Not only does East Lomond offers spectacular views across Fife towards the Cairngorms and the Firth of Forth, it also has a wealth of fascinating history and geology features.
Follow the old drovers’ road West and discover the old Limekiln. Catch a glimpse of the duelled dragon flies darting around the lime pits now home to an abundance of pond life. Continue on drovers’ path to reach Craigmead.
Wide firm, grassy path with long fairly steep section leading down to Craigmead Car Park. Can be muddy after rain.
2.5 miles 4km - 1.5 hours (each way)
Climb Falkland Hill (East Lomond) through wild heather moorland to reach the summit, which is the site of an Iron Age Fort, enjoys 360 degree views of Fife and beyond.
Long sections of steep grassy path, leading to a very steep, narrow rocky section on Western side of the hill. Through the kissing gate, turn left on to a wide grassy undulating path leading back to carpark.
1.9miles/3km - 1.5 hours
This walk takes you from the hill fort on the summit of East Lomond to Pitcairn on the edge of Glenrothes, taking in fine views of the Firth of Forth and the Pentland Hills beyond. Keep a look out for Buzzards and Short Eared Owls.
Mainly well made paths and self-closing gates. Steps at river crossing and path is liable to be muddy in some areas after rain.
2.5miles 4km - 2 hours (each way)