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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
  • Event: North Strathclyde Area AGM and Members' Walk
  • Date: Saturday, 20th January 2018
  • Location: Lower Hall at Lenzie Public Hall
  • Time: 10am for 10:30am
  • Event: Ten Pin Bowling
  • Date: Friday, 9th February 2018
  • Location: Map to Probowl
    Probowl Tenpin Bowling
    8 Manse Place
    ML6 0AN
  • Price: TBA
  • Time:
  • Contact: TBA
A £20 per person deposit is required immediately. Please bring on bus or email Christine (details below) and bank transfer details can be given.
  • Event: Easter Weekend Away
  • Date: Friday, 30th March to Monday 2 April 2018
  • Location: Highlander Hotel, Newtonmore
  • Price: Cost is £45 per person per night for a twin or double room or if single room required a £15 supplement will be added to this cost.
  • Contact: Contact Christine if interested by:
    Email: cmrambler@talktalk.net
    Phone: 01698 833983
  • Info about hotel: Highlander Hotel
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
This hillwalk has been cancelled due to bad weather and road conditions. (Updated: Friday 19 Jan)
  • Date: Sunday, 21 January 2018
  • Leader: David Dunn
  • Location: Trahenna Hill and Broughton Heights
  • Distance: 13 Km / 8 Miles
  • Grade: B+ (?)
  • Pick Up Point: Coatbridge at 8.30am Map to Coatbridge pickup point
  • Booking: To book your place, contact David on:
    Phone - 01236 434706

  • Leader 2: TBA
  • Location: Broughton Heights
  • Distance: 11.5 Km / 7 Miles
  • Grade: B (?)
  • Booking: As above
Midweek Walk
  • Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2018
  • Location: Drumpellier to the Fort and back
  • Leader: David Dunn
  • Distance: 13 Km / 8 Miles
  • Grade: C (?)
  • Meeting Point: Meet at Drumpellier Visitor Centre at 12 noon. Good paths for most of the walk. Time for a tea/Coffee before the return walk back.
  • Booking: To book your place, contact David Dunn by
    phone on 01236 434706
Winter Walks
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