Landscape Photo
Photographer: Brian Horisk/AdventureArt, Fife, Scotland

Route Filmstrip & Description

This is a very short walk around a small pond. There are fine views to the Ochils and seats no more than 100m apart.

Surveyed by: . Fieldfare, August 2010 (Summer)
Accessibility Rating: 1More Information
Distance: 0.4 km

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

Information

There is a large tarmacked car park at the start of this trail. It is at the end of Delph Road at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference NS 861 949

CarPark There is a large tarmacked car park at the start of this trail. It is at the end of Delph Road at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference NS 861 949

The start of the trail is at the far end of the car park. There is a slope with a gradient of 8% (1:12) from the car park to the start of the path.

Start The start of the trail is at the far end of the car park. There is a slope with a gradient of 8% (1:12) from the car park to the start of the path.

Stay on the paving slabs until the second turning on the left. Not this one.

Direction Stay on the paving slabs until the second turning on the left. Not this one.

There are fine views of the pond with the Ochils in the background

View There are fine views of the pond with the Ochils in the background

Turn left at the second junction on to the gravel path to follow the trail round the pond in an anitclockwise direction.

Direction Turn left at the second junction on to the gravel path to follow the trail round the pond in an anitclockwise direction.

There are seats close to the path at six places around the pond

Seat There are seats close to the path at six places around the pond

This is the second of six seats along the trail

Seat This is the second of six seats along the trail

There is a short slope with a gradient of 8% (1:12) for about 5 metres, but there is also a cross slope of 11% (1:9)

Gradient There is a short slope with a gradient of 8% (1:12) for about 5 metres, but there is also a cross slope of 11% (1:9)

 

Path

Keep left past the playgroundThere is a covered seat by the playground

Direction Keep left past the playgroundThere is a covered seat by the playground

 

Path

Turn left and keep the pond on your leftThe path may be narrower because of nettles growing through the fence

Direction Turn left and keep the pond on your leftThe path may be narrower because of nettles growing through the fence

 

Path

Along this section the edge of the path is  uneven and drops away a little

Surface Along this section the edge of the path is uneven and drops away a little

The path is always at least 1.2 metres wide

Width The path is always at least 1.2 metres wide

This is the fourth seat around this trail

Seat This is the fourth seat around this trail

Turn left to return to the car park

Direction Turn left to return to the car park

 

View

At the fork in the path where there is a choice between the tarmac path or the gravel path, both lead back to the car park

Direction At the fork in the path where there is a choice between the tarmac path or the gravel path, both lead back to the car park

There are two further becnhes and a picnic table near the car park

Seat There are two further becnhes and a picnic table near the car park

This is the sixth seat next to the path on this trail

Seat This is the sixth seat next to the path on this trail

When you return to the paving slab path turn right and the car park is only 20m away.

Direction When you return to the paving slab path turn right and the car park is only 20m away.

You can also get on to this trail from Alloa Road. There is an entrance by the pedestrian crossing near the end of Banchory Place.

Direction You can also get on to this trail from Alloa Road. There is an entrance by the pedestrian crossing near the end of Banchory Place.

The entrance at this point has 700mm between the barrier and the grass.

Width The entrance at this point has 700mm between the barrier and the grass.

The circular path and the pond can be seen from the entrance.

Path The circular path and the pond can be seen from the entrance.

Another entrance from Alloa Road has a wider gap (1000mm).

Direction Another entrance from Alloa Road has a wider gap (1000mm).

There is also an entrance from Delph Wynd. There is no barrier but there is short gradient of 18% (1:6) for 3m.

Direction There is also an entrance from Delph Wynd. There is no barrier but there is short gradient of 18% (1:6) for 3m.

The surface of this short link to the path around the pond has a broken surface in places.

Surface The surface of this short link to the path around the pond has a broken surface in places.

Where the trwo link paths join continue to join the path around Delph Pond

Direction Where the trwo link paths join continue to join the path around Delph Pond

 

View

Delph Pond Phototrail

 

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