Welcome to

Monklands Ramblers

exploring scotland

since 1985

before booking

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.

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

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

Fit For A Fiv£r!

Future Walk Dates

Sunday, 2 June:

Killin area

Saturday, 15 June:

Club BBQ in Aberdour

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Scottish mountain Webcams

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 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

19 May

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Morning/Evening Stop:

Morning stop will be at the Balcomie Links Hotel in Crail for scone or breakfast roll.

The pub stop will be at the Ship Inn or Station Bar in Elie.

Extra Info:

✔ Date: Sunday, 19 May

Leader: Janice Black

✔ Location: Crail to Elie – Fife Coastal Path

✔ Grade: B

✔ Distance: 10.6 Miles / 17 km

✔  Walk Report: TBA

✔ Bus Fare: Bus fare is £15. Exact money is appreciated. New walkers first journey using the bus are able to use our Fit For A Fiver Promo, by paying £5.

✔ Booking: First pick-up will be Coatbridge at 8.30am (at the back of the Time Capsule) followed by Airdrie (Farmfoods across from Airdrie Railway station).

✔ Pick-up: First pick-up will be Coatbridge at 8.30am, followed by Airdrie

Club BBQ Event

15 June

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✔ Date: Saturday, 15 June

Event: Club BBQ

✔ Location: Aberdour

✔ Price: TBA

✔ Booking: TBA

✔ Pick-up: First pick-up will be Coatbridge at 10am

Wednesday Walk

26 June

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Note: 

✔ Date: 26 June

Leader: Tony Grimason

✔ Location: Mugdock Circular

✔ Grade: C

✔ Meet up: Meet at Farmfoods, Airdrie at 10.45 a.m. (opp. Airdrie Train Station – Edinburgh line). We will catch the 11.05 a.m. train to Milngavie – arriving at 12.01 p.m.

✔ Recce: Starting at Milngavie train station, the route heads out along the West Highland Way and into Mugdock Country Park, passing Kyber car park where there are nearby historic military installations. The route then continues on to the visitor centre, past Mugdock Loch, and back through the woodlands.

Approx Finish Time: 4.30 p.m. Mixture of pavement and forest tracks. Approx. 7 miles.

✔ Booking: TEXT the walk leader, Tony Grimason, on 07516238706, No phone calls

1. ONLY CONTACT the walk leader within 2 weeks of the date of a scheduled walk.
2. Maximum number on each walk: 16.
3. Booking is on a first come, first served basis.
4. A reserve list will be created in the event of cancellations.
5. No charge is applied for those participating on these walks.
6. Financial costs associated with transport are at participants own cost.
7. All walks are between 6 and 8 miles, and will be undertaken at a leisurely pace.
8. Appropriate weatherproof clothing and walking shoes/boots & poles recommended.

✔ Date: Saturday, 15 June

Event: Club BBQ

✔ Location: Aberdour

✔ Price: TBA

✔ Booking: TBA

✔ Pick-up: First pick-up will be Coatbridge at 10am

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RA Membership

Monklands Ramblers is an official Ramblers Association Group. We receive annual funding from the RA to finance club administration such as the website, walk leader recce expenses, the Fiver promotion etc.
RA members receive a welcome pack plus excellent quarterly magazine and an entitlement to walk with any Ramblers group in Britain. There is also access to an extensive online library of walks and discounts available to members eg Cotswold Outdoor Company, O.S maps, Ramblers Holidays etc.
You can join the RA here.
Please indicate your local group is: Monklands.

Information

The Ramblers' Association is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Company registration no. 4458492. Registered charity, Scotland no. SC039799.

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