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Braehead & Broomridge Heritage Trail – FREE SUMMER GUIDED WALKS
June 16, 2018 @ 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.
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.