KY15 7BX , Falkland
Get a bit of exercise and fresh air in between Christmas and New Year!
Short circular walk taking in the summit of East Lomond Hill and the scenic Maspie Den.
Distance: 4.5 to 5 miles. BRONZE grade
Ascent: 350 to 400m SILVER grade
Terrain: All on paths although some bits could be a bit muddy if it has been raining. Wear appropriate footwear. BRONZE grade.
Estimated time: 3 to 3.5 hours including a lunch stop
Grading explanation at https://www.meetup.com/fife-activity-and-social/messages/boards/thread/49725922
From Falkland, we will head directly up East Lomond (Falkland Hill) through a forested area with the aid of steps. We will descend the west side to Craigmead car park where we can make use of the picnic tables for lunch. Our return to Falkland will then be via the lovely Maspie Den and Falkland Estate with waterfalls, wooden bridges and even a wee tunnel!
Bring a packed lunch / drink and dress appropriately for the weather/walk. If you need guidance on what to bring / wear please see https://www.meetup.com/fife-activity-and-social/messages/boards/thread/49476674.
Afterwards we can partake of refreshments in Falkland.
Meeting place is the Back Wynd car park in the centre of Falkland next to the library/community centre. Please note it is your responsibility to ensure you are at the meeting place in time for the start of the walk.