|Crombie Country Park||2 miles (3.5 km)||Explore the 200 acres of woodland surrounding the beautiful Crombie Loch in this country park near Abroath, Angus. There are a number of different walking trails taking you through the woodland and alongside the loch. This includes a discovery trail giving information about the social and natural history of the park. Look out for a variety of wildlife as you make your way through Crombie including red squirrels, woodpeckers and roe deer in the woodland, and waterfowl on the loch. |
Crombie Country Park is located about 7 miles west of Abroath. Park facilities include a Ranger Centre, picnic facilities and a bird hide.
If you would like to continue your walk you could visit the nearby Monikie Country Park. Located just over a mile south west of Crombie Country Park it has lovely waterside walking trails around the large reservoirs. View Full Details>>
|Evesham Country Park||2 miles (2.8 km)||Enjoy an easy walk around this pretty country park located just to the north of Evesham. There's nice footpaths taking you to wide lawns, orchards, a lake and along the River Avon which runs through the eastern side of the park. You can also enjoy fine views of the surrounding countryside of Evesham Vale.|
The park is attached to the Valley Shopping area where you'll find a garden centre with a farm shop, clothing stores and eateries, plus a miniature railway.
To extend the walk continue south along the riverside path into the town. The trail will lead you to Evesham Lock and the lovely Abbey Park where you will find the ruins of Evesham Abbey. View Full Details>>
|Loch Doon||6 miles (10 km)||This beautiful loch in Ayrshire includes a ruined castle, forest trails and stunning scenery. |
This walk starts at the car park next Loch Doon Castle which dates from the 14th century. It used to reside on an island in the middle of the loch but was moved in the 1930s to its present location, stone by stone. Around here you can pick up the Craiglea Trail which climbs to a nice viewpoint above the loch.
This route follows Carrick Forest Drive west to Loch Riewar. There's woodland trails branching of the drive with lovely views of the waterways running just to the south of the track. You'll pass Whitespout Linn Waterfall and Loch Gower before coming to Loch Riecawr. You could extend the walk by continuing along Balloch Lane to Loch Bradan. Around here there's more great cycling and walking trails through the Galloway Forest Park. View Full Details>>
|Backwater Reservoir||10 miles (15.5 km)||Enjoy a circular walk around this reservoir in Glen Isla, north west Angus. For the past 30 years, the Backwater Reservoir has supplied the residents of Angus with their water. This walk takes you around the reservoir and includes two climbs to hills overlooking the water. It's a wonderfully peaceful area with the large reservoir surrounded by attractive countryside and forest.|
Start the walk from the car park at the southern end of the reservoir. Then follow the footpaths along the western side of the water before climbing to Hare Cairn. At over 500m (1640ft) there is a great view from the top of the hill. The route then heads along the eastern side of the reservoir, climbing Creigh Hill before returning to the car park. From Creigh Hill there are more nice views back down to the reservoir.
The Cateran Trail runs just to the west of the reservoir, through the village of Kirkton of Glenisla. You can pick up the trail and follow it south towards Alyth. View Full Details>>
|Forfar Loch Country Park||2 miles (4 km)||Follow the 2.5 mile trail around the beautiful Forfar Loch on this circular route in Angus. The loch is surrounded by woodland, grassland and some lovely countryside. Other attractions include pitch and putt, crazy golf and the Lochside Leisure Centre. View Full Details>>|