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Walking with the Archaeologist through the Sma’ Glen

The Archaeology Of The Sma’ Glen, Clach Na Tiompan Long Cairn © PKHT

Join Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust’s Outreach Officer to discover the wealth of historical sites surviving nestled within one of Perthshire’s most dramatic small glens. From the Roman fort of Fendoch to Ossian’s stone, the 18th century fermtouns, and General Wade’s road and bridges, the Sma’ Glen is big on history!

 

Participants will travel an approximate distance in the minibus of 21.7km, however we will only be walking on and off for a total of around 5km.

Walk date:
Wednesday 11th October, 2017
Walk leader:
Gavin Lindsay
Crieff meet time / Walk start time:
9:45 am / 10:00 am
Walk end time / Crieff return time:
3:30 pm / 4:00 pm (estimated)
Difficulty:
Medium
Total distance / Total ascent / High point:
10 km / 67 m / 279 m
Transport:
Minibus provided
Ticket price:
£16.00
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Safety notesGear requiredMap of start locationWalk T&Cs

None specified.

For Medium, Hard and Extra Hard walks we ask walkers to make sure they have full hillwalking gear, by which we mean definitely the following: Boots, warm clothing, warm/quick drying trousers (not denim jeans), waterproof jacket and over trousers, rucsac, hat, gloves, spare fleece, packed lunch, spare food and drink, small personal first aid kit including any medications, mobile phone, headtorch, and bivvy bag if you have one, and possibly also these other items, depending on personal preference: Gaiters, rucsac cover, walking poles, spare socks, map, compass, GPS, lipsalve, camera.

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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