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Hello, these are the home pages of the Monklands Ramblers Club, one of the largest R.A. clubs in Scotland, and the first Scottish R.A. club on the Internet! We are based in the Monklands area of Central Scotland in North Lanarkshire, some 12 miles east of Glasgow.

The two major towns in the area are Airdrie and Coatbridge, and it is from these towns that the majority of our 150+ members come from. There are also a significant number of members from other areas of Lanarkshire, in particular, Hamilton and Blantyre...Read More
Social Events 2017
1. £25 deposit required immediately
2. Download our Easter Weekend 2017 leaflet (.pdf) Adobe Reader
  • Event: Easter Weekend 2017 (Isle of Bute, Rothesay)
  • Date: Friday, 14th April to Monday, 17th April 2017
  • Location: Map to Bay Glenburn Hotel
    Bay Glenburn Hotel
    Mountstuart Road
    PA20 9JP
    United Kingdom
  • Price: £109 - 3 nights dinner, bed and breakfast (£5 extra per night for single room supplement).
  • Travel: Train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay – prices vary from £12.70 upwards. Ferry from Wemyss Bay to Rothesay Return £6.10
  • Contact: Name, address and tel no. are also required for booking purposes. For more info or bookings, contact Christine on:
    Phone: 01698 833983
    Email: cmrambler@talktalk.net.
Hotel Info:
Glenburn Hotel Set in terraced gardens overlooking Rothesay Bay and the Cowal Peninsula, this grand Victorian hotel is less than 1 mile from Rothesay town centre and the ferry port.

The straightforward rooms with en suite bathrooms have TVs, and tea and coffee making facilities. Breakfast and dinner are included, and there's a ballroom and bar plus nightly live entertainment.

Other amenities include a snooker table, Wi-Fi in public areas and limited on-site parking.

Health Benefits
Buachaille Etive Mor
Buachaille Etive Mor in Glencoe, Argyll, is one of the most beautiful mountains in Scotland. The picture of it below was taken a short time ago by a camera at the Glencoe Mountain Ski Centre.

Buachaille Etive Mor a short time ago. Refreshes every few minutes during daylight. Click on the image for a larger version.
Next Walk
  • Leader: Alan Russel
  • Location: Amulree Circular (by Glen Fender and Loch Freuchie)
  • Distance: 14 Kms / 9 Miles
  • Grade: B (?)
  • Date: Sunday, 2 April 2017
  • Pick Up Point: Coatbridge at 8.30am Map to Coatbridge pickup point
  • Booking: To book your place, contact Alan by:
    Phone - 07766 225903
    Email - a1_russ@blueyonder.co.uk
Winter Walks
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