The St Leonard’s in the Fields Walking Group currently meets, approximately once every three weeks, from early spring to late autumn. Perthshire provides us with good paths and varied scenery – we have walked in dappled woodlands and beside sparkling rivers, we have sat looking out over quiet lochs, we have seen glorious autumn colours. We enjoy lively conversation; we enjoy coffee stops and lunch breaks, and may visit a coffee shop to round off the day. Our walks, mostly between 4 and 7 miles, are within the capabilities of anyone reasonable fit. Regulars, occasional, friends, guests, dogs – all are welcome.
Feel free to turn up and join us at our meeting points.
Dates, routes, rendezvous points:-Thursday 2 April: South of Comrie – meet 10:15 am at Field of Refuge (on right immediately after crossing Dalginross Bridge)
Monday 27 April: Dunblane and Allan Water – meet 10:30 am on dual carriageway bridge overlooking river and Dunblane High Street (ample parking nearby)
Friday 22 May: Bluebell Walk at Dunkeld - meet 10:20 am at Hermitage carpark (nb parking charge for non-members of National Trust for Scotland)
Wednesday 17 June: to be arranged
Thursday 2 July: the other side of the Tay – meet 1:30 pm at Quarrymill carpark
Monday 20 July: Blairgowrie: River Ericht and the Knockie – meet 10:15 am at bridge over River Ericht (east from Wellmeadow)
Tuesday 11 August: Perth Lade – Almondbank to City Centre – easiest to use public transport – Bus 14 Kinnoull Street outside Sandeman at 9:45 am
Wednesday 26 August: St Fillans to Comrie – again, easiest by public transport – Fisher’s Tours 222 or 248 Canal Street (outside Greyfriars Burying Ground) 9:37 am: or, by car to Comrie, park at Field of Refuge, join coach outside White Church at 10:24 am.
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