Welcome to the
Monklands Ramblers

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.

Club News
Wednesday, 24 March 2021

Monklands Ramblers group are restarting walks in line with advice from Ramblers Scotland. Due to restrictions, we are limiting the numbers per walk to 10 walkers, plus leader, which means walkers will have to book their place by text. (See details below)

We are still not permitted to car share or use coaches, so the walks will be within the local area. Walkers should carry a face covering and hand sanitiser with them.

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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 Walks








Date: Sunday, 25th April ’21

Leader: Ken Paton

Location: Roughrigg Reservoir and Blackhill

Distance: 13.5km / 8.5 Miles

Grade:  (easy) B (?)

Walk Time:  4hr 30min approx.

Booking: To book your place, TEXT Ken on 07711 612520

Meeting Point: Entrance to Brownsburn Industrial Estate. Brownsburn Road Airdrie at (Directions to Start point can be supplied if needed)



1. Do not just turn up on the day of walk.

Should the numbers exceed the limit, names will be put on a Waiting List.

The walk can be repeated either midweek or the following weekend for those on the waiting List.

Wednesday Walks








Future walks will be advertised here



1. None to mention


The club’s Easter weekend 2022 will be at the Royal Hotel, Oban
Friday 15 to Monday 18 April 2022 (3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast)

Prices are:

£55 pppn plus £20 pppn for single room supplement; £35 pppn sole occupancy supplement for a double/twin;

£165 per person for the 3 nights DBB sharing a twin/double room (£55 pppn);
£225 per person for the 3 nights DBB for a single room (£75 pppn);
£270 per person for the 3 nights DBB for sole occupancy in a twin/double (£90 pppn);

In order to secure rooms, please email Christine at cmrambler@talktalk.net asap and advise of your name, number of people and type of room. No deposit is required at the moment, details to follow.


Travel by Citylink bus or anyone can make their own way there if preferred. Details to follow on bus prices.

Monklands Ramblers (Virtual) AGM

Below are the downloadable documents for Monklands Ramblers 2020 AGM.

If anyone has any issues arising from the Minutes, Chairperson’s Report, Treasurer’s Report, or any other matters to do with the club, please email Christine at cmrambler@talktalk.net.

Any committee nominations should also be emailed to Christine.

Our current committee are as follows:

✔ Bernadette Boulton – Chairperson
✔ Douglas Bryson – Treasurer
✔ Christine McMahon – Secretary
✔ Ken Paton – Walks Convenor
✔ David Rankin – Webmaster
✔ Pat Rawlinson – Publicity Officer
✔ Other members: Liz Cushley, David Dunn, Kenny Weldon, Jackie Wilson.


(All contact info on our committee can be found on our contact page.)

If anyone else is interested in joining the Committee, please let Christine know.

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