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Monklands Ramblers

exploring scotland since 1985

We are one of the longest running R.A. clubs in Scotland, and the first Scottish R.A. club on the Internet! We are based in the Monklands area of Central Scotland in North Lanarkshire, some 12 miles east of Glasgow.

before booking

please know…

1. Numbers on the coach are no longer limited, but it is still essential to book in advance, and not turn up on the day without a confirmed booking. The booking contact will be indicated on the newsletter and may differ from the walk leader. A text will be sent back to confirm a booking.

2. If you are unable to attend a walk, please let the booking contact know immediately. There are no charges for cancellations.

3. Face masks are no longer compulsory on the coachThis will be up to each individual if they still wish to wear one.

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Ben Nevis & Fort William Webcam

The Ben Nevis Webcam is located on the banks of Loch Linnhe, Fort William. The web cam updates every minute and captures fantastic views of Ben NevisFort William, Loch Linnhe and Aonach Mor.

Buachaille Etive More Webcam

Buachaille Etive Mor in Glencoe, Argyll, is one of the most beautiful mountains in Scotland. The picture of it above was taken a short time ago by a camera at the Glencoe Mountain Ski Centre.

Weekend Walk








There are two walks on this day. The details are below. Morning stop Tyndrum, post-walk King’s House

Date: Saturday, 16th July ’22

Leader 1: Phil Wilson

Location: Meall a’ Bhùiridh (Munro from Ski Centre)

Grade: A+ (?)

Distance: 6 Miles / 9.6Km

Leader 2: Ken Paton

Location: Buachaille Etive Beag (Circuit around base of munro)

Grade: B (?)

Distance: 9 Miles / 14.5Km

Booking: Please contact Ken Paton on 07711 612520 to book on the walk. Please send a text including your name and pick-up point. You can only book as an individual or for family or couple bookings. All bookings will be acknowledged with a confirmation text. This may not be immediate so please be patient.

Meeting Location: The first pick-up will be at Coatbridge behind the Time Capsule at 8.30am, followed by Airdrie across from the railway station.

Bus Fare:Bus fare is £15. To minimise the handling of change could passengers please bring exact money. New walkers first journey using the bus please pay £5 – Fit for a fiver

Extra Info: Steven Fallon – Meall a’Bhuiridh and Creise | Walking World – Round Buachaille Etive Beag | Undiscovered Scotland – Glencoe | Wikipedia – Kings House Hotel

wednesday walk








Date: Wednesday, 20th July ’22

Leader: David Dunn

Location: Chatelherault Circular

Distance: 5.5 Miles / 9 km

Booking: To book on contact the leader David Dunn on 07746 714394

Meeting Location: Meet at Chatelherault Visitor Centre at 12 noon.

Extra Info: Good paths for most of the walk. Walking shoes recommended

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