Stage 2

                                                     Carronvalley to Castlecary

    After a short walk on a minor road, we arrive at the third largest water-supply reservoir in Scotland, Carronvalley reservoir. After a visit to Duncarron Fort you will walk along the shoreline of Carronvalley reservoir, which has amazing scenic views for you to admire. After leaving the shoreline, there is a steady climb uphill and over the ridge of the Kilsyth hills. A short walk on a minor road brings us to a viewpoint where you can immerse yourself in the breathtaking views.  A gentle walk down hill on a minor road and you arrive at the Colzium estate, where your guide will inform you all about the history of the estate. A short walk along a minor road, farm tracks and paths leads you to the famous Antonine wall. Castlecary is at the end of this section of the Antonine wall.                                                
Walk details:  19.5km/12 miles  approx. 6 hours  333m/ 1093ft ascent