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These boots are made for walking... with the Coalfields Community Landscape Partnership

They are inviting everyone to join them at their events, saying :”Beat the winter blues and join us on our walks. It may be cold but the welcome will be warm! Tell us about what’s special about where you live, about the past and your local

“Join in our conversations about how we got here and where we’re going.”

The Coalfields Communities Landscape Partnership, currently in its development
phase, is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund along with East Ayrshire Council and five
other partners: the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere, the Central Scotland
Green Network Trust (CSGN), Forestry Enterprise Scotland (FES)Scottish Natural
Heritage (SNH) and the East Ayrshire Leisure Trust (EALT). The vision of the CCLP is that Coalfield Communites share the benefits of renewed landscape, welcoming visitors from afar to celebrate their unique heritage and promote stewardship of the land, shaped by understanding go the past and needs of the future.

Sat 26 Jan 10am -12.00pm CCLP launch event – Dalmellington Community Centre
Tues 29 Jan: 6.00pm – 8.00pm CCLP launch event – Cumnock Town Hall
Sat 2 Feb: 10.30am – 12.30pm walk at Dunaskin
Mon 4 Feb: 10.30am – 12.30pm walk at Knockshinnoch Lagoons
Fri 8 Feb: 10.30am – 12.30pm walk at Dalmellington Motte

Sat 9 Feb 10.30am – 1.00pm walk from Cumnock to Dumfries House, Auchinleck
Mon 11 Feb: 10.30am – 12.30pm walk in Ochiltree

Please contact Jacquie Macleod ( for more details
and to let her know which walks you’d like to join