Rhododendron Rage!

When you think of vandalism, you might conjure images of inner-city streets and graffiti, but it turns out that vandalism can be meted out in a peaceful woodland near the sleepy centre of Kilmacolm. Last month in Milton Wood (Duchal Woods to us locals) someone […]

Glennifer Braes Walk

Glennifer Braes Walk by Rona Simpson Length: 6.4 miles with 700ft of elevationDuration: 2-3 hoursRating: ModeratePoints of Interest: Tannahill Well, rare species including waxcap mushrooms, spectacular views, Glen Park Willow Arch and Craigielinn Waterfall *Click here for a downloadable map The Walk A fantastic walk up and down the braes Read more…

Parkhill Woods/Johnshill Loop, Lochwinnoch

Parkhill Woods/Johnstone Loop, Lochwinnoch by Rona Simpson Length: 4K (each section)Duration: 1-2 hours – depending on stops and which route you decide to take.Rating: EasyPoints of Interest: Grotto, remains of Collegiate Church and Betty McKeller poetry viewpointsNature spotting: Tawny owls, great spotted woodpeckers, chiffchaffs, willow warblers and blackcaps. The Walk Read more…