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Walking with the Shepherdess above Glen Tarken

Gain an insight into the life of a hill farmer in the Scottish highlands. Join local sheep farmer Moira Maclarty on a walk around the hillside above her family farm in St Fillans. Moira will share her experiences of the highs and lows of farming and managing her flock of sheep in this challenging upland environment.

Walk date:
Sunday 7th October, 2018
Walk leader:
Moira McLarty
Crieff meet time / Walk start time:
9:00 am / 9:45 am
Walk end time / Crieff return time:
2:45 pm / 3:15 pm (estimated)
Total distance / Total ascent / High point:
10 km / 400 m / 460 m
Car sharing
Ticket price:
Tickets are sold out or not yet/no longer on sale.


Safety notesGear requiredMap of start locationWalk T&Cs

Walk duration - 5hrs

None specified.

1. Risk.
The nature of hill walking potentially involves leaders or other participants in providing close assistance to others. For everybody’s protection those people classified as ‘vulnerable adults’ or young people under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an appropriate carer or responsible adult. No special arrangements are available to provide independent supervision for vulnerable people, and the accompanying carer takes full responsibility for them. The carer or parent is best placed to judge the capability of their charges.

2. Children.
We do ask that you only bring children on a walk if you are confident that they will be able to complete it comfortably. At all times, children must be accompanied by an appropriate adult who must take full responsibility for them.

3. Lower age limits.
No children under the age of 16 are allowed on Extra Hard or Hard walks. Children over the age of 12 are permitted on Medium and Easy walks provided that they are accompanied by a responsible adult.

4. Dogs.
In common with other similar events and in consideration for others, dogs are not allowed (guide dogs excepted).

5. Smoking.
Please do not smoke on walks, out of consideration to others.

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