroll please initially book in advance by contacting Irwin Keith on 01764 652541 giving your name and mobile number for contact purposes. Once you have the leaders contact details please let them know if you have changed your mind.
A token charge of £1 per visitor will be requested as a donation towards the group insurance cover.
Please note. The main walk / stroll leaders for each event will decide whether it will take place on the date shown in the programme or on another nearby day if the weather forecast is better.They will communicate this to all Ramblers who have previously indicated an interest in participating, usually 3-4 days ahead.
As Covid is still an issue please ensure your own safety and that of others in this regard. Travel. Those wishing to car share should make their own arrangements with the drivers. However the Ramblers committee do not officially encourage this.
Contact details in case of emergency must be carried as per club rules and where possible bring your own First Aid Kit & mobile.
10th September . Beinn an t-Sithein. Hill walk
Distance 5 miles
Depart Comrie School Car Park 9.15am, Crieff Co-op Car Park 9am
Start & finish at the Forestry Commission Car Park at the southern end of Strathyre.
Description. The climb to the summit of Being an t-Sithein utilises forest tracks, steep tracks and paths and is a tough but rewarding hill walk.
15th September. Devilla Forest – Four Lochs. Stroll
Distance 6 miles/9.75km
Depart Comrie Laggan Park carpark 10am, Crieff Co-op car park 10:15am
Start/Finish Devilla Forest Car Park 2 miles east of Kincardine Bridge A985.
Description: A surprising walk through this sprawling Forestry Commission site. On first glance Devilla looks like any other Scots Pine plantation, but each of its secretive lochs has its own unique character with an abundance of wildlife that includes red squirrels, dragonflies and wildfowl. Terrain : Forestry roads and unsurfaced woodland paths; the latter sometimes muddy.
24th September. Bealach Walk Pitlochry. Walk
Depart Comrie School Car Park 9am, Crieff Co-op Car Park 9:15am
Start/Finish Ferry Road Car Park Pitlochry(charge)
Description. This varied waymarked walk climbs the open moorland above Pitlochry to cross the Bealach na Searmoin, offering great views, to reach Killecrankie. The return walk is down into the gorge, past the Soldier’s Leap and along a delightful stretch of the River Garry and Loch Faskally. Killiecrankie Visitor Centre has toilets and seasonal cafe. Terrain: Clear paths, sometimes boggy tracks and minor roads with a hill section over the Bealach and a gentle climb to Moulin from Pitlochry.
15th October. Loch Àrd and Ghleannain Loch. Stroll
Distance 4.5 miles
Start point Loch Àrd forestry car park is reached by turning left off the B829 a few miles west of Aberfoyle. What3Words appeal.clotting.crystal
Start time 10.00 Comrie Car Park 10.15 Crieff Coop Meet Loch Ard Car Park 11.1
Description A level walk by Loch Ard with some small ascents The walk across Loch Ard provides fine views of the countryside and some impressive houses The track then leads to Rob Roy’s Cave. We then ascent to the pretty Ghleannain Loch with the opportunity to see red squirrels then downhill through mixed woodland back to the car park.
Saturday 28th October . West Dron & Glenearn Hills. Walk
NB this is a Saturday walk to avoid the clock change.
Distance 7.5 miles/12km
Depart Comrie School Car Park 9am, Crieff Co-op 9:15am
Start/finish Forgandenny Road, Kintillo, Bridge of Earn
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Description:- A walk along the rim of a plateau, commanding views over half of Perthshire, including a visit to a well defined shape of a prehistoric hill fort & an ascent of Dron Hill, inspiration for Walter Scott’s famous passage in The Fair Maid of Perth.
Terrain:- Woodland tracks, field paths & some pathless rough grassland. Total ascent 1050ft/320m.