Events

Programme  of Events to June 2017 for Members of the Friends of the Pentlands.

Members wishing to contact the Events Organiser, or Walk Leaders, please go to the Contact Us page and use the ‘General’ enquiry.

Wednesday 8th March.  Launch of Wildwood Legacy: What our native trees did for us, a new book by Martyn Baguley, at Swanston Golf Club.

  • Wildwood Legacy will be available on 8 March.
  • The author will be available to sign copies at the launch.
  • Booking with Events Organiser essential.

Thursday 9th March. Talk at No 61 Melville Street, Edinburgh.

  • Talk at the above address which is ‘The Museum of Incorporated Trades of Edinburgh’ will be given by David Le Seuer, Deacon Convener of Trades of Edinburgh.
  • 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m.
  • Booking with Events Organiser essential.

Saturday 18th March.  Tea and Cakes at Harlaw Visitor Centre.

  • 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. No booking required.

Wednesday 22nd March.  Walk.  John Muir Path, Cockburnspath to Dunbar.

  • Moderate, 18km, about 5 hours.
  • Booking with Walk Leader essential.

Thursday 11th May.  Annual General Meeting.

  • At Merchiston Castle School. 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m.
  • Could members wishing to attend please let the Events Organiser know.

Thursday 25th and Friday 26th May.  Access for All.

  • This free event, based at Harlaw Visitor Centre is for people with mobility problems.
  • For further information contact Events Organiser.

June Walks – The Pentland Way in three stages.

  • Thursday 1st June.  Swanston to Flotterstone. 7km, 390m ascent. Graded strenuous.
  • Wednesday 7th June.  Flotterstone to Carlops. 12 km, 700m ascent. Graded strenuous.
  • Tuesday 13th June.  Carlops to Dolphinton.  12km, 257m ascent. Graded moderate.
  • Booking with Walk Leaders essential

 

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