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Report on the Walking Festival 2016

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Balmuto Castle Seal Colony Eider Duck View of Edinburgh Kinghorn Loch

Children play at the Troll Bridge

Craigencalt Trust is pleased to offer a Mini Walking Fest in Spring.  Walks will cover the coastline from Aberdour to West Wemyss, and stretch inland across the hills to allow participants to enjoy some splendid scenery.  The Min-Walking Fest is funded and organised by Craigencalt Rural Community Trust and supported by Burntisland and Kinghorn Community Sports Hub, Fife Council.  Following on from last year, the aim is to get people out enjoying the local area.  We hope it will attract even more visitors to come and enjoy a day out, get involved in activities.  It is also a great way to get to meet new folk.  We ask that you register for walks beforehand as then we know to expect you.  Registration and walks are free.

The reason for running this event in spring (rather than previously in September) is to cover some of the longer walks it was not possible to do in late summer, when some pathways are too overgrown and difficult to negotiate.  There will not be walks on every day because the event is designed with rest days. This will enable folk to manage all walks if they wish, and will gain from improving levels of fitness over the two weeks.



Join us for the
‘Mini Walking Fest’
in spring 2018.  

Terms of Participation and Disclaimer.


We are committed to running the walking festival safely and appreciate your cooperation with this. However, participants take part in walks at their own risk and we cannot accept responsibility for any accident or injury. If you have a health condition that you believe may be relevant, please make the leaders aware of this prior to your walk.
  

The Walk Leader endeavours to ensure that the walk is enjoyable for participants and protects the environment.  Should the Walk Leader have any concerns about any participant during the walk they may decide that the participant should leave the walk.  The decision of the Walk Leader is final.

Dogs are welcome on festival walks (unless stated otherwise in the description) but must be under adequate control.  Dogs are welcome at the ‘Barn at the Loch’ cafe. Dogs cannot be taken into fields where cattle are grazed. Persons under the age of 16 should be accompanied by an adult. Participants are requested not to smoke on walks.

What to wear and bring

To enjoy the Craigencalt Walking Festival safely and in comfort, it is essential that you come equipped with suitable footwear, clothing and equipment. Walking boots are essential for Walk 6.  Weather conditions can always change quickly, so we advise that you come prepared for sunshine and rain.

Transport - Getting to the walks

We have a distinct advantage along this coastal part of Fife because we are linked by a good, regular bus and train service.
There are good connections to Dundee and Edinburgh by train and Edinburgh Airport by 747 bus to Inverkeithing and then bus or train.  Check timetables when planning walks as Sunday service may differ from the rest of the week.  It is easy to get to the start point of walks or take public transport back to the beginning of walks if needed.  Cars will be going from Kinghorn to Kilrie Woodland for walks 6 and taking the bus back from West Wemyss for Walk 3. On request, participants can be collected for walks 1,4 and 8 from the community centre car park.

‘Mini Walking Fest’ organised by Craigencalt Trust with support of Burntisland & Kinghorn Community Sports Hub.

Craigencalt Rural Community Trust.  Scottish Charity Number: SC042702.

Company limited by guarantee not having a share capital.  Company Number: SC398444

Registered office: 11 Queen Margaret Street, Kinghorn, KY3 9SP, Scotland, UK.

Walking festival

Details from 2017,

2018 will follow soon