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The Dumyat weekly walk, near Stirling, central Scotland

Summary

 

Every Wednesday a varying bunch of us meet up about 1730 to have convivial walk up the Dumyat. Depending on need/inclination/ability we either press on hard or saunter up, enjoying the stunning views over Stirling and the Forth Valley. It's a nice undulating walk which all fitness levels can accomplish.

  • The best bit is that no matter how many times we do it, and there are really only 2 variables (the "High" and the "Low" paths), we never tire of it.

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Contributed by:  Richard Johnson

 

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Stirling Highland Games July 2005 - Dumyat and the Ochils are in the background

Stirling Highland Games July  2005 - Wallace Monument, Dumyat and the Ochils are in the background

Key Facts

Location The Dumyat
When it was walked Near Stirling
Walk type Countryside paths and easy hills
Difficulty Suitable for anyone who enjoys an easy walk
Distance approx 4 miles / 7 km
Height climbed approx 413m
Time taken approx 1 hr 20 mins (24.08.05)
Map used if any Harvey's Superwalker "Ochil Hills" intially
Source of info on walk Any local tourist office
Getting there car
Places to stay See Visit Scotland website
Places to eat/ buy food Bridge of Allan
Any other local attractions or facilities Wallace Monument, Stirling Castle, Old Town Jail