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Summer Fun on the Hill! – Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August

Come and enjoy Easter Craiglockhart Hill in all it’s glory at these family friendly sessions. Find us in the woods at the bottom of the wooden steps on Lockharton Crescent.   SATURDAY 3rd AUGUST 11-2pm Leaf flag printing Elder bead making SUNDAY 4th AUGUST 11-2pm Miniature off-ground rope course Orienteering   Drop in sessions, no booking […]

Union Canal History Cruise – Friday 9th August, 7-9pm

Join us for a luxury cruise along the Union Canal, with a talk from renowned local historian Colin Chess. Gain an insight into the intruiging story of the Leamington Scow and learn about the secret history and workings of our local canal. Tickets are £25, and will include prosecco and nibbles. To book please email […]

Woodland Walk – Tuesday 18th June, 7-8.30pm

If you can’t tell your ash from your elm tree (and even if you can) then this is the walk for you! Join Simon Hart, our local forester, to learn about the different woodlands on Easter Craiglockhart Hill. Discover their ancient history, what they may look like in the future, and the challenges they will […]

AGM – 27th June

The Friends of Easter Craiglockhart Hill AGM 2019 will be on Thursday 27th June from 7-9pm at the Meggetland Sports Complex. At the event we will have four concepts for developing the park over the next year. Members will be asked for their feedback and to rank the concepts. Have a look at them below […]

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Canal Walk SATURDAY 2NDJUNE AT 10.00am.

CANAL WALK SATURDAY 2NDJUNE AT 10.00am. Join Colin Chess, renowned local historian, for a guided walk along the Union Canal. We are ringing the changes from Colin’s popular history walks around the Craiglockhart Hills. Colin is a fount of local knowledge and this walk will be equally fascinating. Learn about the history of the canal […]

Geology Walk – 8th May 2018

Last year, more than 60 folk turned out for a fascinating Geology Walk led by Angus Miller of Geowalks. The walk will be repeated this year starting at the stone steps on Lockharton Crescent and climbing to the top of Wester Craiglockhart Hill. You will pass by outcrops of our distinctive Craiglockhart basalt. You will […]

2018 AGM details – please come along

Our AGM will be held on Thursday 22nd March at Meggetland Sports Centre from 7.00PM to 9.00PM. The 20th AGM of the Friends Group will be held at Meggetland Sports Centre on Thursday 22nd March. As usual, there will be refreshments and home baking from 7.00pm onwards and the opportunity to chat with friends, neighbours […]