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Bob Law’s Blog: Rouken Glen – A Park For All Seasons

The Big Duck. Rouken Glen.Glasgow

Rouken Glen is a park situated on the south side of Glasgow. It offers great variety and is beautiful in every season of the year. It has broad open meadows with scattered mature trees in grand estate style, a deep wooded gorge, several impressive waterfalls, a rolling meadow area, numerous woodland trails and a very […]

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Friday, September 11, 2020 | Filed under: Bob Law: photographer, walker and writer, Walks

Helen Rose Outdoors Diary: Dunblane

Dunblane Cathedral

Dunblane, September, 2020 We are still in lockdown due to Covid 19 virus but the walking club continues to programme  walks with limited numbers.  We can travel on public transport provided we wear a face covering and the number of people on the bus is limited to allow social distancing. This means I could now […]

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Monday, August 31, 2020 | Filed under: Helen Rose Hillwalking Diary, Walks

Helen Rose Outdoors: Victoria Park August 2020

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Victoria Park Victoria Park is located in the West End of Glasgow and is within walking distance of my house. The Glasgow Parks have been a life saver for me during the Covid 19 virus pandemic lockdown. On Sunday afternoons I have walked around them discovering the historical connections and enjoying the outdoor beauty. The […]

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Friday, July 31, 2020 | Filed under: Helen Rose Hillwalking Diary, Pat's Home Page Blog, Walks

Glasgow Walk: Maryhill, The Venice of the North by Ian R. Mitchell

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The Talk Maryhill, like Venice, owes its existence to canals. It is said of Glasgow that the city made the Clyde and the Clyde made the city, but in contradistinction to this, it was the Forth and Clyde Canal, and its Glasgow branch to Port Dundas, that made the burgh of Maryhill. The canal snaked […]

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Monday, July 27, 2020 | Filed under: Coronavirus, maryhill, Walks

Dumbarton to Balloch along the River Leven

River Leven Cycletrack Walkway

With Covid 19 restrictions easing a little recently and living within easy cycling distance of Dumbarton I decided to visit Dumbarton, Levengrove Park, then follow the River Leven  walkway/cycle-track upstream until it reaches Balloch and Loch Lomond. The River Leven may be one of Scotland’s shortest rivers but it has plenty of interest along its […]

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | Filed under: Bob Law: photographer, walker and writer, Coronavirus, Walks

Winter Tree Identification Workshop

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January 29th at 11.30 a.m.and 2 February, 2020 at 1.30 p.m. Woodlands Community Workspace Winter Tree Identification Walk. Join them for a walk along the River Kelvin to learn how to identify broad leaf trees without their leaves – this workshop will involve a walk along the river and then back to the cosy Woodlands […]

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Walks, Woodlands Community Garden

Remembering the 40 hour strike – Walking Tour Glasgow

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Saturday, 2nd February, 2019 – 12 p.m. Starts from George Square, City Centre. With David Lees, Ewan Gibb and Henry Bell To commemorate the centenary of the 40-hours strike there will be a walking tour on Saturday 2nd February. Free event – all welcome. During late January and early February 1919 workers in Glasgow and […]

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Bob Law’s Blog: Walking around Burntisland,The Binn, Kinghorn and Firth of Forth

Burntisland and the Binn

Burntisland in Fife is maybe not a place that most folk think of when planning a scenic day trip but it has much to offer the visitor both for easy spectacular beach walks and an elevated balcony trail. The town itself is semi industrial around the docks but boasts many old interesting buildings, a modest […]

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Sunday, December 11, 2016 | Filed under: Bob Law: photographer, walker and writer, Walks

Merchant City Festival: Women of the Merchant City GWL July 26, 2015

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Merchant City Festival: Women of the Merchant City Glasgow Women’s Library July 26, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm £6.00 / £10.00 Uncover the Merchant City’s hidden history during this walking tour around Glasgow’s cosmopolitan hub part of the Merchant City Festival. Join Glasgow Women’s Library tour guides as they uncover the female stars […]

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Winter Wander on Byres Road: George Mewes Cheesemonger and The Chip

29th February, 2012 The 29th February only comes along every four years so it’s a very special day. Yesterday was that date and I spent the day in Glasgow’s West End and it turned out to be particularly enjoyable, not least of all because it was a really beautiful day, our first this year. In […]

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Terra Incognita presents As I See It Saturday 8 Nov 2014

Terra Incognita presents As I See It Saturday 8 Nov 2014 11.30am, 2pm & 3.30pm Free, but ticketed  Suitable for ages 12+ Book online at Arches www.terraincognita.org.uk How do you build a relationship with a city you can’t see?What treasures lie in the sound, feel, smell and taste of the city?Which journeys through the city […]

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Friday, October 31, 2014 | Filed under: Walks

Scotland’s Tree Trail – Ardkinglas

We’ve had some lovely days this summer – perfect for taking in the glorious Scottish scenery.  In just an hour or so you can leave Glasgow behind and drive  to the coast, up into The Trossachs or down towards Loch Lomond. We’re very inclined to turn right off Great Western Road at Anniesland Cross and […]

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Sunday, August 31, 2014 | Filed under: Walks

West End Festival: Guided Walks Partick & Dowanhill Sunday 15 June 7:00pm

Guided Walks Partick & Dowanhill Sunday 15 June 7:00pm West End and surrounding area, G12 8TL0141 334 6354 Fiona Sinclair, past president of the Glasgow Institute of Architects, describes the features and styles portrayed in the much-loved Victorian and Edwardian tenements and terraces of Partick and Dowanhill. Please get a ticket in advance from Barretts […]

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Thursday, June 12, 2014 | Filed under: Walks, West End Festival 2014

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