Ramblers’ Association

Long Distance Walks

Maps & Navigation

Mountain Rescue

Walking Equipment



Walk Planning



Hotels / Restaurants

About Scotland

Ramblers’ Association

Ramblers’ Association

The home page of the Ramblers’ Association.


Ramblers Scotland

Get the local information about the Ramblers’ Association.

Join Online

Do not wait for a paper membership form, you can join now over the internet.

Ramblers Holidays

Treat yourself to a walking holiday, let Ramblers Holidays organise it for you.

Long Distance Walks

Fife Coastal Path

The Fife Coastal Path stretches from North Queensferry in the south stretching for 95 miles to the Tay Bridge in the north. Each corner holds another secret for you to discover, historic castles and caves, quaint fishing villages and award winning beaches



Great Glen Way

The route spans 73 miles from Fort William to Inverness and can be walked in 5-6 days, staying overnight in the various communities within the Glen.

Kintyre Way

More island than mainland, the wonderfully unexplored Kintyre peninsula boasts  hidden coves, deserted beaches along the wild Atlantic coast, tiny fishing  communities, gentle hills, fabulous local produce and a welcoming friendly  people.

Rob Roy Way

A seven day walk across the Southern Highlands taking in some of the most beautiful countryside in Scotland. Starting from Drymen on the West Highland Way it goes north east to finish in Pitlochry. The Way is 79 or 92 miles dependent on route choice.


Speyside Way

The Speyside Way runs from Buckie on the shore of the Moray Firth coast of NE Scotland, south westwards to Aviemore on the edge of the Cairngorm Mountains, a distance of approximately 65 miles. There is also a 15 mile spur to Tomintoul.

St Cuthbert’s Way

A 63 mile long distance walking route across the Scottish Borders to the Northumberland Coast. The St Cuthberts Way goes between Melrose, the location of St Cuthbert's early monastic life, to Lindisfarne (Holy Island), the area of St Cuthbert's later ministry.

West Highland Way

The Way links Milngavie to Fort William – a distance of 95 miles - from the outskirts of Scotland’s largest city to the foot of its highest mountain, following the shores of its largest freshwater loch. It passes from the lowlands, across the Highland Boundary Fault and on into the Scottish Highlands.

Carry Lite

Baggage transfer service for the St Cuthbert’s Way.

Travel Lite

Baggage transfer service for the West Highland Way.

Maps and Navigation

Ordnance Survey

The leader in the production of the maps we all rely for our walk routes.


Harvey Maps

Specialist map producer for the UK and selected places abroad.


Specialist map retailer for probably anywhere in the world. Get a map here before going on holiday.

Memory Map

Producer of maps in electronic form for use on your computer and GPS.

Anquet Maps

Producer of maps in electronic form for use on your computer and GPS.

Sat Map

The ultimate GPS system with Ordnance Survey maps for walkers.


One of the manufacturers of waterproof GPS instruments for walkers


One of the main manufacturers of compasses.

Mountain Rescue

Scottish Mountain Rescue

Is the representative and coordinating body for mountain rescue services in Scotland. It is administered by an Executive Committee which reports to the General Committee comprising of Mountain Rescue Teams and other organisations.


Langdale & Ambleside

A selection of the local Mountain Rescue Team websites within the areas walked in on a regular basis by the members of Clyde Valley Ramblers.




Tweed Valley

Walking Equipment


Choose your equipment from one of the leading equipment manufacturers to keep yourself comfortable and safe.









Rail Timetables

Leave the car at home or replace the circular walks with linear ones by making use of public transport.


Bus Timetables

Caledonian MacBrayne

Cal Mac sail to twenty-four destinations on Scotland's West Coast. From Arran in the south to Lewis in the north, Their network covers some of the most beautiful and dramatic places in Scotland.

Western Ferries

Get to Dunoon quicker by taking the ferry from Gourock, removing miles off the road journey.


Walk Scotland

Looking for a good walk somewhere in Scotland? Use this website to help you chose a walk.


Walk Highlands

If you are planning to walk in the highlands of Scotland, check this website out.

Walking World

Walkingworld, the online resource for all British walkers. Here you can find over 4000 routes, contributed by more than 200 walkers from all round the country. The walks come in a unique format making them very easy to follow, with photographs to illustrate every important decision point and a proper Ordnance Survey map.

Walk Planning

Access Code

Everyone has the right to be on most land and inland water providing they act responsibly. Your access rights and responsibilities are explained fully in the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.


Tide Timetables

Admiralty EasyTide claims to be the most comprehensive tidal prediction service on the Web. The service provides tidal data for over 7000 ports world wide together with a host of other useful information - make Admiralty EasyTide your first port of call for reliable tidal information.

Weather Forecast

Check the weather before going out on a walk to ensure your safety and comfort.


Lyme Disease

Find out about the potentially fatal disease caused by a Tick bite.


Tick Alert

Essential information about Ticks when travelling Europe


Visit Scotland

Find some accommodation for a short break or walking weekend.


Scottish Youth Hostel Association

Youth hostels are not just for the young, have a look at the website to see how they have improved over the years.

Hotels / Restaurants

Tontine Hotel

These placed have all been used by Clyde Valley ramblers for a Christmas meal in the last few years and all have been popular with the members of the group.


Floterstone Inn

About Scotland

Undiscovered Scotland

Undiscovered Scotland, claims to be the ultimate online guide to Scotland. The site is a combination of visitor guide, accommodation listing and business directory, and its aim is to show you what the country is really like.



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