Your Wee Bit Hill and Glen
The Ochil glens are the main points of access onto the Ochil Hills and offer great views across the Forth Valley. The Ochils Landscape Partnership aims to develop these glens to provide a more attractive and welcoming entrance to entice people to benefit from what the Ochils have to offer.
This is a programme dedicated to the promotion of and enhanced access to the spectacular glens of the southern escarpment of the Ochil Hills.
- The Hillfoots Way - A new walking route along the foot of the Ochils from Logie in the west to Muckhart in the east.
- Bonnie Blairlogie - Improvements to the car park and native species planting.
- Dumyat Paths - Improvements to the paths leading towards the summit of Dumyat.
- Menstrie Glen - Path improvements, a viewing platform, repairs to the walls and a bridge.
- Alva Glen - Promotion of biodiversity, installation of lighting, path improvements, creation of a ‘sensory’ garden and provision of artwork in the lower glen.
- Ochils Woodland Park - Improvements to the car park and paths, and enhancement of biodiversity.
- Tillicoultry Glen - Improvements to access, scrub clearance and restoration of the fountain.
- Dollar Glen - Archaeological dig on the site above Castle Campbell.
- Restoration of Mill Green - Clearance of overgrown scrub to improve access to Dollar Burn.
- Dollar Education Project - Installation of a dipping area on the Kelly Burn with production of educational materials about pond dipping.
- Dollar Burn Water Race - Restoration/conservation of the stepped water race, and installation of a fish pass.
- Muckhart Nature Park - Planting of native trees, shrubs and wildflowers to enhance the habitat; creation of a wetland area and a waymarked trail.
- Control of Bracken - Systematic control of bracken in areas along the south face of the Ochils.