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

Route Filmstrip & Description

This cycleway from Alloa to Fishcross has a tarmac surface throughout and is wide enough for two people to walk side by side. The worst gradient is about 14% (1:7) for about 30m. There are few seats along the way. It is a pleasant walk along an old railway line past houses and out into the countryside.The start of the walk is at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference NS 887 930

Surveyed by: . Fieldfare, June 2010 (Summer)
Accessibility Rating: 2More Information
Distance: 2.8 km

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

Information

This part of the Devon Way starts by the entrance to Alloa railway station at the roundabout on the ring road. Go up the ramp and over the railway bridge.

Start This part of the Devon Way starts by the entrance to Alloa railway station at the roundabout on the ring road. Go up the ramp and over the railway bridge.

The surface is tamac all the way and wide enough for two people to walk side by side.

Surface The surface is tamac all the way and wide enough for two people to walk side by side.

This the only seat until Parkhead Road, about 1Km away

Seat This the only seat until Parkhead Road, about 1Km away

The Devon Way is a cycle way so you can expect to have cyclists passing you in both directions.

Path The Devon Way is a cycle way so you can expect to have cyclists passing you in both directions.

 

Path

As the path reaches Argyll Street bear left to continue on the traffic free cycleway

Direction As the path reaches Argyll Street bear left to continue on the traffic free cycleway

 

Path

 

Path

 

Path

There is a slope with a gradient of 8% (1:12) for about 20m

Gradient There is a slope with a gradient of 8% (1:12) for about 20m

Continue straight across the cross paths

Direction Continue straight across the cross paths

 

Path

The path becomes narrower but is still wide enough for two people to walk side by side

Width The path becomes narrower but is still wide enough for two people to walk side by side

 

Path

 

Path

Approaching the Health Centre there is a slope with a gradient of 13% (1:8) for 25m

Gradient Approaching the Health Centre there is a slope with a gradient of 13% (1:8) for 25m

Cross the open area in front of the Health Centre to continue to the path on the other side

Direction Cross the open area in front of the Health Centre to continue to the path on the other side

Leaving the Health Centre the path has a gradient of 11% (1:9) for about 10m

Gradient Leaving the Health Centre the path has a gradient of 11% (1:9) for about 10m

The is a slope with a gradient of 14% (1:7)

Gradient The is a slope with a gradient of 14% (1:7)

The slope down to the barrier is about 11% (1:9)

Path The slope down to the barrier is about 11% (1:9)

The gaps through the barrier are wider than 1m

Width The gaps through the barrier are wider than 1m

Turn left through the barrier

Direction Turn left through the barrier

Bear right down the slope to the pedestrian crossing.The slope is about 8% (1:12)

Direction Bear right down the slope to the pedestrian crossing.The slope is about 8% (1:12)

The barriers by the pedestrian crossing have gaps more than 1m wide.Cross Parkhead Road to continue along the Devon Way

Direction The barriers by the pedestrian crossing have gaps more than 1m wide.Cross Parkhead Road to continue along the Devon Way

 

Path

There are seats just beyond the barrier

Seat There are seats just beyond the barrier

Bear left onto the pavement along Hallpark

Direction Bear left onto the pavement along Hallpark

There is a seat in the small park but continue past this first turning

Seat There is a seat in the small park but continue past this first turning

Follow Hallpark

Direction Follow Hallpark

Turn left into the small park area

Direction Turn left into the small park area

 

Path

Turn right

Direction Turn right

 

Path

Cross straight over Main Street to continue on the Devon Way

Direction Cross straight over Main Street to continue on the Devon Way

There are two seats close to where you cross Main Street

Seat There are two seats close to where you cross Main Street

Go through the bollards and up the slope to follow the Devon Way towards FishcrossThe slope is 8% (1:12)

Direction Go through the bollards and up the slope to follow the Devon Way towards FishcrossThe slope is 8% (1:12)

There are sign posts to guide you.

Information There are sign posts to guide you.

 

Path

After the cross paths there is a gradient of 14% (1:7) for about 10m and then the path continues with a gradient of about 8% (1:12) for about 50m

Gradient After the cross paths there is a gradient of 14% (1:7) for about 10m and then the path continues with a gradient of about 8% (1:12) for about 50m

 

Path

 

Path

Approaching Greygoran there is a slope with a gradient of 8% (1:12) for 40m

Gradient Approaching Greygoran there is a slope with a gradient of 8% (1:12) for 40m

 

Path

Bear right under the bridge to follow the Devon Way to Fishcross which is a little over 1Km awayThe path to the left leads to Greygoran

Direction Bear right under the bridge to follow the Devon Way to Fishcross which is a little over 1Km awayThe path to the left leads to Greygoran

The slope down under the bridge has a gradient of about 14% (1:7)

Gradient The slope down under the bridge has a gradient of about 14% (1:7)

 

Path

 

Path

The path continues on tarmac all the way to Fishcross

Surface The path continues on tarmac all the way to Fishcross

 

Path

 

Path

 

Path

Fishcross is about 500m straight on from here. Turn right to see the old windmill on the hill

Direction Fishcross is about 500m straight on from here. Turn right to see the old windmill on the hill

 

Path

 

Path

 

Path

 

Path

After the bridge bear left up the path that leads off the old railway line to Fishcross The slope has a gradient of about 8% (1:12) for about 65mCarry straight on if you want to continue on the Devon Way to Devonside or even Dollar. There are further Phototrails for those sections.

Direction After the bridge bear left up the path that leads off the old railway line to Fishcross The slope has a gradient of about 8% (1:12) for about 65mCarry straight on if you want to continue on the Devon Way to Devonside or even Dollar. There are further Phototrails for those sections.

 

Path

The 8% (1:12) slope has a cross slope and some small bumps across it.

Gradient The 8% (1:12) slope has a cross slope and some small bumps across it.

Bear left at the top of the slope and cross the birdge over the cycleway you have just come along

Direction Bear left at the top of the slope and cross the birdge over the cycleway you have just come along

Cross the bridge and turn right to get to Collyland Road at Fishcross, the end of this section of the Devon Way.

End Cross the bridge and turn right to get to Collyland Road at Fishcross, the end of this section of the Devon Way.

You can also get onto this section of the Devon Way from Greygoran

Direction You can also get onto this section of the Devon Way from Greygoran

Turn left to head towards Fishcross or straight on towards Alloa

Direction Turn left to head towards Fishcross or straight on towards Alloa

There is a path that leads up to the old windmill/dovecote

Direction There is a path that leads up to the old windmill/dovecote

The surface of the path to the windmill/dovecote is uneven in some places

Surface The surface of the path to the windmill/dovecote is uneven in some places

There is a slope with a gradient of 14% (1:7) for about 40m to get up onto the hill

Gradient There is a slope with a gradient of 14% (1:7) for about 40m to get up onto the hill

The slope levels a little but is still 9% (1:11) for 60m or so

Gradient The slope levels a little but is still 9% (1:11) for 60m or so

The old windmil/dovecote

Feature of Interest The old windmil/dovecote

There are good views from this vantage point

View There are good views from this vantage point

Access to the Devon Way is available from the car park at the Health Centre

Direction Access to the Devon Way is available from the car park at the Health Centre

Devon Way - Alloa to Fishcross Phototrail

 

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