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Braehead & Broomridge Heritage Trail – FREE SUMMER GUIDED WALKS

June 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Local Councillor Chris Kane will be leading a series of free guided walks around the Braehead & Broomridge Heritage Trail this summer.  The route will take you over the 1314 Bannockburn battlefield, passing directly through the likely site of the English encampment and the spot where Bruce is said to have addressed his troops with a speech Robert Burns later reimagined in the poem “Scots Wha Hae”.  You’ll learn about the rich mining heritage of the area, our forgotten World Champion bagpipe band, and see one of the few remaining remnants of the ancient Caledonian Forest. 

* free, but must be booked in advance via   Limited places.

Time:  3pm-5pm(ish)

Start / End:  Braehead Community Garden, Broom Road, Stirling, FK7 7GU.

Parking:  Free on street parking available

Length:  2.4 miles

Conditions: Almost entirely flat and paved.  There is a railway bridge to cross (option of steps or slope). There is one short section (100m) of “trail path” which ends with a short flight of steps, although a longer paved diversion is available.

Booking:  the event is free, but must be booked in advance by emailing

Details

Date:
June 16
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Organizer

Chris Kane

Venue

Braehead Community Garden
Broom Road
Stirling, FK7 7GU United Kingdom
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