This is the kind of fairly short walk over a hill and through the countryside that you can find not too far away, wherever you are in Scotland. Even in the big cities there are rural areas and hills half an hour away.
We went to Balmullo, just a few miles across into Fife from Dundee, when we had a few hours to spare one Sunday in April. There were great views, interesting old houses to see, and relaxing stretches through mature woods and open farmland.
- It was most memorable for being such an attractive compact circular walk
- The best bit was enjoying the spring sunshine through the trees
- We were surprised to see a group of lamas resting in a field.
Contributed by Andrew Llanwarne< Back to Scotland page for links to other stories
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|Location||Balmullo Village, off the A914, 6 or 7 miles from Dundee, St Andrews and Cupar in NE Fife.|
|Date walked||20 April 2008|
|Walk type||Countryside and easy hill walks|
|Difficulty||Suitable for anyone who enjoys an easy walk - the short climb up the hill is optional|
|Distance||5 miles / 8 km for full circuit|
|Height climbed||500 ft / 150m|
|Time taken||2 hrs 0 mins|
|Map used||OS 1:50,000 Landranger Sheet 59 - St Andrews & Kirkcaldy. Also map in Hallewell Walks Fife Pocket Walking Guide|
|Walk source info||Hallewell Walks Fife Pocket Walking Guide, by Owen Silver, walk no 14|
|Getting there||By car from Dundee. F1 and F2 flexibus services connect School Rd, Balmullo with Cupar, Auchtermuchty and St Andrews. Go to http://www.go-flexi.org/F1flexileaflet.pdf|