The team of volunteers smiling for the camera at the end of the job! (With picture by Billy Shields…at the front, and camera on timer)
Pictured are Bute Conservation Trust volunteers (Donald, Ronnie, Ian, Neil and Don) at the Balnakailly Loop junction on the ‘West Island Way’. They can be seen here well equipped for a session to keep in check the relentless growth of rhododendron and gorse bushes. (The volunteer taking the picture is Billy Shields)
Volunteers hard at work clearing drainage and other general maintenance on the stretch of the ‘West Island Way’ leading to Glencallum Bay. (Picture by Billy Shields)
Pictured (l to r) are Billy Shields, Don Williams and Donald Kinnear gathering up the equipment after renovating several log bridges over ditches on the Cnocnicoll Wood walk.
St Blane’s Chapel on the Kilchattan Bay circular
The start of the Kilchattan Bay circular route
Looking towards Ettrick bay and the access to Glen More
The production line is now well underway for finishing off and installing new finger posts and marker posts. This picture shows a batch in the workshop and ready to go! (Picture by Don Williams)
About to set off!
The view to Arran from stage 2 of the walk
All ages can walk the WIW
The view looking south from the cairn at Lord James’ Ride
The Stravaigers Walking Group return to the way after a 10 year hiatus. This is the climb away from Glencallum Bay heading south and eventually past St Blane’s chapel. (Photo by Brian Honan)