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Pillars Trailhead

There are a number of walks to enjoy from the Pillars of Hercules Trailhead, download our map to help you explore Falkland Estate and get the most from your visit.

Find out about individual walks below

Maspie Den

Follow the sound of water up the steep sided den to the dramatic waterfalls. You will discover a haven for wildlife with natural rock formations.  Take in the bright  view at the top before returning again through the shady forest.

Narrow earthy and rocky paths with muddy sections. Often steep with many steps and bridges.        

2 miles/3.3km - 1.5 Hours

On this walk

  • Public Toilets
  • Parking
  • Picnics

The Red Squirrel Walk

A gentle walk through mixed woodland with picturesque views of the nearby Lomond Hills. As the trail meanders through the woods, you may catch a glimpse of a red squirrel or a roe deer amongst the oak trees.    

Path Mostly firm wide gravel  paths, often with a gentle gradient and a few short bumpy sections.   

1miles/1.6km - 30 minutes

On this walk

  • Public Toilets
  • Parking
  • Picnics

Maspie and the Monuments

Cross the estate and climb up to visit the iconic historic buildings with fantastic viewpoints. Take in fresh forest air and to rest and look over the Howe of Fife.  Returning through Grewans Den and the Guelderland walk.       

Uneven rocky forestry road with sections of firm gravel path. Some long steep slopes. Some farmland sections often muddy.

3 ¾ miles /6.1km - 3 Hours

On this walk

  • Public Toilets
  • Parking
  • Picnics