National Park Award for Joe
May17

National Park Award for Joe

BALMAHA resident Joe Twaddle’s outstanding community service was formally recognised   last night (16 May) at a special presentation from Friends of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs. Joe became the third winner of the Hannah Stirling National Park Award – in memory of the former Friends President who died aged 100 in November 2014 – and was presented with a quaich to mark the occasion at the Loch Lomond...

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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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Camping byelaw roadshows kick off in Buchanan
Feb22

Camping byelaw roadshows kick off in Buchanan

THE first in a series of information events to promote ‘Camping in the Park’ at Buchanan Memorial Hall in Milton of Buchanan gave locals the chance to learn more about the new camping byelaws which come into force next week (1 March). Camping is a fantastic way to enjoy the National Park whether in a campsite along an idyllic lochshore or river, or for those who prefer the solitude of ‘wild camping’ away from the hustle and...

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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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Exciting project launched on Conic Hill
Jun08

Exciting project launched on Conic Hill

CONIC Hill was the location for yesterday’s (Tuesday) launch of an exciting project that gives hillwalkers the chance to play an important part in the upkeep of their favourite paths. Adopt a Path – part of the £6.1 million The Mountains & The People Project – is asking volunteers who go hillwalking to adopt a favourite hill route in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs and Cairngorms national parks – they will then inspect the...

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