A walk in the park: Drymen & Croftamie group
Jul01

A walk in the park: Drymen & Croftamie group

THE Drymen & Croftamie Walk in the Park group has a  number of activities scheduled through July.   Meeting at Drymen village square (outside the Winnock Hotel) on Thursdays at 10.20am throughout the month the free walks offer a fun and easy way to get fit and feel better – and are also a great way to meet new people. The health walks last around 45 minutes and the routes are mostly flat, with slight inclines and good...

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New Health Walk group launches in Drymen
May02

New Health Walk group launches in Drymen

FOLLOWING a successful series of events in other areas of the National Park, a new group promoting health walks launches in Drymen on Thursday (May 4). Walk in the Park health walks use the beautiful and nurturing surroundings of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park as the venue for a series of increasingly popular weekday walks and is keen for more local communities to get involved and discover the...

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Health Walks in Drymen
Aug10

Health Walks in Drymen

JOIN Loch Lomond & the Trossachs Countryside Trust in Drymen for  a free event and the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of staying healthy, enjoying some fresh air, a walk and a chat. Try your hand at a health walk, or maybe some nordic walking or a mediation walk. A session focussed on strength & balance will complete the day. Sessions will take place in Drymen Village Square and the Winnock Hotel, Drymen on Thursday 25...

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Drymen trustees lead UK branch of international charity
Apr10

Drymen trustees lead UK branch of international charity

THE UK branch of a project that raises funds to build latrines and wells in Cambodia has two new trustees leading fundraising and awareness efforts for the charity in the UK. Scott Brown and Colin Fleming, who run Braeside B&B in Drymen, became involved with the Cambodian Child’s Dream Organisation UK (CCDO UK) after a recent holiday in the far east. “During a stay in Cambodia we went on an ox cart trip through some...

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Meet Doctor Cheema…
Mar03

Meet Doctor Cheema…

MODERATE exercise and healthy eating go a long way to ensuring well-being says Waqar Cheema who recently took up the role of permanent doctor at Drymen Health Centre. “This is such a good area for walking and exercise,” says Doctor Cheema when asked for his opinion on staying well. “And eating plenty of fruit, vegetables and grilling food rather than frying.” It’s what we’ve all known for ages, but...

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