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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 2018/19
  • Event: Monklands Ramblers AGM
  • Agenda:
  • Date: Wednesday, 7th November 2018
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Location: Map to Coatbridge Indoor Bowling Club
    Coatbridge Indoor Bowling Club
    Quarry Street
    Coatbridge
    North Lanarkshire
    Scotland
    ML5 3PU
  • Event: St Andrews Night Ceilidh
    This event has been cancelled
  • Date: Friday, 30th November 2018
  • Location: Map to Coatbridge Indoor Bowling Club
    Coatbridge Indoor Bowling Club
    Quarry Street
    Coatbridge
    North Lanarkshire
    Scotland
    ML5 3PU
  • Price:
  • Time: 7pm for 7.30pm start
  • Contact: To book your place, contact Ken by:
    Phone - 01236 769567
  • Event: North Strathclyde Area AGM and Members' Walk
  • Date: Saturday, 26th January 2019
  • Location:
    Coatbridge Indoor Bowling Club
    Quarry Street
    Coatbridge
    North Lanarkshire
    Scotland
    ML5 3PU
  • Time: 10am for 10:30am
  • Event: Ten Pin Bowling
  • Date: Friday, 8th February 2019
  • Location: Map to Probowl
    Probowl Tenpin Bowling
    8 Manse Place
    Airdrie
    ML6 0AN
  • Price:
  • Time: 7pm for 7.30pm start
  • Contact: To book your place, contact Christine by:
    Phone - 01698 833983
    Email - cmrambler@talktalk.net.
  • Event: Club Quiz Night
  • Date: Friday, 12th April 2019
  • Location: Map to Probowl
    Probowl Tenpin Bowling
    8 Manse Place
    Airdrie
    ML6 0AN
  • Price:
  • Time: 7pm for 7.30pm start
  • Contact: To book your place, contact Christine by:
    Phone - 01698 833983
    Email - cmrambler@talktalk.net.
Note:

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  • Event: Easter Weekend Away
  • Date: Friday, 19th April to Monday 22 April 2019
  • Location: Caledonian Hotel, Ullapool
  • Price: Below costs are for 3 nights dinner, bed and breakfast:

    » £180 per person for the 3 nights DBB sharing a twin/double room

    » £240 per person for the 3 nights DBB for sole occupancy in a twin/double

    » £180 per person for the 3 nights DBB for a small single room

  • Contact: In order to secure rooms, please email Christine at cmrambler@talktalk.net or 01698 833983 asap. Please provide your name, number of people and type of room.
  • Info about hotel: Caledonian Hotel, Ullapool
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
Note:
1. If you are calling, and leave a voice message, please leave your name and pick up point.

2. There are slight changes to this walk from the original programme. The start of both walks will be from Glenhead Farm in Glendevon instead of Blackford.

3. Total climb is less and the terrain is better which will speed up the timings when the daylight is shorter.
  • Date: Saturday, 24 November 2018
  • Leader 1: Gordon Wilson
  • Location: Blackford Glenhead Farm in Glendevon to Tillcoultry (via Ben Cleuch and The Law)
  • Distance: 14.5km / 9Mls (changed from original walk)
  • Grade: A (?)
  • Pick Up Point: Coatbridge at 8.30am Map to Coatbridge pickup point
  • Booking: To book your place, contact Gordon on:
    Phone - 01236 606669


  • Leader 2: Gary McLean
  • Location: Blackford Glenhead Farm in Glendevon to Tillicoultry
  • Distance: 13 Km / 8 Miles (changed from original walk)
  • Grade: B (?)
  • Booking: As above
Midweek Walk
  • Date: Wednesday, 12 December 2018
  • Location: Monklands Canal and Faskine Woods Circular
  • Leader: David Dunn
  • Distance: 9.6 Km / 6 Miles
  • Grade: C (?)
  • Meeting Point:
    Meet at Car Park opposite Carnbroe Care Centre at 12.00 noon.
  • Booking: To book your place, contact:

    David Dunn by phone on 01236 434706
    or
    Christine McMahon by phone on 01698 833983
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