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Photographer: Brian Horisk/AdventureArt, Fife, Scotland

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The car park is on Oak Lane at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference TG230115. On this circular walk there is a short gradient of 13% (1:8) between the car park and the parkland. The paths has an even and firm surface throughout and is wide enough for two people to walk side by side. There are four seats along the route.

Surveyed by: . Fieldfare, January 2009 (Winter)
Accessibility Rating: 2More Information
Distance: 1.0 km

Public Transport: No
Car Park: No
Steps: No
Barriers: No
Toilets: No

Full Profile

The car park is on Oak Lane. The surface of the car park has loose pea gravel in places and there is a slope across it with a gradient of about 8% (1:12)There is a short path into the park to link to the circular walk.Ordnance Survey grid reference TG230115

CarPark The car park is on Oak Lane. The surface of the car park has loose pea gravel in places and there is a slope across it with a gradient of about 8% (1:12)There is a short path into the park to link to the circular walk.Ordnance Survey grid reference TG230115

The start of the walk is through the kissing gate next to the car park. The width of the opening is 1.1m and there is about 1.8m clearance in the fence box.

Width The start of the walk is through the kissing gate next to the car park. The width of the opening is 1.1m and there is about 1.8m clearance in the fence box.

Two small information panels are next to the path inside the kissing gate.

Information Two small information panels are next to the path inside the kissing gate.

The path is fairly consistent as shown here with a compacted stone/soil surface. It may be a little uneven in a few places.The path is 1.2m wide with enough space for two people to walk side by side.

Surface The path is fairly consistent as shown here with a compacted stone/soil surface. It may be a little uneven in a few places.The path is 1.2m wide with enough space for two people to walk side by side.

There is a short gradient of 13% (1:8) along the line of the path. In the same area the cross gradient is steeper than 10% (1:10). These are the only excessive gradients on the walk.

Gradient There is a short gradient of 13% (1:8) along the line of the path. In the same area the cross gradient is steeper than 10% (1:10). These are the only excessive gradients on the walk.

In the woodland areas there may be occasional branches over hanging the path.

Clearance In the woodland areas there may be occasional branches over hanging the path.

The wide path through the park is joined for a short distance. The track has a sealed surface with some loose stones on top which may make the surface a little unstable in places.

Surface The wide path through the park is joined for a short distance. The track has a sealed surface with some loose stones on top which may make the surface a little unstable in places.

Take the first path to the left by the seat.

Direction Take the first path to the left by the seat.

The path continues with this surface and width until it rejoins the wide track through the centre of the park.

Width The path continues with this surface and width until it rejoins the wide track through the centre of the park.

Path

This is the second of only four seats or benches on the circular walk.

Seat This is the second of only four seats or benches on the circular walk.

Path

At the junctions to other access points into the park keep taking the path  that keeps you inside the park.

Direction At the junctions to other access points into the park keep taking the path that keeps you inside the park.

The path winds into the woodland.

Path The path winds into the woodland.

The open meadows at the centre of the park are available for everyone to use though the surface is of long grass with occasional mown strips across.

View The open meadows at the centre of the park are available for everyone to use though the surface is of long grass with occasional mown strips across.

The open meadows at the centre of the park are available for everyone to use though the surface is of long grass with occasional mown strips across.

View The open meadows at the centre of the park are available for everyone to use though the surface is of long grass with occasional mown strips across.

At the junction to the access points into the park take the path to the right.

Direction At the junction to the access points into the park take the path to the right.

 

Path

 

Path

At the junction by the  access point into the park take the path to the right.

Direction At the junction by the access point into the park take the path to the right.

At the junction take the path to the right for the circular walk.

Direction At the junction take the path to the right for the circular walk.

The path leaves the woodland to cross the meadows back to the wide central track.

Path The path leaves the woodland to cross the meadows back to the wide central track.

This is the third of four seats along the circular walk.

Seat This is the third of four seats along the circular walk.

On rejoining the wide path turn right towards the car park.

Direction On rejoining the wide path turn right towards the car park.

This is the last of four seats on the circular walk. Follow this track and retrace your footsteps to the car park.

Seat This is the last of four seats on the circular walk. Follow this track and retrace your footsteps to the car park.

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