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AREA WALKS
The Forth Valley, Fife and Tayside Area Joint Programme is the combined walking programmes of 14 local groups.
6 monthly Area programmes are updated on or around 1st April and 1st October each year. All members receive a printed programme.
There is also an online version: Area Programme
Members can attend any group's walks, but it is best to contact the designated leader before the walk.
STROLLERS WALKS
Walks every Thursday morning. See details
WEEKEND WALKERS - 6 monthly programme
Meeting Place  Lomond Centre Car Park, Woodside Way, Glenrothes KY7 5RA (LCCP) LCCP Map
Walkers who can and wish to car share inform leader and meet up at the LCCP. There is no need to pre-book walks now unless coming from another group. Walkers not car sharing can go directly to the start of a walk, having informed the walk leader in advance.
Please note that some of the walks in the Summer Programme have an earlier meet time of 9am due to the longer travel times.

Sunday 14/04/24 Limekilns - Charlestown and Pattiesmuir circular
A walk along good paths with some road and pavement walking through Gallowridge Hill Wester Gellet and Bellknowes. Two short ascents.
Grade: C, 7.5mls, 4hrs, Ascent: 500ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: Yes, if fit, Dogs: Yes, on lead.
Start walk from Limekilns Shore CP  at 10:30
OS map: 65  Gridref: NT075834    map pin   Show OS Route Map
Leader: Chris Barton  01383725859  chrisbettybarton@btinternet.com Note: Leaders will meet group at Limekilns
Saturday 20/04/24 Glen Tarken Circular
Picturesque route high above Loch Earn. Woodland climb through Glen Tarken Wood to heather moorland above. Impressive views of surrounding high mountains.
Grade: B, 9.5mls, 4.5hrs, Ascent: 1700ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: Yes, if fit, Dogs: Yes, on lead.
Start walk from CP west of St Fillans by Loch Earn  at 11:00
OS map: 51  Gridref: NN689247    map pin   Show OS Route Map
Leader: Leslie Allen  07578999338  lesallen80@gmail.com
Sunday 28/04/24 Glenrothes - Kinglassie circular
A town and country walk on core paths and cycle paths woodland and farm tracks. By Southfield and Lochty Burn to Kinglassie then a steep ascent on Pilgrims path towards Glenrothes. Continue on gypsy trail around the Golf Course.
Grade: B, 10.5mls, 4.5hrs, Ascent: 700ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: Yes, if fit, Dogs: No.
Start walk from Glenrothes Technical College CP  at 9:45
OS map: 58  Gridref: NT270998    map pin   Show OS Route Map
Leader: Wendy Cumming    splish2splosh@gmail.com
Saturday 04/05/24 Lower Largo to Shell Bay Circular
Following path of old railway through Dumbarnie Links to Kilconquar then return by woodland to Shell Bay and coastal path back to Largo.
Grade: C+, 8.5mls, 4.5hrs, Ascent: 400ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: Yes, if fit, Dogs: Yes, on lead.
Start walk from Temple CP Lower Largo  at 10:00
OS map: 59  Gridref: NO422027    map pin   Show OS Route Map
Leader: Lorraine Murray  07733582047  lorrainemurray303@gmail.com Note: Leader will meet group at Lower Largo
Sunday 12/05/24 Glen Devon - Castlehill to Glenquey Reservoir circular
A steep climb from Castlehill reservoir to Castleton Hill with great views of Loch Leven and the Forth. Returning by forest tracks and moorland paths via Maidens Well along Glenquey Reservoir.
Grade: B, 9mls, 5hrs, Ascent: 1600ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: No, Dogs: No.
Start walk from Castlehill reservoir CP on A823 Glen Devon  at 10:15
OS map: 58  Gridref: NN996032    map pin   Show OS Route Map
Leader: Duncan McLaren and Catherine MacKie  07903132319  tmclaren39@gmail.com
Saturday 18/05/24 Edinburgh - Pentland Hills - Black Hill Circular
A walk taking in Glencorse and Loganlea Reservoirs on rights of way and countryside tracks to Bavelaw. Returning by Threipmuir to Harlaw Reservoir.
Grade: B, 10mls, 5.5hrs, Meet at LCCP at 09:00 Children: No, Dogs: No.
Start walk from Harlaw reservoir CP  at 10:00
OS map: 66  Gridref: NT182655    map pin  
Leader: Sheena Fury  01592756497  sheena_fury@yahoo.co.uk
Sunday 26/05/24 Stanley - Kinclaven Bluebell Woods
A walk through the famous bluebell wood near Kinclaven plus a walk along the banks of the River Tay.
Grade: C, 6mls, 3.5hrs, Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: Yes, if fit, Dogs: Yes, on lead.
Start walk from Kinclaven Woods CP - 2 miles east of Murthly   at 10:45
OS map: 53  Gridref: NO137381    map pin  
Leader: Hazel Morrison  01592 749170  hazmgtmor@hotmail.com
Saturday 01/06/24 Scotlandwell Circular from Findatie
Follow Loch Leven pathway through Levenmouth Plantation to Grahamstone Farm. Then on to Kinneswood following the Michael Bruce Way to Scotlandwell returning via Loch Leven pathway. Mostly on good paths. Incline at Kinneswood and short roadlink.
Grade: C+, 8.5mls, 4.5hrs, Ascent: 600ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: Yes, if fit, Dogs: No.
Start walk from Findatie CP on B9097 Loch Leven south road  at 10:00
OS map: 58  Gridref: NT170992    map pin   Show OS Route Map
Leader: Grant Christie and Lesley Bain    grant911a@gmail.com
Sunday 09/06/24 Tillycoultry to Gartmorn Dam Circular
From Tillycoultry following farm tracks and woodland paths to Gartmorn Dam then going round the loch. Return via Coalsnaughton and Devon Way.
Grade: C, 7.5mls, 4.5hrs, Ascent: 480ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: Yes, if fit, Dogs: No.
Start walk from Devondale Hall CP (opposite hall before Outlet Centre)  at 10:30
OS map: 58  Gridref: NS919966    map pin   Show OS Route Map
Leader: Chris Barton  01383725859  chrisbettybarton@btinternet.com Note: Leaders will meet group in Tillycoultry
Saturday 15/06/24 Edinburgh - Blackford and Braid Hills circular (by bus)
Meet at Glenrothes bus station at 8.50 for X59 bus at 9.04 or Halbeath PandR at 9.20 for bus at 9.33 to Edinburgh. Then take 11 or 15 bus to Comiston. A varied walk through a quiet glen with two climbs giving great views.
Grade: C+, 6mls, 3hrs, Ascent: 1100ft Meet at LCCP at 08:30 Children: No, Dogs: No.
Start walk from Comiston Rd Edinburgh  at 10:45
OS map: 66  Gridref: NT242696    map pin   Show OS Route Map
Leader: Rosamund Fairgrieve  07761753437  rosfairgrieve@gmail.com Note: Leaders will meet at Halbeath PandR
Sunday 23/06/24 Coach Trip to Callander
Lomond Centre CP (Depart 9.30) - Halbeath Park & Ride top stance (Depart 10.00)
Choice of two walks:
Long: Strathyre to Callander (part of Rob Roy Way) (9 miles)
Short: Callander - Bracklinn Falls circular (6 miles)
Contact leader by email to book place by 31 May, cost £10.00 to be paid on the bus
Contact: John Duncan  01337831888  john@johnandmorven.co.uk
Saturday 29/06/24 Gauldry - Wormit Circular
A walk along grass paths through woodland with a small section of minor road and a section of the Fife Coastal Path. May be muddy in parts.
Grade: C+, 7mls, 4hrs, Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: No, Dogs: No.
Start walk from Gauldry Village Hall  at 10:15
OS map: 59  Gridref: NO374238    map pin  
Leader: Ishabel Rankin  07900392059  ishabelrankin@gmail.com
Sunday 07/07/24 Newburgh - Glenduckie circular
A figure-of-eight walk with moderate inclines on paths tracks and some rough ground. The route takes in Braeside of Lindores Lindores Hill and part of the Coastal Path returning via Glenduckie Village on lower level tracks which can be muddy. Great views of Tay Estuary.
Grade: B, 9.5mls, 5hrs, Ascent: 1600ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: Yes, if fit, Dogs: Yes, on lead.
Start walk from CP near Newburgh Primary School  at 10:15
OS map: 59  Gridref: NO240182    map pin   Show OS Route Map
Leader: Leslie Allen  07578999338  lesallen80@gmail.com
Saturday 13/07/24 Leven to Lower Largo figure of eight walk
An interesting figure of eight walk round Leven Links Silverburn Letham Glen and Lundin Links golf courses.
Grade: C, 7.5mls, 4hrs, Ascent: 400ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: Yes, if fit, Dogs: No.
Start walk from CP before Caravan Site Leven esplanade  at 10:00
OS map: 59  Gridref: NO390013    map pin   Show OS Route Map
Leader: Grant Christie and Lesley Bain    grant911a@gmail.com
Sunday 21/07/24 Glen Isla - Backwater Reservoir - Craig of Balloch and Milldewan Hill circular
A walk on paths and tracks through to Glen Quarity with good views from Milldewan Hill.
Grade: B, 7.5mls, 4hrs, Ascent: 1200ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: No, Dogs: No.
Start walk from CP half way up the east side of Backwater Reservoir  at 11:00
OS map: 44  Gridref: NO260598    map pin  
Leader: Duncan McLaren and Catherine MacKie  07903132319  tmclaren39@gmail.com
Saturday 27/07/24 Burntisland - Aberdour circular
A pleasant walk to Aberdour using coastal path on good tracks with great views.
Grade: C+, 8.5mls, 4hrs, Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: Yes, if fit, Dogs: Yes, on lead.
Start walk from CP at rear of Burntisland Leisure Centre  at 10:15
OS map: 66  Gridref: NT238858    map pin  
Leader: Mary Slaven  07754141295  marygg08@talktalk.net Note: Leader will meet at Burntisland
Sunday 04/08/24 Ceres to Druncarrow Circular
An interesting walk following Fife Pilgrims Way from Ceres to Drumcarrow Hill returning by Wilkieston on good tracks with some road walking.
Grade: B, 10mls, 5hrs, Ascent: 850ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: Yes, if fit, Dogs: No.
Start walk from Ceres Village CP (opposite farm museum)  at 10:00
OS map: 59  Gridref: NO400115    map pin   Show OS Route Map
Leader: Ishabel Rankin  07900392059  ishabelrankin@gmail.com
Saturday 10/08/24 Lomond Hills - Bishop Hill circular
Starting from Holl Reservoir walk to Bishop Hill then along the ridge with excellent views of Loch Leven and the Fife countryside. Two things of special interest being Carlin Maggie and the limestone quarry workings.
Grade: B, 7.5mls, 4.5hrs, Ascent: 1000ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: No, Dogs: No.
Start walk from Holl Reservoir CP  at 10:00
OS map: 58  Gridref: NO224035    map pin   Show OS Route Map
Leader: Lorraine Murray  07733582047  lorrainemurray303@gmail.com
Sunday 18/08/24 Auchtermuchty circular
By Dunshalt to Auchtermuchty Common then the Clink returning via Leckiebank Farm on pavements farm roads field tracks and through woodland.
Grade: C+, 7.5mls, 4hrs, Ascent: 750ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: Yes, if fit, Dogs: Yes, on lead.
Start walk from Station Road CP  at 10:00
OS map: 58  Gridref: NO239115    map pin  
Leader: Hazel Morrison  01592 749170  hazmgtmor@hotmail.com
Saturday 24/08/24 Dunkeld to Pinecone Point Circular
Scenic walk via the Hermitage to Pinecone Point - spectacular views. Returning along the banks of the Tay.
Grade: B, 8.5mls, 4.5hrs, Ascent: 1500ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: No, Dogs: No.
Start walk from The Hermitage CP  at 10:30
OS map: 52  Gridref: NO013422    map pin  
Leader: Sheena Fury  01592756497  sheena_fury@yahoo.co.uk
Sunday 01/09/24 Stronachie - Black Hill wood circular
Walk on tracks and paths through woodland with great views of Loch Leven Cleish and Ochil Hills.
Grade: B, 9mls, 4.5hrs, Ascent: 1250ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: Yes, if fit, Dogs: No.
Start walk from Milnathort - Stronachie road on entrance to wood  at 10:15
OS map: 58  Gridref: NO071078    map pin  
Leader: John Duncan  01337831888  john@johnandmorven.co.uk
Saturday 07/09/24 Edinburgh - Slateford to Leith by Water of Leith (by bus)
Meet at Glenrothes bus station at 8.50 for X59 bus at 9.04 or Halbeath PandR at 9.20 for bus at 9.33 to Edinburgh. Then take 44 bus to Slateford. A peaceful riverside walk through the city.
Grade: C, 7.5mls, 4hrs, Meet at LCCP at 08:30 Children: No, Dogs: No.
Start walk from Water of Leith Visitor Centre  at 10:45
OS map: 66  Gridref: NT221708    map pin  
Leader: Rosamund Fairgrieve  07761753437  rosfairgrieve@gmail.com Note: Leaders will meet at Halbeath
Sunday 15/09/24 Glamis Village to Denoon Fort
A walk through the village of Glamis round by Hunters Hill and past Charleston. Then through woods along quiet roads to Denoon Iron Age Fort. Return through woods and the village.
Grade: C+, 8mls, 4hrs, Ascent: 1000ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: Yes, if fit, Dogs: Yes, on lead.
Start walk from CP to South of Main Street Glamis  at 10:30
OS map: 54  Gridref: NO385466    map pin   Show OS Route Map
Leader: Leslie Allen  07578999338  lesallen80@gmail.com
Saturday 21/09/24 Comrie to Crieff via Auchingarrich
A linear walk frome Comrie to Crieff on tracks and paths via Auchingarrich with good views over Strathearn.
Grade: B, 9mls, 5hrs, Ascent: 1650ft Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: No, Dogs: No.
Start walk from McCrosty/Taylor Park Crieff at 10.30. Walk to the High Street bus stop in Crieff in time for the 11.00 No 15 bus to Dalginross Comrie.  at 10:30
OS map: 52  Gridref: NN858221    map pin   Show OS Route Map
Leader: Duncan McLaren and Catherine MacKie  07903132319  tmclaren39@gmail.com
Sunday 29/09/24 South Queensferry - Dalmeny Estate Circular
An easy walk by the Forth to the River Almond then inland by Dalmeny House
Grade: B, 9.5mls, 4.5hrs, Meet at LCCP at 09:30 Children: No, Dogs: No.
Start walk from Hawes Pier S. Queensferry  at 10:30
OS map: 65  Gridref: NT136784    map pin   Show OS Route Map
Leader: John Duncan  01337831888  john@johnandmorven.co.uk